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About Sherrie Hurd

Sherrie Hurd is a professional writer and artist with over 10 years of experience. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and nutrition. Sherrie studied Psychology, Journalism, and Fine Arts, receiving an Associates in Marketing. She has written for Beacon, a southern college publication, and is an author of a full-length non-fiction novel. Sherrie spends most of her time giving life to the renegade thoughts. As the words erupt and form new life, she knows that she is yet again free from the nagging persistence of her muse.

What Is Cyberchondria and How Not to Fall for It as an Anxious Person

By |2019-11-21T14:49:12+03:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Many people are familiar with Hypochondriacs, but few are aware of the Cyberchondriacs. Both problems can greatly disrupt your life. To understand Cyberchondria, you must first know about hypochondria. For those few of you aren’t familiar with the hypochondriac, I can quickly explain. Before the internet came along, we relied on books, information from other [...]

Why Ghosting People Can Be Damaging and 6 Reasons Why Ghosters Do It

By |2019-11-18T14:17:28+03:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Having you ever heard of ghosting people? Well, it has nothing to do with the supernatural. It’s something much more heinous. Relationships can be beautiful things, but some of them do not last. I’ve always heard that some breakups are so bad that they feel the same as grieving the loss of a loved one, [...]

The Illusion of Truth and How Liars & Manipulators Are Using It to Trick You

By |2019-11-10T17:50:02+03:00November 16th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Maybe what you’re hearing is not factional information. You could be the victim of the illusion of truth. Truth is the truth and a lie is a lie, right? Well, it can get a little blurry at times. Yes, we all have problems with recognizing the truth from lies, but sometimes it’s because we’re dealing [...]

6 Types of Abuse in Relationships and How to Recognize Them

By |2019-11-14T19:28:37+03:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

As you know, abuse comes in many forms. In a relationship, there are several types of abuse. Everyone wishes for a loving and healthy relationship, whether it’s a platonic or intimate relationship. Healthy relationships involve respect, kindness, selflessness, and many other beneficial qualities. While unhealthy relationships continue to grow worse ignoring most of the good [...]

4 Systematic Desensitization Techniques to Use to Fight Your Anxiety and Fears

By |2019-11-13T11:52:22+03:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

How would you like to learn a few ways to battle your anxiety and fears? Well, systematic desensitization may be the answer. During my lifetime, and that’s been 4 decades, I’ve tried everything I could think of to eliminate or even alleviate my anxiety. Some things helped pretty well, while other things just seemed like [...]

Gray Rock Method Will Help You Disarm Narcissists and Toxic People

By |2019-11-12T10:54:20+03:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Nothing seems to work when dealing with toxic people, except maybe a new idea called the Gray Rock method. I’ve lived with my share of narcissistic and toxic individuals before, and these were some of the hardest people to endure. A few of these relationships were so bad that it caused severe damage to my [...]

5 Unique Traits of People with Asperger’s That Look Like Superpowers

By |2019-11-09T10:22:33+03:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

People with Asperger’s aren’t inflicted with all negative traits. Some Asperger’s traits can seem amazing. In case you’re not familiar with Asperger’s syndrome, it’s considered a high-functioning form of autism. And when people, who aren’t well-educated on these syndromes, learn that Asperger’s is a form of autism, it doesn't bring to mind advanced intelligence or [...]

5 Types of Ruminating Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By |2019-11-08T10:49:30+03:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Ruminating thoughts are different than just sorting through problems to find a solution. Rumination is not a healthy option. Yes, I fall into ruminating and negative thoughts all the time. When you struggle with mental illness, it’s easy to do this sometimes. Unfortunately, rumination is not a healthy thing to do. When you sit around [...]