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About Sherrie Hurd, A.A.

Sherrie Hurd is a professional writer and artist with over 20 years of experience. As a survivor of childhood trauma and multiple types of abuse, she is an advocate for mental health awareness. Sherrie manages multiple mental illnesses, including anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, and PTSD. With this background and personal experience, she strives to help others overcome trauma and abuse, cope with mental illness, and heal over time. Sherrie studied Psychology, Journalism, and Fine Arts at Memphis College of Arts and earned an Associate's degree in Marketing from Northeast Mississippi College. She has been featured on websites like Medium.com and also has published literary works, including a full-length non-fiction novel "Innocence Lost: A Little Girl's Life Changed Forever" and a collection of short stories "Tormented Blue".
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How to Stop Blaming Your Parents for the Past and Move On

By |2020-06-22T13:27:32+03:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

It’s time to stop blaming your parents for the problems in your life. Being an adult means owning responsibility for your adult decisions, and yes, your dysfunctions too. While there may be times when your mother and father let you down, at some point, you have to stop blaming your parents and move on. Like [...]

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Artist with Alzheimer’s Drew His Own Face for 5 Years

By |2020-06-10T13:01:37+03:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

For years, an artist with Alzheimer’s disease created self-portraits. His unique yet gradually distorted view of himself is interesting. The American artist Willian Utermohlen, who was based in the UK, did a brave and outstanding thing. Instead of giving up and doing nothing, when diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, he decided to continue his artwork. In [...]

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7 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Are More Relevant Than Ever

By |2020-06-07T22:02:04+03:00June 7th, 2020|Categories: Thought-Provoking Quotes, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Martin Luther King Jr. quotes show the importance of humanity and love. In these troubled times, we need this hope. Martin Luther King Jr. quotes inspired me from a young age. These words changed many mindsets and beliefs in the southern United States. They were words of equality that still ring true Martin Luther King [...]

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10 Powerful Traits of People with Integrity: Are You One?

By |2020-06-06T13:25:00+03:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: |

People with integrity are hard to find. To possess this rare trait, it takes more than just being a good-natured person and having friends. It’s deeper than that. I’ve struggled my whole life to remain one person, inside and out. It’s never been an easy task. In fact, I’ve failed, lied, and pretended many times [...]

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This June, We Will Have Both a Lunar and Solar Eclipse!

By |2020-07-08T10:41:21+03:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Universe, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

All eclipses documented between 1900 and 2199 did provide or will provide over 2 centuries of amazing celestial beauty. Our next opportunity for a lunar and solar eclipse is next month! No summer would be complete without the mesmerizing beauty of both a lunar and solar eclipse. Wouldn't you agree? Gazing at the stars is [...]

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Why Emotional Agility Is Power and How to Develop It

By |2020-06-01T20:26:40+03:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Many of us have dealt with numbness and abuse. We have adapted to these negative issues. Now, we should strive for emotional agility, which is powerful. It is one of the most influential and successful attributes a person may have. This ability goes beyond the traumatic effects of abuse or neglect which keep us struggling through [...]

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Feeling Betrayed? How to Overcome Betrayal and Move On

By |2020-06-01T20:27:57+03:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

You know, many individuals find themselves feeling betrayed, whether it’s your family or a mate. But there are ways to overcome this hurt. I am familiar with betrayal, so much so that it no longer surprises me. That doesn't mean feeling like this should become a normal way of life. Unfortunately, it happens often, and [...]