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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Why You Are Feeling Sorry for Yourself and How to Stop

By |2020-06-01T22:30:45+03:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

You’ve probably moped around feeling sorry for yourself before. There are ways to stop this and cultivate a more positive attitude. Yes, I am familiar with self-pity, and I bet you are too. But feeling sorry for yourself doesn’t get you far in life. It robs you of the time you can use to be [...]

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The Unknown History of April Fools’ Day: Origins & Traditions

By |2020-06-01T22:45:09+03:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: History & Archaeology|Tags: , , |

Tricking people has become a normal pastime on the first of April. However, the history of April Fools’ Day is more interesting than that. For as long as I can remember, my friends and family have been playing tricks and lying to me on the first of April. Some of these tricks have been pretty shocking [...]

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The Struggle of Living with Anxiety in Times of Crisis: How to Stay Sane

By |2020-06-01T22:47:31+03:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Let me tell you, living with anxiety is beyond difficult. So, you can imagine how it feels being anxious during a crisis. I’ve lived with anxiety as long as I can remember, even dealing with panic attacks during grade school. This illness didn’t just make me a little nervous - it was much worse than [...]

6 Worst Pandemics in History and What We Can Learn

By |2020-06-01T22:51:38+03:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: History & Archaeology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Some of the worst pandemics in history have taken millions of lives. What lessons have we learned from these horrible events? Understanding the history of the worst pandemics requires the ability to differentiate between the epidemic and pandemic in the definition. First of all, the epidemic is an outbreak of the disease on a large [...]

  • Fun Things to Do at Home Extroverts

7 Fun Things to Do at Home That Will Work for Extroverts

By |2020-06-01T22:53:31+03:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Even when you can't go out with friends, there are many fun things to do at home when you’re an extrovert. I’m no extrovert, but I know many of them. They love going out and socializing, love shopping, and also love to attend large events as well. Right now, so many of us are confined [...]

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5 George Orwell’s 1984 Quotes That Ring a Bell in Society Today

By |2020-06-01T22:57:37+03:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

The world hasn’t changed a great deal and yet, it has. George Orwell's 1984 quotes can still apply to the political and social norms of today. George Orwell, also known as Eric Author Blair, wrote his famous novel '1984' as a way of shedding light on totalitarianism, or total authoritarianism. He strove to oust the [...]

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The Raw Reality of Today’s Society in Eye-Opening Illustrations

By |2020-06-01T23:01:19+03:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

If you don’t pay close attention, you will miss the truth of our society today. Things aren’t what they seem. I talk quite a bit about the eighties mainly because it seemed like a simpler time. However, older people may feel the same about the earlier decades as well. I guess it’s just the way [...]

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‘I Hate People’: Why You Feel This Way and How to Cope

By |2020-06-01T23:06:06+03:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

I have been guilty of saying “I hate people”, but I really don’t. There’s much more to my emotions, and I wish to think positively. Even the most friendly and extroverted person may say they hate people, but they don’t really mean it because, after all, they usually like people more than some of the [...]