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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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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 |2020-06-27T22:22:36+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 [...]

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5 Signs Toxic Shame Is Taking Over Your Life & How to Stop It

By |2020-06-01T23:16:18+03:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s not wrong to feel ashamed about something, but it is wrong to harbor toxic shame. How can we stop doing this? If you do something wrong, it’s perfectly normal to feel a little shame. But some of us struggle with the trap of unhealthy shame that always keeps us repeating past mistakes in our [...]

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Why We Get Monday Blues & How to Brighten Your Mondays

By |2020-06-01T23:18:49+03:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you have the Monday blues, then this means it’s time to go back to work. And actually, you start getting a bit down Sunday night as well. There are many people who feel a bit down on Monday, but not everyone. Some people work all weekend and look forward to Monday because it’s their [...]

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Why the Most Broken People Are Usually the Kindest

By |2020-06-01T23:22:11+03:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

It’s not the sheltered individual that becomes the nicest person in adulthood. It’s the broken people who have the kindest hearts. Trauma, heartache, and pain can hold us back if we let them, but they can make us stronger too. These experiences that create damaged people can also create kind and appreciative people as well. [...]

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5 Signs of Blame Shifting and How to Deal with It

By |2020-06-09T23:09:02+03:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

One of the things I despise the most is someone who can never take responsibility for their actions. Blame shifting is their second nature. I hate to admit that I’m way too familiar with blame-shifting. For years of my life, I thought everything was my fault, even when obviously it wasn’t – it was complete [...]