Sherrie
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 and The Mighty 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". You can reach Sherrie on Goodreads, Facebook, and Linkedin.

What Is Spiritual Bypassing? 7 Signs You’ve Fallen into This Trap

The basic idea of spiritual bypassing revolves around not facing problems, and instead, searching for enlightenment first. I think we have it backward. During the decades of trauma I endured, I experienced many things, not just the trauma. I realized, at some point, that I was living in denial, I…

How to Practice Gratitude Meditation When Everything Goes Wrong

Gratitude meditation is a different form of utilizing mindfulness. It’s about being thankful in so many ways for so many things in life. Before you can ever understand how to practice this form of meditation, you must first appreciate gratitude itself. Gratitude, in a nutshell, is thankfulness, but in the…

5 Signs of Martyr Complex & How to Deal with a Person Who Has It

The Martyr complex, although a much less dramatic expression than in historical times, is still at use today in people we love, and sometimes even ourselves. There is a commonality between the martyr complex and the victim complex, although they are slightly different. The martyr feels victimized and also strives…

Love Bombing: How a Narcissist Manipulates You into Feeling Wanted

I bet the phrase, “love bombing” sounds glorious to you, doesn’t it? Well, it’s actually a tactic that narcissists use. Yikes! When some people talk of the narcissist, the last word they use is “love”. That’s because when you realize you’re with a narcissist, the love you once thought you…