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.

There May Be a Parallel Universe That Is Moving Backwards in Time

There are many things that we know about time and many other things that we still struggle to comprehend. Time, as we previously understood the concept, moves forward and forward alone. There are ways that allow for time travel, rather extensive ways that take a stretch of the imagination.  Have…

Practicing Kindness Can Change Your Brain, New Study Suggests

Being compassionate is thought to be a personality trait that only some of us have. The ability to ignore suffering and turn a blind eye toward the needy is just as commonplace as compassion and causes more suffering. If only everyone would provide an even level of compassion, the world…

Hallucinogenic Psilocybin Can Prompt Permanent Personality Changes

We all understand that drug use temporarily changes the way we think. Substances such as marijuana can create a sense of euphoria paired with an easy-going type of personality, and cocaine can cause racing thoughts and heightened energy. Other drugs, such as hallucinogenic mushrooms can also cause similar effects. In…

Older People Can Learn Just Like Younger People, But They Use a Different Area of the Brain

Can old dogs learn new tricks? Why, sure they can, and so can we! The understanding among society has been that older people cannot learn as well as younger individuals. New findings contradict the notion that older generations have less flexibility in the brain. This flexibility (plasticity) is how the brain absorbs…

Brain Can Be Trained to Have Synaesthetic Experiences, New Study Shows

Here is a fascinating question. Is the number 3 blue or red? Don’t understand? Well, to some individuals numbers and letters have a very distinct color; to many, they even have personalities. There is one main reason for this, and it revolves around a real-life neurological condition the makes numbers, letters…

Scientists Trick Volunteers Into Believing There Is a Ghost in the Room

If you have ever had the feeling of being watched, you are not alone. Individuals with neurological problems experience these feelings all the time, which can be easily explained by scientists. What is not easily explained is why normal people, with no record of any sort of brain disorder, could also…

Is Stonehenge a Giant Musical Instrument, or an Ancient Church Bell?

One of the most mysterious places in the world is Stonehenge. Why? Well, according to many stricken with a mad curiosity, Stonehenge is much more than a passing interest – it holds the secrets of connection. Much more than that – it is said that Stonehenge is a giant musical instrument.…