About Sherrie Hurd, A.A.

Sherrie Hurd is a professional writer and artist with over 20 years of experience. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and nutrition. Sherrie studied Psychology, Journalism, and Fine Arts at Memphis College of Arts and received an Associate's degree in Marketing from Northeast Mississippi College. She has been published on websites like Medium.com and is an author of a full-length non-fiction novel "Innocence Lost: A Little Girl's Life Changed Forever" and a collection of short stories "Tormented Blue". Sherrie spends most of her time giving life to the renegade thoughts. As the words erupt and form new life, she knows that she is yet again free from the nagging persistence of her muse.

Is It Emotional Baggage from Past Relationships or a New Abuser?

By |2020-06-05T19:59:31+03:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

So many people carry emotional baggage, and it seeps into their next relationship. But what if the next partner really is abusive? In my life, there are many different perspectives. I’ve seen things through the eyes of a victim, a villain, and even from a neutral standpoint. I think many of us have. The thing I want to talk about today, however, is differentiating between carrying emotional baggage from a past abusive situation and actually being in another abusive relationship. Let me break it down.

Elderly Couple Dies of COVID-19 on the Same Day After 73 Years of Marriage

By |2020-05-19T19:53:37+03:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

In essence, we all die alone, but we don’t have to suffer alone. When we hear about how an elderly couple dies of COVID-19 on the same day, we rethink just how alone we are. When COVID-19 started to swell out of control, many disturbing words rang true, including statements that suffering patients had to die alone. That was truly devastating news that brought me to tears. It was enough just to hear how the numbers of infected were rising, along with the deaths. But

Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-06T13:32:02+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of many. Why? Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, a viral disease. This monster illness took thousands of human lives as it swept through Italy,

Sprouted Garlic and Its Amazing Benefits: Don’t Throw It Away!

By |2020-04-03T17:30:59+03:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , |

Most people understand that garlic is healthy. But when bulbs start to go beyond their prime as sprouted garlic, they’re seen as no good. We are mistaken. Garlic has always been known to house natural antibiotic properties. Its antioxidants provide help for those who suffer from many diseases and ailments. While garlic may not be your choice in medication, if you’re used to taking pills, I would say it’s much safer and definitely a natural choice. A brief history of the appreciation of garlic Garlic

101-Year-Old Spanish Flu Survivor in Italy Recovers from COVID-19

By |2020-04-01T18:11:28+03:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Inspirational|Tags: , |

Despite the media stating that the elderly are the most vulnerable to COVID-19, it seems that one older survivor recovered from COVID-19. There have been a few cases of individuals above the century mark defeating the COVID-19 virus. Despite what society claims, these resilient people are beating the odds. One such case involves a man born during the Spanish flu crisis. Surprising survival One Italian born man who chooses to be called, “Mr. P” survived the present pandemic at the age of 101. According to

You’ve Been Washing Your Hands All Wrong – How to Do It Right

By |2020-04-01T18:11:17+03:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Some of you are at a loss about why washing your hands is so important, and this is one reason for the spread of past germs and viruses. Now that Covid-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe, we have to learn the proper hygienic measures. This, among other steps, means learning how to wash your hands. What exactly are we removing? When we wash our hands, we are removing microbes, organisms that could cause disease. We are also removing germs which are pathogens which are

Drug Abuse in Women – 8 Most Common Causes of Addiction

By |2020-03-13T21:33:24+03:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Drug abuse in women has increased throughout the years. There are many reasons why women, especially young women, turn to substance abuse. Women that are less than 22 years old are categorized as young women. During these years, they are developing both physically and mentally. Also, they are developing a sense of self-worth, especially during their adolescent years. Unfortunately, we are seeing drug abuse in many young women. It’s sad to see such potential lost to years of struggles with addiction. Drug abuse in women

This Dog Helped Save Numerous Koalas in Australia Wildfires

By |2020-02-22T21:23:57+03:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

Wildfires raged through Australia. With the help of a dog named Bear, rescue teams have finally been able to cut down losses of the animal population. It’s been a crisis for quite some time now. Australia is burning. And what’s worse than that is plants and animals alike are paying the heavy price. It is estimated that the number of animal deaths is nearing the billions, many of which are Koalas. The reason why the Koala is taking the worst of it is that they