Sherrie

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About Sherrie H.

Sherrie is a freelance writer and artist with over 10 years of experience. She 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.

Ikigai: The Japanese Concept That Will Change the Way You View Life

By |2018-10-17T22:31:51+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Inspirational, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

Ikigai, or “reason for being”, is a Japanese term which, like western beliefs relates to realizing your passion. How do you discover Ikigai? Unfortunately, for some people, it takes decades of their life to realize their reason for existence. Finding our purpose in life, helps us, not only enjoy our lives more but helps to benefit others now and when we are gone. The Japanese have a word for this, and it’s called Ikigai. This term not only means the search for our purpose but

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8 Unusual First Date Ideas Which Are Perfect for Hopeless Romantics

By |2018-10-10T23:44:29+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Traditional dates are great, but why not try some unique first date ideas to liven things? Unusual dates help you get to know someone faster. It’s been a while since I went on a “first” date, but I will admit, I’ve been on a few unusual ones. First date ideas can range from movies to walks in the park, and those are just the ordinary ones. What we’re after here are the more unique versions, the strange encounters, and fun-filled adventures. These first date ideas are

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6 Signs You Have Dismissive Avoidant Attachment and How It Affects Your Relationships

By |2018-10-04T19:49:20+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

The dismissive avoidant attachment personality is more common in today’s relationships than we may think. Are you this type of person? As I read about this behavior, I started to realize more and more that this could be me, well, at least some of the characteristics. I started to notice the After failed relationships and marriages, I began to pull away from intimacy and build the world of “me” as a security blanket. Yes, I could have a dismissive avoidant attachment, and I am not

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What Makes People Happy? 8 Studies That May Change Your View of Happiness

By |2018-09-29T18:17:09+00:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Inspirational, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Happiness has various meanings for different people. It’s not always easy to understand what makes people happy. What made me happy as a child has changed a bit now that I’m an adult. Well, ice cream still makes me happy, and so does splashing my feet in cool water. But, there are many other things which have changed me between then and now, and in turn, changed the way I see happiness. Now, I believe the things which make me happy are simple. But I

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How to Make a Good First Impression with These 7 Science Backed Hacks

By |2018-09-23T19:43:05+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

The way someone sees you for the first time means so much. That’s why learning how to make a good first impression is so important. Whether it’s for a new job or a social event, learning how to make a good first impression leaves your company with a long-standing view of you. It doesn’t matter how you appear the second or third meeting. They will always remember their first introduction, and this is the image that tends to last. Science proves first impressions matter It’s

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How to Trust Your Boyfriend When You’ve Experienced Past Toxic Relationships

By |2018-09-20T20:08:05+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

It’s difficult learning how to trust your boyfriend when past relationships were unhealthy. The toxic influence from the past still lingers. One of the most confusing aspects of being in a relationship is understanding whether something is wrong or if you’re basing things on past relationships. When learning how to trust your boyfriend, you cannot be influenced by these things, honestly. Hard as it may be, you must have a clean slate when making wise judgments. At some point, you have to learn how to trust

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Why Leaving a Toxic Relationship is Difficult (and How to Do It)

By |2018-09-10T20:04:57+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

It might be one of the hardest things to do, but leaving a toxic relationship preserves your self-respect and dignity. I have been in my share of toxic relationships in my life. In fact, most of them were like this. From the outside looking in, you might think it’s easy to leave these unions, but it’s not. Leaving a toxic relationship requires planning and tact. It’s far from easy but it’s necessary for both your physical and mental health. Why is leaving so difficult? Leaving a

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Passive-Aggressive Traits: How to Recognize and Handle Them in Relationships

By |2018-09-06T20:30:53+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Passive-aggressive traits can be damaging for a relationship. It’s important to figure out if this behavior is present in your life. Being passive-aggressive is being dysfunctional but in a whole other style. It’s not so much about being loud, violent, or even arrogant. It’s a subtle sort of poison which seeps in under the radar. You have to be quite intelligent to notice the passive-aggressive traits in a relationship. What passive-aggressive traits look like In order to understand the passive-aggressive relationship, you must know the

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