Sherrie
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 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 received an Associate's degree in Marketing from Northeast Mississippi College. She has been published on websites like Medium.com and The Mighty. She is also 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. You can reach Sherrie on Facebook and Linkedin.

10 Hobbies That Make Money and Give You a Sense of Fulfilment

Having a pastime that you love takes the edge off life. But having hobbies that make money also fulfills many other areas of your life. A hobby is a wonderful thing to have, especially when life is difficult. It can take your mind off your problems and even teach you a new talent. But what if those hobbies could bring in a little…

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How to Get Out of the Friend Zone in 6 Ways

Would you like to know how to get out of the friend zone? Well, there are several things you can do to accomplish that. In case you’re not familiar with the term, ‘the friend zone’ is no place a man or woman wants to be. Being a friend and being in the ‘zone’ are two different things. It’s called unrequited love. Let’s say…

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6 Types of Friends Who Use You for Their Own Purposes

Friends who use you aren’t true friends at all. So, how do you recognize those who pretend to care about your friendship? Oh, the mystery of friendship, isn’t it strange? I think so, what do you think? Have you come across the type of friends who take advantage of you? I know I have. Listen, there is true friendship and there is something…

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6 Signs an Emotionally Unavailable Man Is in Love with You

There are signs an emotionally unavailable man is in love. These indicators are sometimes much different than usual. I knew nothing of being emotionally unavailable until I was an adult. In fact, there were many things I didn’t understand about personalities and relationships, and even the way they intersected. Now as an adult I even recognize signs of emotional unavailability. That’s right, this…

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Feeling Neglected in a Relationship? Why It Happens and What to Do

Something is wrong if you are feeling neglected in a relationship. However, there could many reasons for this. There are also many solutions. Have you ever found yourself feeling neglected in a relationship before? I mean, have you felt like you were emotionally alone? I know I have felt this way before. In my last marriage, there were many times where I was…

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

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…

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

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…

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Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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