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.

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

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…

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Drug Abuse in Women – 8 Most Common Causes of Addiction

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…

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This Dog Helped Save Numerous Koalas in Australia Wildfires

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…

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7 Things Emotionally Unavailable Men Do in a Relationship

Before getting into a relationship, you should know a few things, especially facts about emotionally unavailable men. I’ve been in several relationships, some of which were okay, but some of which were nightmares. I won’t place all the blame on the other person because that wouldn’t be fair. I will say, however, that a couple of the men I’ve been with were emotionally…

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What Is Anti-Valentine’s Day and How You Can Celebrate It

Happy Valentine’s Day... actually, we’re looking for ways to enjoy an Anti-Valentine’s Day. Sometimes it's more fun! Celebrating Valentine's Day isn’t a bad thing. It’s just that society has taken this “love day” and turned it into a materialistic day of spending tons of money to prove some point. Yes, you may enjoy getting flowers and candy, love letters and declarations, but just…

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How to Deal with Post-Holiday Blues After the Festive Season

Don't enter the new year experiencing the post-holiday blues. The lights and trees may be gone, but the joy could still be there. January, after all, is the first month of the year, and a chance for a clean slate, an opportunity to embrace change--mentally and physically. Embrace this possibility and make 2020 the beginning of a better you. One new step at…

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