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.

These 8 Cute Illustrations Show What True Love Really Looks Like

The idea of true love is attractive. The thing is, it’s not always about perfection and fancy meals. Sometimes true love revolves around the simplest of pleasures. After all, true love lasts a lifetime and during an entire life, some things shared by those who are meant to be together may be quiet and uneventful. That’s the beauty of it, really. True love is…

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Europe Is Talking about Decriminalization of Drug Use, Encouraged by Portugal’s Example

What we have been doing. Those in Ireland and other European countries have been treating drug use as a criminal justice issue. This has not changed much, unless, of course, the change is in a negative light. Increased reports of connections between drug use and HIV/Aids or drug overdosing has shown us there is a huge problem. Now Europe is talking about ways to…

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Blackfish: the Startling Documentary That Exposes the Truth about Captive Animals

Animals should be protected while living in freedom as well. How do we go about this? It’s harder than it seems. If you want to take a closer look at this conundrum, examine the latest controversial film and movement. The movie Blackfish exposes the truth of Sea World. Let’s face facts, it exposes a great deal of what society is doing with animals…

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7 Powerful Illustrations That Will Make You Rethink Today’s Society

Real life isn’t always what we expect - sometimes it’s satirically hilarious, sometimes depressingly honest. Artist Eduardo Salles has created powerful illustrations, comical and in-depth, that give more insight into the truth of life. Our life, compared to human relationship and desire, can be divided between what we love, what we want and what we actually have. For instance, what we need, want and…

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8 Things You Should Stop Doing Before Bed

A good night’s sleep is essential to good health, wouldn’t you think? Lying in a warm cozy bed, drifting softly into dreamland-this sounds like heaven. If you can enjoy these aspects of sleeping while improving your quality of life, then it’s a win-win situation. There are, however, a few things you should never do before bed. Avoiding these 8 sleeping mistakes, can greatly…

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5 Benefits That Will Inspire You to Spend More Time in Nature

There is no contest between spending time indoors as opposed to spending time outdoors, at least not to me. Spending time in nature can be one of the most fulfilling and healthy activities. The Japanese practice that’s called Shinrin-Yoku, which is the art of “forest bathing”, is one way to immerse yourself in nature. To objective is to become renewed. The Scandinavians have…

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12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Transformation cannot be done without great knowledge. As a matter of fact, the principles of Buddhist wisdom can permanently change everything. Relying on your own knowledge helps you understand many things about your life, this is true. But, your own human knowledge will fall short. If you're still young, your wisdom is limited even more so. Learning from your elders is one way…

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Bitter Melon: This Exotic Fruit Kills Cancer Cells and Treats Diabetes!

Nature holds the key to cure many ailments. We seek remedies from around the world curing illnesses and saving lives – nuts, berries and even fruit juices have amazing effects on the human body. This is a refreshing change from what has become traditional medicines and reducing patients to chemotherapy and radiation for treatment. One of the latest natural discoveries in health is…

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This Fungus Is Called “The Mushroom of Immortality” for a Good Reason

In the event that we find the answer to immortality, could we harness its powers and really learn to live forever? Maybe it would be as simple as making a cup of tea! Ever heard of the mushroom of immortality? There have been many herbs, plants, and foods that have been used to brew longer lifespan concoctions. Recipes from ancient times until now…

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11 Most Powerful Food Combinations for Your Health

Have you ever wonder why you are using certain food combinations? I bet you never paid attention to the fact that orange juice tastes wonderful with a bowl of oatmeal, or a salad put together with fresh greens and ripe tomatoes are exactly what you are craving. Powerful food combinations There is a reason why we love these interesting combos. In fact, there…

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