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.

Winnie the Pooh Friends and Wise Life Lessons We Can Learn

Life teaches us so many things, good and bad. Sometimes, children's books and cartoons provide some of the wisest of these life lessons. As a child, I watched Winnie the Pooh Friends, a cartoon from 1924. I marveled at the story and various characters. In those times, it was basically entertaining to a bored little girl. Now, I look at the stories and…

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11 Signs of a One-Sided Relationship Most People Ignore

When you are in love, you often miss the signs that your relationship is getting one-sided. Could it be? Could you be in this type of situation? It’s easy to fall into the trap of a one-sided relationship. In the beginning, everything seems perfect. This is mainly due to the fact that you’re seeing things through what some call “rose-colored glasses”. This means your…

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How to Stop Being a People Pleaser in 9 No-Nonsense Steps

Being a people pleaser is just not healthy for your self-esteem and may stop you from achieving your goals in life. Pleasing others is good sometimes, especially if you’re doing something from the kindness of your heart. But always striving to make people happy, regardless of your own worth, is never a good thing. That's why you need to stop being a people…

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13 Red Flags in a Relationship You Should Never Ignore

We all want that fairytale relationship, but unfortunately, they’re rare - there are many red flags you must be aware of. I didn’t want to hear it. No, I didn’t want to see the signs that my relationship was dying. I tried so many ways to save the union I had between my partner and me, but it just came tumbling down. So…

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Why Relationship Fights Are Necessary and How to Handle Them

Fights, unlike other confrontations, can be good for a relationship. It all depends on how much you respect each other in the process. When you think about fighting, you rarely think of positive things, am I right? Well, there is a certain amount of positive feedback that is present in relationship fights, that is if it’s a healthy fight. No one likes to…

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Why Do Friends Change? 6 Most Common Reasons and What to Do

The truth is friends change. No matter how much you love and appreciate your acquaintances, they can still fade and disappear from your life. I remember having certain friends in primary school. Now, I never see these people, and rarely even think about them anymore. It’s sad, I know, but friends become different people over time - they inevitably change. The changes that…

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15 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Reveal Profound Truths about Life

We all know quotes can lift the spirits, and some can make us laugh. Dr. Seuss quotes can do both, and strengthen our imagination as well. I grew up reading Dr. Seuss's books and loved them too. As I read the rhyming sentences, I felt this strange magic pass right through me. I never thought those words that I loved so dear could…

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How to Make Homemade Butter: Health Benefits and Recipes

Butter is exquisite, on toast and bathing a sizzling steak. Would you like to know how to make homemade butter yourself? I grew up watching my grandmother make butter, kraut, and other homemade foods, using something she called a churn. I found it amazing and difficult as well. But when I tasted the flavors of these foods, it was more than just an…

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Why Conditional Love Is So Common & 6 Hidden Reasons Behind It

Love comes in many forms, but there’s a focus on two common types: conditional and unconditional one. How can we define common beliefs? Some people believe that conditional love is not true love. I do think that is the most common belief. Unconditional love, on the other hand, is seen as supreme love, true love, and relational enlightenment. So, if unconditional love is…

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How to Teach Your Kids to Accept Responsibility in 6 Ways

One of the most important acts in life is to accept responsibility. Learning from an early age makes things much easier. To accept responsibility for your actions is a testament to a quality character. What I mean is, accepting responsibility prevents you from turning into the perpetual victim. It prevents you from growing into a selfish and callous person. The key to accepting…

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