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.

What Is a Purpose-Driven Life & 6 Practical Ways to Live One

Whether it’s existing to chase your dreams, or aspiring to have a happy home, to have a life of purpose means to exist with an intent. Beyond the responsibilities of daily life lies the real purpose of living. To have a purpose-driven life, you must wake every morning and remember your overall goals. Do you have amazing dreams for your existence? Maybe you…

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What Is Secure Attachment & How to Promote It in Your Relationship

Secure attachment develops in childhood. This means that adult relationships either thrive or struggle according to how we were raised. From an early age, we learn to develop relationships with other people in our lives. These relationships can either be secure or insecure attachments depending on how we are treated. It starts with our parents who reinforce our attachment by how they raise…

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7 Effective Strategies for Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Conflict inevitably arises in the workplace and managing it the right way is important. After all, you can’t just ignore your issues with other employees or situations. The truth about the conflict in the workplace is that it must happen. This means that, yes, conflicts must arise. If they didn’t happen, then it would mean that everyone was holding their feelings in and not…

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7 Ways Staying Single for Too Long Changes Your View of Life

People act and feel certain ways according to their relationship status. When you’re used to being single, your perspective of life is different. Being able to speak from two perspectives, single and married, has given me the advantage of understanding things a bit better. For instance, I can now see that when you stay single for long periods of time, it can greatly…

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How to Use Mindfulness for Anxiety with 6 Effective Techniques

Anxiety is one of the hardest conditions to treat or understand. However, approaching anxiety with mindfulness is simple and quite effective. This is because mindfulness means facing the issue with the idea of being aware of your surroundings only at the present time. Being here, now, is key to staying grounded in your thoughts. Now, mind you, mindfulness is not a magic pill.…

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Why Do People Stay in Bad Relationships? 9 Common Reasons

Have you ever wondered why people remain in bad relationships? There are reasons, and they’re complicated. Relationships can be beautiful, offering happiness, friendship, and security. These unions can keep you young and feeling your best. On the other hand, there are relationships that are considered toxic. These relationships can do the opposite of their counterparts. So, why do people remain in these partnerships?…

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5 Winter Dinner Recipes to Help You Enjoy the Cold Season

We love summer foods, but there are also yummy winter choices. There are several winter dinner recipes that will keep you toasty inside. Winter isn’t just about cold weather and snow. No way! Winter is also about enjoying some of the best comfort foods around, and there are many dinner recipes that you can enjoy when the weather gets chilly. In fact, that’s…

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8 Ways to Achieve Your Health Goals This Year

Let's stop calling it the New Year's resolution, and instead see our changes as health goals. Goals are the promises of a changed life. It’s that time of year again – when everyone makes promises they can’t keep. New Years’ resolutions are thrown out like free gifts on the Oprah Show, only to be forgotten in about a month. Fitness centers are filled…

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Social Media and Relationships: Why It’s Hard to Find Love in Today’s World

The combination of social media and relationships can be damaging, to say the least. A certain amount of genuine connection can be lost. Finding love and keeping love in today’s world is difficult. When it comes to social media, there are twice the amount of issues than before love was displayed online. Let's face it, putting a spotlight on relationships and being available…

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8 Things Single Parents Struggle with in Life More Than Anyone Else

Single parents go through so much in life. In fact, they suffer more than anyone else when it comes to some things. This post is an incredibly hard one to write for me, as I have struggled during married and being single. Although there were many issues during my marriage, obviously or I might still be married, there were less basic struggles. A…

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