Entries by Hafsah Sule Dauda

Schizophrenia

I personally know a schizophrenic or two and I am boldly telling you, it is the worse!.  Though these individuals physically reside in our physical world, their minds are anywhere but. They, at certain intervals, seem to exist in a world of hallucination, an altered universe where they see a lot of  scenarios their minds have […]

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

There are some people that are inherently, extremely self-involved and self-centered. To then, they are holistically the center of the world. They are vain, they think the world of themselves, they are manipulative and they are unable to understand the feelings of others and their worse enemies are criticism and knowing you can see right […]

Interesting Facts Associated to Mental Health

-50% of mental illness begins by age 14 -Borderline Personality Disorder is the most misdiagnosed. It’s so misdiagnosed, in fact, that there isn’t even an accurate prevalence rate for the condition -Borderline Personality Disorder is the most painful to live with. BPD can produce symptoms of intense emotional pain, psychological agony, and emotional distress. -Having […]

Autism And Aspergers

What do you know about autism and aspergers? What if I told you that there many people living with autism or on the spectrum that have not and will never diagnosed because it is not physically apparent? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. It means the individually is […]

Up, Side, Down

Let me tell you exactly what life does to you. Let me tell you what to expect just when you think you’ve got it all figured out and your path is set and you are the star of your own damn story. Life just pulls the rug right beneath your size 40 feet. Life says, […]

Mental With Hafsah: Introduction to Mental Health

Mental Health Mental illnesses are health conditions involving changes in emotion, thinking or behavior or a combination of these. Mental health includes emotional, psychological and social well-being. Mental illness is associated with a lot of factors including genetics, life challenges, marriage issues, hormones, loss of a loved one or property and many more. Mental illness […]

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CHAPTER THREE: MEET THE FAMILY

Legend has it that there was once a family that was as close to the ideal family as could be. The parents were the best of companions, constantly teasing each other, eliciting so much laughter, the best buddies. The children were mostly well-groomed and obedient and they got together well except for the occasional sibling […]