Entries by Hafsah Sule Dauda

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 […]



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 […]


Chapter One: The List

PROLOUGE Dear Reader: If you are reading this then there are several possible reasons why; -The world did not come to an end. Good thing -The pandemic ended and I did not survive- not necessarily a good thing- and some gold diggers decided to Anne Frank it. -The pandemic decided to disappear and I cash […]



Disclaimer: This journal is a pure work of fiction. It, in no way depicts the life of the writer nor any person. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. Are You Okay will follow the life of our protagonist (she still has no name), and her quest to […]


12 Things I Excel At

If you are here to read about how I excel at solving mathematical problems (I suck at Math), or how I’m a pro basketball player or how I can read minds, or something equally uninteresting and eww-inspiring that only simpletons do, then you shouldn’t move on from here. My life is not that serious and […]