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P.S. I wrote this in an episode. Bear with me if it seems jumbled or too ‘everything’ at once. Someone once described to me what having bipolar disorder should look like. He told me what he felt Bipolar Disorder should look like, and how I look very ‘non-bipolar’. Till date, I still don’t understand all...
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They say ignorance is not an excuse in law. But there are certain offences or crimes that no one needs to be told that it’s wrong. One of such is murder. In the hierarchy of crimes, murder probably ranks high,very high. If not highest. It’s consequence ranges from equal death, life in prison or very...
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Titilope is on the verge of putting to bed, she and her husband had waited in bated breath for the EDD – expected day of delivery. This is not her first, in fact, during her last child delivery, the birthing process was effortless, as if she was midwifed by one of the biblical Hebrew women....
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Last night, happiness came visiting again Afraid of rejection He silently stole into my room He sang not serenades Not did he woo me with the Shakespearian Sonnets His feathery touch took my soul on the path of healing As he wiped away the tears that I cried in my sleep And when I turned...
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There is no greater moment of joy in a (marriage) union that couples cherish than giving birth to a child. Also, the most heartbreaking period is that moment when you have to admit that your child may be seriously ill. When a child is diagnosed with mental illness, such discoveries throw couples and parents off...
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Raise your hands if turning on your data connection is one of the first things you do in the morning. I’m sure if we took a census, 95% of people reading this put up their hands. It’s not surprising, social media has become an integral part of our lives and society generally. From tweeps to...
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Darkness came visiting last night Singing a serenade so lovely That my heart wept He invited me on a date To all the places I’ve always dreamt of going He said we would cruise the land of Àrán* And feast with the Ìlọfà* Together we would dance to the beats of Gángan* And swish our...
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Do you want to discover more about your mental health and create more awareness on mental health and several aspects there is to it? Well, Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI) is bringing every information to your phone – simply be a part of the forthcoming mental health Virtual conference.  #MANIVCON2018 A mental disorder can be unpredictable...
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*Based on a Real life Story. The names of people and places were changed.*   The first time I heard the story about ‘The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf’, my math teacher was telling me about lies and truths. “Scream for help, only if wolf is really coming for you, because if not, nobody will...
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Gbemi begin show sign of depression when she enter secondary school. According to her mama, she go lock herself inside house and she no go talk to anybody. Sometimes, she go just begin vex for everybody for no reason. Her teacher come complain to her mama as the matter don dey become serious well well,...
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