Being caught talking to yourself, especially if using your own name in the conversation, is beyond embarrassing. And it’s no wonder – it makes you look like you are hallucinating. Clearly, this is because the entire purpose of talking aloud is to communicate with others. But given that so many of us do talk to ourselves, could it be normal after all – or perhaps even healthy?
http://theconversation.com/is-talking-to-yourself-a-sign-of-mental-illness-an-expert-delivers-her-verdict-77058?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest from The Conversation for May 4 2017 – 73045571&utm_content=Latest from The Conversation for May 4 2017 – 73045571+CID_46c9f11690a92ad679b8aa57c7358b17&utm_source=campaign_monitor_africa&utm_term=Is talking to yourself a sign of mental illness An expert delivers her verdict