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2022 Resolutions

January 1, 2022
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We all have them. Whether we keep them a secret to ourselves or proclaim them to the world.

I guess mine are now hardly secret.

But here I go, taking the plunge…

My resolutions for 2022


Thank you…from the bottom of my heart

December 30, 2021
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In these uncertain times, there’s still so much to be grateful for.

Like each other…


Epilepsy Quotes to Inspire You…

December 27, 2021
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With the new year upon us, I thought you might enjoy some positivity to carry you through the year.

Wishing you a new year of health and happiness, love and light, every day of 2022.

Here are some quotes that have inspired me:


Wishing you a blessed Christmas…

December 24, 2021
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May all your hopes come true…


Advance Health Care Directives and Living Wills

December 22, 2021
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Most people don’t want to think about death and dying — so they don’t. Until they have to.

Unfortunately, that often means that families are left struggling with difficult decisions about important matters, such as whether or not Mom would like to be kept alive using a ventilator, or who should be in charge of managing Dad’s financial affairs.

Because Mom or Dad never made clear what they wanted for themselves…


Seizure Provoking Conditions…

December 19, 2021
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Few of these conditions will cause epilepsy itself…but many can lead to seizures. So consider this a definition of the possibilities…


What Is Your Inspiration?

December 16, 2021
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“If there’s one thing that I’ve learned, it’s that people are willing to embrace you if you share your story.”


Read this and weep…

December 11, 2021
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“She was having a seizure. Police shocked her with a taser.

This is the story of how an Alabama teen sought justice after a violent police encounter upended her life…


Brain Food for Your Health…

December 9, 2021
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Please understand, I am NOT saying that these supplements will cure, treat or prevent epilepsy — but I am saying that we folks with epilepsy have to do everything we can for our brain health.

And these supplements can help a lot with that.

In fact, the nutrients they contain are so important for your brain cells, you really should seriously consider them. That’s how strongly I feel. And the science backs me up.


Even Beginners Can Curb Pain With Meditation

December 6, 2021
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Meditation has long been touted as a holistic approach to pain relief. And studies show that long-time meditators can tolerate quite a bit of pain.

Now researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found you don’t have to be a lifelong Buddhist monk to pull it off. Novices were able to tame pain after just a few training sessions.


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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