Epilepsy Talk

12 Recipes For Happiness — Even If You Have Epilepsy!

January 23, 2018
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“No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.” — Barbara de Angelis

We all know that epilepsy is no day at the beach. You may feel depression, anxiety, fear, isolation, anger, or a whole host of other things, too may to mention.

But, if you dig deep into yourself, perhaps there’s a few things you can do to relieve those feelings.

Here are some ideas…


Gratitude is the Attitude

November 20, 2017
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A wise woman once told me:

“When you wake up in the morning — before you get out of bed — think of 5 (or 10!) things that you’re really grateful for.”

(I think 10 is a bit of a stretch.)

That simple advice, changed my attitude. And my life.


Gratitude is the Attitude…

November 24, 2016
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A wise woman once told me: “When you wake up in the morning — before you get out of bed — think of 5 (or 10!) things that you’re really grateful for.” (I think 10 is a bit of a stretch.)

That simple advice, changed my attitude. And my life…


Gratitude is the Attitude — Part 4

December 31, 2010
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We have so much to be grateful for, especially me:

1. For your support, strength and caring…

2. Your smart, sensitive advice…

3. The compassion you share so generously…

4. Your kind, wise encouragement…

5. Your never-ending support, love and dedication…


Gratitude is the Atitude — Part 3

November 5, 2010
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I want to thank each and every one of you, from the bottom of my heart for:

Your positive attitude and energy…
Your never-ending faith and kindness…
Your wisdom and understanding…
Your generosity in sharing…
Your unmistakable love for one another…
This wonderful “community of caring” you have created…
That is my gratitude.


Gratitude is the Attitude — Part 2

October 9, 2010
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Sometimes, I get into a funk so bad that it’s like a black hole. Until I remember the safety ladder that I always carry in my pocket.

I think of at least five things I’m grateful for. Or if I’m down there awhile, I stretch it to ten.


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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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