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Domestic Violence — When Love Goes Wrong

May 16, 2017
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Carol found herself in a cycle of violence from the time she was a child. By adulthood, she had already experienced multiple beatings and hospitalizations.

In the most recent attack, her husband beat her with a board, leaving her with permanent brain damage and a life-long disability.

As a result of her injury, she now has frequent seizures, difficulty with balance, and is terrified to leave her home for fear of having a seizure or falling.


Epilepsy and Romance — Getting Personal

May 12, 2017
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Romance is so many different things to different people.

But to me, intimacy requires acceptance, faith and loyalty.

The question is; how do you get there?

Especially when you have epilepsy?


Happy New Year!

January 1, 2017
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New year’s blessings to all my Epilepsy Talk friends.


In Memory of Connie Johnson…

February 29, 2016
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“The more you give, the more you get. And the more you have to give back.”

In other words, love is infinite.


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What were your most formative moments?

April 21, 2013
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For me, it was three different stages, ages and issues…


Gratitude is the Attitude — Part 5

March 30, 2011
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There’s so very much to be grateful for…

All of you and the richness you have brought to my life…
The happy news you share in these times of stress and strife…
Your comfort, support and wisdom…
An abundance of generosity and caring…
The heartful love you all share.


21 Praises of Wisdom to Pass On…

March 3, 2011
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21 Praises of Wisdom to Pass On…

1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

2. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

3. Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want…


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.


How to Stay Young

February 19, 2010
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Here are some inspired ideas by George Carlin on how to stay young. I think they’re brilliant. Now if we could all manage to do this, maybe we would live a little longer!


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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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