Epilepsy Talk

21 Praises of Wisdom to Pass On…

July 28, 2018
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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.

4.   When you say, “I love you,” mean  it.

5.   When you say, “I’m sorry,” look the person in the  eye…


Epilepsy — Advice and Insights

June 30, 2018
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Many of us were diagnosed with epilepsy at a wee age…

Others were completely taken by surprise in their teens or later years…


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 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.


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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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