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Anna Alicja Lisowska: We appeal because people with epilepsy have come to love themselves. Then they will open up to others

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published Feb. 14, 2024 12:00

Anna Alicja Lisowska: We appeal because people with epilepsy have come to love themselves. Then they will open up to others - Header image
An interview with Anna Alicja Lisowska, founder of the EPI-BOHATER Foundation.

Today is February 14. Everyone certainly knows that it is St. Valentine's Day, the Day of Lovers. Slightly fewer people probably know, however, that on this day in Poland we also pay special attention to people with epilepsy. "Love yourself" is the slogan of this year's campaign. What's behind it?

To add at the outset that Saint Valentine is also the patron saint of epilepsy sufferers. Hence World Epilepsy Day and our foundation's reference in the campaign to Valentine's Day. To love another person, we must first love ourselves internally. Epileptics do not have it easy in life. We have a lot of stereotypes and prejudices in connection with their disease. So it is very difficult for epileptics to befriend another person, to enter into any kind of relationship. Very often they think that this fault is on their side, that something is wrong with them. In this campaign we want to emphasize that everything is fine with them, that they are fantastic people, warm, kind, intelligent. They have a great deal to offer other people. But I appeal: love yoursel...

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