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Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu
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Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu is a Cutting edge communications strategist, exploring innovative ways of solving societal challenges.
Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu is a Cutting edge communications strategist, exploring innovative ways of solving societal challenges.

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I had an appointment yesterday at my neurologist. This came after a week-long video-EEG monitoring at the end of April and a PET scan done last week. During the video-EEG, I also did some neuro-psych tests, but I did them in a language (French) that I…

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I was reading yesterday about how Elon Musk thinks and why is he so successful. People say that he “works” on first principles. I first heard about first principles when I was around 18 (so 15 years ago) when I was studying philosophy and going to…

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I haven’t written a post in quite a while here, but that’s because strange things have happened. While before, I was having 3-4 seizures per year, 2017 started with a blast. I have 4 on January 9th, followed by seizures March -> one on March 4th and 5…

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This last guest post is not really a post. It came from a conversation (on Facebook) I had two weeks ago with someone from Orlando, Florida. His name is Walter. Walter said that he doesn’t have epilepsy and neither does anyone he knows, unless they are…

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World Economic Forum, #epilepsy and dealing with it @wef #SpeakUp

I was reading this morning one of David Nabarro’s reflections: HERE. It’s about chronic or non-communicable diseases, NCD’s in the eyes of the WHO. I haven’t seen any mention about epilepsy anywhere so I decided to dig deeper. As the World Economic Forum…

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Short essay on humanity - why we live in a world that punishes those who are different - people with #epilepsy

Humanity today is regressing. Our views of the world are more limited than ever.  Although new technologies to connect each other emerge every year and every day, our minds are more closed. We live in a world that punishes those who are different. A…

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This blog post comes from Switzerland, written by Martine. I love the diversity of people reading my blog and of those wanting to write. One more guest blog post available. Enjoy! I am Swiss national, but I am born in France and have lived for many, many…

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[Guest post #3] I am a drug trafficker. #epilepsy #BorderCrossing

The third guest post comes directly from Germany from Janis. Enjoy! I was travelling from Bruxelles to New York for a short vacation in the US. As Germany is part of the Visa Waiver Program, I only applied for an ESTA online, without seeking additional…

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[Guest post #2] Education is not for people with #epilepsy or so they say

The second guest blog post comes directly from India from Advik. I grew up in the UK as my parents immigrated there back in the ’60s. All throughout my adolescence, I was discriminated against at school, in the playground, in my neighborhood because I was…

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In 2014, I went to Ethiopia for the “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” conference (organized by IFPRI). The name is more complex than the conference itself. I had the opportunity of giving a presentation in their “Rapid Fire…
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