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Sugar and Spice Activities

Seasonal assessment for Holiday Cheer!

For the joy of a day filled with sweet, simple and shareable moments, add some sugar and spice!

With the busyness of the season, sharing everyday activities with a loved one may lull over the holidays. Brightening our day is sweetly simple when our moments together are crafted with sugar and spice!

From the mundane to the meaningful, adding joy to everyday activities can pick us up when we feel down. It can cheer us on anytime of the day and move to the tune of our daily to dos! What’s more, sharing small moments of joy warms up the spring in our step. An activity that brings us together in cheer uplifts even after it’s gone.

Little Things bring big joys into our lives. What we can learn from living each experience fully is the fulfilment it fills us up with! Sharing joy in everyday life and during activities of daily living gives back to us more than we may think. The more fun filling our day, the happier we become and the easier we can inspire our next bout of laughter! Not only does having fun together make us smile, it brings us to carry a glass half full.

Very Well Mind is a whole other reason for adding sugar and spice to daily life! Enjoying joyful moments together with a loved one reduces our stress without adding the calories. Sweetly simple treats throughout our day creates the chance to have a good laugh, an exercise in itself! As caregivers, we may not have the time it takes to create but we can certainly colour a moment of cheer when inspiration comes our way. When happiness enters our lives, we find ourselves in the air of holiday spirit! Sharing joy keeps on giving as our lives swirl with positivity.

Looking on the bright side is a piece of cake when the sugar and spice is already added to the mix! Following the recipe is the only thing you’ll need to turn an everyday moment into a sweet treat of shared cheer. As our activity inspiration is released, add it into everyday activities. Write or call us with a description of your experience and we’ll offer personalized possibilities moving forward.


Sugar and Spice Activities – For a gift that keeps on giving!


First up – Good Mornings to Good Nights – For the sugar and spice of creative timing

Stay tuned with TEM as more activity inspiration is released throughout December!

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Happy Holidays!

Stephanie Butchart
Inspiration Lead
TEM – A Method of Inspiration
[email protected] / 514.557.6020



Note: Qualified, voluntary assessment through purposeful activity feedback is offered at no cost in person on the Island of Montreal and long-distance throughout the world until December 31st. Add our Sugar and Spice activity inspiration into everyday life experiences, write us a note on how it went and receive colourful possibilities to personally brighten your season ahead.

The Ellis Method (TEM) provides personalized support programs on a sliding scale to fund qualified, voluntary outreach. For the love of trees, we will pass forward all donations to One Tree Planted. For every dollar a tree is planted and new life thrives. A certificate of your offering is offered in return. Dedicating your tree or forest to someone you love will inspire a reminder that new life grows each new day. Visit https://onetreeplanted.org/ for details.

Stephanie Butchart
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