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Everyday Inspirations
Each week will offer fresh inspiration to enhance the ageing experience through reflection, participation, encouragement and deeper insight into The Ellis Method.
Wave of Wisdom - Travel, Path and Journey
We are all friends on the road, in our journey through life. The paths we take may be different, but we travel along together.
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Wave of Wisdom - Enable, Don't Disable
When we consider the word disabled, what do we think? How do we feel? Who are we imagining? Why?
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The Ellis Method - POP
With no clipboards or tests between us, TEM POP turns assessments into developments by valuing your Perception Over Pressure.
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Wave of Wisdom - Perception Over Pressure
Lifeworld, a concept developed by Edmund Husserl during WW2 in Germany, brings us the understanding that we experience life through our own perception within the perceptions around us.
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Wave of Wisdom - Stereotypical Suffering
Stereotypes are both fixed and oversimplified ideas directed towards a particular other. In action, stereotyping is an entitled view of another projected outwards.
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Wave of Wisdom - The Point of Purpose
The word purpose has been around longer than any of us. It appears to be on the surviving end of things. Originating around the 13th century, expressing purpose has been on a steady decline for the last two centuries...why?
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Wave of Wisdom - Spring Bloom
Spring has sprung once again! For some that means budding trees, chirping birds and longer days. For others it could mean a lot of rain, a need to clean or the smell of the streets after a season of snow.
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Wave of Wisdom - Vitality in Calamity
States of calamity develop into a sense of vitality through isms in which we develop a set of beliefs to be acted on. These beliefs determine our path forward.
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Wave of Wisdom - The Myth of Mental Illness
I was once introduced to an older adult who experienced multiple traumas from one accident. Our visits often began with a lot of tears, some anger and a small smile...Then reflection, curiosity and joy.
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The Ellis Method presents - Enhanced Ageing Circles
Our inclusive workshop series brings participants on a journey through their five Lifeworlds towards personal and collective vitality with facilitated conversation, interactive activities and live examples.
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Wave of Wisdom - Blessing in Disguise
To be adventurous is to expect the unexpected, to be on the lookout for the blessings in disguise we experience. When I reflect on difficulties, hardships, loss...I learn and grow. For these blessings I am forever grateful.
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Activity - My Meaningful Life
This activity can take place anywhere and at any time. It can be done alone as a personal exercise, as a pair to discover a deeper connection, as a family to share your lives together and as a large group of friends diving into the meaning of your individual and collective life.
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Wave of Wisdom - Our Messenger of Meaning
Mood is the messenger of meaning in our life. Mood signals the ability to realize our potential. Our expression, style, perception and outlook on life are all dependent on our mood.
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Wave of Wisdom - Nitor in Adversum
Who we are is found between where we have come from and where we want to go. Like a tree whose roots can only be seen deep underground, our personal roots lie within.
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Breaking down Barriers with Waves of Wisdom
The Ellis Method (TEM) is an active platform for elder-led expression to create authentic social action for deep-rooted change.
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Wave of Wisdom - Value in Vitality
Vitality is possible in any condition! It is available in all living beings, at every age, in any place and with all levels of ability.
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Wave of Wisdom - Find Inspiration
If you’re saying to yourself ‘some things just aren’t possible’, I’ve been there too. That was until the day I was inspired by one man’s situation with time.
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The Ellis Method Action Planning Service - Sustain Phase
TEM expands on each action plan with sustainability to ensure a rhythmic transition towards change.
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The Ellis Method Five - Week Four
TEM is open for support, to both give and receive. Here are 5 more ways to offer your support for The Ellis Method and our oldest generations
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The Ellis Method Action Planning Service - Design Phase
TEM offers tangible action plans with achievable life goals, hands on support, coaching and customized resources.
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Wave of Wisdom - Create Climate
When we live within a climate of acceptance, accessibility and encouragement, our environments become places of opportunities.
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The Ellis Method Five - Week Three
TEM is open for support, to both give and receive. Here are 5 more ways to offer your support for The Ellis Method and our oldest generations
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Activity - Find Your Super Self
Check out the activity plan for adults, set aside some time to let go of your day, and discover the individuality of your super-you!
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Wave of Wisdom - Be Weird
Being weird is being true to ourselves and to the paths we choose to lead.
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The Ellis Method Action Planning Service - Development Phase
Together as a TEM Team we use our developments to design possibilities and opportunities for your unique path forward for an enhanced ageing experience.
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The Ellis Method Five - Week Two
TEM is open for support, to both give and receive. Here are 5 more ways to offer your support for The Ellis Method and our oldest generations
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A Method for Social Action with our Oldest Generation
The Ellis Method is rooted in everyday life experiences allowing for divergent adaptability across the care continuum with individuals and their families, organizations and institutions, communities and their investors.
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The Ellis Method Five - Week One
TEM is officially open for support, to both give and receive. Here are 5 ways to offer your support for The Ellis Method and our oldest generations
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Wave of Wisdom – Inspiration
Inspiration is a noun to describe the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something. Inspiration also describes the drawing in of breath...
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TEM Resources
Value in Vitality Launch
The TEM Value in Vitality Campaign has launched! Download the PDF below to learn more about the campaign and how to get involved today!
Value in Vitality PDF
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