MISSION + VISION
MISSION: Aspen City of Wellbeing (ACW) serves to measure, prioritize, and improve wellbeing.
LOCAL VISION: Roaring Fork Valley citizens, non-profits, businesses, and governments work together to maximize wellbeing in a meaningful and measurable way.
GLOBAL VISION: Aspen will serve as a model and a global destinatinon for those seeking to enhance their own wellbeing using the Mind Body Spirit Rx™
If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.Thich Nhat Hanh
MEASURE: Aspen City of Wellbeing (ACW) funds a Gallup Wellbeing Index survey of the Roaring Fork Valley.
This address-based sampling will give us data on how our residents are doing according to the 5 Essential Elements of Wellbeing:
Purpose, Community, Social, Financial, and Physical.
Become a Founding Partner in the Aspen City of Wellbeing!
Please join us to co-create the Aspen City of Wellbeing, a global hub for wellbeing based on the Mind Body Spirit Rx.
Utilizing valuable knowledge attained by the Gallup Wellbeing Index survey of the Roaring Fork Valley, our commitment is to work with existing organizations, government agencies, businesses and individuals to strategically and measurably improve wellbeing.
Why? Because we can, and when we do others will too. We believe if we create a community that values and prioritizes wellbeing for all citizens we will “be the change we wish to see.”
“Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.”
The Founding Partners of the City of Wellbeing will be forever memorialized as we build this movement as visionaries who believe we can do better, and co-create something that will inspire others to do the same. Our Founding Partners will receive a seat at our Board of Advisors Table and be eligible to become a member of the Board of Directors. We are looking for governments, businesses, organizations and individuals who think big and yet act locally to prove success and truly make a measurable change to reduce suffering & create a more cohesive community.
Our goal is to start in Aspen and expand throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond to not only create Cities of Wellbeing, but States of Wellbeing and even nations focused on and prioritizing wellbeing.
Think of Bhutan and Gross National Happiness. Wellbeing is health + happiness, the ingredients for a great life. According to Dr. Deepak Chopra, evidence gathered by Gallup suggests if people have happy friends they are more likely to be happy and if their happy friend has a happy friend, even if they don’t know that friend, they are more likely to be happy. Placing our attention on wellbeing as a community will rub off and we’ll all be happier and healthier.
Please reach out HERE to the Founder of ACW for details about becoming a Founding Partner.
Seeking another way to support the Aspen City of Wellbeing? How about participating in our upcoming LEAD WITH LOVE retreat?
Levels of participation for Lead with Love event
SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR - 4 DAY EVENT - $600
This ticket level will cover the actual expense for one person to attend the event. Enjoy all 4 days of programs and includes provided breakfast and beverages on Wed, Thu and Fri as well as dinner on Friday and the live concert/closing celebration. All proceeds will go to the Aspen City of Wellbeing. Your name will be listed in our program under the Silver Level Sponsor acknowledgment. A representative will contact you within 24 hours of receipt of your sponsorship to say thank you and to verify the name or organization that is being acknowledged in the Retreat Program Guide.
GOLD LEVEL SPONSOR - 4 DAY EVENT - $1000
This sponsorship level will benefit the Aspen City of Wellbeing. Enjoy all 4 days of programs and includes provided breakfast and beverages on Wed, Thu and Fri as well as dinner on Friday and the live concert/closing celebration. You are also invited to attend both of the luncheons at no additional expense. Your name or organization will be listed in our program guide under the Gold Level Sponsor acknowledgment. A half page ad placement in our program is included at this level of sponsorship.
PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR - 4 DAY EVENT - $5000
This sponsorship level will benefit the Aspen City of Wellbeing. Enjoy all 4 days of programs and includes provided breakfast and beverages on Wed, Thu and Fri as well as dinner on Friday and the live concert/closing celebration. You are also invited to attend all of the luncheons and dinners at no additional expense. Your name or organization will be listed in our program under the Platinum Level Sponsor acknowledgment. A full page ad placement in our program guide is included at this level of sponsorship. During the closing ceremonies, you will also receive a "shout-out" from the band onstage in recognition of your incredible support!
CLICK HERE to visit the LEAD WITH LOVE website.
THE FIVE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF WELLBEING
Liking what you do each day
+ being motivated to
achieve your goals
relationships + love
in your life
Managing your economic
life to reduce stress +
Liking where you live,
feeling safe + having
pride in your community
Having good health +
enough energy to get
things done daily
STATEMENT OF OPPORTUNITY
We are Aspen. We are abundant in natural resources, human intellect, collective creativity, and global influence.
We are a community and we believe together we can improve wellbeing and be a leader
and model for other communities to do the same.
In short, the Aspen Idea.
"Aspen is a place where the human spirit can flourish."
Our collective effort will translate into a healthier community as organizations and businesses, schools, hospitals, health clubs, etc. incentivize their employees and members to take positive actions. The benefits include:
Reduced health care costs
Reduced suicide rate and depression
Highlight and encourage what is already naturally occurring here – health and wellbeing – and improve quality of life
We are a community of extremely healthy and fit individuals (body) who are seeking
and striving for a deeper spiritual connection through nature (spirit) and we have
ample opportunity to stimulate the mind with lectures and conferences with
internationally recognized celebrities and geniuses through events like The Aspen
Idea’s Fest (mind.)
Branding Aspen as “The City of Wellbeing” will create a magnetic effect as those who
strive for greater balance and equanimity, health and wellness will be drawn to our
The sad truth is, while Aspen has so many tremendous positive qualities, there is
work to be done to support and nourish our citizens. We have a suicide rate that is
three times the national average. This is a call to action to create comprehensive
What we are really striving for is a system that can motivate and encourage and
assist our citizen to find optimal health in whatever way fits their lifestyle. The “City
of Wellbeing” task force will organize and market a monthly series of open
workshops with expert “City of Wellbeing” ambassadors. These ambassadors will be
local experts in health, wellness and nutrition to teach skills necessary to achieve
benchmark goals through City of Wellbeing protocols. The protocols, once
developed, will be packaged in a way that can be easily shared and utilized by all at
whatever level: Elite athletes, office dwellers, handicap and anyone in between will
be able to participate and track progress. This is a democratic system of wellness
designed to benefit all with simple, proven exercises and lifestyle choices that can
positively affect wellbeing. Our goal is to be the leader/Vanguard/trend setter with
this experiment to help create an epidemic of wellbeing globally.
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