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teamWELL
Welcome to the teamWELL page! This the place to stay informed of past, current and future events! Scroll down for information on events.

teamWELL's mission statement is:
 

 To promote an enhanced quality of life through fostering a culture of health and wellness, by inspiring and empowering employees through activities and educational opportunities which benefit all aspects of wellness.


Our long-term goals include:
  • Increased physical activity among employees
  • Promote healthier dietary choices
  • Increase awareness of the definition of wellness

Current & Upcoming Events


PACE - Physically Active City Employees
PACE Logo.gifCity Olympics ended 12/31/2012 and has been replaced in 2013 with PACE.  We are hoping to be able to better coordinate with the NAPEBT Wellness Program through PACE.  Beginning January 1st, log your physical activity and once you have logged 6+ hours in a month, you are eligible to receive a point for the NAPEBT Wellness Program (complete an online affidavit to receive your point; visit www.flagstaff.az.gov/incentive for details on completing the affidavit).  Turn in your log to HR to receive a display token showing that you are being active!  Any activity listed on the Activity Guide counts towards PACE activity.  Register online and download the Activity Log and Activity Guide, then get active!  There is no cost to join PACE.  There is no limit to the number of times you can join, and you can earn a NAPEBT Wellness Program point each time you complete at lest 6 hours in a month.
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Bountiful Baskets

Announcement: We are excited to announce that there is now an Eastside pickup location! We have partnered with the County to offer City and County employees the choice of picking up their basket either at City Hall or at the County's Public Works yard (located next to the City warehouse on Commerce)!

Have you participated in Bountiful Baskets? It's a great way to eat more fruits and vegetables. Bountiful Baskets is a food co-op where you can get a basket of produce (50% fruit / 50% veggies). Many City employees regularly take advantage of this great addition to our Wellness Program! It costs $15 to participate, or you can choose an organic basket for an additional $10 contribution. Because this is a co-op, 100% of your contribution is spent on food, and there is no markup, so you get more value for your money. When you place your order (online), you choose a pickup location, and City Employees can click on "Corporate Pickup" and choose City of Flagstaff to have your basket delivered directly to City Hall on Thursday afternoons.

Inside the Baskets
Each week different items will be in the Bountiful Basket! Contents are based on what is in season, high quality, good value, and local. There are generally six fruit items and six vegetable items. In ordering the items, focus is on what would be well received in homes, and the extensive surveys they’ve done with participants over the past five years to know what families eat. There may even be items you are unfamiliar with. Have you ever ate a daikon? What about a chayote, or a pomelo? You never know what is going to be in the basket, but it’s fun to experiment with these foods and deviate from what you are used to. (Don’t worry, there are plenty of "common" fruits and veggies as well.) You can often purchase additional items, such as produce by the case (Utah Peaches, Citrus, Tomatoes, Pickling Cucumbers, Apples, Pears, Chiles, etc.), bread products, or ethnic produce packs (Italian, Asian, Mexican, Guacamole, Party Produce Pack).

Delivery is every two weeks at City Hall; there are public sites at which you can participate on the opposite weeks, if you so choose. To participate, visit online. You will need to create a username and password, and once logged in click on "Corporate Pick Up". We encourage you to check out the FAQs and Policies pages prior to ordering. Please note: the volunteer information and pickup day found on the website is not applicable to the City Hall site. Ordering begins promptly at 12:00 on Monday of participation weeks.

It's Good for You
Why are we doing this? It’s a great way to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost everyone needs to eat more fruits and vegetables. They contain essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber that may help protect you from chronic diseases. Substituting fruits and vegetables for higher-calorie foods can be part of a weight loss strategy. Busy lives can benefit from food that's nutritious, yet easy to eat on-the-go, like fresh fruits and vegetables. For more information on the benefits of fresh produce, visit the CDC’s webpage.

Deliveries are at 2:00 pm, with pickup beginning at 2:30 pm. Volunteers are always needed to help unload the truck and distribute materials, so any time you are available to volunteer please call (928) 213-2093.

Please keep in mind you may also participate at public participation sites if this schedule does not meet your needs. Public Participation deliveries are on Saturday morning the opposite week from ours. To participate at a public participation site, log online and click on “AZ Pickup” rather than “Corporate Pickup”.


About Wellness
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The Seven Aspects of Wellness are seven major life areas that work together to create fulfillment and satisfaction. When you take positive steps to foster a higher level of awareness and action in each of the seven aspects, you build a more whole and complete way of living.
               
  • Physical Wellness is the ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress. The ability to recognize that our behaviors have a significant impact on our wellness and adopting healthful habits while avoiding destructive habits will lead to optimal Physical Wellness.
  • Intellectual Wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas and experiences that can be applied to personal decisions, group interaction and community betterment. The desire to learn new concepts, improve skills and seek challenges in pursuit of lifelong learning contributes to our intellectual wellness.
  • Social Wellness is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Our ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with family, friends and co-workers contributes to our social wellness.
  • Environmental Wellness is the ability to recognize our own responsibility for the quality of the air, the water and the land that surrounds us. The ability to make a positive impact on the quality of our environment, be it our homes, our communities or our planet contributes to our Environmental Wellness.
  • Occupational Wellness is the ability to get personal fulfillment from our jobs or our chosen career fields while still maintaining balance in our lives. Our desire to contribute in our careers to make a positive impact on the organizations we work in and to society as a whole leads to occupational wellness.
  • Spiritual Wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. The ability to develop congruency between values and actions and to realize a common purpose that binds creation together contributes to our Spiritual Wellness.
  • Emotional Wellness is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share feelings of anger, fear, sadness or stress; hope, love, joy, happiness in a productive manner contributes to our Emotional Wellness.