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About Us

We exist to see this region thrive. We want the people of West Cheshire and North Wales to be mentally, emotionally, physically, relationally and spiritually healthy.

We are part of Vineyard 53, a regional church based in Chester with a heart for seeing our region thrive!

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MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

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Resources and Events

Our mental and emotional wellbeing has a huge impact on how we feel, think and act. From how we relate to those around us, how we view ourselves and others, through to how we respond to stress and times of crisis - taking care of our mental and emotional lives is a vital part of living a healthy life. 

 

This section includes resources to improve our mental and emotional wellbeing. These include links to videos, apps, top tips, how to's and guides. Why not try some of them?

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Kintsugi Hope

Kintsugi Hope was founded by Diane and Patrick Regan OBE after a series of operations and events that took them to the brink; physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Kintsugi Hope has started a movement of Wellbeing Groups.

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Coping with Covid

A selection of ideas to help you cope in these uncertain times.

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The Mental Health Access pack

 This Christian-based resource presents the facts on key mental health issues and points to other trusted organisations, including Christian charities.

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What's Local?

A number of Thrive team members are able to offer support, counselling or life coaching.  Also we profile a number of other local services available in the West Cheshire and North Wales region.

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Hub of Hope

A mental health database bringing grassroots and national mental health services together in one place. It allows anyone, anywhere, to find the nearest source of support for any mental health issue, as well as providing a ‘talk now’ button connecting users directly to the Samaritans.

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What's Your Story: Wellbeing

An opportunity to hear from three people about their own personal wellbeing journey during and before this challenging season. What have they struggled with and what has helped?

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Webinar

Vineyard 53 hosted a wellbeing webinar run by Cheshire Wellbeing CBT. The webinar covers the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and explores the links between how our thoughts, behaviours and feelings are connected. By making changes in our thoughts and behaviours, we can impact how we feel in ourselves. The supporting resources can be found in the YouTube video description.

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Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself.

Rumi,

poet and scholar 

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PHYSICAL WELLBEING

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What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow

Jay Cutler,

pro bodybuilder and

four-time Mr. Olympia

Resources and Events

We believe that taking care of our physical bodies will have a positive impact on our overall wellbeing. How we treat our bodies, through exercise, diet and sleep, not only keeps us physically healthy, but also has a profound impact on our mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

 

This section is dedicated to a range of resources aimed helping our physical wellbeing. These include links to videos, apps, top tips, how to's and guides. Why not try some of them?

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Fitness

Community

Why not consider joining our Facebook community encouraging each other to exercise?

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RELATIONAL WELLBEING

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Resources and Events

We also believe that relationships are central to what it means to be human. We’re not really thriving, if we’re not thriving with others. From friendships to families, colleagues to communities, we want to resource and support healthy relationships.

 

This section is dedicated to a range of resources aimed helping our relational wellbeing. These include links to videos, apps, top tips, how to's and guides. Why not try some of them?

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Family

Wellbeing

A selection of resources looking at ways to help with your family wellbeing

Moving People
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I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.

Brené Brown,

professor, lecturer,

author, and podcast

host

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SPIRITUAL WELLBEING

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Resources and Events

We believe that human beings are not only a collection of chemicals and electrical signals - there is more to life than this. Taking care of our spiritual wellbeing recognises the importance of life’s deeper meaning - discovering who we really are and why we are here. 

 

This section is dedicated to a range of resources aimed helping our spiritual wellbeing. These include links to videos, apps, top tips, how to's and guides. Why not try some of them?

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Positivity & Mindfulness

Resources on the power of positivity and the benefits of mindfulness

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Prayer & Meditation

Resources on how to pray, hear God and meditate

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Alpha Course

Ever wanted to have an honest discussion about faith? The Alpha Course is a great opportunity to discuss faith in a relaxed and open environment.

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He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose

Jim Elliot, 

Christian missionary