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Circuit Letter 29.3.23

This week's Circuit Letter is written by Rev Dr Paul Glass. It is attached along with the Vine at Home service sheet.

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World Happiness Report 2023

The World Happiness Report 2023 records that various forms of everyday kindness -- such as helping a stranger, donating to charity, and volunteering – are all above pre-pandemic levels. Read the report at: https://worldhappiness.report/ed/2023/

It has been over ten years since the first World Happiness Report was published. And it is exactly ten years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/281, proclaiming 20 March to be observed annually as International Day of Happiness.

Guildford Death Café – 23 May 2023

Death is an inevitable part of life yet most of us find it a very difficult topic to talk about. We want to normalise the conversation and help lead the discussion by providing a safe and informal space to talk about your thoughts and feelings around death and dying.

Our death cafes are free and open to anyone, to speak freely and without judgement. There is no set agenda for a death café meeting just facilitated discussion following the interests of those attending.

Past discussion topics have included:

  • Do I want to be cremated or buried?
  • How do I talk to my family and friends about death?
  • What legacy do I want to leave behind?
  • What is a good death?
  • The fear of death
  • Advance planning

Taking time to reflect on death is something we can all do. When we spend time talking about death, we find that it helps remove the fear around it.

Come along to our Death Café and join in the conversation!

Pre-booking is essential:  Guildford Death Café Tickets, Tue 23 May 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

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