Why making ourselves vulnerable is key to addressing loneliness @EndLonelinessUK

On Sunday 16 February, Executive Director, Kate Shurety of Campaign to End Loneliness, travelled across London in the middle of Storm Dennis to speak and take part in a unique community event. The Aga Khan Social Welfare Board 2020 Convention called ‘Listening for Loneliness’. In this blog she shares what she learnt from the experience.

I arrived from the downpour into the beautiful calm of the Ismaili centre in South Kensington as delegates for the Convention were arriving.Kate-Shurety-CEO-300x300

Around 100 people from across the Ismaili Muslim community had come from all over the UK to take part in the day. The programme consisted of a series of very active talks and open, often personal, discussions about loneliness including: what it is, and how to recognise it in oneself or in others. We also discussed how to take action to create meaningful connections as a community.

Read more at the source: https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/blog/why-making-ourselves-vulnerable-is-key-to-addressing-loneliness/

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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