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Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

Halcyon's forthcoming 52:52:52 campaign on Twitter will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin

Isolation

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No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence - George Eliot

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Loneliness is not cured by human company. Loneliness is cured by contact with reality - Anthony de Mello http://bit.ly/12P8LP

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Loneliness is not about being physically alone, it's about a person's individual experience of isolation and how they evaluate it - Mental Health Foundation

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Loneliness engenders in us a respect for other people. It might make us feel sad, but it shares a root with compassion. Our sense of our own suffering, when lonely, makes us more attuned to the beauty and goodness of other people, and to how they too are doing what they can with their fate - Robert Rowland Smith http://theschooloflife.typepad.com/the_school_of_life/2010/05/robert-ro…

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Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty - Mother Teresa

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Listening to the stories of others ... is a kind of water that breaks the fever of our isolation - Mark Nepo

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Language created word "loneliness" to express pain of being alone. And the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone - Paul Tillich