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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 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

A Mundane Comedy is Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published in early 2020. We will be publishing extracts on this site and across social media during the first quarter of 2020. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the book.

Kindness

On the Parva Carta
Magna Carta
Halcyon In Kal… 1 January 2020

 

This is an evolving manifesto, more modest than great charters calling for widespread political change, or updated commandments for our time, or even simple poems for our time.

Instead, Halcyon's small charter is primarily a call for inner change, leading to outer change.

We want to help people think more about how they can nurture key values, chief amongst them kindness.

Kindness

What's Changing? - Generosity
Generosity
Halcyon Identifies 31 October 2019

 

Please see below selected recent generosity-related change.

 

See also:

 

October 2019

  • Feeling like the world is becoming less friendly? Social theorist Jonathan Zittrain begs to differ, seeing a web of random acts of kindness,
  • Meanwhile, initiatives like Global Giving also tell a more positive story.

 

On Wond'ring...

 

...Aloud".  Relative latecomer, perfect and tiny; seeping into my senses in my imperfect and tiny Mini arriving at the tennis club during the summer of 1986, just before calm convention came fat, content and unexpectedly into view on the horizon, arrived and stayed. 

Grown ever deeper roots down the years.  Wistful rather than yearning.  Moment(s) in time.  Ultimate line is the ultimate line, and, I'm living it a little more - if not outwardly every day yet as I should - then steadily and a little more nonetheless, for which I'm grateful...

 

On Secrets

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You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inspired by others' little secret acts of kindness, PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a postcard.

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You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness - Seneca

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We should be careful / Of each other, we should be kind / While there is still time - Philip Larkin

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We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualised,unique - Benjamin Jowett