We actively monitor change covering more than 150 key elements of life.
Please see below selected recent health-related change. This page includes general updates on mental health, but please see Halcyon's pages on anxiety, depression and therapy for more detailed content on those elements.
- What's New? - Health
- What's Changing? - Anxiety
- What's Changing? - Depression
- What's Changing? - Therapy
- What's Changing? - Wellbeing
This evolving paper examines Ethical Development Goals (EDGs) that could complement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The EDGs are inspired by the SDGs, officially known as ‘Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, an intergovernmental set of aspiration Goals with 169 targets.
However, ethical considerations need to play a more central role in the implementation of the SDGs.
Please see below selected recent presence-related change.
- "Fulfillment cannot come when the present moment is merely a struggle to bear in service of the future," wrote Arthur C. Brooks in an article for The Atlantic that described the immense benefits of the simple practice of walking. "If we want to find true satisfaction, we must instead focus on the walk that is life, with its string of present moments."
Please see below selected recent civility-related change.
Please see below selected recent risk-related change.
- Global Catastrophic Risks 2021: Navigating the Complex Intersections, included a focus on the complex interconnectedness between different risks and the need to build more holistic global approaches to tackle them. As the impacts of man-made climate change and humanity’s destruction of the natural environment worsen, so do the threats from future pandemics, especially zoonotic viruses that jump from animals to humans. A changing climate is also exacerbating conflict, food insecurity, refugee crises and extreme poverty.
Please see below recent sleep-related change.
Quality of sleep has an enormous impact on both physical and mental wellbeing - and a lack of proper sleep can lead to poor health outcomes, from high blood pressure, to depression, to heart attacks and strokes. Wearables are becoming a hey technology to help consumers get a better night’s rest and by 2024, the sleep industry is expected to be worth $585bn.