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

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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

Death

What's Changing? - Death
Death
Halcyon In Future 8 March 2019

 

Please see recent death-related change below.

 

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March 2019

What's Changing? - Ageing
Ageing
Halcyon Identifies 11 February 2019

 

Please see below selected recent ageing-related change.

 

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February 2019

Halcyon Depression Headlines
Depression
Halcyon Identifies 9 October 2018

 

Halcyon curates the most significant depression-related content from carefully selected sources. Please contact us if you'd like our help with depression-related challenges.

On Dylan Thomas
Dylan Thomas
Halcyon In Kal… 30 July 2017

Another beautiful example of the villanelle form is Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas, a poem I first heard as a teenager, recited not by Thomas himself but by Richard Bebb, on a record of poetry in which, inter alia, he shares the reading with Richard Burton of Under Milk W

On Altruism

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Imagining, while still healthy, donating organs to total strangers without expecting anything in return. The BBC nterviewed a man who did just this after his wife committed suicide.

She had been suffering from progressive multiple sclerosis, and when the pain and suffering became too much for her to bear, she took her own life, leading him to a suspended prison sentence - for failing to stop her - and ultimately to the decision to help others to live by doing as much as he possibly could - by giving away one of his kidneys and part of his liver, and then waiting to become a bone marrow donor.

On Nothing

Alan Watts proposed that "the most real state is the state of nothing," Our current reality, argued ideapod, is just a small piece in the reality of what it means to exist, to be nothing. While many consider this current state of existence, of life, as the crux of reality, perhaps our real state occurs before and after our lives in the abyss of "nothingness".

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