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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

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On Generosity Halcyon In Kal… 2 May 2016

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.

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We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode in the blissful repose of nothingness... . It may be said of it: 'It is bad today and every day it will get worse, until the worst of all happens.' - Arthur Schopenhauer

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Life is a rainbow which also includes black - Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked - Leonard Cohen

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On Seasons Halcyon In Kal… 20 March 2012

Ode argues compellingly that marking time with natural rhythms and seasons can grow compassion and commitment to all life.  The underlying wistfulness and enhanced "sensitivity to the passage of the seasons" is embodied in the likes of Monty Don, who combines a kanyini-like love for the soil and place, with a sense of gratitude that seems to come "from the other side of sorrow and despair".

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There is but an inch of difference between the cushioned chamber and the padded cell - G. K. Chesterton (English journalist and author, 1874-1936)

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