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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

Friendship

What's Changing? - Anxiety
Anxiety
Halcyon Inspired 17 September 2018

 

Please see below selected recent anxiety-related change.

 

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September 2018

What's Changing? - Friendship

Friendship

 

Please see below selected recent friendship-related change.

 

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September 2018

  • The key to the problem of friendship, for The School of Life (TSOL), is found in an odd-sounding place: a lack of a sense of purpose. Our attempts at friendship tend to go adrift, because we collectively resist the task of developing a clear picture of what friendship is really for. The problem is that we are unfairly uncomfortable with the idea of friendship having any declared purpose, because we associate purpose with the least attractive and most cynical motives. Yet purpose doesn’t have to ruin friendship and in fact, the more we define what a friendship might be for, the more we can focus in on what we should be doing

 

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.

On a "Good Life"

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction.

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There are no strangers here- only friends you haven't yet met - William Butler Yeats

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There are no strangers here- Only friends you haven't yet met - W.B. Yeats

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The only way to have a friend is to be one - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts - Henry David Thoreau