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International Day of Happiness – Lorenzo Wareham

The International Day of Happiness is a United Nations observed day which aims to promote the pursuit of happiness as a fundamental human goal. It is held annually on the 20th March and has been celebrated worldwide since its inception in 2013. The day has helped states and development agencies recognise that ‘progress’ should not be…
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Trustees Week

Last week was Trustees Week and we showcased each of our trustees in turn on social media. We wanted to take the opportunity to thank our fantastic board of trustees who are absolutely key to everything that COCO does. Our trustees put in so much time and effort to supporting COCO in various ways, and without…
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Global Goals Week

It has been a year since the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) were agreed upon by global leaders, which aim to end extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.  The work that COCO does also works towards these goals.  Global Goals week aims to make as much noise about the SDGs as…
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Basic needs and Scottish wild camping – by Edward Chapman

I've been wandering about the wilds of Scotland for over three weeks and am enjoying the solitude, but I've not had any great philosophical insights. I've not discovered the meaning of life or 'found' myself. I have, however, a much greater understanding of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. His basic premise was that unless you have…
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