Day 2: Lockdown Light Relief

The past year and certainly the months we have been spending in lockdown, have bought many challenges to our daily lives so we have added some books to the collection to add some light relief and to bring some snippets of positivity into our lives.

Life in pieces by Dawn O’Porter

And now for the good news…:to the future with love by Ruby Wax

A Joosr Guide to… How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Good Vibes; Good Life by Vex King 


If you are after a funny festive read, why not try…

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay

Our review… 

This book details in diary format what it’s like to work as a junior doctor in obstetrics and gynaecology during the Christmas period, over several years of holiday-unfriendly hospital shifts. By turns heart-warming (babies! Twinkly lights! Festive fun!), extremely gross (the things that people choose to insert into their bodies is fairly mind-blowing) and, at one point, completely heart breaking (there is a warning before this particular diary entry so you can skip it), Adam Kay gives the reader a peek behind the hospital curtain so that we can what it’s like to be an NHS worker during the festive season. I could probably have lived without reading the pub and pint glass story though…”

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Don’t forget, we can post print books to your home or work address, and all eBooks and audiobooks are accessible from home. For more information, email

For more resources to support your wellbeing, try another of the 12 Days of Christmas. 

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