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 Read More …

Day 7: Sleep and how to sleep better

We all know that sleep is essential to maintain both our mental and physical health but many of us struggle to achieve a good night’s sleep. Sleep requirements are very individual but there are many tips and tricks available to Read More …

Day 1: Wellbeing

The Knowledge and Evidence Specialists in the PHE Knowledge and Library Services Team have shared some of their favourite leisure activities below: Books TV Film Radio Podcasts Elly Griffiths’ Ruth Galloway series Martin Edward’s Lake District Mysteries Librivox (free audiobook Read More …

Day 12: Loneliness

Many people experience loneliness during the festive period. Below are some resources to support you through the period, as well as some fun distractions. View our Wellbeing Collection on loneliness, anxiety and stress. It includes books like Surviving lockdown: Human Read More …

Day 10: Battle Ready

Be Battle Ready! Ollie Ollerton, famous for TV show SAS: Who Dares Wins – has released Battle Ready: eliminate doubt, embrace courage, transform your life, a book that tells readers the step-by-step plan that changed his life. This book gives Read More …

Day 8: Remote Working

Remote or home working has become the norm for many, and whilst it brings benefits, there are also challenges. There are many resources and tips for home workers, including information and guidance from PHE, and these top tips from the Read More …

Day 4: Poetry

“So far, 2020 has been a year that none of us could have imagined or knew what would have been in store. What we do know is that literature, and in particular poetry, can help us deal with difficult situations, Read More …

Day 3: Dealing with Change

Change is an unavoidable constant in our work and home lives. Sometimes it’s within our control, but most often it’s not. 2020 has brought about significant life changes for many within PHE. Fortunately, there are many resources available to help Read More …