Day 6: Tips & Tricks for MS Office

Below you will find some tips and tricks to make the most of three Microsoft Office applications; use these links to jump to a section. MS Outlook MS Word MS Excel They are not intended for advanced users, but may Read More …

Day 9: Nature and wellbeing

What is nature therapy? Rhydderch and Collins in paraphrasing Annerstedt and Wahrborg on nature assisted therapy define nature therapy “…as therapeutic interventions that incorporate plants, natural materials, and/or outdoor environments, without any therapeutic involvement of animals or other living creatures,” Read More …

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 11: Explaining Humans

If you are looking for something to read over the festive season why not try Science Book Prize winner Explaining Humans: What Science Can Teach Us about Life, Love and Relationships by Camilla Pang. Available on BorrowBox here. A little Read More …

Day 5: Bias

What is bias? “Bias, which typically means prejudice or preference, is characterized as a negative condition that inhibits evaluators or evaluations from finding true, pure, and genuine knowledge. Bias is considered synonymous with subjective, unfair, partial, and prejudiced and is defined as errors based 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 …