Explore Knowledge and Library Services resources that can support your health and wellbeing, learning and development, or even find yourself a good read for winter with our 12 Days of Christmas advent calendar. Select a window at random for a surprise or scroll down to preview our content; expect new titles, light relief, and some brilliant book recommendations!
Do you want a preview of what is behind each door? Spoilers below…
Day 1: Wellbeing – the Knowledge and Evidence Specialists recommend their favourite books, TV shows, radio shows, films and podcasts.
Day 2: Lockdown Light Relief – some books that will bring snippets of positivity to your life.
Day 3: Dealing with Change – resources for managing change, both personally and professionally.
Day 4: Poetry – poems to relieve stress and promote happiness, available to read or read aloud for you.
Day 5: Bias – books to help you understand everyday biases.
Day 6: MS Office – tips and tricks for everyday use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Day 7: Sleep – tips and tricks on how to sleep better.
Day 8: Remote working – resources to help you manage the challenges of working from home.
Day 9: Nature and Wellbeing – nature can benefit your mental and physical health in a multitude of ways.
Day 10: Battle Ready – spotlight on Ollie Ollerton’s book Battle Ready: eliminate doubt, embrace courage, transform your life.
Day 11: Explaining Humans: What Science Can Teach Us about Life, Love and Relationships – this Science Book Prize winner is a fascinating guide on how to lead a more connected, happier life.
Day 12: Loneliness – support to deal with loneliness throughout the festive period, as well as humour and distractions.
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