In addition to the new sections on Bullying and Chronic Illness, we are also working on adding sections on loneliness and nature and mental health to the Senate House Library Wellbeing Collection. You will see items on these new topics appearing on the shelves and on the Senate House Library Wellbeing Collection website over the next few weeks.
Here are a few items which will be joining the Senate House Library Wellbeing Collection soon:
Happiness, a mystery & 66 attempts to solve it by Sophie Hannah
In Happiness, a mystery & 66 attempts to solve it, crime writer Sophie Hannah invites you to be to Watson to her Holmes and the Hasting to her Poirot as she attempts to solve the mystery of happiness. There are some twists and turns along the way, as you would expect from any good mystery. As Hannah interrogates a series of expert witnesses on the subject of happiness, she finds clues to understanding happiness that might help all of us to be just a little bit happier.
Finding mindfulness in nature : simple meditation practices to connect with the natural world by Dr Nina Smiley with David Harp
This title is part of our new section on Nature and Wellbeing. In Finding mindfulness in nature mindfulness experts Nina Smiley and David Harp offer exercises and mindfulness practices to help us connect with nature and thorough that connection find a greater sense of wellbeing. Whether you are in the country or the city, this book has suggestions for how you can spend more time interacting with nature.
Lonely less: how to connect with others, make friends and feel less lonely by Gill Hasson
Loneliness has been a growing problem in the UK for many years but changes in the way we live caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have exacerbated this problem, leaving many more of us feeling lonely and disconnected from other people. In Lonely less, author Gill Hasson offers practical strategies to counter loneliness and connect with others, including advice on how to meet new people and how to maintain connections with colleagues while working from home.