Health and Wellbeing Library


It’s always good to check in with how you’re feeling and add a little mindfulness to your routine. We all need a reminder from time to time to stop and take a breath and hopefully our proven tips on how to take care of your happiness and mental wellbeing will help soothe your stresses. Whether you’re after advice on how to get a better night’s sleep, tips on beating the blues, understanding how alcohol can affect your body or just need some friendly advice our articles and tips will help you on your way to a happy life.


A slightly overweight middle aged man wearing a hardhat working a night shift in a dark warehouse moving boxes onto a palette.

How to work night shifts and stay healthy

We share tips for working night shifts people can try – from when to be exposed to light, sleep and eat, – to mitigate the circadian rhythm disruption they experience due to working whilst biologically programmed to sleep.


Why measure personal wellbeing?

What is wellbeing? In this article, we look at the topic of personal and subjective wellbeing and learn about ways to measure how you feel.

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8 ways to celebrate Earth Day 

Food, fashion, art, science, gardening – we’ve gathered something for everyone in our collection of ideas that can not only help you celebrate international Earth Day and make a difference but benefit your health too.



How long can you go without sleep?

Explore the world record for how long you can go without sleep, sleep guidelines, and learn why quality sleep is important to overall health.

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How to get to sleep fast

Struggling to fall asleep quickly? Discover effective strategies on how to go to sleep faster. From establishing a calming bedtime routine to optimising your sleep environment, learn practical tips backed by science to reduce sleep latency and promote better sleep quality. Say goodbye to tossing and turning with actionable insights on how to get to sleep fast.

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The most common British Sign Language (BSL) signs you can learn today 

With British Sign Language (BSL) now recognised as an indigenous language of England, Scotland, and Wales, learning BSL can make the world more inclusive and accessible for deaf and mute people, reducing isolation, whilst improving the communication of hearing people. We share some common British Sign Language words for beginners to get you started.

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How to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health 

Whether it is our own perception or the reaction from those around us, stigma around mental health can take various forms. Here are some ways to reduce mental health stigma in schools, the workplace and in everyday life.

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