Relax and Recharge.
Take a short break, look after your wellbeing, and find some ideas to help you feel less stressed
Coventry University Students Union (CUSU)
Dealing with another lockdown and working from home?
Remind yourself of all the great music that’s been around over the last year.
Subscribe to a podcast on your phone and listen to it whenever you like. Here are some we really like:
Colour our Collections
The Reading Agency has put together its Reading Well for Mental Health List.
The list features books which offer "helpful information and support for managing common mental health conditions, or dealing with difficult feelings and experiences."
The CUC Library has several of these books already in its collection including.
You can also search for others in your local public library.
March 4th is World Book Day.
World Book Day aims to promote reading for pleasure among children and young people though it's also a great reason for you to read for pleasure as well. Coventry's Public Library is open on a click and collect basis and if you scroll down on this page you will find a list of free, public domain books available online.
For more information on World Book Day, visit their website at: https://www.worldbookday.com
Find out more about using the Coventry public library during the current restrictions: https://www.coventry.gov.uk/whatsonlibraries
A brand new children’s book about Lady Godiva’s famous walk through the streets of Coventry.
You can find more information on getting children reading with the below links including BookTrust's 100 best books for children list and the British Library's Discovering Children's Books page.
Public Domain books are books which have passed out of copyright and are now available for free.
Taking regular breaks can make a big difference to your mental health. If you need further help contact our Welfare and Disability Advisors, using the details below, and book under the category service type 'Welfare and Disability - CU Cov'
Take a look at the Telegraph's short story 2020 competition winners.
Stories are just stories, right? Not really. They are also incredibly powerful - and can both reduce prejudice, and help persuade.
Relax and Recharge Reading
We don’t just have academic text books in the Library. If you enjoy reading we’ll have something here for you in CU Coventry Library.