Reading for Wellbeing

Created on: 19 Nov 2021 | Last modified: 19 Nov 2021

The Scottish Book Trust researched reading habits during lockdown, and suggest some reading practices to support positive wellbeing:

From FutureLearn’s free online course Literature and Mental Health: Reading for Wellbeing, here is an article that introduces the idea of bibliotherapy:  https://www.futurelearn.com/info/courses/literature/0/steps/18603

Some practical exercises are available on relit.org.uk. An error page appears as the front page of this website, to access the website, follow the links in the introductory text. Some materials invite a donation to access, while most are free.

Reading can promote connectedness: