Cosiness, embracing the moment, the absence of the annoying, taking pleasure from simple things – the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is all about creating comforting atmospheres and experiences. And candles… lots of candles. Even if you’ve not yet outwardly pursued hygge in your life, there’s a good chance that at some point you’ve sensed its warm glow. Want more of that feeling? Pull on your hyggebuksers (those comfortable trakkies you’d never wear outside your house), make yourself a hot chocolate and get reading.
The Little Book of Hygge will give you practical steps and tips to become more hygge: how to pick the right lighting, organise a dinner party and even how to dress hygge, all backed up by Meik's years' of research at the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen.
The most beautiful guide to the Danish custom of hygge, the everyday life philosophy for better living.
This book will teach you how to say hygge, how to find hygge, and how to create hygge. It will help you to appreciate just how important these moments are, and why in our busy modern lives it's more vital than ever to switch off and make time for hygge.
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