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Lagom: balance, harmony, beauty and sufficiency

In this delightful little pocket book, Elisabeth Carlsson lets us in on the secrets of the Swedish philosophy of lagom, which best translates as 'not too much, not too little; just the right amount'. Lagom is key as to why Sweden has regularly been listed among the happiest countries in the world.

- Learn more about the enviable Swedish lifestyle - healthy, harmonious and happy

- Discover how to be more lagom at home, at work, in your relationships and in your approach to life

- Includes delicious recipes, ideas for things you can make for a lagom home, and practical advice

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    November 27, 2017


    RRP $19.99

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