* Learn how to be happier, more content & joyful the Danish way
* Written by the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen
* Easy to read, illustrated guide
When you think of cuddling up with someone you love in front of a roaring fire, snuggled in a soft, warm blanket while a storm rages outside, how do you feel?
If the words content, comfortable and cozy spring to mind, then you are starting to understand the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga). It’s the secret to why Danes are some of the happiest people in the world, according to “The Little Book of Hygge’s” author, Meik Wiking.
“Hygge is about an atmosphere and an experience,” says Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. “It is about being with the people we love. A feeling of home. A feeling that we are safe.”
A New York Times bestseller, “The Little Book of Hygge” focuses on the Danish ideal of creating intimate atmospheres that support togetherness, comfort and well-being, from your home decor to the social gatherings you host. The same principles will help you reduce stress at your office and anywhere you go on your travels. Hygge is, simply put, “the pursuit of everyday pleasures.”
The advice Wiking gives in this short, illustrated 10-part manifesto is easy to take in and simple to act on. From taking breaks, to unplugging, lighting candles, spending time with friends and family, and being present, you’ll find nourishment for your soul along with sage advice for living well.
Grab “The Little Book of Hygge,” a warm cup of hot chocolate and a Danish pastry (indulge! That’s part of it, too!) and snuggle up for a life-changing read for a happier, healthier, more joyous you.