Hygge is the Danish art of living well, and the book that everyone’s talking about this September.
Authored by Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, The Little Book of Hygge is at the forefront of the emerging trend of Danish well being.
Unlike recent wellness trends of clean eating and intensive fitness, Hygge isn't about pushing your body or making sacrifices. In fact Hygge loosely translates as 'cosiness' and is about achieving wellbeing through enjoyment of life. Whether that comes from spending time with friends and family, treating yourself to cake, or changing into warm clothes after a rainstorm.
'Hygge has been translated as everything from the art of creating intimacy to cosiness of the soul to taking pleasure from the presence of soothing things. My personal favourite is cocoa by candlelight...'
Now there’s a trend we can get on board with!