The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

The Danish word hygge is one of those beautiful words that doesn't directly translate into English, but it more or less means comfort, warmth or togetherness.

Hygge is the feeling you get when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, in warm knitted socks, in front of the fire, when it is dark, cold and stormy outside. It that feeling when you are sharing good, comfort food with your closest friends, by candle light and exchanging easy conversation. It is those cold, crisp blue sky mornings when the light through your window is just right.

Denmark is the happiest nation in the world and Meik puts this largely down to them living the hygge way. They focus on the small things that really matter, spend more quality time with friends and family and enjoy the good things in life. 

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the best qualified author (...) cosy and engaging ― Sunday Express

Infectiously positive (...) the best beginner's guide ― Mail on Sunday

this book explains everything you need to know about the Danish art of living well ― Metro

Danish, dishy and the world's happiest man (this book) is gorgeously designed ― Times

every wondered why Denmark is always ranked one of the happiest places on earth? Well, that's down to hygge. And want to know what hygge is? Then read this book. ― Daily Mail Ireland

a thorough and genuinely helpful little life bible that you'll find yourself coming back to time and again. Hooray for Hygge! ― Heat

Product details

  • Publisher : Penguin UK (22 October 2016)

  • Language : English

  • Hardcover : 288 pages

  • ISBN-10 : 0241283914

  • ISBN-13 : 978-0241283912

  • Item Weight : 494 g

  • Dimensions : 13.46 x 2.67 x 18.03 cm

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