Hygge-the Danish ritual to relax

By now, you probably have heard of hygge (pronounced hue-gah). Coming from the Norwegian word “well-being”, hygge is a common Danish ritual and a way of life to take the time to unwind and slowing down. In a nutshell, hygge means creating a warm and joyful atmosphere and creating time to enjoy time with friends and family.

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History of Hygge

Danish people created hygge to survive the cold, dark days during the long winters. Anything from lighting up a candle to creating a homemade hearty meal for people you love, hygge is a wonderful way for to light up someone’s spirits.

Tips on creating a hygge atmosphere

1.Lighting Candles – turn off the lights and light up some scented candles!

2.Don’t rush – take your time and unplug from smartphones and computers.

3.Open up and tell stories to each other

4.Make things homemade

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The Little Book of Hygge $11.75

 

 

 

 

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