The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well

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  • Title: The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
  • Author: Meik Wiking
  • ISBN: 9780241283912
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Hardcover

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About Author

  1. Meik Wiking is CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, research associate for Denmark at the World Database of Happiness, and founding member of the Latin American Network for Wellbeing and Quality of Life Policies He and his research have been featured in than five hundred media outlets, including The Washington Post, BBC, Huffington Post, the Times London , The Guardian, CBS, Monocle, the Atlantic, and PBS News Hour He has spoken at TEDx, and his books have been translated into than fifteen languages He lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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  1. Lifecycle of an idea 1 hear about it on NPR2 identify with it tell friends about it.3 buy book about it.4 begin reading book.5 realise there are suddenly a lot of books on this topic.6 start to suspect book is just a big advertisement put out by one of those agencies that determines what will be trendy for next season.7 book seems to really want you to buy woolen socks.8 book is poorly written and repeats itself.9 see a new twee danish crap store in your big mall.10 reach peak despair.11 burn bo [...]


  2. 4.5 stars This book made me so incredibly happy while reading it The phenomenon and idea of hygge is something that appeals to my very soul, and it is something that I want to try and implement far in my life than I already am As my main resolution for this year is to stay happy, it seems inevitable that I would work towards the hygge lifestyle This book is much better than the previous hygge book that I read last year it is written by Meik Wiking who is the CEO of the Happiness Research Instit [...]


  3. This Little Book of Hygge , written by the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, sets out to explore the Danish phenomenon hygge What it is and how you can achieve it It s always fascinating to read about your own people, but to me this petite book was even fascinating because it explores something that I consider a constant and a necessity in my everyday life The question is Do I agree with everything in this book Does it give you an honest impression of Danes lives, happiness [...]


  4. I think someone else may have pinched the title but I think this book could be called The Little Book of Bollocks.We start of with a Danish concept of Hygge I think it is pronounced hoo gah or something Essentially it seems to be the notion of having comfortable spaces at home and work, feeling happy and safe and at peace All good so far Well yes of course, it doesn t take a genus to work out that having a favourite blanket is comforting It makes the obvious connection that having a good home wo [...]


  5. The Little Book of Hygge is a small collection of everything that is right in the world Hygge is a term that doesn t have a literal translation in many languages, but it is a concept that everyone is familiar with that sense of warmth, comfort, cosiness, belonging, safety Something which the Danish have turned into a proper art form In this little book, you will discover everything about hygge How to hygge in summer, in winter, on a budget, in Copenhagen Hygge is a reading nook by the fireplace [...]


  6. If 2016 was all about throwing things away a la Marie Kondo The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing , then 2017 seems to be all about getting cozy This is a beautifully designed little book which extolls the benefits of coziness homebodyness and good friends good food as the way to happiness The Danes generally rank at the top or near top of woldwide happiness rankings Large social safety net programs probably play a key role in this, but since that [...]


  7. Beautifully published Gorgeous photos, charts and drawings The writing is funny, interesting and engaging A really fun read Sowhen are we moving to Denmark


  8. The Danish concept of hygge pronounced HOO GA originates from a Norwegian word meaning well being The closest translation for hygge in English is coziness In a nutshell, the primary elements include candles and fireplaces, intimate gatherings, lots of cake and coffee, warm fabrics, books, and rustic settings.The word hygge can be used as a noun or a verb One interesting part of the book was the hygge dictionary Variations of the word hygge include the following hyggehj rnet to be in the mood for [...]


  9. I should begin my review of The Little Book of Hygge with a confession I hate winter I hate everything about winter I hate the snow I hate the cold I hate coats and hats and mittens The months of January and February could be wiped off the calendar for all I care I ll take a double dose of July and August in their place Sometimes I wish I was a bear so I could just sleep through the whole thing and wake up in the spring So the concept of hygge, originating from a people long accustomed to dealin [...]


  10. The whole idea of Hygge is really lovely Actually, I think that everybody follows it, having no idea that it has a name Well, who doesn t enjoy the winter evening with a cup of cocoa or the fragnance of just baked cake It is quite a nice book in terms of appreciating life s little pleasures, but it lacks actual content The majority of the book is filled with photographs or some really boring statistics and the author doesn t say anything insightful I mean, we all have been there, done that Just [...]


  11. The author of this book studies human happiness In this volume, he argues that Hygge loosely translated as comfort or homeyness contributes to the overall happiness and satisfaction of Danes.Then he offers an account of what Hygge includes and how to incorporate it into your daily life.I liked this book for the window into Danish life that it offered and also for its interesting account of what contributes to happiness.We can all do with Hygge We can all do with happiness.Recommended


  12. The Little Book of Hygge, isn t the type of book that I would normally choose to read, but something drew me to it, perking my interest I kept on hearing about hygge Everyone was talking about it, so I decided to investigate myself, though I will admit that I was drawn to this book about the subject, rather than the artwork on the cover.Hygge is all about living better, how to live in the now , calmly and happily According to statistics, the Danes are the happiest people on the planet, and acco [...]


  13. Hygge pronounced hoo gah the Danish art of living well has become quite trendy these days To find out what it s all about I read The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking pronounced Mike Viking Wiking is the CEO of The Happiness Research Institute a Danish think tank that studies satisfaction, happiness, and the quality of life In a nutshell, hygge is a feeling of well being that can be engendered by pleasant surroundings, tasty food, and good companyor whatever else makes you feel safe and conten [...]



  14. 2.5 stars It was alright, an average book An easy read about a warm and fuzzy topic, but the book became very repetitive after the first 25% While I enjoyed the beginning, by the end I was looking forward to moving on to my next book Favorite Quote While basic living standards are essential for happiness, after the baseline has been met, happiness varies with quality of human relationships than income.First Sentence I have the best job in the world.


  15. I really enjoyed this book For me, this is a bit of a follow up to The Year of Living Danishly My Twelve Months Unearthing the Secrets of the World s Happiest Country which I also enjoyed and which left me wanting to understand the concept of hygge a bit better because the Danes seem to have it right there The Little Book of Hygge is, firstly, beautifully produced it s a nice size in the hand, lovely finish, handsome photography and charts It s also an easy read which strikes a nice balance betw [...]


  16. AudiobookGreat narration Hygge the way of zen like living for the Danish This little book is filled with sensible easy t follow techniques to give your moments meaning Light a candle, cuddle under a blanket, play board game with friends, and much It s about living life in the moment, simply There isn t any hard written rule, or steps to follow it s just a path of gratitude and being present There are a few recipes, and ideas, but mostly it s about the way the Danish have found their happy plac [...]


  17. Originally posted on A Frolic Through Fiction Thank you to the publisher for sending me a copy of this book This in no way affects my opinion.This book is like a hug, basically The second you open it s pages, you can t help but feel warm, safe, and appreciative of every little thing Which is the whole idea, so good going Straight off the bat I couldn t help appreciating how beautifully made the book is Every page has some sort of design element to it, whether it be photographs, small drawings, o [...]


  18. Hygge is about giving yourself and others a treat It is about savoring the moment and the simple pleasures of good food and good company it is about keeping in mind that you live right now, allowing yourself to focus on the moment and appreciate the life you lead, to focus on all that you do have, not what you don t.


  19. Everything you need to know to about hygge and how to experience in your life Inspires you to look for the small, simple things that bring joy to your life.


  20. The Little Book of Hygge was written by the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, exploring the Hygge , this Danish phenomenon which I never heard of but loved to read about in this book.This book is so cozy and relaxing And no surprise in describing Denmark as the happiest country in the world This life style is actually so different from the life style here in Egypt obviously Reading this book only made me feel so warm, relaxed and comfortable I may try to practice Hygge one d [...]


  21. Wouldn t you love to be the CEO of a Happiness Research Institute, an independent think tank focusing on well being, happiness, and quality of life, like Meik Wiking Can you think of a job that would be fun to go to in the morning This is a fun book that tries to explain why the Danes are among the happiest people in the world His answer of course is HYGGE Hygge is about appreciating the simple pleasures in life and can be achieved on a shoe string budget Hygge is humble and slow It is choosing [...]


  22. This book is beautifully presented, nice cover, quality paper, modern typeface, and beautiful photography Looks like cross between an ikea catalogue and a waitrose food magazine I found the content fluffy, repetitive and patronising I m not danish and have not previously heard of Hygge but am aware that candles, real fires, friends and sharing food you have cooked yourself is good fun and makes you happy I thought the book was going to let me in on some secrets of Danish happiness, I was disappo [...]


  23. I thoroughly enjoyed this little book on happiness, and was ready to pack my bags in a small amount of time Who wouldn t want to live in a place that is one of the happiest in the world I m amazed that there were negative comments and reviews about this book I would trade a life of politics, social media, depressing news on TV constantly, and everything is me, me, me The Danes have substituted those choices for meaningful time spent with friends, dinners you cook together, life spent outdoors, c [...]


  24. oti interesanti, man patika Gr mata, kas atg dina, cik vienk r i varam uzlabot savu dz ves kvalit ti ikdien V rts pam c ties no d iem.Piln atsauksme gramatas.wordpress 2018 0


  25. Hygge pronounced hoo gaa evidently is a popular topic right now I had placed a hold on this book months ago and completely forgot about it Last Sunday, I watched one of those feel good types of news stories on CBS that was all about the Happiest Country on Earth not the US and the practice of hygge Coincidentally, my library book became became available that same afternoon, so I decided to settle into my comfy chair, with my favorite cozy or cosy blanket and start reading A few chapters in, I be [...]


  26. I felt smugly virtuous reading this book, especially since I read it flopped out on the bed in the middle of a sunny afternoon while eating fine chocolates, and nodded off to a little nap mid read Super hygge I do so much of this hot beverages, voluminous scarves and cozy socks, wool, wood and vintage everything, heavy cream and chocolate, heaps of throw pillows, nooks and books I m a bit slack on the recommended levels of candles and pork consumption I didn t know I was choosing hyggeligt, but [...]


  27. This book was beautifully designed, with wonderful photos and digital prints inspired by Nordic life I had never heard the term hygge before picking up this book, and now I am borderline obsessed with it searching hygge on Pinterest and Instagram, finding ways to make our home hygge like, lighting all the candles and drinking all the tea and reading all the books I ve always enjoyed learning about Scandinavian culture, so learning about the Danish phenomenon of hygge was right up my alley, but [...]


  28. I ve been meaning to pick this book up for months, and finally gave in after seeing it for 5 in the shops I am so glad I finally bought it as it was such an interesting and cheerful read I wasn t quite sure what to expect going into this book, and was pleasantly surprised by the number of graphs and statistics used throughout Wiking uses many figures and quotes to back up his detailed explanation of hygge It was like I was reading a research paper, but one that s very accessible and filled with [...]


  29. Nogle gange st der man p b ger, som bare er helt perfekte S dan en bog er The Little Book of Hygge Den slog alle mine forventninger af banen, og endte med at v re endnu mere fantastisk end jeg overhovedet kunne have dr mt om Det virker dumt at sige det, men den er en af de hyggeligste b ger, jeg nogensinde har l st Teksten er fin, morsom og meget let at relatere til i hvert fald som dansker, der elsker hygge Desuden er bogen sp kket med fine billeder og figurer, som skaber en helt perfekt stemni [...]


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