9 Hygge Books to Keep You Cozy All Winter
We live in a fast-paced, frantic, frenetic, and overwhelming world. People are constantly searching for an antidote to help make their lives more meaningful, slower, and happier. With lifestyle trends popping up everywhere (hello, minimalism), we may have finally stumbled upon one that everyone can agree is beneficial and easily adaptable into our daily lives.
Hygge (pronounce Hoo-ga) refers to the Danish way of life that places emphasis on comfort, coziness, and relaxation. Most Nordic countries exhibit extremely high levels of happiness, but hygge is what makes Denmark rank highest among the others.
The word "hygge" originates from a word meaning "embrace" and can be thought of as being hugged by life. The Winter months are a perfect time to adopt this enjoyable and pleasurable way of life. In order to fully understand the hygge movement, here are some books that explore all facets of this cozy, relaxing, and uplifting lifestyle.