Do you hygge? Have you done it before? What even is hygge? Well, we’ll tell you.
Hygge, pronounced hoo-guh, is a Danish/Norwegian word that is used loosely to describe the feeling of coziness and contentment. It’s no surprise that many folks in the Nordic countries often adopt hygge as a complete lifestyle! A ‘hygge lifestyle’ encompasses all things cozy, warm, and simple. A practitioner also takes care to reminds themself to slow down, to actively focus and appreciate the simple pleasures in our daily lives and obtain bliss in the mundane.
You may have found that you’ve been practicing hygge already as the colder months are setting in, if not this a perfect time to start! Hygge is an all-around very beneficial practice to nurture your physical and mental health. Most of our lives are very busy, but not allowing your mind and body to rest outside of sleep at some point can cause a plenty amount of stress that can lead to other health problems. This autumn and winter, we encourage readers to give hygge a try. Make a blanket nest, brew your favorite teas, and indulge yourself in the comforts of your homes and families.