This year’s latest wellbeing craze, hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is the Danish export that sits somewhere between popular philosophy (file next to mindfulness) and shrewd marketing ploy.
Although hygge has no direct translation into English, it’s widely used to describe a moment or feeling that is cosy and contented. Think of coming in from the brisk Danish winter to the candlelit interior of a traditional Scandi home: heavy rugs and thick knitwear, mulled wine by the fireplace, woollen slippers.
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