Hygge

Hygge is a Danish lifestyle centered around coziness and well-being. Acknowledging the present moment and enjoying it is Hygge. The word Hygge comes from the Norse word hug which means soul, mind and consciousness. Now hygge is considered as a core part of the Danish culture. A laid-back feeling appreciating the small joys of life. As opposed to hustle culture, Hygge is about taking it slow and eliminating any sources of stress. Multi-tasking is a big no-no. Lighting candles or a fireplace, indulging in sugary treats, enjoying a cup of coffee are the most common practices considered as Hygge. Hygge can be an informal gathering, quiet, low-key, mellow conversations.