EU Living Magazine v6 English - Page 19

Hygge (hoo-guh) is about the creation of a warm, cosy living environ ment. It’s about connection, mindfulness, and pleasure in the simple things. The underlying sentiment is of creating intimacy, connecting with those you love, and finding pleasure in the small things. It’s about mindfulness and being in the moment. Now, there are many ways to adopt and embrace this way of living — which is said to be the happiest on earth — and to think about it as more than just a trend. Simple changes in your lifestyle like spending less time on your phone, making homemade soup each week, and taking time to write a letter, all invite in hygge. But hygge isn’t just to be embraced in winter months. Make your home more cosy and inviting, year-round. Here are 10 ways to bring a little hygge into your home. / 19