With winter looming and dark nights beginning to draw in there’s no better time to embrace a Hygge Home – but what is Hygge?
There’s no direct translation for the Danish word and here at Lovell we’re not even totally sure how to pronounce it. Hy-gge, Hyg-ee, Hoo-gah? Who knows?
One thing we’re sure of though, is that everyone’s talking about that “Hygge” feeling and there’s a good reason why you should be too.
The word, derived from the Danish language, loosely translates to “a feeling of warmth” or “to be content and cosy” and if you’ve ever been to Denmark, you’ll know that the Danes are great at creating this atmosphere.
But don’t just take our word for it. The Danes have basically proven that Hygge helps relieve stress, anxiety and is a great way of life – by being voted the second happiest country in the world for 2017, dropping from first place in 2016.
What’s not to like about feeling warm and cosy? With so much technology around, there’s never been a better time to switch off and embrace Hygge.
So here’s how to Hygge with 5 easy steps: