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The Art Of Hygge- It’s A Happiness Vibe

March 29, 2021 Ponderings Magazine Season 3 Episode 2
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The Art Of Hygge- It’s A Happiness Vibe
Show Notes

Fancy a cosy corner or a warm fuzzy feeling of contentedness? 

If you love an ambient pub or fireplace chats with warm cookies and great company- there’s an excellent reason! It’s a Hygge vibe. 

According to the World Happiness Report, Finland and Denmark take first and second place as the world’s happiest countries. What’s the secret? Quite possibly Hygge! According to the Danes, our northern counterparts; Hygge- pronounced “hue-gah” or “hoo-guh is a Norweigan word that falls under a cultural category, meaning -a hug without the touch. 

For the linguaphile -the word hygge comes from a Danish word meaning “to give courage, comfort, joy”. Hygge stems from hyggja which means “to think” in Old Norse. Hygge is built from the Old Norse word hugr which later became the hug which means the soul, mind, consciousness.  Listen on. If you would like to read the article and more interesting ponderings head over to https://ponderings.com.au/the-art-of-hygge-its-a-happiness-vibe/

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