Home Life Hacks Winter Essentials: Embrace the Danish spirit of Hygge

Winter Essentials: Embrace the Danish spirit of Hygge


A refuge against the cold. Quiet time with others. A warm drink by the fireplace. All these hygge shows: a Danish concept of warmth, comfort and friendship. The holidays are high time for the spirit of Hygge. Here are some ways you can integrate the concept into your life and home.

Connect with others

Friendships are the heart and soul of Hygge. Bring people together. Links. New insights. Quiet moments between friends. Hygge's familiar, comfortable elements, such as hot drinks or fireplaces, are designed to promote the spirit of conviviality that Hygge values. Every cozy element is precious, but it means more when shared with others.

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Enjoy protection from cold and dark days

In winter, nights are long and cold – the darkest of the year. Sometimes there is snow, heavy wind or freezing rain. Your home is a protection from all this. Embrace it. Make it as comfortable as possible. Candlelight, fireplaces and blankets on bedding, chairs and sofas make the home a welcoming and comfortable place.

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Roll up with a good book. , , And socks

Good reading makes cold winter days pass quickly. Thick socks keep feet warm and comfortable. The combination allows you to enjoy a delicious afternoon or evening of solitude and comfort. The combination can even lead to a prolonged sense of calm – or to a long overdue cat day.

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Sip warm drinks

Hot Chocolate, Mulled Wine, Mocha, Irish Cream Coffees. These drinks warm you from the inside out. Enjoy them with friends and conversation. Or enjoy it with a good book or a long movie. They can help you get into downtime, reconnect with others, or warm yourself up from the elements.

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Enjoy a beautiful view of the winter

The winter is visually beautiful. Depending on where you live, you can experience soft snowdrifts, serene forests, large and calm mountain ranges, powder covered roofs, mysterious animal tracks and much more almost every day glittering icicles, Find a quiet moment to enjoy this through a picture window in your home. The view is better under a throw blanket or when swallowing your favorite warm drink,

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