Living Simplii

The Danish practice of hygge embraces coziness and well-being.  Try these 10 tips to add hygge to your life.
Barbara Balfour 7-minute read
A cozy setting with cinnamon candles and cinnamon sticks.

1. Find warmth amidst the cold

2. Create a cocoon of safety

3. Lighting is everything

4. Avoid “stuffocation”

5. Cook comfort food

6. Channel nostalgia through vintage and antique items

7. Embrace neutrals

8. Take periodic tech breaks

9. Stop to smell the roses

10. Channel hygge at work

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Written by
Barbara Balfour

Barbara Balfour is a TV host, producer and prolific print journalist with bylines in the BBC, ELLE, the Economist Group and every major daily newspaper in Canada. She has salsa danced under the stars in Cuba, sipped homemade wine in Georgia and interviewed Noam Chomsky in his office in Boston. Her work has taken her to more than 40 countries.

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