6 Books To Get Hygge With

With Autumn slowly rolling in and my newfound attitude of living Danishly, I thought I’d combine two of my favourite things, books and hygge. I love reading, books are one of my ultimate escapes and Autumn is the perfect time to curl up with a good book. I think a really good book is one that makes you want read over and over again and all of these on this list I’ve read at least more than once.

They inspire cosiness and comfort, something relaxing and satisfying. I’ve got a bit of fantasy, a bit of mystery and the handbook of hygge. All perfect for snuggling up with a blanket and losing yourself in for a few hours. I’m just a bit obsessed with Denmark and hygge tbh so I’m throwing it into blog posts wherever I can get away with!

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Hygge: How I’ll Be Trying To Live More Danishly

I read a book this summer called The Year of Living Danishly by the hugely talented Helen Russell. And I fell in love with the concept of Danish living and more accurately, hygge.

The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking was a gift last Christmas from my parents and I started reading the first chapter on lighting before giving up.┬áThat was six months ago and I didn’t think I needed hygge. But since reading Helen’s account of living in Denmark for a year and how adopting Danish customs improved her life, I decided to give hygge another try. I read Wiking’s book and my mind was blown by all the ways I, living in Scotland not Denmark, could add some hygge into my life.

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