What Is Your Hygge?

Hygge is the Danish concept of happiness and comfort. Starting in Christmas the Danish pull out all the stops in hygge to fight the long dark Danish winters. Do you know what your hygge (or happiness) is? Take these 10 questions and find out!

Question 1/10
How do the holidays make you feel?
Warm and happy
A bit overwhelmed
Truly loved
Stressed but excited

Question 2/10
What's the best way to relieve stress?
Talk with a friend or family member
Dim the lights and dive into a good book
Indulge in some good food
Taking time for yourself

Question 3/10
To find love one must always...
Give love
Be vulnerable
Love themselves first

Question 4/10
How would you spend a chilly snowy evening?
Building a snowman outside
Eating comfort food with those I love
Lighting some candles and watching a movie marathon
Doing a little self pampering

Question 5/10
Do you tend to bottle your emotions or talk about them freely?
I talk about them freely
I bottle them up
It depends

Question 6/10
What is your favorite time of day?

Question 7/10
Which beverage do you find the most comforting?
Hot cider
Hot chocolate

Question 8/10
Are you spiritual or religious?
I'm spiritual
I'm religious

Question 9/10
Happiness is being surrounded by...
Family and friends
Good books
Beautiful things
Comfort food

Question 10/10
Which of these things is most important to you?
My relationships
My bank account
My wellness
Humanity at large
Your hygge (or happiness) is the soft peace and lighting of a candle lit room. Not only does a candle lit room immediately leave you feeling happy and content, but it sets the mood for good conversation, settling down with a nice book or even just reflecting on the year that was.

A Candle Lit Room
Your hygge is truly having a lovely dinner with your family! There is no one else in the world who knows you better or loves you more than your family. When you spend time with them you feel truly happy, boisterous, and full of life.

Dinner With Family
Your hygge is sitting by the fire on a cold night, cozied up next to someone you love sipping on hot chocolate or hot cider. Nothing brings you more joy than this simple act of enjoying a beautiful evening. You prefer the simple pleasures of life.

Sitting By The Fire On A Cold Night
Your hygge is indulging in fresh pastries and savoring every bite slowly. You don't indulge in pastries much, but when you do, you turly savor the experience. Often you'll accompany your pastries with some fresh tea and a good book.

Eating Fresh Pastries
Your hygge is taking a nice long hot bath surrounded by candelight. The water comforts and sooths you as the soft lights take you to a place of peace and true happiness. Your hygge is truly indulging in life's little pleasures as often as possible.

A Warm Bath With Candlelight