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!
Lighting some candles and watching a movie marathon
Doing a little self pampering
Do you tend to bottle your emotions or talk about them freely?
I talk about them freely
I bottle them up
What is your favorite time of day?
Which beverage do you find the most comforting?
Are you spiritual or religious?
Happiness is being surrounded by...
Family and friends
Which of these things is most important to you?
My bank account
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.