What links Sarah Lund and Lars von Trier? Or Carlsberg and Kierkegaard? Or even Shakespeare and Metallica? The answer lies in Denmark, the country that has gripped the British imagination more than any other in recent memory. But though we watch their TV series, wear their jumpers, and play with their toys, how much do we really know about the Danes themselves? From Lego to lava lamps - via Borgen, The Killing, and the Muhammed cartoons - Patrick Kingsley takes us on a journey into the mysterious heart of Denmark.
New York Times Bestseller Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The answer, says Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, is Hygge. Loosely translated, Hygge—pronounced Hoo-ga—is a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. "Hygge is about an atmosphere and an experience," Wiking explains. "It is about being with the people we love. A feeling of home. A feeling that we are safe." Hygge is the sensation you get when you’re cuddled up on a sofa, in cozy socks under a soft throw, during a storm. It’s that feeling when you’re sharing comfort food and easy conversation with loved ones at a candlelit table. It is the warmth of morning light shining just right on a crisp blue-sky day. The Little Book of Hygge introduces you to this cornerstone of Danish life, and offers advice and ideas on incorporating it into your own life, such as: Get comfy. Take a break. Be here now. Turn off the phones. Turn down the lights. Bring out the candles. Build relationships. Spend time with your tribe. Give yourself a break from the demands of healthy living. Cake is most definitely Hygge. Live life today, like there is no coffee tomorrow. From picking the right lighting to organizing a Hygge get-together to dressing hygge, Wiking shows you how to experience more joy and contentment the Danish way.
Integration and New Limits on Citizenship Rights is a state-centered analysis of citizenship, immigration and social identity. It explores the increasing role of nation states as critical actors in using social policy to affect the social location of immigrants and ethnics and also to redefine what it means to be a full citizen.
This Book Includes: The Danish Art of Coziness, Health, Happiness and Emotional Well-being. How to Enjoy Life Pleasures for Beginners. + Discover the Secrets of Danish Life and Fashion.
Author: Barbara Jensen
If the word HYGGE (pronounced "hoo-gah") reminds you of hugs, you're not too far off.It is usually translated as "cosiness", but it's not just about warm lighting and candles. It's much much more. It's a state of mind, almost a philosophy. Hygge is not a concept, it's a lifestyle. You don't need to be Danish to be "hyggeligt", you can be the "most hyggeligt" person around (hope the Danes will forgive me for this!) just by reading this amazing book!Buy this book and find out everything about: oHygge's origins and why it makes a difference in our busy livesoHow to make the most of life's simple pleasures and truly embrace moderation. oHow to fit Hygge into all parts of your life - even if you are on a budgetoHow Hygge is much more than just a concept oEverything about the Danish secret to living a stress-free life full of joy, happiness, and contentmentoTips to assist you with understanding the standards of HyggeoStep-by-step directions to help you practically apply Hygge to your life oThe basic four advanced techniques to assist you with using Hygge with your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers (yes, even you boss!)oWays to apply Hygge in your work environment to build a friendly environment for you and the othersoEasy steps to start appreciating the small things around you oAnd much moreOnce you go HYGGE you don't go back! Click "add to cart" and start this amazing journey!
Exploring the many moods of the Danish capital. From the narrow twisting streets of the old town centre to the shady docklands, this rich anthology captures the essence of Copenhagen and its many faces. Through seventeen tales by some of the very best of Denmark's writers past and present, we travel the length and breadth of the Danish capital examining famous sights from unique perspectives. A guide book usefully informs a new visitor to Copenhagen but these stories allow the reader to experience the city and its history from the inside.