The Resource Hygge : a celebration of simple pleasures. Living the Danish way., Charlotte Abrahams

Hygge : a celebration of simple pleasures. Living the Danish way., Charlotte Abrahams

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Hygge : a celebration of simple pleasures. Living the Danish way.
Title
Hygge
Title remainder
a celebration of simple pleasures. Living the Danish way.
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Abrahams
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Language
eng
Summary
Candlelight is hygge; the smell of freshly brewed coffee is hygge; the feel of crisp, clean bed linen is hygge; dinner with friends is hygge. 'Hygge', pronounced 'hoo-ga', is a Danish philosophy that roughly translates to 'cosiness'. But it is so much more than that. It's a way of life that encourages us to be kinder to ourselves, to take pleasure in the modest, the mundane and the familiar. It is a celebration of the everyday, of sensual experiences rather then things. It's an entire attitude to life that results in Denmark regularly being voted one of the happiest countries in the world. So, with two divorces behind her and her 50th birthday rapidly approaching, journalist Charlotte Abrahams ponders whether it's hygge that's been missing from her life. Is it a philosophy we can all embrace? In a society where lifestyle trends tend to centre on deprivation - be it no sugar, no gluten, no possessions - what does cherishing yourself actually mean? And will it make her happy? In Hygge, Charlotte Abrahams weaves the history of hygge and its role in Danish culture with her own attempts, as an English woman, to embrace a more hygge life. In this beautifully written and stylishly designed book, she examines the impact this has on her home, her health, her relationships and, of course, her happiness. Light a candle, pour yourself a glass of wine, and get ready to enjoy your more hygge life
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Abrahams, Charlotte
Dewey number
747.09489
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no index present
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non fiction
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Hygge : a celebration of simple pleasures. Living the Danish way., Charlotte Abrahams
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rdacarrier.
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  • rdacontent.
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Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781409168003
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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regular print
Label
Hygge : a celebration of simple pleasures. Living the Danish way., Charlotte Abrahams
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781409168003
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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