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The Cozy Life: Rediscover the Joy of the Simple Things Through the Danish Concept of Hygge Paperback – April 7, 2016
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Hygge may not have a perfect English translation, but in addition to cozy, it also stresses contentment, familiarity, and togetherness. As Edberg describes it, people are encouraged to find contentment and even entertainment in things that don't cost money; togetherness, simple games, and even songs are things that the ideal hygge life would include.
Edberg stresses at certain points that hygge can be something experienced alone, but certain "accessories" are required: warm smells, drinks, and even cookies are encouraged, and her description at certain points makes it sound like a state of an idealized Christmas. There's nothing wrong with this--I found myself fantasizing about baking cookies while reading--but it makes me wonder if there's something a warm weather enthusiast that doesn't celebrate Christmas could appreciate.
I give this four stars for presenting another way to find contentment, but overall I found it somewhat limited.