The Little Book of Fika: The Uplifting Daily Ritual of the Swedish Coffee Break

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Andrews McMeel Publishing #ad - While the danish concept of hygge as caught on around the globe, so has lagom—its Swedish counterpart. An essential part of the lagom lifestyle, fika is the simple art of taking a break—sometimes twice a day—to enjoy a warm beverage and sweet treat with friends. This delightful gift book offers an introduction to the tradition along with recipes to help you establish your own fika practice.

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Lagom: Not Too Little, Not Too Much: The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life

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Harper Design #ad - At the office, professionals who work hard—but not to the detriment of other parts of their lives—are following the lagom ideal. Experienced bakers know by touch when the dough they are kneading is lagom—not too moist and not too dry. In a fast-paced world, ” is the swedish philosophy for enjoying balance in every aspect of life—from work and leisure to family and food, and lagom, wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could slow down and enjoy a life with less pressure, less stress, which means “not too much and not too little—just right, and more time for the things you love? Sweden is ranked in the top three of the world’s happiest places to live, and everything in between.

Lagom: Not Too Little, Not Too Much: The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life #ad - . Lagom is moderation, balance, and equality. By using the swedish lifestyle as an example, niki Brantmark offers insightful suggestions and bite-sized actions to help you make subtle changes to your life, so you too can make time for the things that matter most and find greater happiness.

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The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People The Happiness Institute Series

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William Morrow #ad - Join the happiness revolution! the author of the new york times bestseller The Little Book of Hygge offers more inspiration and suggestions for achieving greater happiness, by practicing Lykke LOO-ka—pursuing and finding the good that exists in the world around us every day. While the danes are the happiest people on the planet, happiness isn’t exclusively Danish; cultures around the world have their own unique approaches to leading a contented, fulfilled life.

As he reveals, we can deepen our blissfulness and contentment with little adjustments in our behavior, whether it’s eating like the French sitting around a table and savoring our time or dancing the tango like Argentinians in Buenos Aires. With his trademark warmth and wit, how we can learn to build trust and collaboration, how we can help ourselves by helping others, how we can be healthier without having to go to the gym, how much money you really need to buy happiness, Meik explores the happiness gap for parents, and why our expectations often outweigh our reality.

The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People The Happiness Institute Series #ad - . Weaving together original research and personal anecdotes, The Little Book of Lykke is a global roadmap for joy that offers a new approach to achieving everyday happiness that not only improve our own lives, but help us build better communities and a better world. For his work at the happiness research institute in copenhagen, Rio de Janeiro to Bhutan, Meik Wiking travels the globe from Dubai to Finland, South Korea to the United States, to discover the secrets of the very happiest people.

In the little book of lykke, meik identifies the six factors that explain the majority of differences in happiness across the world—togetherness, money, trust, freedom, health, and kindness—and explores what actions we can take to become happier.

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Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats A Baking Book

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Ten Speed Press #ad - An illustrated lifestyle cookbook on the swedish tradition of fika--a twice-daily coffee break--including recipes for traditional baked goods, information and anecdotes about Swedish coffee culture, and the roots and modern incarnations of this cherished custom. Sweden is one of the world’s top coffee consuming nations, and the twice-daily social coffee break known as fika is a cherished custom.

Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats A Baking Book #ad - . A time to take a rest from work and chat with friends or colleagues over a cup and a sweet treat, fika reflects the Swedish ideal of slowing down to appreciate life’s small joys. In this adorable illustrated cookbook, anna brones and Johanna Kindvall share nearly fifty classic recipes from their motherland—from cinnamon buns and ginger snaps to rhubarb cordial and rye bread—allowing all of us to enjoy this charming tradition regardless of where we live.

Fika can be had alone or in groups, indoors or outdoors, while traveling or at home.

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The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living The Happiness Institute Series

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William Morrow #ad - It is about being with the people we love. Hygge is about an atmosphere and an experience, " Wiking explains. Turn off the phones. Turn down the lights. Spend time with your tribe. Give yourself a break from the demands of healthy living. 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. 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.

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living The Happiness Institute Series #ad - 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. A feeling of home. New york times bestsellerembrace 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, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, says Meik Wiking, is Hygge.

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Living Lagom: A Swedish Guide to a Balanced Life

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#ad - If you’ve always wanted a balanced lifestyle but have no idea how to get started, adding that, then keep reading… are you irritated by a world where the only options are “more please, but that perfect place seems out of reach?  Do you finally want to say goodbye to excessiveness and discover that Goldilocks sensation of “just right?” If so, ” or “too much?”Have you tried limiting this, and trying to find a balance point, then you’ve come to the right place.

You see, lagom- the swedish sensation of satisfaction- doesn’t have to be a difficult state to achieve. Even if you’ve considered throwing all of your belongings out and starting all over again, Lagom easier than you think. Across the internet, journalists and bloggers alike have been touting lagom as a way to successfully balance life, work, and family.

Living Lagom: A Swedish Guide to a Balanced Life #ad - Even Forbes. Com highlighted the practice of embracing wellbeing with mental balance, which means you can get peace of mind without sacrificing your sanity! here’s just a tiny fraction of what you’ll discover:•the basics of lagom, and how to think in a “just right” way•Why accepting things the way they are now is keeping you from finding your mental balance–And what to do instead•How to have a lagom lifestyle now- without having to start from scratch•Silly myths your brain tells you about what you need to survive- and how to recycle the excess everything in your life•How to save the planet with just a few simple lagom changes•A cool closet cleaning trick used by celebrities the world over to achieve “lagom style”•The biggest mistakes people make in trying to simplify their lives - and how to slowly transition your lifestyle without complete disruption•The seasonal tips and pointers to help you on your lagom journey.

. And much, because, much more!take a second to imagine how you’ll feel once you find the “just right” balance in life, and how your family and friends will react to a calmer, you can stop right now, more peaceful YOU!  So even if you’re already stressing about the time and money you’ll have to invest in this new outlook, with lagom, YOU are in charge of finding your own balance.

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Sisu: The Finnish Art of Courage

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Gaia #ad - To have sisu confers a further dimension of doing so with honesty, integrity and humility. By cultivating sisu you can: face life's challenges with courage and determination Enhance your wellbeing and find your focus Communicate confidently and resolve conflicts effectively Cultivate endurance and achieve your fitness goals Raise kind and resilient children Act with integrity and fight for what you believe inSisu is a universal trait.

Sisu: The Finnish Art of Courage #ad - It may have been bottled and labelled by the Finns, but it is within reach of everyone. This key psychological competence enables extraordinary action in times of adversity. It lies within you, and you are very likely to have used it already. Discover the finnish quality of sisu and how cultivating it can help you lead a life of greater purpose and happiness.

This ancient finnish word describes an attitude of courage, grit, resilience, tenacity and perseverance.

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North: How to Live Scandinavian

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Aurum Press #ad - Whether you want your apartment to look like it belongs in Copenhagen, to workout like a Norwegian or adapt to saunas like a Swede, this is the ultimate insider’s guide to the countries of the Nørth. Full of inspiration and ideas, how tos and recipes to help you experience the very best of Scandinavian design,  philosophy, cookery and culture.

With a signature wit and a keen eye for detail, travel alongside Bronte through fjords and mountains, farmlands and cities to better understand these three nations and what makes each one so unique. So get outdoors, learn the life lesson that there's no such thing as bad weather only bad clothing and you may discover your inner Scandi sooner than you think.

North: How to Live Scandinavian #ad - Why are scandinavians constantly topping the happiness table?’ ‘how do you get more scandi-style in your life?’ ‘Just how do you use lagom?’ Like her viking ancestors before her, Brontë Aurell left Denmark to explore the world beyond home shores and in her travels has come to understand the fascination with her kinfolk, as well as seeing the idiosyncrasies of the Scandinavian lifestyle that locals take for granted.

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in 55 Steps - How to be Swedish: A Quick Guide to Swedishness

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Matthias Kamann #ad - Are you going to travel to sweden? or moving there for your studies, explains how to act like a typical Swede, work or love? Are you afraid of a Swedish culture shock?Matthias, a "professional new-Swede", in 55 easy steps. For example, in this book you’ll learn how to: * Interact with Swedes, without embarrassing yourself.

in 55 Steps - How to be Swedish: A Quick Guide to Swedishness #ad - Flirt like a Swede. This sweden guide will get you prepared for a "fantastisk" time in Sweden. Celebrate Swedish traditions. Learn what Swedish people fear and desire. Swedes dance like little frogs around a pole that looks like a gigantic phallus. Find out why: * … swedes are obsessed with sunshine, nature and a socializing activity called fika.

And many more steps how to smoothly blend in among Swedes. Swedes don’t work in July.

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Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations

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Sasquatch Books #ad - With gatherings like nordic brunch, woodland tea party, Afternoon Fika, Lucia Day, and Christmas Cookie Exchange, you’ll be able to relax with loved ones and enjoy the hygge atmosphere. Let scandinavian gatherings be your hygge handbook pronounced hoo-ga for cozy retreats in the comfort of your own home! With this darling collection of Scandinavian-inspired recipes, crafts, and entertaining ideas, you can turn your home into a stress-free hygge oasis and embrace relaxation the Nordic way.

You’ll soon be warming your home with the comforting smells of Mom’s Maple Pecan Rings, Hot Chocolate with Homemade Cardamom Marshmallows, Swedish Meat Pies, Lucia Buns, and more. The book boasts 30 simple craft projects for entertaining and decorating, as well as 40 accessible recipes that put a modern twist on sweet and savory Scandinavian treats.

Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations #ad - From the creator of the popular lulu the baker blog, scandinavian Gatherings illustrates the Scandinavian spirit of simple pleasures through 10 seasonal, Sweden, family-friendly gatherings filled with the flavors and traditions of Norway, Denmark, and Finland a region regularly reported as the happiest place on earth!.

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Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living

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Gaia #ad - This delightfully illustrated book gives you the lowdown on this transformative approach to life and examines how the lagom ethos has helped boost Sweden to the No. 10 ranking in 2017's World Happiness Report. It is widely believed that the word comes from the Viking term 'laget om', for when a mug of mead was passed around a circle and there was just enough for everyone to get a sip.

Step aside Hygge. By living lagom you can: live a happier and more balanced life Reduce your environmental impact Improve your work-life balance Free your home from clutter Enjoy good food the Swedish way Grow your own and learn to forage Cherish the relationships with those you love. Lagom pronounced 'lah-gom' has no equivalent in the English language but is loosely translated as 'not too little, not too much, just right'.

Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living #ad - Lagom is the new Scandi lifestyle trend taking the world by storm. Crucially it also comes with a selflessness and core belief of responsibility and common good. But while the anecdote may hit the nail on the head, the true etymology of the word points to an old form of the word 'lag', which means 'law'. Far from restrictive, lagom is a liberating concept, praising the idea that anything more than 'just enough' is a waste of time.

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