Behind The Scenes of The Autumn Edition
No Idea Whatsoever About What Hygge Is?
Don’t worry. I got your back. 😉
If you’re already a Hygge fan, just skip this part and start enjoying today’s blog post.
Still with me?
Ok.. awesome. Time to have fun.
It’s a feeling you can’t buy of safety, warmth, peace, calm, contentment, and everything in between.
Based on cosiness, togetherness, and uniqueness, it’s a whole guide to craft a cosiness-based way of life for you AND your family.
To me, Hygge is like a roadmap to enjoy simple pleasure, slow down, unplug, and eventually becoming unapologetically yourself.
How can I learn more about it?
1/ Read the reviews I made at How The Hygge Book helps me to love my own quirks
2/ Request a special invitation for #TheHyggeLounge at https://www.thehyggeplanner.com/newsletter
3/ Buy Meik Weiking’s book by clicking here (Where you’re buying from this link Amazon will give a percentage to WWF on your behalf. I’m not owning a penny nor a compensation by any means)
How do you pronounce it?
Truth is, no one cares how you pronounce it as long as you can experience it day in and day out.
That said, it’s commonly admitted to be [HOO-GA] .
Keep it simple and don’t over complicate the process.
If you don’t get it the first time, no big deal.
Is there a Hygge lifestyle?
YES!! and I mean absolutely without the shadow of a doubt.
Hygge is more than just a list of things to do or have. It’s NOT a decor (see below for more infos).
If you’re quiet/ introvert, chances are you’re already living a Hygge lifestyle without even knowing it. Now, you can model what you’re already good at to enjoy that cosy, comfy, and homey feelings 24/7.
If you’re totally new and you’d love to implement that simple, decluttered, down to earth, eco friendly, and comfy way of living for your family, that’s totally doable.
Truth it, it’s WHY I created this entire site: to provide you the tools, the resources, and the inspiration to turn your life into a cosiness-based living without adding stress. (To get a weekly dose of cosiness-based pep talk, join #TheHyggeLounge HERE )
Where does it come from?
Hygge comes from Denmark (but the word itself comes for Norway). At some point in history, Norway and Denmark were one kingdom only.
For the records:
– the first mention of Hygge is circa 1840 (which means Hygge is everything but a fad trends)
– Denmark is ranking on the top 3 of the happiest countries in the world every singe year!
– the tax level in Denmark is one of the highest in the world. Yet, the citizens ARE full of happiness.
—> Who doesn’t want to model what the happiest people in the world are doing to be happy, content, and joyful day in and day out? I know I do (so does my Great Grand Mother in her journals)
Is Hygge only a decor for Fall & Winter?
This is a common myth I HAVE to bust once and for all. Danish people don’t stop living 6 months of the year. They enjoy and practice Hygge ALL YEAR LONG.
They just adapt what they do and how they do it. It’s definitely easier to have a snow day in winter and it’s definitely easier to have a BBQ outside in the middle of Summer.
Hygge is not stuck in Fall & Winter nor is a home decor.
If you want a decor, ask a professional to set up a stage… You won’t feel better in a snap because you have a fireplace and tonnes of fairy lights.
If it was that simple, everyone would be happy and medication wouldn’t be needed to avoid anxiety.
(If you’re under medication, NEVER EVER stop without a professional help. Asking for help should be your #1 priority. There’s no shame nor guilt to seek for a better health, or a better mental clarity)
You don’t have to spend $$$ to revamp your living room so it looks like a country living magazine cover… and you can show off on Instagram. Hygge is NOT a popularity contest. There’s no mandatory list of items to buy.
You can live Hygge in a moroccan house, a contemporary penthouse, a cottage close to the sea, a tiny house, a small apartment that looks like a boudoir, or a fancy super modern house. Hygge is what you made out of it.
Eh… you’re done with the introduction.
If you want to dive deeper:
– request your invitation for #TheHyggeLounge HERE
– check our workbook to craft a cosiness-based way of life for your family in 7 days HERE
– download our 108 Done for You ideas to practice Hygge as a family (when you have no time for brainstorm) HERE
Welcome back to our new Hygge Break!
You’ve won a private seat to our very, very limited “Behind The Scenes” tour where we’ll reveal you the very first pages of the limited Autumn Edition.
But, before we dive into the nuts and the bolts of the pages, I’d like to emphasise one thing: you may be surprised by the design and I can totally get it.
So, with my good friend Ana (you know the design wizard who take over most of my Pinterest pictures?), we’ve decided to grant you with THREE more blog posts to give you tonnes of ideas on how you can use these pages without the pressure of the trend A or the trend B.
When I’ve crafted and, then, designed The Hygge Planner, I’ve kept in my head that it should be suitable for everyone no matter how we WANT to use it. There’s nothing worse for me that wasting space or wasting time figuring out how to do things (just because the design is not clear…)
Ok, ok… You’re thinking “Stop talking, start sharing!” (yes, I’ve got a very fine hearing) Are you ready? I mean really ready? Do you want to uncover the very first pages?
Ok… I knew you were awesome. Just scroll down and enjoy the description.
1/ The Cover
This one is pretty obvious. You are discovering the front and the back cover of our autumn edition 2017. We’ve chosen to use pictures that would inspire you, remind you what Hygge feels while being kind of unique.
If you’re anything like me, you don’t like to have the save exact product that you’re BFF. It’s not that you don’t like her but let’s face it, the printer has been developed already. We love you the way you are, not because you are the exact copy of your amazing BFF.
Stay tuned because we’re planning to do some amazing things with the cover for our next limited edition (if you don’t want to miss any news, we’d be more than happy to welcome you to our Facebook page HERE)
2/ The Key Colour Page
You may have seen those type of pages in other journals/ notebook/ scrapbook/ smash book but, most of the time, you don’t really have choices in the type of content you want to add.
The truth is you’re limited to business life or to private life… but you’ve just 24 hours in a day and ONE life… so how are you supposed to mix and match everything if you don’t have the chance to create what is meaningful for you?
We did not want to make the same mistake. We want you to have the freedom of doing what needs to be done in your life no matter if you:
– work from home- homeschool your kids
– are a workaholic woman
– are a stay at home dad
– are a new mum or grandmother
– are a cat sitter who loves to knit and sew
– [ insert what makes you outstanding]
Don’t worry, we’re about to release some suggestions and ideas on how you can use/customise this page so it will meet your needs without second guessing it.
3/ The Hygge Essentials (aka the tool box)
We are very very proud of this page. Ok, let’s say it was our bragging time.
Some of you may already know these icons (yes, they were on the Hygge Essentials Tool Box right HERE) and we’ve shown them off in the previous blog post HERE
Our goal was pretty simple: finding an easy way for you to turn The Little Book of Hygge from Meik Wiking into something that could embody the Hygge without the hassle of going back and forth in the book.
This is the beauty of Hygge, it’s more than just cosiness. Hygge is a feeling, it’s an emotion and you can’t place an order or rules on emotions. We wanted to give you the opportunity to create your own Hygge manifesto based on the core values of the Danish way of living.
If you want us to show you how to use this page, feel free to use the comment section. We’d love to help you.
4/ The Daily page
After looking at this one, you should be intrigued and ready to ask tonnes of questions.. We got your back, we’re about to release 3 entire blog posts to give you ideas and more tips on how you can optimise the space you have.
But, before we’re having fun creating those blog posts, keep in mind a couple of things:
– the planner is in a landscape layout which means more space and finally left handed friendly
– we’ve chosen dots over rules or squares… so no matter if you’re a small Picasso or the next Hemingway, you’ll find a way to use this planner AND you’ll be surprised by all the things you can add on just one page
– you’ll have only two days per page which means enough to do what needs to be done but not too much to overload your plate (yes, we know you amazing type A).
Needless to say that we’ve loaded this page with cute ideas to make your life hyggelig… But shhh, you’ll know more about it very soon.
It’s time to wrap up!
That’s a real pleasure (and a huge source of stress as well) to release those pages to you. We’ve worked very hard and there are so many pages you’ll have to discover in the next release.
We, now, are at 60 days before the official launch and we wanted to thank you for your support and your incredible feedback. On August, we’re releasing the first edition of The Hygge Planner and if you want to grab goodies, early bird access and discounts, we’d love you to join the Hygge Club.
How to join the club? Easy, click HERE and you’re in.
We’re looking forward to having another coffee break with you very soon. Because it’s more than just cosiness, it’s hygge.
PS: To stay as hygge as possible, we’ve planned to release a really short amount of The Hygge Planner each season. The inside pages will change season by season and, if you don’t have the chance to buy one during our launch, we won’t be able to accommodate you after that. Same goes with the bonuses and the handmade goodies you’ll get with your purchase.