Hygge living in autumn and winter
The Danes have always practiced it. Hygge Living. When the days get longer and the temperatures colder, then you feel most comfortable at home. Eat something good with family or friends by the fireplace. Take time for each other. Enjoy the peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This is hygge living. Of course, you can also make yourself comfortable for this. Here we suggest a few ideas on how you can turn autumn and winter into months of wellbeing.
Get some fresh air in autumn and winter
Use the autumn and winter sun for walks and hikes in nature. Wear warm clothes and let the fresh wind blow around your nose and enjoy views of the landscape. Slip into yours Winterstiefel and trudge through fall foliage or go on a winter hike and look for icicles hanging from the trees. Meet up with friends for Wintergrillen. Treat yourself to a mug Mulled wine. Or have a snowball fight with your family.
Bring the feeling of Hygge Living into your home
Furnish your apartment in such a way that you feel comfortable. We equip them with pillows, cuddly blankets and decorations that create a hygge living feeling. You can find a few examples here. You can order these accessories from Amazon.
Tea time is hygge living
Hygge Living is making yourself comfortable at home with a book, light music and a cup of tea, enjoying a good meal and talking to the family: The Tea time belongs to us in autumn and winter. Often it is the simple things in everyday life that make us happy - hyggelig, as the Danes call it. According to the happiness researcher Meik Wiking, it's all about conscious experience and enjoyment. Especially in the current time you should press the stop button from everyday life and try to create little happy moments that you will remember fondly.
Taste nature with tea blends
It can help to address your senses as well as possible. So not only see, but also hear, feel, taste and smell. This works particularly well in nature: Get out in the fresh air, listen to the twittering of birds, walk over moss, sniff wildflowers. At home you can make yourself comfortable on the sofa - and taste nature with a tea mixture. Well-being and a good mood appear as if by themselves. For example, the tea blends take care of it Winter tea * and Berry sledge * for moments of happiness.
These tea accessories ensure a hygge living feeling at home
It's not just the types of tea that are important for you to enjoy your tea. For the Danes, the trappings also play a role. Tea with rum or with kluntjes (candy canes) tastes even better when you drink it from cups that are pleasant to the touch. If there is also a teapot that provides a cozy atmosphere, the tea hour is even more enjoyable. It is even more beautiful when you create a hyggeline atmosphere with candlelight.
Enjoy the scent - forget the stress
The selection of herbal teas is large, so that you can vary your hygge living according to taste preferences and mood. The scent of the tea mixture exudes a special comfort Hygge *. The composition of fragrant ingredients such as cinnamon, lemon balm and chamomile, cloves, lavender and orange blossoms make it easier to forget stress and hectic rush. The tea tastes particularly delicious with waffles with fruit or a warm cinnamon roll. If the weather is bad and after a day full of challenges, it is again suitable Halali * Herbal tea with sage and honey.
Take time for yourself
The hygge living feeling can also come about by doing things for which you normally don't have enough time. For example paint or do handicrafts, rummaging around in old photos or sharing fresh ingredients and spices with the family in the kitchen conjure up delicious dishes. Good conversations arise naturally.
We started cooking together. We try out new recipes from the countries that we get to know on our travels. This is how our recipe collection is created regional recipes from all over the world. We don't just take our time for cooking. We remember the experiences on our travels and revive them in conversations. We have already spent many a relaxing winter day with it.
Get more tips for Hygge Living
Are you looking for more tips on how you can implement Hygge Living in your home? Then take advice from these books. There you will find more tips.
Make autumn and winter beautiful with Hygge Living
Autumn and winter will be a time for us that we look forward to every year. This is the time we take for ourselves. We enjoy them with good food, long conversations and activities together. Then the plans for our ventures for the next year often come up. Or we revive memories. The months from October to March are the cozy times of the year for us.
Do you already know:
- Blueprint from the Koó blueprint in Burgenland
- In Salzburg music is in the air
- Autumn travel
- Autumn impressions from the Waldviertel in Austria
- Tea Time at Chateau Laurier in Ottawa
- Schlutzkrapfen recipe from the old post office
- Enjoy beautiful cities in Germany
Source: own research and djd.
Text: © Copyright Monika Fuchs
Photos: © Copyright Monika Fuchs, Canva and djd / Goldmännchen Tee