#YouTober 2020 | DAY 7/31
#Hygge and The Danish Way of Living Well | Tips To A Happy Life
Hello my Youtube, YouTober family! It has been a ride creating this many video this quickly but this is one I have been so excited to share. I have finally found the word that describes the way I feel inside and the way I want to live my life. Things are about to get SUPER COZY here on this channel! Let’s get in the hygge mood together. Grab your favourite mug, your coziest socks, your comfiest outfit, a warm blanket, light a candle and let’s just snuggle virtually.
Sending you some love,
BUY THE BOOK //
(*) The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well: https://amzn.to/38ssNrz
WHAT IS HYGGE? //
Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cosy, charming or special. Hygge (or to be “hyggeligt”) doesn’t require learning “how-to”, adopting it as a lifestyle or buying anything.
While there’s no one English word or simple definition to describe hygge, several can be used interchangeably to describe the idea of hygge such as cosiness, charm, happiness, ‘contentness’, security, familiarity, comfort, reassurance, kinship, and simpleness.
If you’ve ever enjoyed reading a book indoors on a rainy Sunday or a cup of hot coco a on a snow day, you’ve experienced hygge without even knowing it. Hygge is such an important part of being Danish that it is considered “a defining feature of our cultural identity and an integral part of the national DNA,” according to Meik Wiking, the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen.
FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE LITTLE BOOK OF HYGGE //
“You cannot buy the right atmosphere or a sense of togetherness. You cannot hygge if you are in a hurry or stressed out, and the art of creating intimacy cannot be bought by anything but time, interest and engagement in the people around you.”
― Meik Wiking, The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
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what’s your name? amanda
what’s your instagram? @belowtheblonde
how old are you? 29 (born in 1991)
how tall are you? 5’7″ (AND A HALF!)
what equipment do you use to film?
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➭ 25mm Sony G Master lens (https://amzn.to/36pXA7F)
➭ 28-75 mm Tamron (https://amzn.to/2Sb05m9)
➭ mic: rode videomic compact on camera (https://amzn.to/2VTn46w)
➭ vlog camera: sony rx 100 v (https://amzn.to/2yGeGzu)
➭ panasonic lumix g7 (gh7) (https://amzn.to/2Kyt7YU)
➭ 12-35mm lens (https://amzn.to/2VyTjZG)
➭ 25mm lens (https://amzn.to/2zuzZ7t)
➭ editing: premiere pro, procreate, photoshop and illustrator
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