Pronounced "hoo-gah", hygge is a word coined by the Danish to refer to a lifestyle that focuses on creating a cozy atmosphere and savoring the simple pleasures in life.
Meik Wiking, author of the bestseller The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, paid his first visit to China earlier this month. In an interview with Easy Talk, he explains why Denmark frequently tops the world's happiness polls as well as the essence of hygge.
Host: Hu Zhe
Guest: Meik Wiking
Camera: Yu Xiaoou & Fu Rui
Editing: Yu Xiaoou
Subtitles: Wu Yi
Producer: Hu Zhe
Executive Producer: Feng Minghui
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