image of a cluttered kitchen, demonstrating effect of clutter on cortisol levels
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Modern life is so busy and fast-paced. For most of us, it feels nearly impossible to slow things down and create the sense of calm we may be craving. And the constant busyness can result in a build-up of clutter – mental as much as physical – in our lives and homes. To make matters […]

an image of a little house with a green door and green gate.
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Amidst the complexities of life, the idea of home holds a deeper significance than mere bricks and mortar. It represents a sanctuary where our souls find solace, a haven away from life’s storms. In this blog post we will delve into the art of crafting your personal sanctuary right within the walls of your home […]

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Photo by Cristian Escobar on Unsplash I relish the energy of renewal that lingers in the air this time of year and the sense of opportunity between one year ending and another beginning. I typically embrace the new year with optimism and usually have in mind some things I would like to improve in my […]

Broadly speaking, the Danish concept of Hygge is the creation of a feeling of cosiness and contentment. Typically, it is portrayed on social media through images of candles, blankets, and mugs of hot tea and cocoa. Anything that brings us comfort is hygge-lig. And really, the Danes weren’t the only ones practicing this. What is different in Denmark […]

September 22, 2022
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Did you know that hygge is not just for winter? In Denmark, hygge is a year-round practice and it’s not improbable that it contributes to their enviable levels of happiness and wellbeing. More than candles, hot drinks and cosy throws, hygge is about a way of being…being present, being grateful. Slowing down and appreciating the […]

March 29, 2020

The Danish concept of Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) became something of a global phenomenon a couple of years back with the publication of a number of books on the subject. This lead it to become a leading trend in the interiors world for the autumn and winter seasons. And now, as with most trends, interest has moved on […]

September 14, 2018
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