Hygge has been part of the Danish lifestyle forever. More precisely, it’s a sort of second nature to Danish people. Now if we were to try and find the most adequate equivalent in the English language, cozy is probably the term which would come closest to defining what makes up Hygge—although the Danish would probably insist that cozy falls short compared to what Hygge actually stands for in their culture.
It’s no secret that writing is good for the health. It’s been scientifically proven to positively contribute to keeping stress in check. Lately, there’s been much talk about healthy habits related to writing, such as taking a few minutes before bedtime every day to make a mental or yet better written list of negative thoughts, to get rid of them, as well as a list of positive things, to practice gratitude. This habit is supposed to help unwind and allow for a better night’s sleep. We could add other examples such as writing a letter to one’s inner child, writing to cope with trauma, the pros of writing are many.