If you are struggling to enjoy what’s left of Winter (and doesn’t it always seem hardest just before Spring?), think about how Denmark manages to retain its title of “Happiest Country in the World”, despite its long, cold, dark winters.
How do the Danes manage it? Perhaps there’s some truth in the idea that a big part of their secret lies in the old Viking concept of “hygge”. Hygge is, says the OED “A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture)”.
It’s really not difficult to cosy up your home. Here’s 10 tips for you: “How to Hygge: Embrace the Cosy Danish Concept”.