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The Little Book of Lykke

Penguin Books


Penguin Books
The Little Book of Lykke

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The Little Book of Lykke is a captivating guidebook to the secrets of Danish happiness. The book was written by an expert on the topic, Meik Wiking, the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. The author of the international bestseller The Little Book of Hygge, Wiking continues his mission to explain why Denmark consistently reaches top ranks in global happiness rankings. The book provides inspiring and colourful views on the Danish society, culture as well as homes.

Lykke (Luu-kah) (n): Happiness

It's easy to see why Denmark is often called the world's happiest country. Not only do they have equal parental leave for men and women, free higher education and trains that run on time, but they burn more candles per household than anywhere else.

So nobody knows more about happiness - what the Danes call lykke - than Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and author of the bestselling sensation The Little Book of Hygge. But he believes that, whilst we can certainly learn a lot from the Danes about finding fulfilment, the keys to happiness are actually buried all around the globe.

In this captivating book, he takes us on a treasure hunt to unlock the doors to inner fulfilment. From how we spend our precious time, to how we relate to our neighbours and cook dinner, he gathers evidence, stories and tips from the very happiest corners of the planet. This is the ultimate guide to how we can all find a little more lykke in our lives.

Meik WIking
18.5 x 13.5 cm
1.08 lbs (0.49 kg)
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