Hygge: (“heu-gah”). Danish word for the art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open hearted and alive. To create well-being, connection and warmth. A feeling of belonging to the moment and to each other. A complete absence of anything annoying or emotionally overwhelming.
Troels and I walked hand-in-hand through the beautiful Tivoli Gardens, sipping the Cocio we had just bought. It was the peak of the cool, breezy Copenhagen summer. The sun was still high up in the sky at 7pm, much like the spirit of the people around us.