Embrace Relying Upon Others

Embrace Relying Upon Others

  Too busy to read? You can listen to the podcast instead!   In today’s episode I want to talk about our culture of independence and how it may not be the best thing for us. A number of years ago I had my Tarot cards read. Now, for some of you that might sound a bit...
Gezelligheid: Creating Happy The European Way

Gezelligheid: Creating Happy The European Way

Too busy to read? You can listen to the podcast instead!   Hello from Haarlem! This week’s blog post comes to you from Netherlands, where I visited briefly. It seems so appropriate that I would be in North Holland to learn first-hand about the concept of gezelligheid,...
The Hygge Life: How To Create A Family

The Hygge Life: How To Create A Family

Too busy to read? Have a listen on my podcast instead!     In last week’s podcast I talked about the Danish concept of hygge (‘hue-gah’), a set of guidelines for staying cozy in the long, dark winter months. About slowing down and paying attention to the little...
Creating the Hygge Life: Guidelines for Living

Creating the Hygge Life: Guidelines for Living

Too busy to read the whole thing? Have a listen on my podcast instead!  Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) in essence is the Scandinavian concept of being cozy. The concept originated in Denmark generations ago, and is described as the feeling of being comfy. In practice,...