Discover the secrets of the Nordic way of life to gain meaning, calm, and happiness.
The Nordic countries are renowned for being among the happiest in the world, and in this beautifully illustrated guide, Elisabeth Carlsson shares the keys to their lifestyle to help you improve your health and wellbeing. In the first chapter, learn about the benefits of wellness practices such as saunas and find skincare rituals that you can try at home. Next, take inspiration from Nordic foods by focusing on simple flavors, seasonal produce, and preparing your meals as an act of self-care. There’s also a chapter on immersing yourself in nature through cold-water therapy and wild swimming. Embracing and adapting to the seasons is one way that the Nordics cope with the dark winters, and you’ll find methods to help you tune in to your environment through seasonal celebrations. From small self-care rituals to ways to shift your mindset, this guide includes plenty of inspiration from the Nordic countries to help you simplify and savor your everyday life.
Elisabeth Carlsson is a Swede who has lived in Madrid and New York and has now made her home in London with her husband, two children, and cat. Her background is in publishing but she is now a trained nutritional therapist. She keeps balance in her often hectic life with simple pleasures like lots of fika moments (a Swedish tradition of enjoying coffee and a treat with friends or family), growing her own vegetables, and lighting candles