The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World’s Happiest People
Join the happiness revolution! The author of the New York Times bestseller The Little Book of Hygge offers more inspiration and suggestions for achieving greater happiness, by practicing Lykke (LOO-ka)—pursuing and finding the good that exists in the world around us every day.
While the Danes are the happiest people on the planet, happiness isn’t exclusively Danish; culture...more
…moreYes, it is essentially Hygge on the global scale. LOL, well, not exactly, but it is about well-being. I liked the Hygge book, but I love this one!
This was a great concept, but I never really do well with non fiction. I find it doesn’t grip me and I lose interest. Therefore this book took me way longer than a fiction book of the same size would have.
Despite this, I liked the ideas portrayed on this book. Small ways we can improve our ...more
I thought it might cheer me up to see the victory speech of the first female US president, so I turned on the news....
I was tired, and I was sad to hear that a lot of Americans would be facing four difficult years. In short, I was angry, tired, and sad. (с) For Christsake, how does the gender of the president fit into the happiness of the country. The electorate was 50/50, no mat ...more
Lykke (Luu-kah) (n): Happiness
This book takes us on a treasure hunt, looking for the keys to happiness around the world. The book discusses togetherness, money, health, freedom, trust and kindness. I liked that the book still referred back to Denmark throughout as I love learning more about Denmark. This book not only helps you think about happiness, but also society, and ways in ...more
The writing is easy, and the facts serve to highlight, where too often statistics will overwhelm and detract from the mes ...more
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Oh what a lovely little book.
Just like Meik Wiking’s other book – The Little Book of Hygge – this book is just so beautifully made. From the content itself to the design of each page, this is one of those books I can imagine myself coming back to many a time, if only to flick through the pages. Like I said with Hygge, it could be given as a gi ...more
I read “The Little Book Of Lykke” on and off between being in Denmark and now - so nearly two months. A long time for such a short book but I wanted to be able to relate the content and practices in reflection to my own lifestyle.
From front to back this is like a litt ...more
Meik understands that each of us are unique and I loved that he shared what can make people happy from all over the world, not just the Danes. He also didn't write this book to tells us all the answers but instead gives us a 'treasure map' to help us on our journey!
If you're looking for a read that'll make you smile a ...more
I think it’s because it doesn’t really give a take home message. Sure, it’s not the whole point of the book (and i wasn’t expecting exactly that anyway) and it gives some suggestions on how to improve your happiness level. But these suggestions seems useless because while i was reading i couldn’t shake the feeling that it’s not a personal happin ...more
This book followed the same principles that I've seen over and over again: you need health, money, togetherness, trust, freedom, and kindness in order to be happy. If you want a book that will tell you that "money doesn't always equal happiness" and other universally known 'facts' like that, this is the boo ...more
I think for many my fascination and desire for hygge to become a huge part of my life was a little ...more
3.5 🌟 ...more
He and his research have been featured in more than five hundred media outlets, including The Washington Post, BBC, Huffington Post, the Times (London), The Guardian, CBS, Monocle, th ...more