LIFE­STYLE TIPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

LIKE TO LIVE LONGER? BE HEALTH­IER? EVEN SPRUCE UP YOUR SEX LIFE? THEN TAKE A GLO­BE­TROT­TING LOOK AT WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM OTHER LIFE­STYLES

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BOR­ROW AD­VICE FROM OUR FOR­EIGN NEIGH­BOURS TO BE HAP­PIER, LIVE LONGER

Last year it was the danes who snug­gled into our lives with all things hygge (this roughly trans­lates as “cosy”), and we could barely move for hand-knit­ted cardi­gans, mugs of hot choco­late and scented can­dles. a spirit of healthy he­do­nism has made the danes the hap­pi­est na­tion on earth. but they aren’t the only scan­dis with a hap­pi­ness buzz­word. get ready for the swedish term “lagom” (pro­nounced lar-gom), which means hav­ing just “the right amount”. with a new book out this month, lagom: the swedish se­cret of liv­ing well, this likely won’t be the last you’ll hear of it. so join us for a spin around the world to see which other cul­tures are thriv­ing – and what we can learn from them…

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