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Sunday 22 July 2018

Ian O'Doherty: 'Forget hygge, here's the new happiness craze'

Meik Wiking
Meik Wiking
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Forget hygge, we're now on a lykke bandwagon.

No, the spellcheck on my computer hasn't just had a nervous breakdown, 'lykke' is the latest wellness craze to appeal to the kind of people who think that happiness can be delivered by a book, or a trend, or someone else's philosophy.

Lykke is the brainchild of Meik Wiking (above) who, as I'm sure you already know, is the head of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and he reckons hygge is dead, long live lykke.

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