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The Little Book of Lykke

Meik Wiking

5 mins

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The Little Book of Lykke provides Danish-derived, science-backed secrets to happiness that can be easily incorporated into our everyday lives.


The Little Book of Lykke

The Little Book of Lykke

by Meik Wiking


How do you think you would pronounce the word 'lykke?' Do you know where it comes from? Because of the word's Danish origin, 'lykke' is pronounced 'leugguh.' In English, 'lykke' means happiness. In Denmark, a Scandinavian country that constantly tops the annual World Happiness Report, 'lykke' is a way of life.

In The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People, Danish author Meik Wiking reveals easy tricks for instantly improving your happiness and lets us in on Danish wellbeing habits. Meik Wiking is a New York Times best-selling author and CEO and founding member of the Happiness Research Institute, which examines contributing factors to people's happiness and wellbeing all around the world. With the following lessons, you can learn how you can build happiness into your life - without having to relocate to Europe!

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See experiences as an investment in happy memories and in your personal story and development.

- Meik Wiking

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