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The Year of Living Danishly

Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country

By Helen Russell
12-minute read
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The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country by Helen Russell

The Year of Living Danishly (2015) is all about Denmark and why it is considered such a great place to live. These blinks take an inside look at Danish culture and society to explain why this small Scandinavian country consistently tops the UN World Happiness Report, as well as the well-being and happiness index of the EU Commission.

  • Students of sociology and researchers interested in happiness measurements
  • Supporters of social democracy
  • Anyone fascinated by Danish culture

Helen Russell is a British journalist and author whose work has appeared in The Times, the Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications.

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