Calzephyr (calzephyr77) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday Phrase: Friluftsliv

Is friluftsliv the new hygge?

The word caught my attention in this article from the Seattle Times -

It's a Norwegian concept of "outdoor life" or "open-air living", but Canadians like me might translate it as not letting the weather control your life. Embracing the outdoors through winter has many positive mental and physical benefits--less activity is bad, after all.
Tags: f, norwegian, phrase, wordsmith: calzephyr77

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