A wide array of Nordic customs and practices that focus on slowing down and spending more of one's time in nature. An outdoorsy cousin of hygge, friluftsliv is what Nordic people do outside all day before they cozy up in front of the fireplace with their wool socks and a cup of hot cocoa. From the pleasures of foraging for wild berries and bird watching, to tips on how to stay warm while hiking in the middle of winter, this charming guide to the open-air life shows readers how to channel the power of nature to improve their physical and mental health, as well as their relationships with both other people and Mother Nature. The Open-Air Life is an essential guide to slowing down in this modern, fast-paced society and connecting with the natural world.
For country and city lovers alike, this book will serve as an essential guide to slowing down in this modern, fast-paced society and connecting with the natural world.