What I have learnt from the Little Book of Hygge 16

The Little Book of Hygge, the Danish Way to Live Well, by Meik Wiking. Meik is the CEO of Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. Denmark often tops the lists of the happiest country in the world and Meik argues that this is down to hygge.   What is Hygge? Hygge is about an atmosphere and an experience, rather than about things. It is about being with the people we love. A feeling of home. A feeling that we are safe, that we are shielded from the world and allow ourselves to let our guard down. Meik Wiking, The Little Book of […]

What I have learnt about Hygge from The Little Book of Hygge at Millys Guide.

Book review of the mental health book 'Stuff that Sucks' by Ben Sedley. Learn how to accept your emotional pain, this too shall pass.

Stuff that Sucks – mental health book review 4

‘Stuff that Sucks. Accepting what you can’t change and committing to what you can’ by Ben Sedley is a book is aimed at young people to try and help them understand feelings and emotions. I wish it had been published 15 years ago when I was a teenager as it really helps you get to grips with your mental health. With words like ‘stuff’, being told to imagine your life was a reality show and some quirky cartoons it’s definitely aimed at adolescents but I think that this book has some wise words and good practices for us all. The author of Stuff […]

What I learnt about mental health from the film Inside Out 9

I love Disney Pixar films. My favourite film is Finding Nemo and luckily I thought the sequel Finding Dory was fantastic! I also really like Monsters Inc, so yes I’m definitely a fan of these films. A new favourite of mine is Inside Out. This film was really popular at the box office. It was well received critically and won several awards. The DVD was a birthday present from my sister and I’ve already watched it twice! I like the characters, the colours and the music. But what makes this film extra special is the topic and plot and its […]

What I learnt about mental health from the film Inside Out. Film Review on Millys Guide.