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Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

Niksen Is the Dutch Lifestyle Concept of Doing Nothing—And You're About to See It Everywhere

First there was hygge, the Danish concept that made staying in and getting cozy cool. Then there was lagom, the Swedish mindset of approaching life with an “everything in moderation” mindset. Now there’s another Northern European trend that’s being embraced as a way to combat our increasingly busy and often stressful lives: niksen. The Dutch concept is as simple as, well, doing nothing.