Lagom

Lagom

Not Too Little, Not Too Much: the Swedish Art of Living A Balanced, Happy Life

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Lagom, which means "not too much and not too little--just right, " is the Swedish philosophy for enjoying balance in every aspect of lifef�rom work and leisure to family and food, and everything in between. Experienced bakers know by touch when the dough they are kneading is lagom--not too moist and not too dry. At the office, professionals who work hard--but not to the detriment of other parts of their lives--are following the lagom ideal. Lagom is moderation, balance, and equality. By using the Swedish lifestyle as an example, Niki Brantmark offers insightful suggestions and bite-sized actions to help you make subtle changes to your life, so you too can make time for the things that matter most and find greater happiness.
Publisher: New York : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Pubilshers, 2017.
New York : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Pubilshers, 2017.
ISBN: 9780062748799
0062748793
Characteristics: 280 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.

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apollospacefan Dec 10, 2017

Since when is a UK transplant to Sweden considered versed enough in "lagom" to write a book about it? Lots of wonderful pictures to page through, but seriously lacking in actual content. Reads like a magazine, and would be a good accompaniment to an afternoon curled up next to the fir... Read More »


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fvrlfellow
Jul 23, 2018

This is a very good book to read. I am familiar with lagom already but this book illustrates better and provided more examples. Well written, an enjoyable read and good points to consider.

multcolib_karene Mar 04, 2018

Meh. Didn't say anything new. I also didn't like how she lumps all Swedish people into one group. I'm assuming there are many folks who are not in lock-step with lagoming (is that a word?!).

ArapahoeJenny Jan 29, 2018

After binging on books about Hygge, this sweet book about living a balanced life was just what the doctor ordered. Simple, easy changes to your daily routine that will bring more balance and more joy!

apollospacefan Dec 10, 2017

Since when is a UK transplant to Sweden considered versed enough in "lagom" to write a book about it? Lots of wonderful pictures to page through, but seriously lacking in actual content. Reads like a magazine, and would be a good accompaniment to an afternoon curled up next to the fire, if you can stand the lack of actual information.

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