"I can actually see that we are memory architects, that you have the ability to influence what you remember in the future, what your family remembers in the future."

- Meik Wiking

Hygge, Happiness and Corona.


Join Thomas Mulhern and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and NY Times best-selling author, Meik Wiking, in this week’s episode of the Global Denmark Podcast. Listen as they explore how to create happiness in the time of Corona, digital hygge, shaping memories, the new happiness museum in Copenhagen and a groundbreaking new report from the happiness institute that could dramatically change the well-being for humanity.

Episode Takeaways

  • Mike’s new emergency study on the impact of Covid’19 on mental well-being and some early indications [2:43]

  • Creating hygge digitally [4:53]

  • Nordic countries and their position in World Happiness Report [7:11]

  • Happiness Museum [9:02]

  • Wellbeing adjusted life years Report (WALY) [11:40]

  • An example of how governments and corporations should invest in order to maximize overall well-being  [11:40]

  • The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments [16:33]

  • Positive and Negative memories [20:23]

  • Ways to create positive memories during the time of COVID [25:32]