Heartwarming Summer Hygge: 25 Activities to Brighten Your Days - Island Thyme Soap Company

Heartwarming Summer Hygge: 25 Activities to Brighten Your Days

Hygge isn't just about fuzzy socks and cozy blankets! Here are 25 heartwarming summer hygge activities.
  1. Start your summer morning with a peaceful meditation by candlelight. Feel the calm wash over you as you prepare for a beautiful day.
  2. Then, step outside and watch the sun come up. Brew a hot cup of coffee or tea and savor the moment as the world awakens around you.
  3. Indulge in breakfast in bed. It’s a simple pleasure that feels like a luxurious treat.
  4. Spend some time baking something delicious, and share half with friends or neighbors. The joy of giving makes everything taste sweeter.
  5. Create a homemade gift for someone special. It doesn’t have to be elaborate; it’s the thought and effort that count.
  6. Prepare a slow cooker meal, like a comforting Mexican Street Corn Chowder. Soups or stews are the ultimate comfort food, even in summer.
  7. Surprise someone with a bouquet of flowers, hand-delivered. Let them know how much they mean to you.
  8. Transform your living space by hanging fairy lights or warm white string lights. Instant ambiance that feels like magic.
  9. Treat yourself to a spa night at home. Think facials, pedicures, exfoliation, and a candlelit bath. Don’t forget a glass of wine to complete the experience.
  10. Put your smart devices away for the afternoon and be fully present. Enjoy the freedom of disconnecting and just being.
  11. Get creative with some adult coloring books. Try the intricate designs of mandalas for a soothing and satisfying activity.
  12. Lose yourself in a good book. Let the story transport you to another world.
  13. Learn a new craft like knitting, sewing, pottery, or candlemaking. The process is both calming and rewarding.
  14. Clear the clutter from your home. Keep only what lights up your soul and let go of anything that weighs you down.
  15. Plan a picnic at the beach or in a park. There’s something magical about dining al fresco.
  16. Enjoy a session of yoga by candlelight. The soft glow adds a layer of tranquility to your practice.
  17. Go for an entire weekend without TV. Rediscover other joys, like conversations, games, and nature.
  18. Write down your thoughts in a gratitude journal. It’s a wonderful way to reflect and unwind.
  19. Listen to music that soothes your soul. Let the melodies carry away your worries.
  20. Gather family or friends for a board game night. Laughter and friendly competition make for unforgettable moments.
  21. Plan a movie night with all the trimmings—popcorn, cozy blankets, and your favorite films.
  22. Host an outdoor movie night in your backyard. Set up a projector, lay out some cozy blankets, and enjoy a film under the stars with friends and family
  23. Spend a night stargazing. The beauty of the night sky is both humbling and inspiring.
  24. Dance like nobody’s watching. Feel the freedom and joy in every move.
  25. Wear your favorite blingy, statement jewelry and run errands with confidence. Embrace your inner diva and shine!
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