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All things in moderation is very much our ethos.' Explaining the ethos behind the lifestyle, she said: 'Thanks to long, dark winters (much like the UK) we get inventive and make the most of what’s available.'A key part of why Swedes are so frugal is the "waste not want not" ethos – meaning recipes are affordable and dinners can easily be taken to work the next day or frozen - but are never binned.
The optimum temperature for them to sleep is a chilly -5 degrees apparently.Passers-by stare at me suspiciously, no doubt wondering why I’m keeping my baby in the freezing cold. This is like being under house arrest, but colder and duller. Short men are screwed when it comes to dating, right?They brought us hygge - the creation of a cosy atmosphere - and lagom - adopting a frugal approach to life - and now it seems that we are going to be going full Scandi with our entire lifestyle.Indeed, the Scandi lifestyle is one of the healthiest and happiest in the world. Just look to fitness blogger Faya Nilsson, who has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers and penned a book sharing the secrets of her hometown.She explains that it covers the holy trinity of a healthy life, including mindfulness, nutrition and activity.
'Through my 10 years as a personal trainer, I've found that pursuing all three together is the only way to see sustainable success, and is such a simple formula to apply.
In cities such as Stockholm and Copenhagen, it’s common to see rows of buggies chained to snowy park railings and lined up outside cafes with babies asleep inside them.
Nurseries put their charges in buggies in the playground to nap, and friends offer balconies for visiting infants instead of spare rooms.
If you’re not a fan of eggs, perhaps try my hearty homemade muesli instead, sprinkled with some fresh berries.
Lunch-wise, the day might include my Spiced Lentil salad with beetroot and artichoke, which is totally bursting with flavor whilst the lentils provide a great source of vegetable protein too. Dinner: Marinated chicken with butternut squash and ginger mash is a fantastic source of lean protein – it's no wonder that chicken is a staple post workout meal, but rather than being bland and flavorless, I've reimagined it with some interesting ingredients to freshen up the dish slightly, yet keep it lean and tasty. Optimal hydration is the single most underappreciated wellbeing tip I offer to personal training clients.
I take Felix to the café in the park and sit on a bench outside with the buggy while other mums are inside in the warm.