Denmark has been voted as one of the happiest countries in the world for over 40 years in a row. Countless articles and studies have been devoted to discovering the reasons why. But the results are always unclear.
In this groundbreaking book, respected Danish psychotherapist and American author Sandahl and Alexander claim to have uncovered the real secret of the Danes´ happiness. And it is, quite simply, in their upbringing. Danish parents raise happy children who grow up to be happy adults who raise happy children and the cycle repeats itself.
Sandahl and Alexander ask the reader to remove their “cultural glasses” for a moment and try on a “Danish way” of seeing things and then take a look at the world around them. Can anyone improve their well-being and cultivate the happiest children in the world in their own backyard? The answer is yes!
About my guest
Jessica Joelle Alexander is a bestselling author, Danish parenting expert, journalist, speaker, and cultural researcher. Her work has been featured in TIME, Salon, The Atlantic, the NY Times, Vanity Fair, NPR, Huffington Post, and the Greater Good Science Center Berkley. Her book The Danish Way of Parenting: what the happiest people in the world know about raising confident, capable kids, is published in over 25 countries. She is coming out with a new book on Education this year. Jessica speaks four languages and lives with her Danish husband and two children in Europe.
Resources and links
The Danish Way of Parenting web site
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