(There are those who will tell you that “astrology is a language.” If you know much about languages, you know that sometimes one language will come up with a word or phrase for a unique concept that other languages haven’t caught onto — but maybe should have. In that spirit, we present this series.)
The Sign: Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
The Word: Hygge (Danish) (pronounced “hoo-gah”)
Meaning:: Have you ever found yourself somewhere, your home or a friend’s home or somewhere else, where you find yourself completely surrounded by a sense of comfort and warmth and general happy contentment? That’s hygge for you, and it is the state of being that many a Taurus seeks, even if they don’t have a word for it.
FRIEND: Hi, glad you could make it! Come on in and have a seat.
TAURUS: Nice place you’ve got here. Oh, I like your couch!
(Taurus sits on the couch and slowly sinks in. A strange look becomes frozen on Taurus’ face, a combination of the sort of bliss you normally see under anesthesia with just a hint of surprise.)
TAURUS: (after a long pause) So… comfortable. Can’t… move…
FRIEND: The hygge, it has you now. The remote control is to your left, next to the snack dispenser. Enjoy!
Matthew Currie is an astrologer, counselor and writer with over 20 years of experience and numerous appearances on television, radio and podcasts. He is the author of “Conquer The Universe With Astrology,” (available on Amazon) and is available for private consultations. Send him an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Matthew likes hearing from you.
He also predicted that yes, you WOULD end up here reading this.