the principle of living a balanced, moderately paced, low-fuss life: those who achieve lagom routinely take time to appreciate their surroundings, take several breaks during the workday, dress from a minimal and versatile wardrobe, and treat others with respect and kindness: After spending two fabulous months with my in-laws at their home in Stockholm, I’ve decided I need to bring some lagom into my hectic American life.
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How to use lagom in a sentence
That’s unless you’re Swedish and embrace lagom, roughly translates to “finding joy in moderation.”
Swedes used to pride themselves on their sense of moderation, what they referred to as lagom.