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How Norwegians Stay Happy During Long, Brutal Winters

Where I come from in Canada, -8 degrees Fahrenheit is a normal winter day. I’ve grown up scraping windshields, falling on sidewalks, and being too cool for idiot strings (only to get frostbite). But never once have I dealt with wintertime depression. That’s why I’ve always thought of Norwegians as kindred spirits. The sun doesn’t rise for months in northern parts, yet the rate of winter depression is incredibly low. It all made sense after hearing about “koselig.” Pronounced “koos-uh-lee,” the
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