Helen Russell

Helen Russell is a journalist and bestselling author. Formerly an (occasionally glossy) editor in London, Helen now lives in Denmark with her husband and three young children.

Would leaving London for a new pace of life really make you happier?

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  • Long Reads

    What we can learn from Brazil’s unique approach to happiness

  • Food

    Eat, drink and be hygge: the best festive food recipes for 2018

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Life

“How quitting my life in London helped me say no to social media envy”

From friends’ new babies to promotions, swanky holidays and flash houses: why none of us are immune to social media envy – and what we can do about it

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Tired of London, not life: what happens when you ditch the city grind

“I haven’t got a stress knot in my stomach anymore”

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Life

Why the Danes finish work on time, every single day

“A typical working day is 8am-4pm and overtime frowned upon”

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Life

The Danish way of life: putting loved ones first

"Danes spend more time with their families and friends than most other EU nations"

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Why it’s time to redefine what success looks like

The art of leaning back