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.

Latest Posts

  • Long Reads

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

    “Saudade makes you feel things more deeply... both the sadness and the joy”

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  • Food

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

    Make your Christmas cosier with these delicious Christmas comfort food recipes

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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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  • Careers

    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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  • Travel

    How living like a Danish woman made me happier

    (and why it can for you, too)

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  • Life

    Why it’s time to redefine what success looks like

    The art of leaning back

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