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hygge cares. It’s all about accountability.

We are proud to partner with OrthoCarolina to shed light on how these worlds sometimes blend together, and how we are better for it. hygge cares. Michael Orell & Bradley Smith As we think about our well-being, we usually focus internally. We rarely think of how others impact our wellness – to keep us accountable. […]

Katelin Resta’s 2017 Brain Dump

Holy cannoli it has been too long. My last entry (lol cuz this is my actual diary) was October of last year and booooy how things have changed. Mostly the political climate – jk that’s not what I’m here to talk about. Well sorta. I truthfully want to put my thoughts on paper every day, […]

The Professional Adventure of Lawyer Turned Airbnb Expert Will Holman

Photography by the awesome Julia Fay Photography Veteran civil litigator turned Airbnb community expert. Sounds like an adult-coming-of-age story produced by Focus Features, yes? Maybe one day. For now though – this is Will Holman’s story. Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Will Holman moved to Charlotte as teenager. What changed the game for Will around this […]

Meet the Hygge Podcast Residents

Well hello there. When Richard Brooke and I decided to do the Hygge podcast residency we have no idea we’d end up with 37 unique and awesome submissions. The selection process was difficult but in the end we have a group of 6, yes 6 (we upped it from 4 because there was too many […]

115 students in Charlotte are waiting to be matched with volunteer reading partners

(Charlotte Region, NC) January 10, 2017 — January is National Mentoring Month, and Reading Partners is encouraging more community members to join its efforts to provide students in under-resourced schools with the tutoring and mentorship they need to become proficient readers by the fourth grade. A proven national nonprofit that mobilizes community volunteers to work […]

Announcing the Hygge Podcast Residency

  We love great ideas. You know what we love even more? People who act on their great ideas. Enter the Hygge Podcast Residency. If you have a podcast or podcast idea, this could be your shot. Stories have the power to influence people, to make them think, to change their view on life, to […]

Christina Is…

Ever since I started writing Hygge blogs, Christina has been asking when her interview would be. I told her that her blog had to be “special” and that it would take me a while and that it would probably be one of the last Hygge blogs I ever wrote. Well, the wait is over. Today […]

Mike Drop

This is a guest post by Hygge resident, Michael Trivette. You can read more about him here. A couple of months ago, Sarah and Brandalyn were having a conversation involving each other’s first car and I made the comment about how I drove my first car for more than 15 years. I remember it like […]