But if you’re single, the idea of spending night after night on the sofa can easily slip into a bleak abyss of loneliness. In case you aren’t already familiar with the buzzword, the Danes use ‘hygge’ to describe the ritual of slowing down and enjoying simple practices such as relaxing on the sofa, enjoying good food and sipping on a cup of tea.
In London, it's become shorthand for anything that involves the pursuit of comfort, cosiness and, let’s be honest, being thoroughly lazy.
It’s freezing outside and you’ve probably already spent the majority of your December paycheck on Christmas presents, hungover Deliveroo orders and booking Ubers during last week’s transport meltdown.
When the temperature drops and you’re skint, all you want to do is hide away from the world in flannel shirts and cashmere socks with a mug of hot chocolate and some Jo Malone candles burning away.
Brain added that the service is open to all genders and sexual orientations but that there is no check-box to select which gender you're looking to date."It's a chance to allow people to connect with their perception and intuitive reading without allowing it to be shattered by what someone looks like," she said.
While the concept of Smell Dating may seem unconventional and maybe even a little gross (depending on how comfortable you are with being exposed to the natural essences of your fellow human), there is research out there to suggest that smell is indeed a key ingredient in human attraction.
You sniff someone's used T-shirt and then let your nose decide whether or not you want to join the producer of that scent on a date.
I’ll help you out with comparisons on a few dating platforms; Tinder, Aisle.co, Trulymadly.com, Thrill, Ok Cupid and Woo.Are your friends suddenly posting coupled up pictures of 'that' guy they met weeks ago on Tinder?They didn't seem that keen initially, but now they're snapping selfies on the sofa, sharing pictures of their homemade mulled wine and showing off the Christmas tree they decorated together.'" she told She believes Smell Dating could be a more intuitive, natural alternative to other dating apps that are purely image driven."The Internet has replaced fleshy experience with flat apparitions, avatars and painstakingly curated profile pics," her site's says.
It has up to 70 hours of life in it and the print will remind you to relax once in a while.