Euny Hong

Euny Hong is the author of The Birth of Korean Cool and a journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and the Financial Times. A self-described “nunchi ninja,” at age twelve she moved with her family from suburban Chicago to South Korea, not knowing Korean, and within a year was at the top of her class—thanks to her nunchi. She divides her time between New York and Paris and is fluent in English, Korean, French, German—and nunchi.

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Well-Being//

Practice ‘Nunchi,’ the Korean Secret to Happiness, by Putting Down Your Phone

by Euny Hong

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