The Little Book of Positivity

I love this Little Book of Positivity from Lucy Lane. I keep it beside my bed and dip into it every now and then. Sometimes…

Browtique’s Wigs Appeal – Can you help?

We came across Olive of Browtique’s new initiative this week and just had to share it with you. It’s a fantastic idea. Olive is appealing to…

Cancer massage treatments from the Touch Therapy Centre

We are delighted to introduce another contributor to Happy Magazine today. Caroline Warren is a Massage Therapist specialising in Oncology Massage and a cancer survivor…

Chickpea, Quinoa and Turmeric Curry from Deliciously Ella

I made this vibrant Chickpea, Quinoa and Turmeric Curry from Deliciously Ella’s second book on Tuesday evening. It was easy to make, filling and so tasty! I…

5 tips for getting through hospital scans

Thump. The sound of your hospital scan appointment letter landing on the doormat. Or is it the sound of your heart falling to your shoes?…

Starting the day right

Helen’s Breakfast Seed Toppings are a quick and easy way to boost your breakfast. They can be added to cereal, porridge, yogurt or smoothies and…

Healthy meals to reheat and eat – Kayla’s Kitchen

We came across Kayla’s Kitchen in this month’s issue of IMAGE magazine and we’re so glad we did. We think their business idea is just…

Natural and organic sun protection from PHYT’S

With the warmer weather here (isn’t it just fabulous?) I’ve been hunting high and low for some natural and organic sun protection these last few…

Summer Life Enhancing Workshops from Grainne Nolan

Grainne Nolan, one of our regular contributors here on Happy Magazine with her beautiful meditations, is holding three Summer Life Enhancing Workshops over the next…

The transformative power of make-up – The Women’s Podcast

Today Chloe Moloney, one of our Books contributors, writes about the transformative power of make-up and a podcast which helped her through her own health…

Coconut aminos – A healthy alternative to soy sauce

Soy sauce – a condiment called for in so many recipes! If you love stir-fries, teriyaki dishes or anything with a big Asian flavour, no…

How to help your adult child through their cancer

Today we are very pleased to introduce a new contributor here on Happy Magazine. Clare Reed is a CBT Cancer Therapist and also a Triple…

Music therapy: You Can Cry

Marshmello X Juicy J Ft. James Arthur – You Can Cry Oh, you can cry on my shoulder Everything’s alright All the pain is finally…

Sugar and cancer – my journey

The mainstream recommendations for helping to prevent a recurrence of cancer (or indeed, a diagnosis of cancer in the first instance) includes limiting sugar in…

How to store food for optimal freshness

With the warmer weather here now I’m noticing my fresh fruit and veg ripening and going past it’s best quicker than ever – especially anything…

Easy summer recipes from Liezl Jayne

Today’s post is another one of Liezl Jayne Strydom’s videos on YouTube. We love this video where she shares her favourite easy summer recipes –…

Get your juice on! Budget juicers and blenders in Lidl this fortnight

Making fresh green juices at home is a great way to get revitalising goodness into you first thing in the morning. However, home juicers can…

A happiness roadmap from Matthew McConaughey

This short video of actor Matthew McConaughey speaking about finding your way to happiness is just great. He talks about the difference between chasing happiness…

Sonder Ireland – How many of these places have you been?

This video about Ireland first came out a couple of years ago. I loved it so much then and have never forgotten it. This morning…

Day trips: Ferns Castle, Wexford

If you are in the Wexford area, I’ve got a little suggestion for you for a little day trip. Ferns Castle in the small village…

Music therapy: Flames

I heard this song for the first time on the radio the other day and loved the melody of it. When I looked it up…

Book reviews from Nurse Fancy Pants

Chloe Moloney is back with us today sharing her latest round-up of reads. If you’re looking for your next book, you might find something in this…

Head & Heart Reset – Yoga With Adriene

If you find yourself having a difficult day, some time on your yoga mat is a great way to reset your mood and start again.…

Flahavan’s Overnight Oats

I’ve found a handy little breakfast number for these warmer summer months – Flahavan’s Overnight Oats with Apple & Raspberry. It’s a combination of oats,…

Homemade skin treats

Everyone knows how good smoothies and juices are for their insides, but did you know that there’s a whole host of simple everyday items in…

How To Face Up To And Address My Mental Health – Audience Q&A from WellFest 2018

I’m not normally a fan of audience Q&A sessions but this one was different. In this afternoon session from WellFest last weekend, Psychologists Gerry Hussey…

An event like no other: Soul Space – The Experience

Soul Space is an event coming up in September this year focused on health and wellbeing. We think it’s going to be an amazing day…

Music therapy: My top 5 favourite songs at the moment

Aah, can you really beat a great song for a little bit of instant feel-good therapy? Today I wanted to share the uplifting tunes that…

Floating on a Cloud Meditation

The lovely Grainne from Reiki Healing from Within is back with us today with a beautiful meditation called ‘Floating on a Cloud’. I love listening…