Happiness is all in our mind – Motivational talk by Gen Kelsang Nyema

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PHYT’S Active Organic Skincare

Here at Happy Magazine we love chemical-free products. They are part of our ‘Anti-Cancer Plan’ – that is, our new lifestyle after cancer. PHYT’S is a French skincare brand sold in Dublin and Ireland by the V Claire Beauty Centre in Dublin…

The Chair – A short story by Victoria Lawlor

Today we’re bringing you a beautiful short story by Victoria Lawlor, a new contributor here on Happy Magazine. This is the first time we’ve brought you some fiction for your cancer journey… We hope that wherever you may be reading…

Our first big milestone!

We are so pleased to announce that today we published our 100th post here on Happy Magazine! That means we have been posting something positive for the cancer journey every day for the last 100 days! This website is bringing…

The 10 great life lessons cancer has taught me – By Liam Ryan

We came across this article recently and knew we just had to get permission to re-publish it here for you. We feel it’s a game-changer, maybe even a life-changer. It’s an article that had us nodding and sighing with agreement…

Eat Like An Athlete – Ruth Kilcawley

The following are some key notes from Ruth Kilcawley’s speech at the National Cancer Survivorship Conference in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 29 September 2017. Ruth Kilcawley is a Senior Oncology Dietitian at University Hospital Galway. Ruth spoke about the…

Music therapy: Time Of Your Life

A little bit of music therapy for you today. Listening to music is a wonderful way to unwind and let your troubles fall away. We hope you enjoy it and have a great day. Green Day – Time Of Your…

Shine Cancer Support Blog – Living with cancer in your 20s, 30s and 40s

We came across the Shine Cancer Support Blog on Twitter the other day. Shine Cancer Support is the only charity in the UK exclusively focused on supporting adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s who have been diagnosed with cancer. They…

The latest issue of Rude Health Magazine is available to read right here

Click here to read this issue online It’s AMAZING. Here’s a taste of what’s inside: Celeb chef Susan Jane White chats about how she became ‘nuts’ about food. Vote for your favourite products in the Rude Health Awards – you…

Charity single released today for the Irish Cancer Society

A beautiful charity single in aid of the Irish Cancer Society has been released today. A cover of the popular One Republic song ‘I Lived’, the song is performed by a group of 80 children and teens from the Eclipse…

Treat yourself: Here’s a 5% discount code for a Wellness Journal

Over the weekend we wrote a post all about the inspirational Wellness Journal from Daily Greatness. This zingy green journal is specifically designed with holistic health in mind and has everything from a yearly guided journal to wellness worksheets, a daily…

Great websites: malehealth.ie

Back in July the Irish Men’s Sheds Association marked the official launch of a new dedicated men’s health website, malehealth.ie. Malehealth.ie aims to set men of all ages on the road to better health by signposting them to a wide…

Fighting cancer with an Anti-Cancer Plan – Interview with Domini Kemp

Here at Happy Magazine one of our main aims is to encourage all people going through cancer to create an Anti-Cancer Plan (in partnership with their medical team) – that is a plan of lifestyle changes, big or small, to best…

Daily Greatness Wellness Journal

We love all things ‘health & wellbeing’ here at Happy Magazine, so when this Wellness Journal popped up in our social media feed, we couldn’t resist clicking to find out more. And we love it. This zingy green journal is…

Naturally Good Health Magazine – Free and Fabulous

We came across the Naturally Good Health Magazine recently in our local health store. It’s free and we think it’s fabulous. It’s packed with great information on how to look and feel your best by supporting your body the natural…

Event Reminder: Wellness for Cancer Care at the Ice House Hotel

Going through cancer can be an isolating experience. Here at Happy Magazine, we like to see Irish businesses that are considering the needs of people going through cancer and responding to them with tailored offerings. We feel this helps the…

The Gift

Make your own muesli

Breakfast. The most important meal of the day, the break from the fast the night before. Making your own muesli can take all the hassle out of wondering what to have for breakfast and wondering what is in your breakfast.…

Bedtime gratitude

A wonderful way to fall asleep is to use a tiny object to practice gratitude. At Alison Canavan’s Full 360 event, she gave us all a tiny pebble for this purpose. She told us to keep it on our bedside…

Being Happy and Content – John Lonergan and Caroline Crotty

The following are our notes from John Lonergan and Caroline Crotty‘s recent speech on Being Happy and Content at the National Cancer Survivorship Conference. John talked about a definition for happiness, that might come from three things: Have something in…

Hot Chocolate – The Healthy Way

We love a warming hot chocolate, especially with the cold weather returning. This Hot Chocolate – The Healthy Way from Simple Green Smoothies looks easy and delicious. We love that you’ll know exactly what’s in it.  

Avoiding information overload

Today we have another post from Bernie Kirwan, a breast cancer survivor and Cancer Support Nurse at the Hope Cancer Support Centre in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Today she is sharing her advice on avoiding information overload. As a cancer support nurse…

Life After Cancer: Regaining Choice and Control

Niamh Gaffney, a breast cancer survivor and now a professional life coach, gave a workshop last weekend at the National Cancer Survivorship Conference on Life After Cancer: Regaining Choice and Control. She joins us today to share her insights on…

This week’s RTÉ Guide is a Special Pink Edition

This week’s RTÉ Guide is a special fundraiser Pink Issue for Breast Cancer Ireland. The Guide will donate 20c of every copy sold to the charity. Content includes: Teresa Mannion On not obsessing about cancer five years after her diagnosis…

How to be a Wellness Warrior

We are delighted to be sharing an article from Áine Kerrigan, aka The Yoga Bear today on Happy Magazine. Áine attended Alison Canavan’s recent Full 360 Wellness event in Dublin and shared what she learnt from the day on RTE.ie/Lifestyle…

A Beautiful Mess Weekday Weekend Cookbook

A Beautiful Mess is a popular US lifestyle blog written by two sisters, Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. Their website is focused on creating happiness every day through a homemade lifestyle. They share home decor projects, recipes and crafts, as…

Pushing through fear to live your dreams – Motivation from Les Brown

There’s nothing like a bit of motivation from Les Brown to get the week started on a positive note.

Sunday Cooking: Coconut and Green Lentil Dahl

This Coconut and Green Lentil Dahl from The Happy Pear looks delicious. We’re going to make it today and freeze the leftovers away in tupperwares for easy lunches this autumn.

Home Workouts: Yoga for meditation and healing

Yoga never fails to make us feel better here at Happy Magazine. We love to roll out our mat, cast a little bit of Yoga With Adriene from the laptop to the TV and away we go… It always feels…