Review of Éminence’s Stone Crop Cleansing Oil

Éminence is an award-winning skin care brand that offers seasonal new launches and potent face and body treatments for spa, day spa, medi-spa and selected beauty salons. As an organisation, Éminence believes in providing the best skin care products possible.…

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Walking back to good health – the benefits of a daily walk

One day last week while I was out for my daily walk with my little boy, I started thinking about all the many benefits a walk can bring you. We were walking down to our local SuperValu which is about…

Launching Happy Magazine into print – and our new podcast!

As some of you may already know, I am excited (and a little nervous) to announce that it is my intention to publish a printed edition of Happy Magazine in December of this year. Writing it down seems to be…

Can we eat to starve cancer? TED Talk

This is an interesting video. It’s not terrifying, I promise – I know I hated looking at “cancer videos” when I was first diagnosed, actually, for months after my diagnosis, even – but this one is useful. If you’ve got…

Great websites: Kris Carr

I came across Kris Carr a little while ago and thought I’d share her fabulous website with you all. Kris has been living with cancer for over ten years now and has built an incredible business around her new plant-based,…

A meditation for relaxation from The Honest Guys

The day before yesterday I wrote a post about 5 positive changes to make during treatment. The final point was about eliminating stress in your life and discovering yoga, meditation and deep breathing to help with this. Following on from…

Somebody Feed Phil – Docu Series with a new Ireland episode

Somebody Feed Phil is a documentary series on Netflix from the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil Rosenthal. In the series, Phil takes viewers on a goodwill eating tour of the world. Along for the ride are Phil’s friends, family and his trademark…

5 positive changes to make during treatment

When I think about cancer care, I think the future is going to be a more integrated, whole-body approach. That what we have currently (chemotherapy/surgery/radiotherapy/drug therapy) will evolve to become a model where these hospital-based treatments will be paired with…

Tuna Avocado Macaroni Salad

Isn’t the weather just glorious? I find it so much easier to get up in the morning when you see the sunshine streaming in from the early hours. We’re not accustomed to this heat though, are we? I know all…

Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? The power of massage

Did you know that massage therapy can still be possible during and after cancer treatment? Caroline Warren from the Touch Therapy Centre in Cork is back with us today with 3 things a massage can help you with right now.…

Music therapy: Seeing Blind

Niall Horan as you’ve never seen him before! An uplifting tune for today. Seeing Blind – Niall Horan, Maren Morris I have seen, seen it all in paper dreams Watched it unfold on the screen But I never understood I have heard,…

Kayla’s Kitchen – Free Delivery Coupon

A couple of week’s ago we wrote here on Happy Magazine all about Kayla’s Kitchen and their healthy meals which you can order straight to your home. There was a great reaction to the post and since then Paula at…

Inspiring words from breast cancer survivor Emma Cassidy

Emma Cassidy is a secondary school teacher from Raheny in Dublin. She was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer this time last year. She underwent a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy and is almost finished her treatment journey now. This…

Writing a Summer Bucket List

With the beautiful warm weather here in Ireland this week, everyone is wiping down their patio furniture and getting out to enjoy the rays. It’s perfect weather for making wonderful family memories around the BBQ, in the park or at…

Courgette, Avocado and Strawberry Salad

Our Food contributor, Eva Burg from The Healthy Tart is with us today with a fresh and vibrant summer salad, perfect for this warmer weather. This courgette, avocado and strawberry salad and the purchase of a spiralizer have quickly changed…

The Comfort Box from Cancer Care Parcel + An Easy Competition

Cancer Care Parcel is a UK business selling thoughtful, comforting and appropriate cancer gifts. They have a wide range of cancer care parcels covering every patient – men, women, teens and kids, as well as hospital parcels and parcels specifically…

Finding joy after cancer

Cancer Therapist Clare Reed is back with us today with a post all about bringing joy back into your life after cancer. For some people finding their joy in life after cancer seems to be nearly nigh on impossible. For…

Music for a lazy summer afternoon

What beautiful weather we are having! Since the sun is out we thought it was time to get out a few summer tunes too – here are our favourites for a lazy afternoon…  

A few thoughts on resilience

Today’s post is a few thoughts on the resilience of the human spirit. Going through something as traumatic as a cancer experience, as the patient or a family member/friend of one, can leave you feeling quite changed as a person.…

Vitality Expo – 8-9 September

The RDS in Dublin will be transformed for the weekend of the 8th and 9th of September for a new health and wellbeing event called Vitality Expo. Experts on natural health, wellbeing, nutrition and natural skincare will speak at the…

Vegan Dublin Food Tours

Oooh… I’m always on the lookout now for vegan food while I’m out and about in Dublin. While I still eat real butter, I have given up cow’s milk, yogurt and cheese as part of my personal anti-cancer plan. This…

Miriam’s Top 10 Reasons To Start Yoga

Today our contributor Miriam Kerins from TheAwakening.ie joins us with a post on her Top 10 Reasons To Start Yoga. For a newcomer to yoga you might find that explanations like it increases the flow of prana or it brings…

Competition time! Win a copy of The Happy Pear’s new book

Win a copy of The Happy Pear’s new book, Recipes for Happiness! Enter here. Winner announced on Happy Magazine on 20 July.

millie lingerie

I came across millie lingerie on Twitter yesterday. millie lingerie started out as a Kickstarter project by UK founder and breast cancer survivor Sue Pringle to create a bra for after breast cancer. The project was successfully funded to develop…

Happy Magazine Stories on Instagram this week

This week I will be posting a little bit of video content over on Instagram using the Stories function. Daily posts will still be happening here on the Happy Magazine website, but I just wanted to let you all know…

Willow Cottage 100% Natural Essential Oil Soaps

A few weeks ago we were down in County Wexford for a little holiday. While we were there we visited Wells House & Gardens and I spent a very enjoyable half hour browsing the lovely shops in their Craft Courtyard.…

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 I look at it just before I go to bed or other times in the…

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 anyone who has a wig or headwear at home that they no longer need 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 with a remarkable story – beating cancer twice – breast cancer as well as leukaemia!…

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 was actually surprised just how full of flavour it was for a veggie meal. Plus…