Home Detox Challenge Week 3: Washing Up Liquid

Welcome to Week 3 of the Home Detox Challenge! This challenge involves switching one product a week in your home for six weeks to achieve…

The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer

This one’s for all the fabulous women out there. I bought this book online while I was going through treatment last year. I loved it…

15 podcasts on resilience

Most people define resilience as the ability to spring back during a difficult situation. Or, maybe you know it better as simply being “tough as…

The importance of taking control and being in charge of your health

In light of the current news in the media regarding the Cervical Check scandal, I thought I might take this opportunity to talk about the…

Have you got a question for Clare?

Clare Reed, our Cancer Therapist here at Happy Magazine, will be answering your questions regarding the tools and techniques you can use to help yourself…

Self-employed with cancer – Top Tips

Being self-employed and diagnosed with cancer can be extremely stressful. Not only do you have to contend with a potentially life-threatening condition but you have…

The Full 360 is back + Win tickets!

It’s September and it feels like there are health and wellness events popping up all over the country. They all look great so how do…

Your Stories: Ger D’Arcy on how cancer has changed him for the better

I’m so delighted to start a brand new feature today on Happy Magazine called Your Stories. As the name suggests, it’s all about you and…

100 ways to beat stress – in today’s Sunday Indo

Why not put your feet up today with your favourite cuppa and the Sunday Independent Life Magazine – health and wellness queen Alison Canavan is…

Home Detox Challenge Week 2: Toothpaste

Welcome to Week 2 of the Home Detox Challenge! This challenge involves switching one product a week in your home for six weeks to achieve…

Eat Well During Cancer – Free Guide from the World Cancer Research Fund

We’ve got four copies of a great guide from the World Cancer Research Fund to give away. It’s a booklet for people living with cancer…

How to Relax When You Don’t Like Meditation

It seems these days that most articles about relaxation trumpet meditation as the be-all and end-all. But if you are anything like our Cancer Therapist…

Is cancer harder to cope with when it’s all over?

Today I’m delighted to welcome Chris Proby to Happy Magazine. Chris is 35 years old and has an incredible cancer story. He has beaten cancer…

Home Detox Challenge Week 1: Hand Soap

I’d like to propose a challenge for you. I’m calling it the Home Detox Challenge and it involves switching one product a week in your…

Wellness from within – By Gerry Hussey

Last year in early July or so, I was in a bad place, mentally. I had acquired a hospital infection called C Difficile a few…

A little secret: The Po-Ho Inhaler

Some time last year while I was browsing the health shelves in the Avoca store in Rathcoole, I picked up a Po-Ho Inhaler. It was…

Irish Cancer Society Conference for Cancer Survivorship

Did you know you can join the Irish Cancer Society for their annual free conference for cancer survivors? This year’s Living Well with Cancer conference…

White Light Meditation

I am so delighted to welcome Grainne from Reiki Healing From Within back to Happy Magazine today. Grainne has specially recorded this beautiful White Light…

Using yoga to help yourself through treatment

At some stage during my cancer treatment last year I started doing gentle yoga at home. I think it was after my chemotherapy and surgery…

Irish men urged not to be ‘skin c(h)ancers’ this summer

This post is for all the men out there, or all the men in your life: Research has revealed that Irish men have the highest…

Shampoo and Conditioner from The Handmade Soap Company + A Giveaway!

Have you been thinking about changing your shampoo and conditioner to a more natural alternative since your cancer diagnosis? Switching out all my cosmetics and…

Essential Oils for Beginners – a free eBook from DoTerra

I really only discovered the power of essential oils during my cancer treatment last year. Before that, I had never really heard of them and…

Public talk: ‘Keeping Fit, Stopping Cancer’ from the Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society has announced that its next Decoding Cancer public talk ‘Keeping Fit, Stopping Cancer’ will take place at 1pm on Wednesday 22 August at The…

Making the most of cancer treatment pauses

Cancer Therapist Clare Reed is back with us today with a few ideas of how to make the most of any pauses you may get in-between your…

The new Day to Night Collection from Pukka

Did you know we are big fans of Pukka Teas here at Happy Magazine? My favourite is the Mint Matcha Green tea and it would…

12 Happiness & Wellness Practices Around the World

Today’s post is a fun graphic from Berries.com about different health and wellness practices from around the world. You might recognise some of them as…

Faith, Hope & Cancer documentary – FREE to watch THIS WEEKEND ONLY

The new Faith, Hope & Cancer documentary could be helpful to you. There’s interesting info here, around the importance of faith, diet and mindset in the…

Total Body Yoga – Deep Stretch video from Yoga With Adriene

Yesterday morning after my breakfast I felt a little tense. My body felt like it needed a good s-t-r-e-t-c-h out in every direction. As soon…

Ireland’s Most Beautiful Drives

I came across a free eBook from Chill Insurance this week. It’s about Ireland’s Most Beautiful Drives and I thought it might inspire some of…

Happiness is an inside job – 12 self-care ideas

Happiness is an inside job. It’s something we’ve all heard before but how many of us have really spent some time thinking about this and…