Helpful guides from Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care is a breast cancer support charity in the UK. Their website is full of really helpful information for anyone who is going…

Chemo-induced menopause – A podcast from Happy Magazine

Today I am very proud to launch the first ever podcast from Happy Magazine! In this podcast, I chat with two of my contributors here…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Just diagnosed? Start here

One of the best parts about doing Happy Magazine are the emails I receive from people who contact me to let me know that they’ve…

The Power of the Subconscious Mind – Psychologist Gerry Hussey speaking at WellFest this weekend

This weekend we packed all our camera gear and headed to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for this year’s epic WellFest event. And boy, we sure…

A little bit about Astaxanthin

Today I want to tell you a little bit about Astaxanthin. It’s a type of carotenoid found naturally in wild-caught salmon, red trout, krill, algae, lobster, crab…

How to choose Organic vs Non-organic in the Fruit & Veg aisle

Guys, have you all seen or heard about the US’s Environmental Working Group (EWG)’s Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™ Lists? The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to…

10 uses of fish oil for better health

Do you supplement with a fish oil? There are some great benefits to be had from a regular fish oil supplement or regular oily fish…