New skin for the New Year?

Did you make any #NewYearsResolutions to do with taking better care of your skin? If so, you may be interested in an online campaign happening over on organic skincare brand Green Angel‘s online and social media platforms. Our Beauty Editor…

The CanPlan – A planner to help you through cancer + A Giveaway!

Have you heard of the CanPlan? It’s a unique planner specifically for people going through cancer, created by US-based Sharon Kim after her mother’s own battle with cancer. Sharon initially launched the CanPlan on crowdfunding site Kickstarter, and it is…

Multi use, vibrant headbands from Hygge Bands

I’ve written before here on Happy Magazine about a type of tubular head scarf that I liked to wear instead of my wig during the months I went through chemotherapy. My mom found a similar product recently online called Hygge Bands…

Essential Oils – A Gift Guide

Plant-Based Health Coach Lorna McCormack joins us today with her Ultimate Essential Oils Gift Guide. We hope it helps you get some meaningful gifts organised easily and gives you the opportunity to share self-care, positivity and wellness this Christmas. PLEASE NOTE:…

Ciúin Spa’s Cancer Care Touch Treatments

Have you been to the Slieve Russell Hotel? Their innovative Spa offers a selection of Cancer Care Touch Treatments suitable for people living with and beyond cancer. The Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club is an award-winning Spa Hotel set…

Day 9: €50 Gift Card Giveaway for Chemo Headwear from Hairless Beauty

I recently had the pleasure of meeting the very lovely Zaneta Malkiewicz. Zaneta runs chemo headwear business Hairless Beauty and as well as that, is a busy mum and wife. She is also a fearless cancer survivor and recently shared…

Day 5: Grand Prizes – FitBit Giveaway!

Good morning everyone and welcome to Day 5 of our #12DaysOfChristmas. Today we are revealing the details of our GRAND PRIZES which we will be giving away at the end of our #12Days series! The lovely people at FitBit have…

Day 3: Green Angel Argan Body Oil Giveaway

On the 3rd Day of Christmas Happy Mag gave to me… a chance to win a Green Angel Argan Body Oil! Our Beauty Writer Elfreda McGowan joins us today with a review of the Green Angel Argan Body Oil. The…

Christmas gift ideas from Pukka

There are some beautiful Pukka tea gift ideas available to buy on the Pukka website that you might not see here in the shops. Ideas include these lovely tea caddies filled with tea… These reusable bamboo cups… Or one of…

Following the Pink Ribbon Path

Following the Pink Ribbon Path by Mary Redmond Ussher is a spiritual and reflective journal of a woman’s journey through breast cancer. Just re-published by Columba Books, Mary’s original book has been recently revised by her son Patrick, to fulfil a…

‘Try on your perfect brow’ and the Brow Contour Pro pencil from Benefit

I came across a fun online tool on Benefit’s website this week. It lets you ‘try on’ different brow shapes and styles your new brows directly onto a photo which you upload or take directly on the site. I couldn’t…

Girl Power: THEYA Healthcare’s post-surgery underwear

THEYA Healthcare are an innovative Irish company that are truly dedicated to what they do – providing women with post-surgery underwear that can actually help you feel better faster I had my breast cancer surgery in June last year. I…

Pink with a purpose – Companies supporting the Marie Keating Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Patrons assemble with the Marie Keating Foundation to support their 20th year fighting breast cancer Everything from shoes and mattresses to jewellery and lingerie go pink with a purpose this October This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, generous companies are…

And the winner of our Cancer Care Parcel competition is…

Viv Ryan! Congratulations Viv. Viv entered by leaving a comment on the post. Viv has won a Hospital Survival Pack from Cancer Care Parcel. If you weren’t lucky today, we’ve got another competition happening on Happy Magazine here, make sure…

Soul Space – More than just an event

Soul Space is an inspiring new event happening on 22 September in Claregalway, Galway. I’ve written about it a little bit already here on Happy Magazine, and today I have all the details for you. I hope I might inspire…

The Hospital Survival Pack from Cancer Care Parcel + A Giveaway!

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 for chemotherapy, radiotherapy and cancer drug therapy. We shared their Cancer Comfort Box with…

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.…

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…

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…

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!…

Ocean Bloom Skincare

Have you come across Ocean Bloom? We found the brand recently through social media and we were immediately drawn to it – natural, organic skincare is right up our street here at Happy Magazine HQ. Based out of the beautiful…

Life Factory Glass Water Bottles

Staying hydrated while going through cancer is very important. It will help your body flush toxins out and your cells regenerate. It will also help you feel generally better and more energised. If you’re going through chemotherapy it is recommended…

A Chemo Gift Package

We all know someone going through cancer. It’s an unfortunate truth of our time. It’s very hard to imagine what it’s like to go through cancer until you are doing it yourself or going through it with a close family…

What to buy someone going through cancer – Christmas edition

Awhile ago we did a post here on Happy Magazine about What to Buy Someone Going Through Cancer. We thought we’d update it in time for Christmas. Have you got a friend or family member going through cancer? Do you…

What to buy someone going through cancer

If you have a friend or family member going through cancer and you’d like to buy them something to show them that you’re thinking of them and rooting for them, we’ve got some suggestions for you. Or maybe you’re going…