What’s happening here at Happy Magazine?

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday. It’s been awhile since I last shared some updates about both me and Happy Magazine here on the website so I thought I might do that today. Launch of the magazine The launch of the…

Announcing the winners of our hampers from LifeForce

Congratulations to Aran Mackey and Mary Charlotte Sessions – you have each won a lovely hamper of goodies from LifeForce! Aran and Charlotte shared the news online of the launch of our first print edition to enter this competition –…

Welcome to our new daily subscribers – we’re so glad you’re here!

Good morning everyone and Happy Monday to you wherever you are. I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome all our new daily subscribers here on HappyMagazine.ie. We’ve had a lot of new readers visiting the website since the launch…

And the winner of our CanPlan Giveaway is…

…Angel Tonge! Angel left a comment on the second post we ran about the competition: Congratulations Angel! Angel has won a CanPlan planner. Thank you again to Sharon Kim for sending us one to give away. If you missed the…

Happy Magazine print edition – Where to get it

Good morning everyone. I was completely blown away yesterday by all the support for the first print issue of Happy Magazine! Thank you all so, so very much. Every email and message of encouragement means the world to me. I’ve…

BIG NEWS: Our first print edition is out! Read it here + enter our LifeForce Giveaway

Today’s the day – I can finally announce that the first print edition of Happy Magazine is officially out! Where it all started… I started writing a little bit of daily positivity here on HappyMagazine.ie back in July 2017, mid-way…

Would you like to write something for Happy Magazine?

Hello Happy Magazine Reader, Is there something that you’d like to share here on Happy Magazine? Are you currently going through cancer and would like to share your top tips for getting through treatment with others? Or, do you have…

Calling all MALE Happy Mag readers!

Have YOU entered our FitBit Giveaway? There are just over 24 hours left before the competition closes. We have a fabulous FitBit Versa Smartwatch in Black/Black Aluminium especially for one lucky male reader! All you have to do is Like,…

October has been our busiest month ever

We are so delighted – October 2018 has been our busiest month yet on Happy Magazine. We have been publishing daily since July 2017 but this month, we have had over 11,400 views to the Happy Magazine website alone, and…

And the winner of our Nía competition is…

sarahmck1989! Congratulations Sarah. Sarah entered by subscribing to the Happy Magazine daily email update on 15 October. Sarah has won a Nía Facial Hydrating Mist worth €24.95 which we reviewed in this post. If you weren’t lucky today, we’ve got more great…

Did you catch Happy Magazine on Weekend:am on Saturday?

Natasha Whelehan and I were delighted to be invited to share our experiences with breast cancer and Happy Magazine on Virgin Media’s Weekend:am show last Saturday, 27 October. Eighteen months ago, Natasha and I would never have dreamed of appearing on…

Calling all Oncology Nurses

We need your help. Happy Magazine are looking for Oncology Nurses/Clinical Nurse Managers that would be ‘happy’ to receive Happy Magazine in their hospitals 🙂 We are looking for one dedicated contact in each of the major hospitals in Ireland…

Media launch of Happy Magazine – Ireland’s first dedicated cancer support magazine

Today, Monday 8 October 2018, marks the official launch of Happy Magazine to the Irish media. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, myself, our Happy Magazine cover star Domini Kemp and three more beautiful breast cancer survivors – Niamh,…

Supporter’s Spotlight: Vistatec

Vistatec, a company that works with some of the world’s most iconic brands providing global content solutions, is a proud sponsor of Happy Magazine this month. You may have noticed the Vistatec click-through ad on the sidebar of the website since…

Would you like to advertise in the first print edition of Happy Magazine?

This week I am starting the final release of advertising for the first print issue of Happy Magazine – Ireland’s first dedicated cancer support magazine. We are looking for another ten advertisers on board to make the print magazine a…

Some updates about the first print edition of Happy Magazine

Good morning everyone and Happy Saturday! I hope wherever you are, you have some lovely plans for the day ahead? Whether that’s staying in or going out, I hope you’re feeling good. I wanted to do a post today on…

Too many emails in your inbox?

Here at Happy Magazine we understand a daily email from our website might be just that one email too many. But, we love having you here and we don’t want to lose you! That’s why we have started a Weekly…

And the winner of The Handmade Soap Company competition is…

Niamh Ui Chadhla! Congratulations Niamh. Niamh entered by leaving a comment on the post. Niamh has won a Shampoo and Conditioner from The Handmade Soap Company. If you weren’t lucky today, we’ve got another new competition starting on Happy Magazine…

Last chance to enter! The Handmade Soap Company Competition

We’ll be announcing the winner of our competition to win a Shampoo and Conditioner from The Handmade Soap Company on Friday 24 August at 5pm. To enter, all you need to do is leave a comment on this post. Good…

It’s our First Birthday + A Giveaway!

Today, 21 July 2018, Happy Magazine is one year old!! This day last year I posted the very first post here on HappyMagazine.ie and it’s been a wonderful 365 days since then. For those of you who may have only…

And the winner of our Happy Pear competition is…

…Orlaith Monks! Congratulations Orlaith. We will be in touch to arrange sending you your copy of Recipes for Happiness from The Happy Pear. Tomorrow, 21 July 2018, is Happy Magazine’s first birthday! To celebrate one whole year of daily posts…

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 on Happy Magazine who have also been through breast cancer, Clare Reed (our cancer CBT…

Would you like to advertise in the first print edition of Happy Magazine?

Plans for the first print edition of Happy Magazine are underway. As part of this, the first release of available advertising positions for the launch issue are now open for bookings. The first print edition of Happy Magazine will be…

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…

Did you see us on TheJournal.ie yesterday?

We were THRILLED to see our story on TheJournal.ie this weekend – it felt like a little milestone in our quest to spread the word about Happy Magazine across Ireland. We here at Happy Magazine (that’s me, my husband and…

Did you see us on the TV3 News last night?

Our Editor Holly Kennedy was on the TV3 News last night to talk about her cancer experience for the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day.  We’re really proud that Happy Magazine got a quick mention at the end – we’re trying…

Did you catch us on RTÉ yesterday?

Happy Magazine received a little bit of national press yesterday on RTÉ Radio One’s Morning Ireland show when our Editor, Holly Kennedy, spoke to Will Goodbody about chemotherapy and the effects it had on her as part of a wider…

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It’s ok to feel sad

When I first started thinking about creating Happy Magazine, I wanted Emma Hannigan on the cover. I was going through chemo and my own cancer journey was still very new and frightening. I designed a sample cover with her on…

Comments are now open

    It is now possible to comment here on Happy Magazine. We’d love to know what you think of our daily content – does it make you happy, does it make you think, does it make you choose a…