Flahavan’s Overnight Oats

I’ve found a handy little breakfast number for these warmer summer months – Flahavan’s Overnight Oats with Apple & Raspberry. It’s a combination of oats,…

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…

An event like no other: Soul Space – The Experience

Soul Space is an event coming up in September this year focused on health and wellbeing. We think it’s going to be an amazing day…

Free Summer Wellness Events

Wowee! Check out this amazing community initiative happening from 17 June in Clondalkin, Dublin – free summer weekend wellness events including yoga, mental health talks,…

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…

Where to eat healthy in Kildare: Beetroot, Maynooth

If you’re visiting Maynooth any time soon we’ve got a great recommendation for where to get some healthy and delicious vegan/vegetarian food – a real…

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…

Making time for little self-care treats

In the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking about the importance of making time for little self-care treats in my life. Self-care is something…

The WellFest timetable has been announced and it looks GREAT

WellFest – Ireland’s largest health, fitness and wellness festival – has just announced details of the full line-up and schedule for its upcoming event. The…

Holy Shit, You’ve Got Cancer

So I’ve got something amazing for you today. Check out this incredible woman’s free online guide to dealing with a cancer diagnosis – Holy Shit, You’ve…

Upcoming events for breast cancer patients and survivors

Two public talks that will be of interest to breast cancer patients and survivors are taking place over the next week in Dublin, organised by…

Day trips: Trim Castle, Co. Meath

If you’re currently on a cancer journey you will know that a good day out of the house can do wonders for your wellbeing. If…

The Raven App – Bringing beauty to you at home or even in hospital + A Giveaway!

All women know the power of getting a great blow-dry or manicure, right? It’s a sure-fire way to give yourself a boost when you’re feeling…

Using affirmations to feel more positive

Happy Monday everyone! Another week here, how will you be spending it? There was a very positive reaction to my post a few days ago…

My Wellbeing Mantra

So there are always two voices going on in my head. One voice which is positive and strong and another one which is, you guessed…

Bottled sunshine – Non-toxic tanning products

Our Beauty Writer Elfreda McGowan is here today with everything you need to know about using tanning products after cancer. You don’t have to rule…

5 ways to get your day off to a great start

1. Make your bed I know, I know, we’ve all heard this one before. However, there is something really wonderful about getting out of bed…

Salad Pizza from The Happy Pear

At last the temperatures around Ireland are starting to warm up… But shh, don’t tell anyone in case the Beast from the East gets wind…

At Home Yoga Sequence: Gentle Morning Flow

It’s the start of a new week – Happy Monday everyone! Today our contributor Ruth Delahunty from Yogaru.ie is bringing you a Gentle Morning Flow yoga sequence…

What is Reiki?

Have you heard of Reiki? It’s a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that can also promote healing. It can be a lovely complementary therapy…

Complementary therapies for cancer

Jenny McElvaney is a Nutritional Therapist based in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. She has also beaten breast cancer twice. She joins us today to explain what…

Essential viewing: HEAL

Good morning all. This is a post from back in January but we really think it’s worth sharing with you again in case you missed…

12 strategies for getting through cancer treatment

I found the first few months after receiving my breast cancer diagnosis the worst. Looking back now, I remember being so terrified. So scared that…

6 more steps to boost your health

Today we’re adding to yesterday’s six ways to boost your health with six more habits to start building into your life. We just love these…

How to make Hummus

Did you see the great Meal Prep video we shared on Sunday from Downshiftology? In it, Lisa mentioned her quick and easy method for making…

Healthy meal prep for the whole week

A big part of our Anti-Cancer Plan here at Happy Magazine is healthy eating. We have slowly but surely transitioned to a much healthier way…

The 10 best essential oils for anxiety

Lorna McCormack is back with us today with an article on the best essential oils to use for anxiety. When I started out teaching people…

Yoga for Compassion

How about an invigorating and satisfying yoga session in the comfort of your own home today?  We did this great hour-long practice from Yoga With…

Mindfulness, meditation and yoga on Girls With Goals

Take a breath with this week’s episode of the Girls With Goals podcast from Her.ie. Niamh Maher is joined by former model, motivational speaker and…