7 Day Meal Prep for Under €20 – The Happy Pear

We’re fast coming around to the Happy Pear way of life here at Happy Magazine. It’s a long way from where we’ve come but if we can do it, so can you. We just love this video showing you how…

Happiness begins within ourselves – 12 self-care ideas

This weekend we were thrilled to be invited along to two excellent wellness events – a Life Cleanse Urban Retreat on Saturday and then Alison Canavan’s first fantastic Full 360 event on Sunday. At each, we learnt some great lessons…

I need help, you need help, that’s okay

Today we are bringing you a beautiful piece of writing from Bernie Kirwan, a breast cancer survivor and Cancer Support Nurse at the Hope Cancer Support Centre in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Facing a cancer diagnosis or any serious illness brings…

Great websites: Simple Green Smoothies

When we find a really great website that’s helpful for a cancer journey, we want to share it with you. We came across Simple Green Smoothies recently, and it’s just great. It’s more than just green smoothies too. So why…

You have just been diagnosed, now what?

Today we are very happy to introduce another new writer to Happy Magazine. Niamh O’Connell is a qualified holistic nutritionist based in Dublin. Niamh believes mental health is paramount and she understands the link between diet and mood, finally having reached a…

Photos from The Great Pink Run

Some photos here from The Great Pink Run Facebook page. It was a really fun day with families and friends showing support for each other in the battle against cancer. If you’re going through a cancer journey, know that you…

The Full 360 – A wellness event you won’t want to miss – and a discount code

Alison Canavan’s first Full 360 wellness event is taking place this Sunday in Dublin. It’s going to be a great day of inspirational speakers and a wonderful source of tips and advice for making positive changes in your life. Covering…

Life Cleanse Urban Retreat this Saturday

We are excited to be attending a Life Cleanse Urban Retreat this Saturday in Dublin. A day of nourishing self-care including yoga, mindfulness, meditation, nutrition and juicing information, we think it’s a fantastic event with big potential to help you…

Another magazine you need in your life: The Simple Things

We know a great magazine can really lift your day. The Simple Things is a lovely monthly magazine from the UK dedicated to celebrating the things that matter most – growing, cooking, making and sharing time with friends and family. You…

Today’s the day! Great Pink Run, Phoenix Park

Today we’ll be lacing up our running shoes for a great pink, er, walk in the Phoenix Park! We’re proud to be taking part and showing our support to anyone going through a cancer journey to know they are not…

How a great morning routine can change your life

Today we are really happy to be sharing an amazing article with you from Miriam Kerins Hussey. Miriam is a qualified pharmacist with a huge passion for holistic health and wellbeing. Her passion has led her to train as an Integrated…

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…

A unique event in Co. Mayo – Wellness for Cancer Care at the Ice House Hotel

Going through cancer can be an isolating experience. Here at Happy Magazine, we like to see Irish businesses that are considering the needs of people going through cancer and responding to them with tailored offerings. We feel this helps the…

When and How to use Essential Oils

If you are currently undergoing cancer treatment, please consult with your medical team before beginning to use any essential oils as some oils may interact with certain cancer treatments. To find an accredited aromatherapist in Ireland, please click here.

Sunday Stroll: Happy Out, Bull Island

It’s the weekend! Time for fun with the family and hopefully a little sunshine. And definitely no time for cancer. If you’re feeling able for a weekend outing and you’re in Dublin, we’ve got just the perfect place for you…

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 you are going through chemotherapy and staying away from crowded places, or if your energy…

An introduction to Dr. Bronner’s Natural Products, by Alison Canavan

Are you interested in changing some or all of your skincare and household products to a more natural alternative? If you are, Dr. Bronner’s products might be right for you. They are available in all good health stores around Ireland…

Sprout & Co

So yesterday we had the distinct pleasure of a super fresh salad from Sprout & Co in Avoca’s new Dunboyne, Co. Meath store. We’re perhaps a little behind the curve on Sprout & Co – they are already in another…

Great websites: Deliciously Ella

The cancer journey has led us to some fantastic websites around the world and we want to share them with you. Today we want to tell you all about Deliciously Ella. Deliciously Ella is all about celebrating what you can…

Natural skincare from MySkin.ie

MySkin.ie offers a complete range of natural skincare products and also specialises in bespoke products. We asked owner Denise O’Connell to tell us a little bit more about herself and her products that are most suited to the skincare needs of people…

7 things to bring with you to chemo

Attending a hospital or cancer care centre for chemotherapy can often be a long day of waiting – waiting to have your bloods taken, waiting to see your doctor and waiting to get time on a couch to receive your…

Alchemy Juice Co.

Food, glorious food. After a cancer diagnosis, food often becomes something to be scrutinised. Is this ham processed? How much sugar is in this juice? And, where can I still eat out that’s actually healthy? Wherever you are with your…

Book recommendations for wellness and meditation from Alison Canavan

If you’re looking for some inspirational reading, Alison Canavan shares her top books for wellness and meditation in this recent video from her Facebook page. We think it’s well worth a watch and think you’re bound to find a few…