Creacon Wellness Retreat: Day 2

After an absolutely silent night tucked up in our comfortable beds at Creacon, we both woke before our 7am alarm this morning feeling refreshed – how wonderful. Soon we were on the move and we slipped out of the quiet…

Creacon Wellness Retreat: Day 1

Today’s post comes to you from the restful surroundings of the Creacon Wellness Retreat in New Ross, County Wexford. Myself and a friend arrived here today (Saturday) at about 3pm after a busy morning and a long, slightly stressful drive…

Guided Meditation: A Quiet Harbour from The Honest Guys

Aahh… So yesterday afternoon I wanted to have a few moments to myself. I also wanted to check out the latest meditation from The Honest Guys on YouTube so I could share it with you all here today. So, after…

White Light Meditation

I am so delighted to welcome Grainne from Reiki Healing From Within back to Happy Magazine today. Grainne has specially recorded this beautiful White Light Meditation for Happy Magazine listeners. It’s wonderfully calming and relaxing and will help you let go…

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 life and discovering yoga, meditation and deep breathing to help with this. Following on from…

Floating on a Cloud Meditation

The lovely Grainne from Reiki Healing from Within is back with us today with a beautiful meditation called ‘Floating on a Cloud’. I love listening to a meditation in the afternoon when I’m having a little break while my little…

Guided Sleep Meditation

Today we’re bringing you a soothing guided sleep meditation from The Honest Guys on YouTube. Designed to tackle insomnia and sleep issues, this recording features a male guiding voice and gentle music to lull you into a deep level of…

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 on my Wellbeing Mantra or use of positive affirmations to replace negative thinking, so I thought…

Meditation: Connecting with your heart centre

Today we’re bringing you another beautiful meditation from Grainne of Reiki Healing From Within. Grainne brings us calming meditations like this one on a regular basis, subscribe to make sure you don’t miss a single post. This is a guided…

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 health and wellness champion Alison Canavan as she describes her journey through mindfulness and meditation…

Desiderata by Max Ehrmann

This poem popped up in my social media feed yesterday. I haven’t seen it in years but I remember it from my younger days – my mom loves it and I remember her having a print of it in the…

A beautiful Sunday meditation

Sunday. A day for deep breathing, relaxation, mindfulness, time for you. A day with no pressures. Today we are delighted to be bringing you a new meditation video from Grainne of Reiki Healing From Within. Take some time for you…

Releasing fear meditation

Today we’re bringing you another beautiful meditation from Grainne of Reiki Healing From Within. Grainne has just come onboard as a regular contributor here on Happy Magazine and we couldn’t be more delighted. Grainne will be bringing you calming meditations like…

Surviving the Festive Season – 30 minutes of mindfulness and meditation

Today we’re bringing you some tips to help minimise your stress during the festive season along with an inner strength mindfulness meditation. This video is by Grainne Nolan of Reiki Healing From Within on Facebook. Grainne offers alternative and holistic health services…

Mindful meditation, breathing and Yoga – how it can reduce anxiety and stress in our modern world

Miriam Kerins believes the benefits of yoga go far beyond the physical. Here she tells us why she thinks yoga really is for everyone. Miriam Kerins, The Awakening Today’s world is often referred to as fast paced, busy and chaotic.…

Bedtime gratitude

A wonderful way to fall asleep is to use a tiny object to practice gratitude. At Alison Canavan’s Full 360 event, she gave us all a tiny pebble for this purpose. She told us to keep it on our bedside…

Time for you: Eire Rocks and How To Paint Beautiful Mandalas

We just love Eire Rocks on Facebook – a group dedicated to painting beach rocks and pebbles and leaving them in public places for someone else to find, just to spread a little bit of joy. Here’s how it all works –…

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…

Meditation made simple – Headspace

Meditation is a great tool to help you as you get through cancer. It can help you reduce your stress, focus more and even sleep better. If you’re new to meditation, the Headspace app is a great place to start.…

Colouring for relaxation

Colouring can be a very effective method of meditation and relaxation. If you are looking for something to do to while away a half an hour before you go to bed, a few hours while you’re sitting in a waiting…

A walking meditation

Turn a simple walk outdoors into an opportunity to mindfully meditate by following these simple prompts. Go for a walk to your local green space. When you are ready, focus on the present moment. Notice your walking. Feel your feet…