Inspiring words from breast cancer survivor Emma Cassidy

Emma Cassidy is a secondary school teacher from Raheny in Dublin. She was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer this time last year. She underwent…

A few thoughts on resilience

Today’s post is a few thoughts on the resilience of the human spirit. Going through something as traumatic as a cancer experience, as the patient…

A happiness roadmap from Matthew McConaughey

This short video of actor Matthew McConaughey speaking about finding your way to happiness is just great. He talks about the difference between chasing happiness…

Music therapy: Flames

I heard this song for the first time on the radio the other day and loved the melody of it. When I looked it up…

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…

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…

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…

Help us create a “Wall of Strength” on Happy Magazine

Over the last few days I have been receiving messages of encouragement from fellow cancer survivors around the country who read my story and what…

Battling cancer with your war paint on!

We’re delighted to welcome a new contributor to Happy Magazine this morning – Elfreda McGowan is a breast cancer survivor, make-up artist and beauty therapist…

Happy St Patrick’s Day from Happy Magazine

This beautiful video about living in Ireland popped in on our YouTube feed yesterday. We think it’s just wonderful – it made us well up…

Changing places – From looking back to moving forward

Niamh Gaffney is here today with an inspiring and motivational article all about the impact of change on our lives and how we can ultimately use…

Out the Other Side: Stories of Breast Cancer Survival

A few years ago the Marie Keating Foundation partnered with Roche on a campaign and a booklet called Out The Other Side: Stories of Breast…

It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing

It’s the first day of February! Hooray! Our contributor Victoria Lawlor is here today with a beautiful post on how sometimes an illness can be…

The Gift

Cancer has a funny way of changing your life. Sometimes it can be used to change your life for the better, if you let it.…

How to step forward into change and embrace your new normal

Today we’re bringing you a video from Niamh Gaffney. Niamh is a contributor here on Happy Magazine as well as a life coach, a breast…

Pat Divilly on living life ‘in love’

We’ve been bringing you the best bits from the recent Fresh Resolutions event here on Happy Magazine over the last couple of weeks. We’ve already covered…

New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year everyone. We wish you all an abundance of health and happiness this year. We all know that New Year is a time…

#NewYearsResolutions: 5 fabulous wellness events + exclusive discount codes!

Are you thinking of investing in YOU this New Year? Today we’re rounding up the details of five great Wellness events taking place across the…

Free Printable 2018 Calendar

We love this free printable calendar from Simple As That – a handy tool to help us plan a wonderful 2018! What have you got…

Thought for the day

Today’s post is just a brief one – a message that we all need to hear and remember. Wherever you are on your cancer journey,…

Merry Christmas from Happy Magazine!

The day has finally arrived! Happy Christmas everyone! We hope that wherever you are this morning, you’re with family and feeling well. For the day…

A Christmas Eve message

Aah… we love Christmas Eve. It’s the day when everyone (and everything) comes together at last in time for Christmas. At around 9pm, we feel…

Fresh Resolutions + a discount code!

With Christmas fast approaching, it seems everywhere we look are gift ideas. Facebook is full of competitions, our Twitter feed is bursting with gift guides.…

The 10 great life lessons cancer has taught me

We came across this article recently and knew we just had to get permission to re-publish it here for you. We feel it’s a game-changer,…

A powerful motivational talk from Les Brown

This Les Brown talk never fails to cheer us up here at Happy Magazine. It’s powerful, encouraging and uplifting. It’s full of laugh-out-loud moments and…

The Biggest Thing That Holds Us Back – Motivational video from Pat Divilly

What’s holding you back in life? This short video might get you thinking. We’re really getting into Pat’s motivational videos since we started his free…

Free ‘Live Well’ Yoga Challenge

WebsiteWelcome from PatDivillyFitness on Vimeo. Have you heard of Pat Divilly? He’s an Irish fitness expert, author and entrepreneur based in Galway. We came across his…

The Knowledge Blessing

Niamh Gaffney is back today with a truly beautiful piece about how to make your life after a cancer diagnosis a better life… “Once you…