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 a positive catalyst for change. Have you got time to grab a cuppa and enjoy?…

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. Have a look at today’s video to see what we mean…

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 cancer survivor and a mom. We love her straight-talking approach in this video on tackling…

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 Alison Canavan’s great opening speech on How to be happy in an inside out world…

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 for goal-setting and resolutions. Have you been thinking of any for yourself? Maybe you’d like…

#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 country – maybe there’s something in here for you?   1. Fresh Resolutions Fresh Resolutions…

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 planned for the New Year? We have lots in store and big hopes and dreams…

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, we hope this helps you today.

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 that’s in it, we have a little gift for you… Four motivational images to save…

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 a hush falls across the country as everyone breathes out a collective sigh and settles…

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. With New Year just around the corner, tickets for Wellness events in January and the…

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, maybe even a life-changer. It’s an article that had us nodding and sighing with agreement…

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 inspirational messages and we think it’s a really great way to start the day –…

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 body and mind 8-part series. You can find out more about Pat on his website…

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 website last week and signed up for his Free 8-Part Training Challenge which he describes…

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 know some things you can’t unknow them. It’s a burden that can never be given…

The 10 great life lessons cancer has taught me – By Liam Ryan

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, maybe even a life-changer. It’s an article that had us nodding and sighing with agreement…

Shine Cancer Support Blog – Living with cancer in your 20s, 30s and 40s

We came across the Shine Cancer Support Blog on Twitter the other day. Shine Cancer Support is the only charity in the UK exclusively focused on supporting adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s who have been diagnosed with cancer. They…

The latest issue of Rude Health Magazine is available to read right here

Click here to read this issue online It’s AMAZING. Here’s a taste of what’s inside: Celeb chef Susan Jane White chats about how she became ‘nuts’ about food. Vote for your favourite products in the Rude Health Awards – you…

Great websites: malehealth.ie

Back in July the Irish Men’s Sheds Association marked the official launch of a new dedicated men’s health website, malehealth.ie. Malehealth.ie aims to set men of all ages on the road to better health by signposting them to a wide…

The Gift

Life After Cancer: Regaining Choice and Control

Niamh Gaffney, a breast cancer survivor and now a professional life coach, gave a workshop last weekend at the National Cancer Survivorship Conference on Life After Cancer: Regaining Choice and Control. She joins us today to share her insights on…

This week’s RTÉ Guide is a Special Pink Edition

This week’s RTÉ Guide is a special fundraiser Pink Issue for Breast Cancer Ireland. The Guide will donate 20c of every copy sold to the charity. Content includes: Teresa Mannion On not obsessing about cancer five years after her diagnosis…

How to be a Wellness Warrior

We are delighted to be sharing an article from Áine Kerrigan, aka The Yoga Bear today on Happy Magazine. Áine attended Alison Canavan’s recent Full 360 Wellness event in Dublin and shared what she learnt from the day on RTE.ie/Lifestyle…

Pushing through fear to live your dreams – Motivation from Les Brown

There’s nothing like a bit of motivation from Les Brown to get the week started on a positive note.

Breast Friends – Breast Cancer & Beyond

If you or a friend or family member is currently going through breast cancer, check out Teresa Costello’s blog Breast Friends. She has been blogging her way through breast cancer and beyond and sharing all the highs and lows of…

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…

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…

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…