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…

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…

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 –…

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…

Registration is open for the Great Pink Run

Breast Cancer Ireland’s annual Great Pink Run will be taking place on 9 September in Dublin’s Phoenix Park and on 10 September in Kilkenny Castle Park. Both locations are hosting two races – a 10km challenge and a 5km family…

All to Live For – Emma Hannigan’s new book

Irish author Emma Hannigan has just released her updated memoir, All to Live For. A follow-on from her first memoir, Talk to the Headscarf, Emma brings us up to date with her incredible, inspirational fight against cancer. In her words…

The Full 360 with Alison Canavan

The Full 360 is an upcoming health and wellness event hosted by Alison Canavan. Taking place on Sunday 17 September at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Dublin’s city centre, the focus of the day will be complete holistic self-care for…

Being human – A motivational read

Do we already have the secret to wellness? Performance psychologist Gerry Hussey says we all do – we just need to know how to access it There is a danger that we might think wellness is something we get by…

The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer

The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer is for every woman touched by cancer but still determined to feel in control of their life. Giving real advice from a number of women affected by cancer, it includes tips, examples, stories, memoirs,…