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…

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…