Music therapy: Now That I’ve Found You

Liam Gallagher is generally pegged as the loud-mouthed rogue of 90s band Oasis but I tend to think there’s more to him than that. My Husband and I have really enjoyed his recent music as a solo artist and his…

Music therapy: You Say

This is the song that Gerry played for us all at WellFest last Sunday. While we all sat with our eyes closed, just drinking in the words of this, I thought firstly of the inner voice we all have, how…

A little something for the weekend…

Whatever you’ve got planned this weekend, I hope you enjoy the little moments with family and friends. This song never fails to put me in a relaxed mood, it’s full of feel-good weekend vibes. We may not be in the…

Music therapy: I Guess I Just Feel Like

My dad posted this on Facebook the other day as his latest favourite song. And guess what… Now it’s mine. I guess the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree? I love the words… We all have our moments…

Music therapy: Thought About You

I’m loving this new song from American Country singer Tim McGraw. It’s happy, nostalgic, sad, joyful… So many things, depending on how you hear it. It’s about friendship, love and loss. I hope you enjoy it and I hope you…

Bring calm to your day: 1 hour of spa music

This one hour video of meditation music from the Honest Guys on YouTube is perfect for playing when you’re in need of a little calmness in your day. It’s just right for a home yoga practice, for playing just before…

Music therapy: Skyscraper

Do you have a ‘fight’ song, a song you like to listen to when you feel like saying ‘f**k you!’ to cancer, a song that boosts you and reminds you that no matter what happens you CAN do this? Me,…

A mixed bag of goodies for St Patrick’s Day

I’ve got a few treats for you today, for St Patrick’s Day. An Ireland wallpaper to take your breath away The first is this beautiful Ireland wallpaper for your computer desktop, tablet or smartphone from Wallpaper Safari. If you feel…

Music therapy: 7 Minutes

Discovering music on YouTube and listening to songs while I cook or clean in my kitchen is one of the ways I practice self-care. I find it great therapy. At the moment I love this new song by Dean Lewis…

Using sound waves to help you sleep

Are steroids keeping you awake during chemo? Our CBT Therapist Clare Reed writes for us today on how sound waves might be able to help you get that much-needed rest you’re looking for. It is one of the most well-known…

Music therapy: GIRL

We just love this new song from American singer, songwriter and producer Maren Morris and it ties in perfectly with our theme of self-love here on Happy Magazine this month. Straight out of Nashville, Maren’s got a voice that’s super…

Music therapy: A little romance

Happy Sunday everyone. I hope you are all feeling well today. Some of you already know I love a little bit of American Country music… Today’s post is some of my favourite country music videos that are also seriously romantic.…

Music therapy: When We Stand Together

Happy Sunday everyone! Are you almost all set for Christmas? I’m really looking forward to enjoying some lovely food and wine in the company of my family over the coming days and I hope you are too. Today’s post is…

Music therapy: Power Over Me

I just love this song from young Dubliner Dermot Kennedy. Such romance… The lyrics are below. I hope you enjoy it. Happy Sunday everyone… Only eight more sleeps ’til Christmas. Power Over Me – Dermot Kennedy I wanna be king…

Day 10: A Christmas Music Playlist

On the 10th Day of Christmas…! How’s everyone doing? Have you all enjoyed our 12 Days of Christmas Special here on Happy Magazine so far? Make sure you check Happy Magazine on Wednesday this week (Day 12) for our Big…

Music therapy: Head Above Water

I came across Avril Lavigne’s new song this week. It’s called Head Above Water and I’m not quite sure what I make of it yet, but I think it’s worth sharing here today. I like the big vocals but not…

Music therapy: After The Rain

Aah, I love a little bit of Nickelback from time to time. They have a bad rep as the “pop” of the rock world but I think they’re great – they sure do know how to come out with a…

Music therapy :-) Just because!

It’s Saturday night and I’m sitting on the couch with my little boy and the music on LOUD before his bedtime. I think my neighbours are ok with it… Because it’s all Country or Good Vibes 😍🤣 My little man…

Music therapy: Friends Don’t

I am absolutely loving this song this week. Honestly, I’ve been over-indulging it, on repeat, in my kitchen every day. There’s something so magical about it 🙂 I hope you enjoy it too! Friends Don’t – Maddie & Tae They…

A few words on joy and fear… And some music therapy

You know, not every day can be a great day. Or even a good day. Sometimes there are days with a little bit of joy, and others with a lot of joy. Since my cancer diagnosis I have learnt the…

Music for a Bank Holiday Sunday :-) Simple by Florida Georgia Line

Simple – Florida Georgia Line The way your fingers fit in mine It’s five plus five, not rocket science This day in time, that’s hard to find It’s true The road we’re on ain’t a traffic jam It’s a Sunday…

Music therapy: Seeing Blind

Niall Horan as you’ve never seen him before! An uplifting tune for today. Seeing Blind – Niall Horan, Maren Morris I have seen, seen it all in paper dreams Watched it unfold on the screen But I never understood I have heard,…

Music for a lazy summer afternoon

What beautiful weather we are having! Since the sun is out we thought it was time to get out a few summer tunes too – here are our favourites for a lazy afternoon…  

Music therapy: You Can Cry

Marshmello X Juicy J Ft. James Arthur – You Can Cry Oh, you can cry on my shoulder Everything’s alright All the pain is finally over You can close your eyes Listen to me, close your eyes baby, picture this:…

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 on YouTube then I looked for the lyric video and now I like it even…

Music therapy: My top 5 favourite songs at the moment

Aah, can you really beat a great song for a little bit of instant feel-good therapy? Today I wanted to share the uplifting tunes that are currently on repeat in my house – maybe you will enjoy them too. Much…

Music therapy: Lonely Boy

Oh boy, do we have a CRACKER of a tune for you today! Today’s post is what we here at Happy Magazine like to call music therapy and it’s the kind of therapy that requires you to turn it up…

Music therapy: What Ifs

It’s been awhile since our last Music Therapy post. We are currently loving this song by Kane Brown Feat Lauren Alaina, it reminds us about those ‘What If’ questions in our heads and why not to listen to them 🙂…

Music therapy: From Dusk Til Dawn

Today we have some music therapy for you. This song feels like a great big warm hug from someone you love… Follow with the lyrics below. We hope you enjoy it. It never fails to lift our spirits. From Dusk…

A Christmas Playlist

Here we are with a little YouTube Christmas playlist for you… Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without these songs playing! These are our 14 favourite Christmas songs here at Happy Magazine HQ. Why not play them while you do your…