Helpful guides from Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care is a breast cancer support charity in the UK. Their website is full of really helpful information for anyone who is going…

Walking back to good health – the benefits of a daily walk

One day last week while I was out for my daily walk with my little boy, I started thinking about all the many benefits a…

A meditation for relaxation from The Honest Guys

The day before yesterday I wrote a post about 5 positive changes to make during treatment. The final point was about eliminating stress in your…

5 positive changes to make during treatment

When I think about cancer care, I think the future is going to be a more integrated, whole-body approach. That what we have currently (chemotherapy/surgery/radiotherapy/drug…

Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? The power of massage

Did you know that massage therapy can still be possible during and after cancer treatment? Caroline Warren from the Touch Therapy Centre in Cork is…

Finding joy after cancer

Cancer Therapist Clare Reed is back with us today with a post all about bringing joy back into your life after cancer. For some people…

Miriam’s Top 10 Reasons To Start Yoga

Today our contributor Miriam Kerins from TheAwakening.ie joins us with a post on her Top 10 Reasons To Start Yoga. For a newcomer to yoga…

millie lingerie

I came across millie lingerie on Twitter yesterday. millie lingerie started out as a Kickstarter project by UK founder and breast cancer survivor Sue Pringle…

Happy Magazine Stories on Instagram this week

This week I will be posting a little bit of video content over on Instagram using the Stories function. Daily posts will still be happening…

Willow Cottage 100% Natural Essential Oil Soaps

A few weeks ago we were down in County Wexford for a little holiday. While we were there we visited Wells House & Gardens and…

The Little Book of Positivity

I love this Little Book of Positivity from Lucy Lane. I keep it beside my bed and dip into it every now and then. Sometimes…

Browtique’s Wigs Appeal – Can you help?

We came across Olive of Browtique’s new initiative this week and just had to share it with you. It’s a fantastic idea. Olive is appealing to…

Cancer massage treatments from the Touch Therapy Centre

We are delighted to introduce another contributor to Happy Magazine today. Caroline Warren is a Massage Therapist specialising in Oncology Massage and a cancer survivor…

5 tips for getting through hospital scans

Thump. The sound of your hospital scan appointment letter landing on the doormat. Or is it the sound of your heart falling to your shoes?…

Summer Life Enhancing Workshops from Grainne Nolan

Grainne Nolan, one of our regular contributors here on Happy Magazine with her beautiful meditations, is holding three Summer Life Enhancing Workshops over the next…

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…

Book reviews from Nurse Fancy Pants

Chloe Moloney is back with us today sharing her latest round-up of reads. If you’re looking for your next book, you might find something in this…

Head & Heart Reset – Yoga With Adriene

If you find yourself having a difficult day, some time on your yoga mat is a great way to reset your mood and start again.…

Homemade skin treats

Everyone knows how good smoothies and juices are for their insides, but did you know that there’s a whole host of simple everyday items in…

How To Face Up To And Address My Mental Health – Audience Q&A from WellFest 2018

I’m not normally a fan of audience Q&A sessions but this one was different. In this afternoon session from WellFest last weekend, Psychologists Gerry Hussey…

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…

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…

Floating on a Cloud Meditation

The lovely Grainne from Reiki Healing from Within is back with us today with a beautiful meditation called ‘Floating on a Cloud’. I love listening…

Bare Necessities Headwear + A Giveaway

Bare Necessities is an Irish company specialising in affordable, stylish and comfortable chemotherapy headwear and accessories. Founded by Jackie Sterling after her own breast cancer diagnosis in 2016, Bare…

Free Summer Wellness Events

Wowee! Check out this amazing community initiative happening from 17 June in Clondalkin, Dublin – free summer weekend wellness events including yoga, mental health talks,…

Thinking about Thinking – Dr Clare Kambamettu at WellFest 2018

Today we’re bringing you Dr Clare Kambamettu’s talk on ‘Thinking about Thinking’ from WellFest last weekend. In her talk, Dr Kambamettu talks about the importance of…

Just diagnosed? Start here

One of the best parts about doing Happy Magazine are the emails I receive from people who contact me to let me know that they’ve…

Celebrity Cruises from Dublin

Yes, this is still Happy Magazine and no, you haven’t wandered into a travel website – but today’s post is a little out of the…

5 ways to use essential oils in your daily life

A couple of Happy Magazine readers have been in touch with me asking if and how I use essential oils in my daily life. I…

CBT as a complementary therapy for cancer

Pam Watson is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Practitioner and Clinical Hypnotherapist working in Ennis, Co. Clare. In today’s post, Pam explains what CBT is and…