Chemo Presents

What are Chemo Presents, we hear you ask? Well, they’re presents… to yourself… after each chemo! See? Now aren’t you glad you asked?! Because chemo is tough, ladies and gentlemen, and after each session you get through, it’s cause for…

Wicklow Cottage Escape: Glendale Cottages, Glendalough

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away! We all need a little escape from time to time. It can be nice to book yourself into a lovely hotel for a night or two, or maybe a little country cottage is…

A heartwarming read for the festive season

Here at Happy Magazine we’ve just finished reading a lovely, Christmassy book and we want tell you all about it. It’s The Christmas Secret by Karen Swan. We bought it during a quick trip to Easons recently and really enjoyed…

Boots Food Intolerance Testing Service

Did you know Boots Pharmacy offer a Food Intolerance Testing Service? This can be useful if you’re wondering if certain foods are making you feel unwell. Food intolerance is an adverse reaction to food you’ve eaten. It’s not usually serious, but it…

Morning Fresh – Yoga with Adriene

Here’s a great way to start your day – a morning yoga session with Adriene (and her dog, Benji!). If you’re into yoga, you need to know all about Yoga with Adriene and her fabulous YouTube channel. All you need…

12 Steps to a More Mindful Life

Today we have a short but meaningful post on mindfulness from Pauline Harley, an Emotional Fitness and Life Coach based in Swords, Co. Dublin. We love this article – it calms us and brings us into the present moment. We…

Ice House Hotel Wellness for Cancer Care Event

We were thrilled to be asked to speak at the recent Wellness for Cancer Care Event held at the Ice House Hotel in Ballina, Co Mayo. We loved meeting all the lovely women at the event and we hope they…

Eating Well During Cancer – A Guide from the World Cancer Research Fund

We’ve got four copies of a great guide from the World Cancer Research Fund to give away. It’s a booklet for people living with cancer and those having cancer treatment who want to know more about how to cope with…

Fresh and healthy juices delivered to your door – The Juice Works

Today we’re bringing you Laura from The Juice Works to tell you all about her amazing raw juices which you can have delivered straight to your door, anywhere in Ireland. If you or a family member are going through cancer,…

Mindful meditation, breathing and Yoga – how it can reduce anxiety and stress in our modern world

Miriam Kerins believes the benefits of yoga go far beyond the physical. Here she tells us why she thinks yoga really is for everyone. Miriam Kerins, The Awakening Today’s world is often referred to as fast paced, busy and chaotic.…

Music therapy: Time Of Your Life

A little bit of music therapy for you today. Listening to music is a wonderful way to unwind and let your troubles fall away. We hope you enjoy it and have a great day. Green Day – Time Of Your…

Bedtime gratitude

A wonderful way to fall asleep is to use a tiny object to practice gratitude. At Alison Canavan’s Full 360 event, she gave us all a tiny pebble for this purpose. She told us to keep it on our bedside…

Avoiding information overload

Today we have another post from Bernie Kirwan, a breast cancer survivor and Cancer Support Nurse at the Hope Cancer Support Centre in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Today she is sharing her advice on avoiding information overload. As a cancer support nurse…

Happiness begins within ourselves – 12 self-care ideas

This weekend we were thrilled to be invited along to two excellent wellness events – a Life Cleanse Urban Retreat on Saturday and then Alison Canavan’s first fantastic Full 360 event on Sunday. At each, we learnt some great lessons…