BEO’s health and wellness events

Have you heard about the BEO health and wellness events? They are happening across four dates in January – on the 6th and 7th in Limerick, on the 14th in Galway and the 20th in Clare. The aim of the…

Self Love Yoga

This is a great full yoga practice which you can do at home. 50 minutes of self love yoga from the wonderful Yoga With Adriene. We loved this practice. All you need to do is get into something comfy, roll…

The importance of rest in today’s busy world

Today we are joined by one of our regular contributors, Miriam Kerins from TheAwakening.ie, with a beautiful article on why we simply must make time in our lives for rest. With the weekend ahead, we ask you to think about…

Cancer Prevention Recommendations

We really like this chart from the World Cancer Research Fund. It makes a great plan for life during or after cancer, covering all the tried-and-tested recommendations for healthy living. If you’re wondering what changes to make to your lifestyle,…

7 more things to bring with you to chemo

So a little while ago we shared 7 things to bring with you to chemo. Today we want to share a few more small things we think you should add to your chemo bag to make the day as comfortable…

Surviving the Festive Season – 30 minutes of mindfulness and meditation

Today we’re bringing you some tips to help minimise your stress during the festive season along with an inner strength mindfulness meditation. This video is by Grainne Nolan of Reiki Healing From Within on Facebook. Grainne offers alternative and holistic health services…

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…

Time for You: Yoga for Anxiety

Today we’re bringing you a twenty minute yoga practice for anxiety from our favourite YouTube Yoga Star, Yoga With Adriene. If you’re feeling in any way stressed or anxious this morning, we encourage you to roll out your mat or even…

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…

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…