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Harvesting Happiness with Lisa Cypers Kamen brings to the airwaves a fresh talk radio approach promoting happiness, well-being and global human flourishing by presenting a diverse and proactive collection of the greatest thinkers and doers who have devoted their lives to creating a better world in which to live.

  Lisa Cypers Kamen
As a filmmaker, psychologist, coach, author, professor and motivational speaker specializing in the field of happiness, Lisa Cypers Kamen is widely recognized as an expert on the subject. Lisa's acclaimed documentary film co‐produced with her now thirteen year‐old daughter, Kayla, "H‐Factor...Where is your heart?" explores how people in varied circumstances find, generate and share happiness. In addition to her film on happiness, Lisa has also published a number of articles and is currently working on a book on the subject. Lisa also travels the globe presenting her film as a teaching tool in Harvesting Happiness workshops and seminar series within public and private sectors including New York City Parks and Recreation, Equinox Fitness and Motherhood Incorporated.

Additionally, she has developed a specialized Harvesting Happiness program for returning military personnel and their families experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and difficulties reintegrating back to civilian life.  The integrated curriculum uses a stigma free multidisciplinary approach to assist soldiers and their loved ones heal to heal the traumas of war and reawaken happiness in their hearts.

The goal of the program is to empower and assist others in flourishing through awareness, intention and self‐mastery. Harvesting Happiness can serve as an adjunct to other treatment modalities.

As a guest lecturer at the University of Southern California, other colleges and a past consultant to Project+, a multidisciplinary research project on happiness and how it can impact the world, Lisa brings to her Harvesting Happiness workshops the most up‐to‐date research and information combined with her simple no‐nonsense warm and humorous approach to "felicitate" joy.


Currently living in Los Angeles, California, Lisa Cypers Kamen is the mother of two active children. She is philanthropically dedicated to the success of various charities related to children and military issues. For more information visit:


Felicitation -

Creating a wonderful life does not happen by accident.  Living a happy life comes from the conscious choices we make everyday - even the smallest adjustment can have the largest impact.  Our coaching programs can assist you in identifying and creating the fulfilling life you want.  You can cultivate greater mental, physical and emotional, patterns to release you from being stuck and assist you in establishing and achieving your goals.  Discover and harvest Positive Psychology tools for enjoying life more fully through greater self-mastery.  Sample Harvesting Happiness on our weekly Talk Radio show with free  downloadable podcasts that explores the art of human flourishing.


Filmography -

How do we find, cultivate and sustain happiness in an increasingly busy and complicated world? Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA Spiritual Psychology, and her young daughter, Kayla, explore the very serious business of happiness through their documentary film, "H-Factor...Where Is Your Heart?"  This film is a journey of the human spirit that educates, delights, provokes and empowers well-being to skeptics and seekers of any age.


Philanthropy -

Our mission objective is to offer stigma-free support services to returning Military personnel and their loved ones challenged by Combat Trauma and other post-deployment reintegration issues.  We offer Battle Buddy workshops, family awareness training, online community support, one-on-one coaching services, as well as retreats for Warriors to decompress from battle to learn the tools available for them to adapt their military skills to civilian society while reawakening joy in their hearts and minds.  HH4Heroes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

Storytelling and Memories in the Digital Now With Richard Grant and Fi Glover

During this week’s radio show you will learn about:

  • The Start and Journey of Lifetile
  • Preserving a Life Digitally
  • Capturing the Most Important Moments vs the Day to Day
  • The Listening Project and What it Does
  • How It Has Shaped the New Storytelling
Richard Grant

Richard Grant is founder and CEO of lifetile (, an online service which provides users with a simple and secure way to capture, save and share their most precious memories – all in one place.

Richard is hugely enthusiastic about his vision and passionately believes that, in a world where people are absorbed with capturing the debris of our day to day lives, lifetile can help to change the way people capture and preserve their most precious moments online – creating a virtual shoe box of memories, to share now, and to serve as a lasting reminder of a lifetime’s achievements.

Richard was inspired to leave a 20 year career in a large corporation to create lifetile following the death of his father.  He vowed that when he became a dad, he would make sure that he was able to provide his children with a more complete story of their lives, so he created a place where our most precious memories could be brought to life and enjoyed for years to come, generation by generation.

He describes his journey as an entrepreneur as the most incredible, exhilarating roller coaster of his life.  Richard is married with 3 children – a 3 year old, an 18 month old and a new arrival!

You can read more about Richard here.


Fi Glover

Fi Glover is a multi-award winning broadcaster, writer and voice over artist. She was described in the Guardian as ‘gifted’ and ‘disproportionately likeable’. Fi has won a Sony Gold and a Sony Silver for Saturday Live, and a Sony Silver Award for Broadcasting House (both on Radio 4), as well as a Bronze Award for the GLR Breakfast Show. Fi has also received four other nominations over the last 10 years. She is one of this country’s best known radio voices, and was voted the 9th Most Powerful Voice on Radio in the Radio Times 2010.

Fi has worked on Radio 4, Radio Five Live, Radio 2, Radio 1 and GLR and having left Saturday Live in April 2011 she is now presenting a landmark 3 year documentary series for BBC Radio called Generations Apart.This summer she also joined the roster as a panellist on Just a Minute.

Fi cut her teeth on the BBC’s Trainee Reporter scheme in 1993, travelling the country working for local radio stations. She used some of those experiences in her 2001 book Travels With My Radio which was a top 20 bestseller on Amazon.

Fi joined GLR in London as a junior reporter, ending up presenting the Breakfast Show there after 3 years. She then left to work on Five Live where she presented the Late Night Show, the award winning Sunday Service and the mid morning phone in.From 1997 to 1999 she also presented The Travel Show on BBC 2, travelling to 36 countries in 3 years.Fi left Five Live in 2004 to write a book in New York – it remains one of the literary world’s great unfinished masterpieces as she was asked to return and take over at the helm of Broadcasting House on BBC Radio 4 in January 2005 and then to help create and launch Saturday Live on Radio 4 in 2006. The latter is now one of the station’s most celebrated, and enjoyed, shows.

Over the last 16 years in broadcasting Fi has also presented Rough Justice Live on Channel 4, The Technophobes Guide to the Future on BBC 2, she has appeared on The Apprentice and Call My Bluff. She is in demand as a voice over artist, with credits including Heston Blummental’s Mission Impossible and Willy’s Chocolate Adventure for Channel 4. Fi’s corporate work has included chairing major events for Clifford Chance, hosting the 2010 Charity Commission Awards, the 2010 Independent Publisher’s Awards and she is hosting this year’s Stirling Prize ceremony in Rotherham in October.Fi is on the board of Sound Women, the industry organisation promoting women’s rights within the industry and was Chair of Judges for the 2009 Orange Prize for Women’s Literature. She has written columns for The Guardian and Women’s Weekly and currently writes a weekly opinion piece for Waitrose Weekend. In January Fi was a contestant on Sport Relief does the Great British Bake Off on BBC2. She is currently presenting the Listening Project on BBC Radio 4 –

Fi is 42 and lives with her partner Rick and their two children in East London.

You can read more about Fi here and the Listening Project here.

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Broadcasting HAPPY With Michelle Gielan, Whitney Reynolds, Mika Kim and Claudia Chan

During this week’s radio show you will learn about:

  • What It Means to Broadcast Happy
  • Powerhouse Women and Positive Work in Media and Business
  • Happy City and the IMPACTv Conference
  • The SHE Summit
  • How Woman Can Unleash Full Potential and Happiness 
Michelle Gielan

Michelle Gielan, founder of  the Institute for Applied Positive Research, is an expert on the science of positive communication and how to use it to fuel success. She works with Fortune 500 companies and schools to raise employee engagement, productivity, and happiness at work. Michelle is a Partner at GoodThink, a positive psychology consulting firm, and she holds a Master of  Applied Positive Psychology from the University of  Pennsylvania.

Michelle is an executive producer of The Happiness Advantage with Shawn Achor on PBS. She formerly served as the anchor of  two national newscasts at CBS News, as well as a correspondent for The Early Show

Michelle graduated cum laude in computer engineering. Her research and advice have received attention from Forbes, USA Today, CNN, FOX, Huffington Post, and NPR.

You can learn more about Michelle here.


Whitney Reynolds

Whitney Reynolds‘ news background and passion for people have been combined to create a show that is changing the world of talk TV. She produces a program that is dedicated to tough topics, inspiring viewers and provoking positive change.

The Whitney Reynolds Show educates, motivates and makes a difference, one topic at a time. What started as an online talk show, The Whitney Reynolds Show gained momentum quickly and moved to NBC within its first year. In 2012 the show made strategic changes, which included a move to PBS Stations in Chicago and The Quad Cities. This year the show show gained a weekly night spot on LAKE PBS in Chicago and also signed with the Tribune Content Agency. Whitney contributes on “The Weekly Show” on 103.5 KISSfm/ 95.5 BIG/ 93.9 Myfm with her segment, “Whitney’s Women.” This segment spotlights female entrepreneurs that give back.

Originally from Oklahoma, she’s learned how to combine southern charm with big city hustle. Her motto is: if the door closes, there’s always a window. Whitney graduated from Baylor University in three years and then moved to New York to intern for Good Morning America. Post GMA, she was a morning anchor in both Oklahoma and Texas. She has since planted her roots in Chicago, and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood with her husband David and dog Puffy. When not on air you’ll find her promoting her affordable jewelry line “Accessory Mercado By Whitney Reynolds” and volunteering with organizations close to her heart.

You can learn more about Whitney here.


Mika Kim

Mika Kim is the co-founder of IMPACTv Conference, a social innovation virtual conference focused on progress for gender equality, founder and board chair of HappyCity and Chief Happiness Officer at Place of the Future, a Certified B Corp organizational consultancy with the mission to transform business through impact driven work.  Mika serves on the Executive  Board for the United Nations Association – USA Los Angeles and Social Enterprise Alliance – Los Angeles.

Just recently, Mika’s work with implementing the a well-being index for communities in the City of Los Angeles received recognition from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for consideration of adoption for President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative. Mika holds degrees from University of California, Irvine and University of Southern California, as well as a diploma for Social Innovation from the United Nation’s University, Centre for Executive Education.

You can learn more about Mika here.


Claudia Chan

Claudia Chan is the CEO and Founder of S.H.E. Globl Media Inc., the multi-platform women’s empowerment company behind the renowned global women’s conference, S.H.E. Summit. As a women’s empowerment expert and social entrepreneur, Claudia’s life passion is to help women unleash their potential in career and life while igniting them to drive change for other women. By making empowerment content, conferences and programs accessible to all women on the planet, Claudia believes women can change the world. S.H.E. Summit, has become a globally celebrated women’s leadership and lifestyle event, convening hundreds of today’s change-makers and participation from women and men in over 100 countries. Her website,, called “the aspirational Facebook for women,” by Forbes, is a mentorship-on-demand resource for women to gain advice from hundreds of the world’s most accomplished women that Claudia has personally interviewed, including her own “optimal leading and living mantras.” Currently the 2015 global spokesperson for Gillette Venus #UseYourAnd empowerment campaign — Claudia has also been widely quoted and featured in top media outlets and is a current contributor to She is referred to as the “Richard Branson of Women’s Empowerment” by FastCompany, “SHE Who Must Be Obeyed” by Newsweek/The Daily Beast, a “Success Story” by FOX Business, a “MAKER” by the AOL platform MAKERS, “Steering the One of the Most Influential Women’s Movements” by Refinery29, and “One of the world’s most curious people” by Vanity Fair. Prior to S.H.E. Globl, Claudia served at the President and Co-Owner of women’s entertainment company, Shecky’s, for 10 years. She graduated from all-women’s Smith College.

You can learn more about Claudia here.

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Let’s talk about S-E-X and Intimacy With Linda Carroll and Michaela Boehm

During this week’s radio show you will learn about:

  • Sexual Cycles and Loops
  • How Couples of Different Sexual Desire Levels Reconcile
  • The Power Struggle of Sex
  • Reclaiming Attraction and Intimacy
  • Gender Wars and “Dogma” in Tantra/Relational work
Linda Carroll

Linda Carroll, MS, has worked as a couple’s therapist for over thirty years. She is also a Life and Love coach, working by phone, Skype or with a limited number of couples in the new style of “Concierge Coaching” where she travels to their home or office for 2-6 days per year for private, all-day sessions, offering ongoing Skype and phone sessions in between.  In addition to being a licensed therapist, she is certified in Transpersonal Psychology, IMAGO therapy, and in the PAIRS psycho-education process. She has studied many modalities of psychological and spiritual work, and is also certified in the Hot Monogamy program, which helps couples create (or re-create) the passion that makes relationships thrive.  She teaches workshops and delivers keynote addresses throughout the USA, and is a frequent speaker at Rancho LaPuerta in Tecate, Mexico. Linda lives in Corvallis, Oregon, with her veterinarian husband, Tim Barraud, and a Jack Russell terrier. Linda Carroll is the author of Love Cycles, Her Mother’s Daughter, and Remember Who You Are.

You can learn more about Linda here.

Michaela Boehm

Michaela Boehm teaches and counsels internationally as an expert in intimacy and sexuality. Born and raised in Austria, Michaela combines her background in psychology with her in-depth training in the yogic arts into a unique offering of experiential learning. Michaela is currently the only counselor and teacher personally trained and authorized by David Deida. Michaela is passionate about teaching skills that enhance deep intimacy, strong lasting attraction and give each participant the tools for full embodiment and capacity. She teaches women’s workshops, intimacy intensives for men and women as well as offers mentorships and relationship counseling. Michaela lives and teaches on a small organic farm in Ojai, California where her land and animals inspire her clients to reconnect intimately with themselves and others.

You can learn more about Michaela here.

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Tantra for the Western World – A Simply Sacred Practice for All With Marc Allen and Ramesh Bjonnes

During this week’s radio show you will learn about:

  • The Real Meaning of the Word Tantra
  • The Value of Tantra in Western Civilization
  • How Tantra Can Affect All Areas of Life from Relationships to Money
  • What Tantra Can Teach Us About Ecology and Living a Green Life
  • Tantra as the “Yoga of Life and Why It’s Just Not About Sex

Marc Allen

Marc Allen is the author of several books including Tantra for the West, The Magical Path, The Greatest Secret of All, Visionary Business, and others. He is an internationally renowned seminar leader, entrepreneur, author, and composer. He co-founded New World Library (with Shakti Gawain) and has guided the company, as president and publisher, from a small start-up to its current position as a major player in the independent publishing world. He leads seminars in northern California and gives teleseminars that reach people all over the world.

You can learn more about Marc here.


Ramesh Bjonnes

Ramesh Bjonnes is a writer, yogi and workshop leader. Originally from Norway and currently residing in the United States, he lived in India and Nepal in the 1980s learning directly from the enigmatic masters of Tantra. He has practiced yoga and meditation for over 30 years and lectured on Tantra, yoga and meditation in many countries. The co-founder of the Prama Institute, a holistic retreat center, he is also the Director of the Prama Wellness Center, where yoga therapy, meditation, juice fasting and Ayurveda is used to rejuvenate people’s health and well-being. He lives and practices in an eco-village in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, USA.

You can learn more about Ramesh here.

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The Path to Organization With Daniel Levitin and Paula Rizzo

During this week’s radio show you will learn about:

  • How our Minds Work with Information Overload
  • The Scientific Reasons Against Multi-Tasking
  • Why Some People are More Organized Than Others
  • The List Producer and Productivity
  • Tools to Stay On Task and Organized
Daniel Levitin

Daniel J. Levitin, PhD, is the James McGill Professor of neuroscience and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University—where he also teaches in the graduate school of business—and dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at the Minerva Schools at KGI.  The author of three New York Times bestselling books, The Organized Mind, This is Your Brain on Music, and The World in Six Songs, he splits his time between Montreal and the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

You can read more about Daniel here.


Paula Rizzo

Paula Rizzo is an Emmy award winning television producer and founder of the productivity site She’s the author of Listful Thinking: Using Lists to be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less Stressed.

You can read more about Paula here.

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HH FOR HEROES Phantom Friend-Raiser


Harvest greater happiness this fall by participating in our Phantom Friend-Raiser, which is being hosted by .Enjoy your own harvest celebration from the comfort of wherever you are while backing a great cause by giving a gift of happiness support to our returning Vets. No make-up, heels, tuxedo, or hob-nobbing required. Rules are very simple: donate your support and share our mission with your friends who will hopefully tell two friends and so on to help us continue to grow our community. Your generous donations are tax deductible and provide no-cost and stigma-free programming to returning Vets and their loved ones as they struggle with combat trauma and other post-deployment reintegration issues.




Harvesting Happiness for Heroes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Our mission objective is to offer support services to Warriors and Warrior families challenged by Combat Trauma and post-deployment reintegration issues. We offer Battle Buddy workshops, family awareness training, online community support, one-on-one coaching services, as well as retreats for Warriors to decompress from battle and understand the tools available for them to adapt their military skills to civilian society.




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