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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:

www.lisakamen.com
www.harvestinghappiness.com
www.whatisyourhappiness.com

www.hh4heroes.org

 

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.

How Do We Relate to Food with guests Jenni Schaefer and Dr. Drew Ramsey

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • Eating Disorders and how they change our relationship to food
  • What role negative body image plays
  • Intuitive Eating
  • National Kale Day
  • The connection between food and mental health
  • How food helps or hinders our brain’s ability to receive happiness
Jenni Schaefer

Jenni Schaefer’s straightforward style has made her a role model, source of inspiration and confidant to people worldwide looking to overcome adversity and live more fully. She presents regularly at colleges and universities, including Harvard and Yale, in corporate settings, at conferences and in many other venues. Chair of the Ambassador’s Council of the National Eating Disorders Association, she has been interviewed on many syndicated radio and television shows, including appearances on Today, Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil, and her work has been recognized by publications ranging from Cosmopolitan to The New York Times.

Jenni’s breakthrough bestseller, Life Without Ed, which has recently been released in a tenth-anniversary edition as well as audiobook, established her as one of the leading lights in the recovery movement. Her next book, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me, widened her message to one of self-actualization and personal fulfillment. With her latest, to help the millions of people who struggle in the grey area between normal eating and full-blown eating disorder, she teamed up with Harvard Medical School to write Almost Anorexic.

An accomplished singer/songwriter, an avid biker and hiker, and a woman whose passion for life is contagious, Jenni lives in Austin, Texas with her husband. For more information, please visit www.jennischaefer.com.

 

Dr Drew Ramsey

Dr. Ramsey is a psychiatrist, author, and farmer. He is one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using dietary change to help balance moods, sharpen brain function and improve mental health. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, his clinical work focuses on the treatment of depression and anxiety.  Using the latest brain science and nutritional research, modern treatments, and an array of delicious food he aims to help people live to their happiest, healthiest lives.

His work and writing on food and brain health been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Prevention, NPR, The Atlantic, Self, The Doctors Show, CBS News, and Men’s Health. His recent bestseller 50 Shades of Kale (HarperWave 2013) helped elevate kale to celebrity status and has made this superfood accessible to thousands. His first book, The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood and Lean, Energized Body (Rodale 2011) explored the impact of modern diets on brain health and then proposes a solution of recipes and meal plans.

Dr. Ramsey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed his specialty training in adult psychiatry at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, received an M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Earlham College.

You can learn more about Dr. Ramsey here.

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The Art and Joy of Relationships with guests Dr. Julia Colwell and Dr. Jacquie Del Rosario

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

  • How to be a conscious partner
  • Power struggles and the blame game
  • Relationship ingredients
  • From fizzle to sizzle: re-igniting your relationship
  • What to make a priority
Julia Colwell
Psychologist Julia B. Colwell, PhD, has spent over three decades exploring relationship dynamics with individuals, couples, and groups. She is the author ofThe Relationship Skills Workbook: A Do-it-Yourself Guide to a Thriving Relationship, now available through Sounds True, and wherever books are available. She is the founder of the Boulder Center for Conscious Community, and has kitchen-tested everything she teaches in her 25-year relationship with her spouse Kathryn Kucsan in Boulder, Colorado.
You can learn more about Julia here.
Jacquie Del Rosario
 “America’s Marriage Coach” Jacqueline Del Rosario is President and CEO of Recapturing the Vision International, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy marriages and family strengthening. Also a published author, speaker and nationally regarded media personality, Dr. Del Rosario has been a certified pre and post-marital counselor for more than 20 years. Her cutting-edge series, Marriage Solutions and The Marital Constitution™, help couples successfully work through problems and find healthy solutions. She has two children and currently resides in Miami, FL with her husband of over 20 years.
Dr. Del Rosario may be reached online at www.DrJacquie.com.
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Unlocking Creativity and Genius with guests Michael J Gelb and Dr. Srini Pillay on Wed Sept 17

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

  • How Qi is the real secret of creativity.
  • What mind mapping is and what it has to do with creativity.
  • Brain-based coaching
  • How our brains work and physically process feelings of fear and anxiety.
Michael J Gelb

Michael J. Gelb is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development, and the bestselling author of 14 books, including How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci. A sought-after speaker and consultant, Gelb works globally with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and nonprofits. He is also a gifted teacher of aikido and qigong, and is a professional juggler who has performed with the Rolling Stones.

Michael is the author of Creativity on Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius (Sounds True, September 2014), which is ranked in the top thirty new business titles on Amazon, and in the top ten Kindle downloads for business books. He was also recently highlighted as the "Creativity Guru," in The New Yorker, as well as featured in Vanessa Loder's Forbes.com column on creativity.

You can learn more about Michael here.

Srini Pillay

Dr. Srini Pillay is a world-renowned Harvard psychiatrist, brain expert and award-winning author of Motivational Book of the Year, “Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear”.

He is the former Director of the Anxiety Disorders Service at Harvard’s McLean Hospital consistently voted one of the Top 5 hospitals in the US.  He graduated as the overall top medical student, won more awards during his residency at Harvard than any other resident, and is regarded as a pioneer in the field of applied brain science for corporations, self-help, schools, food, fashion and the Arts.

Srini is also CEO of NeuroBusiness Group, voted one of the Top 20 Movers and Shakers in Leadership Development in the world, and is noted for his uncanny ability to translate complex brain science into usable tips, tools and techniques to help us lead more fulfilling lives.

He is widely sought out by the media and has been featured on the Dr. Laura Berman show on Oprah radio, Martha Stewart Whole Living, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Fox News, The New York Times and numerous other media outlets.

His aim is to help people understand how we can all unleash the full power of our brains to live happier and more productive lives.

You can learn more about Dr. Pillay here.

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Prayer, Intuitive Intelligence, and Creativity with guests Celeste Yacoboni and Elaine Clayton on Wed Sept 10

During this week’s show you will learn about:

  • The power of appreciation in blessing.
  • Research on the connection between healing andprayer.
  • The connections between intuition and creativity, imagination and empathy, dreams and daily life.
  • “Intuitive stream drawing”
Celeste Yacoboni

Celeste Yacoboni is a Minister of Walking Prayer, ordained by the Center for Sacred Studies in Sonora, California. Her work focuses on guiding and supporting people through transitions by creating a space of awareness, presence and inspiration, which integrates body, mind, spirit and emotions. She maintains a thriving private practice in Santa Fe, NM in which she facilitates healing and wholeness through Massage Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Qigong, Women’s Breast Health, Plant Essences, the Hawaiian practice of Ho’oponopono, and the inquiry “How Do You Pray?” Celeste leads “How Do You Pray?” workshops in which people share and experience different ways of prayer and connecting to Source. On her Ho’oponopono CD, Celeste sings a Hawaiian healing practice, which creates a space of love, compassion, forgiveness and gratitude. Celeste lives in New Mexico and shares her unifying vision on: www.HowDoYouPray.com.

You can also visit her at www.CelestialBodyandSoul.com.

 

Elaine Clayton

Elaine Clayton is an internationally known artist, author, intuitive reader and Reiki Master. Elaine is the author and illustrator of books on intuitive intelligence and several books for children, including books by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Jane Smiley and Gregory Maguire, author of WICKED. Her new book, MAKING MARKS: Discover the Art of Intuitive Drawing is due out with Beyond Words/Simon and Schuster in May 2014. Her first book on intuition, ILLUMINARA INTUITIVE JOURNAL with CARDS was published in 2012. Elaine practices Reiki and intuitive readings in NYC and CT. She is a figurative artist, creating Spirit Paintings for individuals as a form of intuitive enlightenment through visual meditation. She earned her master’s degree at School of Visual Arts in New York City and conducts drawing workshops with a focus on empathy and intuitive intelligence, in schools, libraries and museums.

You can reach Elaine through her spiritual open-sketchbook website,www.illuminara.com.

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You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and Well Being with guests Dr. John La Puma and Dr. Suhas G. Kshirsagar

During this week’s show you will learn about:

  • Men’s nutrition and health
  • How men’s health benefits women
  • Ayurveda
  • Digestive Fire
  • Obesity
Dr. John La Puma

John La Puma MD is a practicing physician, board-certified in internal medicine and a professionally trained chef.  His mission is to help you get measurably, happily healthier with what you eat and how you live.

Three of his books–Cooking the RealAge Way, The RealAge Diet and ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine–have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into 8 languages. His new book, REFUEL, aims to change how men think about what they eat–as fuel too–and to help men become stronger, healthier and the best versions of themselves.

The Wall Street Journal calls him a “Secret Weapon” against cholesterol and heart disease. He taught the first Nutrition and Cooking course for medical students in the US, at SUNY-Upstate with Dr. Michael Roizen of the Cleveland Clinic, and the first Culinary Medicine course for clinical medical students in the US, at DMU.  Dr. La Puma developed the recipes for Dr. Oz and Roizen’s YOU the Owner’s Manual. Repeatedly named “One of America’s Top Physicians” by Consumers’ Research Council,  Dr. La Puma has been honored with the American Medical Association/National Association of Medical Communicators “Award of Excellence”.

His new “PBS ChefMD Shorts” series can be seen available nationwide through 2016, and his “Refuel Minute” series is available on YouTube. He is based in and sees patients in Santa Barbara, California.

You can learn more about Dr. La Puma here.

 

Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar

Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar is a world-renown Ayurvedic physician & Educator from India born of a traditional Rig-Vedic family. He holds a M.D. in Ayurvedic Medicine, with a Gold Medal from the prestigious Pune University in India.

He is an accomplished Ayurvedic physicians, who has traveled worldwide popularizing Ayurvedic Medicine, setting up clinics, training health professionals and has provided Ayurvedic consultations for thousands of his patients.

He is an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, experienced Clinician, researcher & an insightful Medical Astrologer, who adds tremendous value to his clients and students alike. He often shares stage with Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Wayne Dyer & Tony Robbins

He is a featured presenter at Dr. Oz Show, NBC and several other television and radio programs. He is currently the Director of “Ayurvedic Healing” an Integrative Wellness Clinic in Santa Cruz, California.

You can learn more about Dr. Kshirsagar here.

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The Art and Joy of Relationships with guests Dr. Julia Colwell and Dr. Jacquie Del Rosario
09-24-2014
Unlocking Creativity and Genius with guests Michael J Gelb and Dr. Srini Pillay
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Prayer, Intuitive Intelligence, and Creativity with guests Celeste Yacoboni and Elaine Clayton
09-10-2014
You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and Well Being with guests Dr. John La Puma and Dr. Suhas G. Kshirsagar
09-03-2014
Geeks, Apps and Buddha with guests Vincent & Emily Horn and Rohan Gunatillake
08-27-2014
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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 www.hh4heroes.org .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.

 

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HH FOR HEROES

 

www.hh4heroes.org

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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