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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.

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 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:

You can also visit her at


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,

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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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Geeks, Apps and Buddha with guests Vincent & Emily Horn and Rohan Gunatillake

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • Buddhist Geeks and what they do for the global community
  • Mindhackers
  • Where spirituality is headed with the exponential growth of technology
  • The Buddhify App
  • Mind-positive technology

Vincent Horn Emily Horn

Vincent Horn is a mind hacker & buddhist geek. He has been practicing meditation intensively since his freshman year in college—including a full year doing intensive retreat practice. He began teaching meditation in 2010 with the encouragement of his own teachers, Kenneth Folk and Daniel Ingram. In addition, in 2006, Vincent co-founded Buddhist Geeks, which has gone on to become one of today’s most important venues for exploring Buddhist thought & practice in the 21st century.  Buddhist Geeks has been featured on the pages of the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Tricycle, and The Atlantic. Vincent was also honored to be part of Wired’s “Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world.” Along with his wife and creative partner Emily Horn, he makes his home in Asheville, North Carolina—that is until the distinction between atoms and bits dissolves.

Emily Horn is a contemplative teacher with fierce compassion and the skill that comes from dedicated practice and personal exploration. Her integrative teaching style is influenced by mindfulness meditation and revolves around the interwoven nature of contemplation, personal unfolding, and daily life. She has taught mindfulness classes at InsightLA, and is currently in the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Retreat Teacher Training led by Jack Kornfield, Trudy Goodman, Joseph Goldstein, and others. Emily has also managed projects in contemplative education environments including Naropa University, InsightLA, and Sounds True. She is currently the programming and operations director at Buddhist Geeks.

You can learn more about Vincent & Emily Horn here.


Rohan Gunatillake

Rohan Gunatillake is the director of 21awake, a creative studio which combines deep experience in meditation, technology & design to make remarkable wellbeing products. 21awake is best known for buddhify, the best selling mobile app that teaches you mindfulness wherever you are. Based in the UK, Rohan also has a specialism in digital innovation in the arts, is a trustee of the British Council and in 2012 Wired magazine named him in their Smart List of 50 people who are about to change the world.

You can learn more about Rohan here.

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The Healing Power of Music with guests Tina Haynes and Graham Iddon of Raving Wild on Wed Aug 20

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • CAMMO and the work they do
  • Music Therapy and what it does for those with PTSD
  • CAMMO’s work with veterans, service members and their families
  • The importance of music as an expression of thought
  • Raising awareness of depression through music
Tina Haynes

Tina Haynes is a board certified music therapist and a licensed creative arts therapist with over 34 years experience providing music therapy services to hospitalized veterans at the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System VA in Murfreesboro, TN.  Her undergraduate degree in music therapy was earned at Arizona State University and she is about to complete a master’s degree in music therapy with an emphasis in neurologic music therapy from Colorado State University.  She also has specialty training in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music™.

Tina has worked in inpatient and outpatient mental health, PTSD, substance abuse, pain management, and dementia/Alzheimer’s.  She trains music therapy interns and practicum students, nursing students, psychology interns, occupational therapy students, and is now training doctors in integrative medicine practices.  She has made numerous local, state, and national presentations about stress management and psychiatry.

Tina has served as President of the Southeastern Region of the American Music Therapy Association and the Tennessee Association for Music Therapy, co-chair of the AMTA National Ethics Board, chair of the Exam Committee for the Certification Board for Music Therapists, and national chairperson for the VA National Music Festival for Hospitalized Veterans. Some of her professional awards include the Under Secretary of Health’s Award, special commendations from the chief Medical Director in VA Central Office and the President’s Commission of Employment for the Handicapped and the Outstanding Professional Service award from the Southeastern Region of AMTA.

You can learn more about Tina and CAMMO here.

Raving Wild

Raving Wild is a singer songwriter based primarily in Buckinghamshire, UK.

He’s been performing for over 10 years both locally and nationally, constantly writing new material and playing various venues such as Pinewood Studios and Brixton Jam along with appearances on BBC Introducing and as a feature musician in The National Student.

You can learn more about Raving Wild here.

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Prayer, Intuitive Intelligence, and Creativity with guests Celeste Yacoboni and Elaine Clayton
You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and Well Being with guests Dr. John La Puma and Dr. Suhas G. Kshirsagar
Geeks, Apps and Buddha with guests Vincent & Emily Horn and Rohan Gunatillake
The Healing Power of Music with guests Tina Haynes and Graham Iddon of Raving Wild
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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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