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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.

The Science of Miracles and Angels With Dr. Bernie Siegel, Matthew Fox and Rupert Sheldrake

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

  • How Change Can Open the Door for Miracles
  • How to Welcome Grace into our Lives
  • What We Can Learn from Children and Animals
  • The Discoveries of 21st Century Angels
  • The Common Ground Between Theology and Science
Bernie Siegel

Dr. Bernie Siegel’s multi-million best-selling first book, Love, Medicine & Miracles, was published in 1986. He is the author of multiple other books including A Book of Miracles, which is now available in paperback, 101 Exercises for the Soul, and 365 Prescriptions for the Soul. Dr. Siegel lives with his wife in Connecticut. They have five grown children and several grandchildren.

Visit him online at http://www.berniesiegelmd.com.

Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox is an internationally acclaimed spiritual theologian, an Episcopal priest, and an activist who was a member of the Dominican Order for 34 years. He holds a doctorate, summa cum laude, in the History and Theology of Spirituality from the Institut Catholique de Paris. He has written 30 books that have been translated into 48 languages and have received numerous awards. Among them are Original Blessing, The Coming of the Cosmic Christ, and The Reinvention of Work.

You can learn more about Matthew here.

Rupert Sheldrake

Rupert Sheldrake is a celebrated biologist and author best known for his theory of morphic fields and morphic resonance, and its vision of a living, developing universe with its own inherent memory. His most recent book, Science Set Free (in the US), won the Book of the Year Award from the British Scientific and Medical Network. The Independpent, in its review, wrote “Sheldrake drags ten of the most powerful dogmas out of the basement and into the light of day; and does science, humanity and the world at large a considerable favour.”

You can learn more about Rupert here.

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Feel Good Inside and Out for the Holidays With Dr. Jessica Wu and Polly Campbell

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

  • Healthy Eating Around the Holidays
  • The Ten Commandments of Holiday Eating for Healthy Skin
  • Keeping Your Spirituality Intact with Holiday Pressures
  • Using Imperfection Daily
  • How Daily Chores Can Become Part of a Spiritual Practice
Dr Jessica Wu

Dr Jessica Wu is a board-certified dermatologist in Los Angeles, California.  She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency at the University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center.  In addition to her thriving private practice, Dr Wu is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at USC and frequently lectures at national medical conferences.  She conducts clinical research trials on new injectable and topical anti-aging treatments, and is also a member of the Medical Nutrition Council of the American Society of Nutrition.

Since 2009, Dr Wu has been dispensing beauty and lifestyle advice in her daily e-newsletter, Dr Jessica Wu Hollywood Dermatologist, which has over 300,000 subscribers. In 2011, Dr Wu’s first book, Feed Your Face: Younger, Smoother Skin and a Beautiful Body in 28 Delicious Days, was published by St. Martin’s Press. It has also been published in the UK, China, Russia, Taiwan, and India.

In Fall 2013, Dr Wu introduced her second line of skincare products, Dr Jessica Wu Skincare, which is available at Costco stores nationwide.  This collection has many loyal celebrity fans, and joins Dr Wu’s first line of products, Dr Jessica Wu Cosmeceuticals, which was introduced in 2005.

Dr Wu is a seasoned media expert and has appeared on Good Morning America, Fox News, Entertainment Tonight, and local and national news and entertainment shows.  She has co-hosted episodes of “The Doctors” syndicated talk show and regularly appears on local news programs in Los Angeles.  Dr Wu has been interviewed on National Public Radio, and has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, People, Newsweek, Allure, and Women’s Wear Daily..

Dr Wu divides her leisure time between fitness activities (she is a certified Canadian ski instructor and avid standup paddleboarder) and charitable organizations.  She is co-founder of a nonprofit organization, BeautyShares Inc., that is dedicated to building confidence and self-esteem in disadvantaged young women through after-school workshops on grooming, skincare, and healthy lifestyles.

You can learn more about Dr. Wu here.

 

Polly Campbell

 Polly Campbell-Author of Imperfect Spirituality: Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary People

Buddha probably never pulled a raisin out of a toddler’s nose on his path toward enlightenment, but stuck raisins and other real-life moments have provided writer Polly Campbell plenty of opportunities for spiritual growth and self-improvement. Campbell’s articles on personal development topics and spiritual practices appear regularly in national publications and blogs and she is also a professional speaker who inspires and energizes audiences with a blend of wit and wisdom.

She admits to practicing many of the things she writes and speaks about in her own quest to find more peace, happiness and sometimes just socks that match. The spiritual practices and personal development strategies she practices have also helped her cope with chronic illness – juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and a melanoma cancer scare.

Despite these and the other every-day challenges, Campbell has consistently developed her own spiritual practice by adapting the most powerful principles to fit into her unpredictable lifestyle. Her down-to-earth, and imperfect yet practical, approach has helped others uncover their own greatest potential and live close to spirit.

Campbell is also a multi-tasking wife and mother, an avid player of Candyland, a forever fan of University of Oregon Duck football and a reader of personal development and spirituality books from her home in Oregon.

You can learn more about Polly here.

 

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Modern Heroism with Dr. Philip Zimbardo and Ervin Staub

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

  • The Heroic Imagination Project
  • Redefining Heroism in the 21st Century
  • Universal Human Tendencies
  • How to Make Ourselves Better Bystanders
  • Promoting Moral Courage in Children
Philip Zimbardo

Philip Zimbardo is one of the most distinguished living psychologists, having served as President of the American Psychological Association, designed and narrated the award winning 26-part PBS series, Discovering Psychology, and has published more than 50 books and 400 professional and popular articles and chapters, among them, Shyness, The Lucifer Effect, The Time Cure and The Time Paradox.

A professor emeritus at Stanford University, Dr. Zimbardo has spent 50 years teaching and studying psychology. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University, and his areas of focus include time perspective, shyness, terrorism, madness, and evil. Best-known for his controversial Stanford Prison Experiment that highlighted the ease with which ordinary intelligent college students could cross the line between good and evil when caught up in the matrix of situational and systemic forces.

Dr. Zimbardo is currently lectures worldwide and is actively working to promote his non-profit The Heroic Imagination Project www.heroicimagination.org. His current research looks at the psychology of heroism.

You can learn more about Dr. Zimbardo here.

 

Ervin Staub

Ervin Staub is Professor of Psychology Emeritus, and Founding Director of the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program at the University of Massachusetts. His relevant books include The psychology of good and evil: Why children, adults and groups help and harm others, and the forthcoming The roots of goodness and resistance to evil: Inclusive caring, moral courage, altruism born of suffering, active bystandership and heroism. New York: Oxford University Press.

You can learn more about Ervin here.

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Practicing Gratitude with Andy Hayes and Lisa Wimberger

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

  • Defining Moments That Matter
  • Tools and Techniques to Practice Gratitude Daily
  • What Gratitude Does to our Brain
  • Using Gratitude to Heal
  • Gratitude Mantras
Andy Hayes  

Andy Hayes is the founder and creator of Plum Deluxe, the website that helps you create moments that matter.  A published author, prolific writer, and public speaker, he is based in sunny Portland, Oregon.  Featured in sites and magazines such as CNN, Wall Street Journal, and National Geographic, Andy is known for his fresh ideas on living a good life.

You can learn more about Andy here.

Lisa Wimberger

Lisa Wimberger is the founder of the Neurosculpting Institute and author of Neurosculpting: A Whole-Brain Approach to Heal Trauma, Rewrite Limiting Beliefs, and Find Wholeness (Sounds True, January 2015) and New Beliefs, New Brain (Divine Arts, 2011). A member of the National Center for Crisis Management and other care associations, she has a private practice in Denver, Colorado, specializing in helping clients with stress disorders.

You can learn more about Lisa here.

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Conscious Capitalism with Jonathan Fields and Woody Tasch

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

  • The Good Life Project
  • Maker-centric Business and Aligned Entrepreneurship
  • Slow Money Principles
  • The Benefits of Investing Small and Locally
Jonathan Fields

Jonathan Fields is on a mission to illuminate and improve the human condition. A New York City dad, husband, award-winning author, entrepreneur and strategist, 800-CEO-READ named his last book Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt Into Fuel For Brilliance the #1 personal development book of 2011.

Fields founded and currently runs media and education venture, Good Life Project, where he and his team produce a broadcast-quality web-show and top-rated podcast, along with a series of acclaimed events, trainings and the Camp GLP annual summer-camp for grown-ups. Bigger picture, GLP is a movement to bring together people in the quest to inspire the pursuit of life well-lived.

Fields also speaks globally on living a good life, the power of belonging, mission-driven entrepreneurship and innovation. He’s been featured widely in mainstream and online media, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, FastCompany, Inc., Entrepreneur, USA Today, People, O Magazine, Self, Fitness, Elle, Allure, Outside, Slate, Vogue, CNBC, FoxBusiness, PBS Nightly Business Report and thousands of other places that sound cool, but don’t impress his daughter all that much. When not building ventures and telling stories, he can be found dancing around his living room with his wife and daughter…and writing in the third person.

You can read more about Jonathan here.

 

Woody Tasch

WOODY TASCH IS THE DYNAMIC and visionary founder and chairman of Slow Money, a nonprofit headquartered in Boulder, Colo., with an alliance of national and international chapters. Slow Money took root in 2009 with Tasch’s groundbreaking book “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered.” As Tasch traveled the country on a book tour, audience members stepped forward one by one, inspired to create within their local communities the change he spoke about.

Tasch is widely regarded as a pioneer of the concepts of patient capital, mission-related investing and community development venture capital. For 10 years before founding Slow Money, he was the chairman of Investors’ Circle, an angel investor network that since 1992 has invested $172 million in sustainability-promoting startups. Tasch was founding chairman of the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance and treasurer of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation during the ’90s, where as part of an innovative mission-related venture capital investing program a substantial investment was made in Stonyfield Farm, now the world’s largest maker of organic yogurt.

Tasch is now working on the sequel to his first book, revisiting the fundamental principles of Slow Money, based on the experience of the last four years since launching the organization and movement. Today, trend spotters cite Slow Money as a solution to manage the interrelated issues of economic crisis, sustainability, food sourcing and cultural renewal. Slow Money investors around the country have moved $38 million into 350 small food businesses to date, including farms, creameries, grain mills, niche organic brands, local processing, distribution and seed companies, and restaurants.

You can learn more about Woody 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 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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We are grateful to J Douglas Barker, our proud technical producer, whose voice happily makes us look good each and every week!

 

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