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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.

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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Supporting Our Veterans with Dennis Davis and Vice Admiral Norb R. Ryan Jr., USN-Retired

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

  • The Challenges and Stigma Associated with Returning Home From War
  • Why Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a Normal Response to War and Adversity
  • How Society Can Support and Empower Our Veterans to Achieve Greatness
  • Why Healing and Support of Our Veterans Matter to Create a Legacy of Healthy Americans
Dennis Davis  

As founder of talent acquisition consulting firm Metafrazo (, Dennis brings diverse talent acquisition experience spanning several industries and most functional areas. Covering more  than 10 years, he has worked on assignments including contract & contract to permanent hiring, contingency based searches and direct internal hires. Dennis provides expertise in hiring for operations, sales, IT and various corporate support positions for both non-exempt and exempt level employees. He has provided strategic leadership and tactical execution support for teams of 14 members in support of more than 2,000 positions across most of the United States. He is the author of “Not Your Average Joe: Profiles of Military Core Values and Why They Matter in the Private Sector” (May 2013) and co-author of “Not Your Average Joe: An Epidemic of Distortions – Veteran PTSD” (Fall 2014).

In addition to his corporate experience, Dennis brings over 11 years of service in the US Air Force

Reserves (still actively serving) and several years of active duty service in the US Navy. Enlisting in 1991, he served as a Gunner’s Mate with responsibility for the Mark 41 Vertical Launch Missile System aboard the USS Shiloh (CG-67). He was honorably discharged in 1994 and returned to school to finish his undergraduate degree prior to reenlisting in the Air Force Reserves in 2003. He completed schooling in

Security Forces before being selected to receive his commission through the Deserving Airman program and completed the commissioning process as a graduate of the Academy of Military Science in 2005.

Currently a Captain, he is responsible for the 934th Airlift Wing Education and Training office, supporting more than 1,600 personnel with education benefits, on the job training requirements and skill level certification testing.

Dennis has deployed twice in support of both Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM. A highly decorated veteran, after completing just one year of commissioned service in 2006 he was selected as the Air Force Reserve Command Company Grade Officer of the Year for his career field. In June of 2014 Dennis was presented with the Hero of the Year for the military community by the American Red Cross, Northern MN Region.

A four year letterman in football, Dennis obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bethel University and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

You can learn more about Dennis here.


Vice Admiral Ryan

VADM Ryan is a 1967 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a graduate of George Washington University with a Master of Science Degree in Personnel Administration as well as the Senior Officials in National Security Program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Ryan has commanded aviation units at the squadron, wing, and fleet levels and has directed the Navy’s Office of Legislative Affairs. He served as the 52nd Chief of Naval Personnel before retiring and assuming his current position in September 2002.

Ryan is the recipient of the 2014 Military Hero Award from the Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation (PenFed Foundation) honoring  those who have demonstrated leadership in providing support and services to returning servicemembers and veterans and their families.

He was named the 2010 Association Executive of the Year by Association TRENDS, a national trade publication.  He is the first military officer to win this award in its 35-year history.

Additionally, under Ryan’s leadership, MOAA has been named a “Top Lobbyist” by The Hill newspaper for the past seven years, and the only military service organization so listed for the last five years.

The Admiral and his wife Judy have two adult children and one granddaughter and reside in Fairfax Station, Va.

You can read more about Vice Admiral Ryan here.

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Empowering Your Health with guests Bertrand Babinet and Talia Fuhrman on Wed Nov 5

During this week’s show you will learn about:

  • The Five Dynamics of Health
  • Health Care vs Disease Care
  • Psycho-Spiritual Health
  • The role loving your body plays in health
  • Immediate steps to change your nutrition
Bertrand Babinet

Dr. Bertrand Babinet has over 30 years of clinical experience in the field of Alternative and Complementary Health Care. He is a health and medical intuitive and his experience includes degrees and clinical experience in the fields of: Humanistic Psychology, Human Development, Education, Acupuncture, NLP, Spiritual Studies, Structural Integration, Movement, Breathing, Herbs, Homeopathy, Color Therapy, Nutrition, and Energy Healing. Dr. Babinet developed the Five Dynamics of Health, an integrated method which maps out the foundation of physical and psycho-spiritual health.

He holds a PhD. in Human Development, Masters Degrees in International Relations and Spiritual Counseling, and a Bachelors Degree in Business and a Law Degree from the University of Paris.

Dr. Babinet, a board certified acupuncturist by NCCAOM and licensed acupuncturist in Colorado, has practiced Chinese medicine for the past 20 years. He holds certifications in Nutrition, Functional Endocrinology, Functional Blood Chemistry, Postural Integration, Neural Organization Technique (NOT), Nabudripad Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET), and The Eclectic Triphasic Medical System.

Dr. Babinet’s only purpose is to help you identify natural strategies to restore balance and harmony in your body and your life. For this purpose, he has created many assessment and treatment tools that address both the physical and the psychological. He teaches numerous seminars on health and healing and works with individuals, couples, families, organizations, and the physical environment to optimize health, effectiveness, and creativity.

You can learn more about Dr. Babinet here.


Talia Fuhrman

Talia Fuhrman has a degree in nutritional sciences from Cornell University and has contributed to Vegetarian Times, VegNews, Positive Impact,,, and more. She’s the author of LOVE YOUR BODY: Eat Smart, Get Healthy, Find Your Ideal Weight and Feel Beautiful Inside & Out. As the daughter of Joel Fuhrman, doctor and bestselling author of books like Eat to Live and Super Immunity, Talia Fuhrman grew up with a keen understanding about the life-changing power of food and its influence on the body. Talia shares her journey and advice for how other young women can find their ideal weight, prevent disease, get radiant clear skin, and also how to gain confidence, enjoy strong friendships, and explore interests that make them jump out of bed each morning with a huge smile. In addition she imparts her own wisdom, providing advice on issues plaguing many young women. She lives in Newport Beach, California.

You can learn more about Talia here.

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Uncovering the Mask of Mental Illness with guests Ross Szabo and Ellen Forney on Wed Oct 29

During this week’s show you will learn about:

  • The disguise those with mental illness wear
  • The Human Power Project
  • The changes needed in mental illness curriculum
  • Are all artists a little crazy?
  • Taking off the mask of mental health and uncovering the true self
Ross Szabo

Ross Szabo is the CEO of Human Power Project, a company that creates cutting-edge mental health curriculum for people of all ages. He’s an award winning speaker, co-author of Behind Happy Faces; Taking Charge of Your Mental Health and a social pioneer. Ross has spoken to over 1 million people about his experiences with bipolar disorder and reached millions more in media appearances. He received the 2010 Didi Hirsch Removing the Stigma Leadership Award, 2012 Changing Minds Award, is featured in Scientific American’s Psychology textbook and had his advocacy work entered into the Record of Congress.

You can read more about Ross here.


Ellen Forney

Cartoonist Ellen Forney is the author of NYT bestseller Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, and the 2012 “Genius Award” winner in Literature from Seattle’s The Stranger. She collaborated with Sherman Alexie on the National Book Award-winning novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, created the Eisner-nominated comic books I Love Led Zeppelin andMonkey Food, and has taught comics at Cornish College of the Arts since 2002. She grew up in Philadelphia and has lived in Seattle, Washington since 1989. Ellen swims and does yoga, and fixes things with rubber bands and paper clips.

You can read more about Ellen 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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