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By Lisa Cypers Kamen, Harvesting Happines 4 Heroes – Originally published in The Huffington Post What do Madonna, Matthew McConaughey, and Jennifer Aniston have in common with our veterans? Yoga. With this celebrity fitness secret now going mainstream, even our veterans are hitting the yoga mat. Why? To treat their Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It’s […]

Continue reading about What Do Madonna, Matthew McConaughey, and Jennifer Aniston Have in Common With Our Veterans? By Lisa Kamen

Dr. Biswas-Diener is widely known as the “Indiana Jones of Positive Psychology” because his research on happiness has taken him to such far-flung places as Greenland, India, Kenya and Israel. Dr. Biswas-Diener is a leading authority on strengths, culture, courage, and happiness. He has published dozens of scholarly articles and multiple books on diverse psychological […]

Continue reading about Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio Welcomes Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener and Cheryl Hunter May 29

Naomi Kryske is a Hurricane Katrina survivor whose fear and helplessness in the devastating Category 5 storm gave her insight into traumatic stress. Determined not just to survive the experience but to triumph over it, she wrote The Witness, an intense crime/suspense novel set in London and told from the victim’s point of view. Naomi […]

Continue reading about Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio Welcomes Naomi Kryske and Jody Bremer May 22

By Lisa Cypers Kamen, Harvesting Happines 4 Heroes – Originally published in The Huffington Post Economists and the media tell us we have just come back from the precipice of the “fiscal cliff.” I posit that we are on the verge of an even more serious crisis, “The Emotional Ledge,” a result of allowing ourselves […]

Continue reading about A Brave New World 2013 – Huxley, Happiness and the United States of Amazing By Lisa Kamen

By Lisa Cypers Kamen, Harvesting Happines 4 Heroes – Originally published in The Huffington Post Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel Catch-22 is a witty, ironic discussion of the double binds our WWII troops faced due to the military bureaucracy. But here’s the thing: More than 50 years later, this double-bind hasn’t gotten any better. The term […]

Continue reading about Helping Our Vets Solve the PTSD Catch-22 By Lisa Kamen

Ellen Langer is a Yale PhD, Harvard Professor of Psychology, and artist. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and three Distinguished Scientist Awards, the World Congress Award, the NYU Alumni Achievement Award, and the Staats award for Unifying Psychology, and has authored eleven books and over 200 research articles on the illusion of […]

Continue reading about Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio Welcomes Dr. Ellen Langer May 15th

By Lisa Cypers Kamen, Harvesting Happines 4 Heroes – Originally published in The Huffington Post Our nation has had a heartbreaking few days. The tragedy at Sandy HookElementary School has left Connecticut, the United States and the world overcome with grief. As the nation struggles to provide solutions amid this latest instance of death and […]

Continue reading about Sandy Hook Elementary School — Why Guns Shouldn’t Dominate the Debate By Lisa Kamen

Jamie Catto co-produced and directed the double Grammy nominated film ‘1 Giant Leap’ which encountered high profile writers, thinkers, spiritual gurus and entertainers including Bob Geldof, Robbie Williams, Steven Fry, Susan Sarandon, Deepak Chopra, Michael Stipe, Brian Eno, and Dennis Hopper. Having sold over 300,000 albums, and won numerous awards globally. ‘1 Giant Leap’ was subsequently commissioned and made into a Channel 4 […]

Continue reading about Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio Welcomes Jamie Catto May 8th