The Healing Power of Music with guests Tina Haynes and Graham Iddon of Raving Wild on Wed Aug 20 at 12pm EST.

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
Listen in this Wednesday at 9 am PST / 12 pm EST to listen live to Lisa interview the guests below! 
You can listen live every week here:


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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.


Graham Iddon 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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Happiness in the Work Place with guests Michelle Gielan and Jim Donovan on Wed Aug 13 at 12pm EST

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • The role of optimism in our success and happiness
  • How to define success in our work lives
  • Methods to dealing with negativity in the workplace
  • The importance of rewarding yourself and others
  • How to take ownership of your work and why it’s important



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Michelle Gielan, Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, is an expert on the science of positive communication and how to use it to fuel success. She works with Fortune 500 companies and schools to raise employee engagement, productivity and happiness at work. Michelle is a Partner at GoodThink, a positive psychology consulting firm, and she holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Michelle is an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” Special on PBS. She formerly served as the anchor of two national newscasts at CBS News, as well as a correspondent for “The Early Show.” In 2009, Michelle produced “Happy Week”, a series focusing on fostering happiness in the midst of the recession. In 2011, she appeared in her own weekly health and wellness segment, “Manic Monday” on FOX News Chicago.

Michelle graduated cum laude in Computer Engineering. Her research and advice have received attention from Forbes, USA Today, CNN, FOX and NPR.

You can learn more about Michelle here.


Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan speaks regularly to employees and executives at small business and large corporations. He is a frequent media guest and expert source on personal development, business success, and the spiritual laws that develop both. He lives in Bucks County, PA.

With more than half a million books in print and sixteen years as a speaker and coach, Jim Donovan is a recognized authority in the personal development field. Several of his books, including “Handbook to a Happier Life,” “52 Ways to a Happier Life,” and “Don’t Let an Old Person Move Into Your Body,” have been paperback and Kindle best sellers. Jim’s articles have appeared in numerous print and digital magazines and he is a frequent media guest and expert source on personal development. His coaching programs blend Universal spiritual laws with proven business and success principles and are designed to produce extraordinary results.

His website is


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Culture Check In: Tech and Beauty with guests Anna Akbari and Robin Rice on Wed Aug 6th at 12pm EST

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • How technology can help us find flow
  • The future of “digital” happiness
  • The role of today’s media culture in our well-being
  • Is there a standard to beauty and self-worth
You can listen in to this show’s podcast here!


Anna Akbari

Anna Akbari, Ph.D., is a sociologist, entrepreneur, and writer. She taught in the department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University and at Parsons The New School for Design. Her research focuses on visual and virtual self-presentation, technology/human intersects, dating and inter-personal relationships, and happiness and well-being. She is the founder of Sociology of Style, which takes an intelligent look at image and culture-related issues and offers holistic image consulting and life coaching services. She also created the Sociology of TV, which offers videos and white papers on the social significance of television media in public spaces. She is an experienced consultant, expert, and qualitative researcher for agencies and brands, including Cisco, Samsung, DIRECTV, Converse, Avon, Coca-Cola, Lenovo, Tata Communications, SABMiller, and Pepsi. A prominent thought leader, she is a frequent presenter and writer for such outlets as CNNBulletproof Executive, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, eHow, and the Financial Times. Watch her TED talk on “Digital Happiness”; read and hear more here; follow her on Twitter. She currently works and lives between San Francisco and New York City.

You can read more about Anna here.

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Robin Rice is the creator of the Stop the Beauty Madness Campaign ( campaign and President of the campaign’s sponsoring company, Be Who You Are Productions, Inc.

She is also the founder of the 50,000+ member Awesome Women And The Body Beautiful page on Facebook. In 2010-11, they collectively completed a music video tour titled “What the World Needs NEXT.” The positive music videos were shared around the world, and the weekends creating them explored emerging models of generosity-based commerce and new online community. She also created, which offers letters to LGBT youth who do not have a mother’s love and support over the holidays.

Robin is an internationally published author and a mentor to world-level leaders thorough Rainmaker Consulting, “changing the lives of people who are changing the world.” She teaches a yearly online apprenticeship in soul mentoring at and offers a small business mentorship program at

Robin has traveled the world to study indigenous leadership from a wide variety of traditions and these themes are the background for all of her work. A self-proclaimed Social Change Artist, offering a social change project for free each year.

She has appeared on Huffington Post Live and the Today show and her work has been featured in media from the world.

You can read more about Robin here.

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En*theos and Optimizing Life, Business and the World with guests Brian Johnson and Steve Chandler on Wed July 30 at 12pm EST

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • en*theos
  • Optimal Living
  • Optimal Business
  • Conscious Capitalism
  • How to be a Warrior
You can listen to the podcast here:


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Brian is the Philosopher + CEO of en*theos, a company all about helping people optimize their lives so we can change the world together.

Previously, Brian raised over $8m to finance the creation of two market-leading social platforms (eteamz + Zaadz) sold to two publicly traded companies (Active + Gaiam) after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA (where he studied Psychology + Business).

He also created PhilosophersNotes, wrote a little book and was featured in the documentary Finding Joe.

Brian has spent 1/2 of the last 15 years full-time philosophizing and is excited to integrate his passion for optimal living with his passion for creating great businesses as he leads en*theos in becoming one of the coolest, most virtues-based, impactful and profitable businesses in the world.

You can learn more about Brian here.


Steve Chandler

Steve Chandler is one of America’s best-selling authors whose dozens of books have been translated into more than 20 languages throughout Europe, China, Japan and Latin America. His recent titles include The Prosperous Coach, Time Warrior and Wealth Warrior: The Personal Prosperity Revolution.

Chandler is also a world-famous public speaker who has been a guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows and recently starred in an episode of NBC’s Starting Over, the Emmy-award winning reality show about life-coaching.

Chandler has been a guest lecturer at the University of Santa Monica, where he has taught in the graduate program of Soul-Centered Leadership, and in the Soul Centered Professional Coaching certification program.

Chandler has been a trainer and consultant to more than 30 Fortune 500 companies worldwide.  He graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Creative Writing and Political Science, and spent four years in the U.S. Army in Language and Psychological Warfare.

You can learn more about Steve here.

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Constructive Wallowing and Mindful Emotion with guests Tina Gilbertson and Dr. Thomas Bien, Wed July 23 at 12pm EST

During this weeks radio show you will learn about:

  • What is constructive about wallowing?
  • Fear of our own emotions
  • Is anger really toxic?
  • Buddha’s way to happy
  • Mindfulness of emotion
You can listen to this show’s podcast here.


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Tina Gilbertson holds  a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology  and is a licensed mental health counselor. In addition to working with adults one-on-one, she teaches assertiveness and self-esteem workshops and  classes on  goal-setting, decision-making, overcoming anxiety and finding the right career. She has written feature articles on emotional intelligence and health for Portland’s Natural Awakenings magazine, and contributes wisdom as a self-esteem expert for online therapist directory She   lives in Portland, Oregon, and can be found online at

You can learn more about Tina here.


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Thomas Bien, Ph.D. is a psychologist in Albuquerque.   He is the author of:  Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing From Addiction (Wiley, 2002), Finding the Center Within: The Healing Way of Mindfulness Meditation (Wiley, 2003), Mindful Therapy: A Guide for Therapists and Helping Professionals (Wisdom, 2006), and  Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship, (Guilford, 2007).  His most recent book is The Buddha’s Way of Happiness.

You can learn more about Thomas here.

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