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It's Time For Happier Parenting!Love can single-handedly mend a broken day, establish an exciting new relationship, or reinforce a happy, internal bond with ourselves. Love is an omnipotent tool that has the uncanny ability to improve any sticky situation we find ourselves in.

Love is a power tool we should all have in our happiness toolboxes. But just like that power drill or band saw, it also comes with some safety protocol. When you use your love power tool, you take on the responsibility of treating the world with kindness, compassion and respect. Use your love power tool responsibly, forging, fixing and strengthening relationships that make the world a happier place.

To help you get started now, here are 5 practical parenting power tools that I practice and share with clients, at workshops and radio show listeners around the globe:

  1. “No” is also a power tool. Do not be afraid to use it.
  2. Kids have a way of hijacking our reasoning skills. Do not negotiate with emotional terrorists.
  3. Dial in and listen.
  4. In order to create a happy home we must FIRST commit to being happy parents even if life is not always happy.
  5. Humor is like a spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine (tough love and discipline) go down.

As a single mom to teenagers in the thick of adolescence, I have learned that love is like a magic elixir. It is the gateway through which my parenting flows. And yet as lovely as love is, it does not always transmit like a cozy warm blanket. Raising kids is a tough job that does not come with an instruction manual. More often than not, parenting is a thankless task until one day (well, maybe a few years into the way distant future), we receive a golden nugget of gratitude for our mental, physical and moral fortitude.

If you’re seeking other easy and innovative ways to better connect with your kids, I highly encourage you to join me at: Happiness Formula for ParentsReconnect to Your Kids and They Will Love You for It with Host Kita Szpak, a complimentary 21-day Audio-Summit that Begins on August 15th.

Join Kita and me at this very special event, along with 20 other hand-selected experts who will be exploring how to compassionately inform and exchange information with our children for sustainable relationships. There is nothing being sold, just great information and tools for transformation and growth being shared.

Kita’s interview with me goes live on August 15th @ 9am PDT. Each interview will be available for 72 hours after its broadcast for on-demand portable inspiration at your convenience from the comfort and privacy of wherever you happen to be.

Again, there is no charge for this event and every single expert is offering a valuable free gift, myself included, as an added bonus – so go ahead and un-wrap your FREE gifts now by simply clicking here to register!

Looking forward to “seeing” you at Happiness Formula for Parents.

Remember… Happiness is an inside job®! Happiness is YOUR inside job!

With big gratitude and huge heart,



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Lisa Cypers Kamen is a filmmaker, positive psychology coach, author, host of Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio, professor and lecturer specializing in the field of sustainable happiness. She is widely recognized as an expert on the subject. Lisa’s acclaimed documentary film co-produced with her now fifteen 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 books entitled, Got Happiness Now?, Are We Happy Yet?, Leadership: Helping Others to Succeed and Reintegration Strategies, about combat trauma and using positive psychology principles to create wellness in a post-war new normal. Lisa’s written work is featured on blogs for the Huffington Post, and and she is a TEDx community event speaker. In addition, she is the Happiness Expert for the Florida Department of Citrus/ Florida Orange Juice in its Take on the Day campaign.

Harvesting Happiness for Heroes™ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that delivers stigma-free integrated combat trauma recovery services to warriors and their loved ones. Modalities include scientifically proven strengths based Positive Psychology coaching and interdisciplinary tools such as film, yoga, meditation, art and creative writing designed to mindfully empower the client to achieve increased self-mastery, self-esteem and reclaim her/his life. HH4Heroes focuses on the balance of mind, body and emotion resulting in greater overall wellbeing and the transformation of Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) into Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG). HH4Heroes offers retreat workshops, one-on-one coaching, Battle Buddy programs, as well as our new R.E.B.O.O.T Online virtual community coaching classrooms designed to reach underserved areas. In addition, HH4Heroes deploys Return to Duty™ civilian and corporate training to help welcome a warrior home and into the community and workplace.

Lisa is committed to teaching Happiness is an inside job™ and helping others end their needless suffering through intentionally cultivating greater joy.

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