Rob McNamara on Creating the Elegant Self

Rob McNamara is the author of The Elegant Self and Strength to Awaken. He specializes in helping people resolve their persistent painful limitations to become more powerful, proficient and aligned with what matters most in life.

Rob is a skilled Psychotherapist, leading Performance Coach, Psychology Professor at Naropa University and an Integral Zen Practitioner. He runs his private practice in Boulder Colorado serving clients world wide. Rob works with a broad range of executives and professionals, undergraduate and graduate students and athletes ranging from high school to Olympic and professional world champions.

On the show we discuss:

  • From Astronaut to Neuronaut
  • From conventional psychology to higher reaches of human development
  • Transpersonal and developmental psychology
  • Adult psychological development
  • Socialized Mind
  • Self-Authoring Mind
  • Self-Transforming Mind
  • Meditation as tool for self-transformation
  • States and Stages of Consciousness

Understanding Happiness and Human Well-Being at the Center for Consciousness and Transformation

with Nance Lucas, PhD and Sara Oliveri, BA, MAPP

Nance Lucas, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Center for Consciousness & Transformation, Associate Professor, and former Associate Dean of New Century College, at George Mason University.  Her teaching and scholarship interests focus on positive psychology and leadership, well-being, and ethics.  She is co-author of, Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want To Make A Difference (1st , 2nd, and 3rd  editions)

Sara Oliveri, BA, MAPP, is a life coach, speaker, and business owner. She is one of fewer than 300 people in the world to earn a master’s degree in positive psychology. Sara is the founder of a coaching & consulting firm in Washington, D.C. where she offers life coaching and organizational training. As a life coach Sara works one-on-one with individuals to help them maximize joy and fulfillment in their lives.

On the show we discuss;

  • Positive psychology- from an illness paradigm to thriving paradigm
  • The Center for Consciousness & Transformation at George Mason University
  • George Mason University as the Well-Being U.
  • Creation a culture of well-being
  • Understanding Happiness and Human Well-Being: an informative and experiential class
  • Social and economic benefits of implementing positive psychology in the work place