The Psychology of    Success
Joyce Marter, LCPC   Psychotherapist & CEO       Urban Balance   www.urbanbalance.com
Define Success“Success is to live life openly, authentically, and lovingly in a way that aligned with the highest good of ...
Self-Reflect “Insanity: doing the same thing over andover again and expecting different results.”              ~Albert Ein...
Assess Your Life Balance
Take Responsibility"Everything you do is based on the   choices you make. Its not your  parents, your past relationships,y...
Bring Your Attention             to the Present“Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what         happe...
Detach from            Ego & Negativity”The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but   the thought about it...
Let Go of Defensiveness“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond  me...
Surf the Waves            of Emotion   “Feelings are waves of energy which we canchoose to surf, rather than allow them to...
Practice Self-Care“Health is certainly more valuable than money, because         it is by health that money is procured.” ...
Think Positively“a man is but the product of his thoughts...      what he thinks, he becomes.”           ~Mohandas Gandhi
Set Healthy Boundaries            “We teach people                 how to               treat us.”                ~Dr. Phil
Embody Your Core Values “How people treat you is their karma;       how you react is yours.”           ~Wayne Dyer
Identify Your Gifts“To realize ones destiny is a persons            only obligation.”            ~Paulo Coelho,           ...
Give & Share Whenever              Possible“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,   and the life of the ca...
Access Support“Friends are like elevator buttons, they either take you up                  or they take you down.”        ...
View Setbacks     As Opportunities For Growth“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Onlythrough experience of t...
Appreciate That Progress            is Not Linear“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the          ...
Practice Acceptance    “If you don‟t like something, change it.If you can‟t change it, change your attitude.”             ...
Forgive Yourself & Others“Resentment is like drinking poison and then      hoping it will kill your enemies.”            ~...
Be Resilient“Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving           up is what makes it permanent.”              ...
Discover thePower of Intention “Our intention creates our reality.”~Wayne Dyer, The Power of Intention
Create Your Ideal   Work/Life Balance“No one on their deathbed ever said, „I wish I spent more time at work.‟”            ...
Open Yourself Up             to Prosperity“Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start          thinking of you...
Develop Your Vision                    Asian eye“Be the change that you want to see in the world.”              ~Mohandas ...
Practice Gratitude“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which      he has not, but rejoices for those which...
Persevere“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in         rising up every time we fail.”            ~Ralph Wald...
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The Psychology of Success: An Overview of Wellness Principles to Achieve Personal & Professional Success & Work/Life Balance

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The Psychology of Success is an overview of wellness principles identified by licensed psychotherapist and CEO of Urban Balance, Joyce Marter, as being integral in achieving personal and professional success and establishing work/life balance. Marter has presented The Psychology of Success for Fortune 500 companies, business organizations, and to mental health professionals for continuing education units. Marter has tailored this presentation for specific audiences (such as entrepreneurs, consultants or small business owners)/ This presentation includes humorous anecdotes from her own journey and case vignettes from experience in providing counseling to clients from diverse backgrounds over the past 18 years. For more information, visit www.joyce-marter.com or www.urbanbalance.com or follow @Joyce_Marter or @Urban_Balance on Twitter.

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  1. 1. The Psychology of Success
  2. 2. Joyce Marter, LCPC Psychotherapist & CEO Urban Balance www.urbanbalance.com
  3. 3. Define Success“Success is to live life openly, authentically, and lovingly in a way that aligned with the highest good of self and others.” ~Joyce Marter
  4. 4. Self-Reflect “Insanity: doing the same thing over andover again and expecting different results.” ~Albert Einstein
  5. 5. Assess Your Life Balance
  6. 6. Take Responsibility"Everything you do is based on the choices you make. Its not your parents, your past relationships,your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make.” “ ~Wayne Dyer
  7. 7. Bring Your Attention to the Present“Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.” ~Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now
  8. 8. Detach from Ego & Negativity”The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but the thought about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is.” ~Eckhart Tolle
  9. 9. Let Go of Defensiveness“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.” ~Marianne Williamson
  10. 10. Surf the Waves of Emotion “Feelings are waves of energy which we canchoose to surf, rather than allow them to overcome us.” ~Arlene Englander, The In-Sourcing Handbook
  11. 11. Practice Self-Care“Health is certainly more valuable than money, because it is by health that money is procured.” ~Samuel Johnson
  12. 12. Think Positively“a man is but the product of his thoughts... what he thinks, he becomes.” ~Mohandas Gandhi
  13. 13. Set Healthy Boundaries “We teach people how to treat us.” ~Dr. Phil
  14. 14. Embody Your Core Values “How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” ~Wayne Dyer
  15. 15. Identify Your Gifts“To realize ones destiny is a persons only obligation.” ~Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist “
  16. 16. Give & Share Whenever Possible“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” ~Buddha
  17. 17. Access Support“Friends are like elevator buttons, they either take you up or they take you down.” ~Tom Osbourne
  18. 18. View Setbacks As Opportunities For Growth“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Onlythrough experience of trial and suffering can the soul bestrengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” ~Helen Keller
  19. 19. Appreciate That Progress is Not Linear“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.” ~Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth
  20. 20. Practice Acceptance “If you don‟t like something, change it.If you can‟t change it, change your attitude.” ~Maya Angelou
  21. 21. Forgive Yourself & Others“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” ~Nelson Mandela
  22. 22. Be Resilient“Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” ~Marilyn Vos Savant
  23. 23. Discover thePower of Intention “Our intention creates our reality.”~Wayne Dyer, The Power of Intention
  24. 24. Create Your Ideal Work/Life Balance“No one on their deathbed ever said, „I wish I spent more time at work.‟” ~Unknown
  25. 25. Open Yourself Up to Prosperity“Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” ~Dr. Joyce Brothers
  26. 26. Develop Your Vision Asian eye“Be the change that you want to see in the world.” ~Mohandas Gandhi
  27. 27. Practice Gratitude“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” ~Epictetus
  28. 28. Persevere“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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