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A motivational power point including quotes, definitions and action statements


  • 1. LearningMotivations Christine Jacqulyn McMahon MSHE Northcentral University Dr. Miguel Fernandez PSY7101-8 October 7, 2012

2. Wemust walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success. -Henry David Thoreau 3. If you have built castles in the air,your work need not be lost; that iswere they should be. Now put thefoundations under them.-Henry David Thoreau Discipline Time Management Continuous Learning Personal and Family Life Persistence 4. Whatsoever the mind has ordainedfor itself, it has achieved.-Seneca Discipline: Training that provides clear thinking and strengthens character. Take time daily to review/write goals Exercise and eat healthy Do something each day that requires effort Define Dissertation topic, read / analyze journals with annotated Bibliographies Develop and collaborate with a network of Professionals in the field of Psychology 5. Obstacles are those frightfulthings you see when you takeyour eyes off your goal.-Henry Ford Time Management: A journey towards productivity, reduced stress and improves personal life. Designating tasks with the ABCDE rule: A- High Priority with Consequences, B- Priority with Low Consequences C- Enjoyment with No Consequences D- Delegate E- Eliminate 6. Your vision will become clear onlywhen you look into your heart.Who looks outside, dreams.Who looks inside, awakens. -Carl Gustav Jung Co ntinuous Learning: A commitment tolifelong learning that promotes a healthybalance of life, work and play, Looking forways to improve skills and incorporatenew ones to ameliorate ones perspectivein thoughts and actions. Take Writing Courses at the Library Attend Psychology Conferences andWorkshops 7. A wise man will make moreopportunities than he finds.-Francis Bacon Personal and Family Life: Strive tocreate balance in a nurturing andcreative environment. Plan family meals weekly Develop creative and interesting hobbies Schedule ME time Do fun things with family and friends Maintain an attitude of gratitude 8. We will either find a way,or make one.-Hannibal Persistence: To continue in earnest action despite feelings to the contrary. On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow. -Friedrich Nietzsche 9. Thegoal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. -Joseph Campbell 10. RESOURCES Music by: It May Never End: Such isLife, Dec 29,2010 To Fall WithoutLanding. BrainyQuote 2012 Quotations 2012