74 episodes

Momma’s Motivational Messages is a podcast that encourages stressed Gen X women to put their needs first so they can better support their children and aging parents who depend on them for their care. The goal of this podcast is to provide strategies and tips that will inspire these women to be intentional about making self-care a priority. Most importantly, listeners will learn to do so before they have a mental, physical, psychological, spiritual, financial, social or professional crisis. So if you're 40+, this podcast is for you. If you think that loving yourself is a selfish act, this podcast is for you. If you feel like the people in your life won't allow you to love yourself unapologetically, this podcast is for you! I hope you'll join me on this journey toward a life where self-care leads to intentional self-love! 

Momma’s Motivational Messages: Inspiration for Stressed Out Gen X Women Peggie Kirkland, Ph.D.; Certified Life Coach

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Momma’s Motivational Messages is a podcast that encourages stressed Gen X women to put their needs first so they can better support their children and aging parents who depend on them for their care. The goal of this podcast is to provide strategies and tips that will inspire these women to be intentional about making self-care a priority. Most importantly, listeners will learn to do so before they have a mental, physical, psychological, spiritual, financial, social or professional crisis. So if you're 40+, this podcast is for you. If you think that loving yourself is a selfish act, this podcast is for you. If you feel like the people in your life won't allow you to love yourself unapologetically, this podcast is for you! I hope you'll join me on this journey toward a life where self-care leads to intentional self-love! 

    Savoring the Spirit of Christmas: How to Extend the Joy Beyond December

    Savoring the Spirit of Christmas: How to Extend the Joy Beyond December

    You don't have to let the joy of Christmas fade with the packing away of the decorations and the twinkling lights.  In fact, it is important to keep the spirit of Christmas alive beyond December.  PK offers three ways n which you can do this while transforming your life and the lives of others:


    Start a gratitude journal to keep you focused on all the good that's happening in your life.Schedule quality time with loved ones so you always have a supportive community you can count on.Engage in random acts of kindness which gives the felling a joy a ripple effect.Take a listen.


    And while you’re at it, don't forget to grab your FREE Affirmation eCards to shift your mindset, raise your self-esteem and boost your self-confidence.   Choose one or two that resonate with you, and make a habit of repeating them several times throughout the day, especially when you wake up in the morning, and at night before you go to bed. As you use them, observe the effect they have on you: 


    Do they make you feel more loving toward yourself and more confident? Do they increase your belief in your abilities?  Do they make it easier for you to take life in stride? Try to be aware of how your mind and body react to your practice of repeating affirmations.  Be consistent with this practice and you’ll see the difference over time. Just click the link! FREE Affirmation eCards.
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    • 13 min
    The Power of Gratitude: How a Gratitude Mindset Can Boost Your Well-being

    The Power of Gratitude: How a Gratitude Mindset Can Boost Your Well-being

    Have you ever had so many things going wrong in your life at the same time that it made you feel like there was nothing left to be grateful for?  Well, I’m sure you’re not alone.  We’ve all been there at one time or another, which is why it’s so important to learn how to start building a gratitude mindset.  

    What’s a gratitude mindset?  It is a state of mind that allows you to focus on being thankful for what you have instead of dwelling on what’s missing.  It’s about focusing on the many things that are going right instead of what is going wrong.
    In this episode, you’ll learn some strategies for building a gratitude mindset that can help you to navigate difficult situations and take control of  negative thinking patterns so that you can reach your goals more quickly, lower your stress levels, and improve your overall well-being.  Please take a listen.

    Here are some of those recommendations:
    Focus on what you can be grateful for today.Remember the grass is NOT always greener on the other side.  Use a journal app or a notebook to make physical notes each day of things that happen throughout your day that you're grateful for; they'll provide a frame of reference for those times when things seem to be out of whack.
    And while you’re at it, don't forget to grab your FREE Affirmation eCards to shift your mindset, raise your self-esteem and boost your self-confidence.   Choose one or two that resonate with you, and make a habit of repeating them several times throughout the day, especially when you wake up in the morning, and at night before you go to bed. As you use them, observe the effect they have on you: 


    Do they make you feel more loving toward yourself and more confident? Do they increase your belief in your abilities?  Do they make it easier for you to take life in stride? Try to be aware of how your mind and body react to your practice of repeating affirmations.  Be consistent with this practice and you’ll see the difference over time. Just click the link! FREE Affirmation eCards.

    Thanks for listening.  Until next time This is PK sending you much light and a whole lot of love!



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    • 12 min
    Soul Food : Seven Ways You Can Nourish The Hole In Your Soul

    Soul Food : Seven Ways You Can Nourish The Hole In Your Soul

    Ever had a nagging sense of emptiness that you just couldn’t seem to shake, a feeling like a hole in your soul?  It may be because you need nourishment not just for your body, but for your soul.
    Today’s episode will give you  several ways in which you can give your soul the nourishment it needs and deserves.  Here are some of those recommendations:
      Spend time with family members  that you can share laughs and stories with.  Place video calls to friends whether they are near or far away.  Seeing faces is so much better than just calling or texting.  Have your go-to stash of books and magazines that make you feel warm inside. You will find several others ways to fill the hole in your soul wheh you listen to the episode.  Take a listen.
    And while you’re at it, don't forget to grab your FREE Affirmation eCards to shift your mindset, raise your self-esteem and boost your self-confidence.   Choose one or two that resonate with you, and make a habit of repeating them several times throughout the day, especially when you wake up in the morning, and at night before you go to bed. As you use them, observe the effect they have on you: 


    Do they make you feel more loving toward yourself and more confident? Do they increase your belief in your abilities?  Do they make it easier for you to take life in stride? Try to be aware of how your mind and body react to your practice of repeating affirmations.  Be consistent with this practice and you’ll see the difference over time. Just click the link! FREE Affirmation eCards.
    Thanks for listening.  Until next time This is PK sending you much light and a whole lot of love!
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    • 15 min
    How To Avoid Burnout And Preserve Your Mental And Physical Health

    How To Avoid Burnout And Preserve Your Mental And Physical Health

    Have you ever been in a situation where you were pulled in so many directions that you began  to feel as though you were burned to a crisp?  That’s the situation in which  neonatologist Susan Landers Berry, M.D. found herself after years of being in a high-pressure job while trying to balance her career with her family and home life.  Unfortunately, She found that she couldn’t handle it on her own.   Take a listen. You may hear your own story in hers, and you may be able to  benefit from the strategies she used to find herself and get her life back on track.

    If you’ve been inspired and encouraged by the positive messages of this show, please take a moment to rate and review the show on Apple podcast.   And remember sharing is caring, so don’t forget to share these gems with friends and family, strangers too if you like.  Let them  know it’s  available wherever THEY listen to their  podcasts.  I’m counting  on you to share the love.

    And while you’re at it, don't forget to grab your FREE Affirmation eCards to shift your mindset, raise your self-esteem and boost your self-confidence.   Choose one or two that resonate with you, and make a habit of repeating them several times throughout the day, especially when you wake up in the morning, and at night before you go to bed. As you use them, observe the effect they have on you: 


    Do they make you feel more loving toward yourself and more confident? Do they increase your belief in your abilities?  Do they make it easier for you to take life in stride? Try to be aware of how your mind and body react to your practice of repeating affirmations.  Be consistent with this practice and you’ll see the difference over time. Just click the link! FREE Affirmation eCards.
    Thanks for listening.  Until next time This is PK sending you much light and a whole lot of love!



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    • 27 min
    Five Ways To Replace Holiday Stress With Holiday Fun

    Five Ways To Replace Holiday Stress With Holiday Fun

    The holidays are notorious for creating stress, as people try to manage their usual activities with the increased tasks that go along with celebrating the holidays, such as shopping for perfect gifts and making plans to entertain family.  If you add being a perfectionist to the mix then you’ve got the perfect recipe for a stressful holiday.   Additionally, when  you consider that according to the American Psychological Association, more women on average say they feel more stressed than men, you may want to pay attention to those things that are creating stress for you and make the necessary adjustments.
    In this episode, PK shares five suggestions for eliminating stress from your holidays and replacing it with fun instead.  Take a listen.  


    Resource:
    Holiday Stress


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    • 12 min
    Learn To Love Yourself First: Critical Steps to To Maintaining Your Mental And Physical Health

    Learn To Love Yourself First: Critical Steps to To Maintaining Your Mental And Physical Health

    For many women, loving  themselves first does not come naturally.  In fact, many women have to learn to love themselves because they have been socialized to believe that putting their own needs first is a selfish act.  As a result, many women put everyone’s needs before they own, always talking about their dreams and desires in the future saying thighs like, “When the kids get older:” “When I get that promotion that I‘ve been working so hard for.”  “When I  have the time.”  “That’s when I will travel, or follow my passion, or start that nonprofit organization.”   The irony is that oftentimes, a life-altering medical diagnosis, like cancer, is often the catalyst that can throw them headlong into living the lives they had been planning for, as they face their own mortality. 


    In this episode Iselyn Hamilton Austin shares how her breast cancer diagnosis taught her to make herself not just “a” priority, but “the” priority!   Iselyn describes her cancer diagnosis as “...like joining a sorority you never asked to be in.”  You’ll want to hear how breast cancer became the catalyst for her work not only in the nonprofit space, but her work with other women who received similar diagnoses.  According to Iselyn, she became the go-to person for these women, teaching them how to not just “survive” with cancer, but to “thrive”.  Take a listen to this heart-warming story of not just someone who survived breast cancer but who is thriving, and exploring other avenues of creative expression.  In fact, Iselyn is now the author of two children’s books.


    If you’ve been inspired and encouraged by the positive messages of this show, please take a moment to rate and review the show on Apple podcast.   And remember sharing is caring, so don’t forget to share these gems with friends and family, strangers too if you like.  Let them  know it’s  available wherever THEY listen to their  podcasts.  I’m counting  on you to share the love.


    And while you’re at it, don't forget to grab your FREE Affirmation eCards to shift your mindset, raise your self-esteem and boost your self-confidence.   Choose one or two that resonate with you, and make a habit of repeating them several times throughout the day, especially when you wake up in the morning, and at night before you go to bed. As you use them, observe the effect they have on you: 


    Do they make you feel more loving toward yourself and more confident? Do they increase your belief in your abilities?  Do they make it easier for you to take life in stride? Try to be aware of how your mind and body react to your practice of repeating affirmations.  Be consistent with this practice and you’ll see the difference over time. Just click the link! FREE Affirmation eCards.
    Thanks for listening.  Until next time This is PK sending you much light and a whole lot of love!









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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Stephanie Dalfonzo ,

As soothing as a cup of tea!

Listening to PK's Motivational Messages is as soothing as curling up with a favorite cup of tea in front of a warm fire.

MineNite729 ,

Encouraging me to find my Happy Place

I am the listening audience ! lol. Listening to this podcast has helped me to realize that I need to continue to create the life I desire. PK is such an incredible podcaster who speaks straight to your heart and mind. After listening to her , I am immediately encouraged to find my happy place and focus on my life! Love love love this so much!

Nek Nek Afful ,

Powerful and personal

This podcast hugs and feeds my soul. It is always what I need to hear. It is always like a long conversation with my dearest auntie. Momma’s are special but Aunties are real real! Thank you PK for allowing me to have lovely fulfilling conversations with you whenever I want by just pulling up the podcast ❤️❤️❤️

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