Cultivating Self-Confidence, Gratitude, & Positivity with Motivational Speaking Duo Matt Matkovich & Phil Januszewski

May 12, 2022

Are you ready to dive into the connection between gratitude, positivity. and self-confidence, and explore if fear is holding you back?

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Have you ever met someone who radiates positivity? Where you’re drawn in and want to know how exactly they’re so happy?

Well that’s exactly my experience today with our guests – only the positivity was doubled because our guests are renowned motivational speaking duo Matt and Phil of M&P Presentations! 

They both have huge hearts for sharing confidence, health, and positivity with the world, and that’s exactly what they did for us here on the LBD Podcast.

Today we dive into the connections between gratitude, positivity, and self-confidence, and also explore if fear is holding us back from living as our most vibrant selves. 

So if you are ready to show up for yourself, cultivate self-confidence, and live a life full of positivity and gratitude, then go ahead and press play.

And get ready to smile, friend – because the kindness, warmth, and energy that this dynamic duo exudes is contagious!

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Meet Matt and Phil

Matt and Phil of M&P Presentations LLC are a nationally known motivational speaking duo who absolutely love life and share their passion for it with the world.

Their mission is to cultivate confidence in others, model a healthy lifestyle, and consistently promote positivity through high energy presentations, social media, and their “#TrainofPositivity” short films.

Matt and Phil’s worlds collided back in late 2012 through a youth leadership conference they both happened to be chaperoning. Not knowing each other, they were paired-up to create a presentation to lift up the youth at the conference. Without even realizing it, M&P was born through the prep, laughs, and drive to not only empower that audience, but entertain them all well. That first presentation was the beginning of a life-changing journey for Matt and Phil that continues to this day; supporting and helping others grow in their self-confidence through unique, meaningful, and fun experiences. Now obsessed with cultivating confidence, Matt and Phil continue to push their own personal growth and live out their mission in order to squeeze the most out of their “ordinary, yet extraordinary” lives.

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Kate’s Joyful Corner

This week I am grateful for a local mom’s group that I recently joined! There is something so special about spending time with a group of people that truly understand the season of life that is raising small humans. Those that understand the exhaustion of parenting little kids yet also the happiness they bring. 

One of our first activities with the group was an Easter Egg Hunt and my boys had so much fun! But like a noob I completely forgot to bring Easter egg baskets! One mom was kind enough to offer plastic bags for her car which was great because my solution was going to be to put their eggs in my purse 😂

After the hunt I was so grateful to watch my boys climb around the playground and interact with other kids. The pandemic has been difficult on my oldest with socializing so this was just wonderful for all of us. And I was able to chat with so many amazing parents and grandparents there as well!

And, I’m also so grateful for my new friend, Snez! Yes, the Snez that left the Apple Podcasts Featured Review of the Week! She and I connected at the Easter Egg Hunt and have since gotten together for a one-on-one family playdate, and having a new friend is lifegiving!

So, this week I’m just so grateful for my new group of mom friends, the fun Easter egg hunt for the boys, and new friends to meet up with for playdates. 


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