8 Lessons Momma Durkin Taught Me About Life

Today is a special tribute to my mom, Mary “Muffy” Durkin on her 87th birthday. 

My mom is one special woman and she has taught me many life lessons. As a matter of fact, I share 8 lessons my Mom has taught me about how to succeed in life on today’s episode that I’m confident you will benefit from. 

My hope is that you enjoy this light-hearted, fun, and emotional message on my Mom’s special day. She certainly makes the world a better place to be and I’m grateful for her every single day. If you would like to hear more from Momma Durkin, go back and check out episodes #64 “Faith Over Fear” and #65 “CoffeeTalk with Momma Durkin” to hear even more!

Lastly, if you are still lucky enough to have your mom in your life, please share this episode with your Mom and shower her with love, light, and radiant gratitude.

As always, I appreciate you sharing the episode on your social media and tagging me with your top takeaways.

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More on the episode:

:20 – Tribute to my mom, Mary “Muffy” Durkin

1:44 – Mom is Facing a Big Decision
Please pray for her

2:51 – #1. Gratitude.
A lot of gratitude for my mom on her 87th birthday

3:18 – #2. Persistence.
Mom is one tough cookie.

3:52 – #3. Radiant eyes.
Full of LOVE and LIGHT

4:20 – #4. Positive.
My mom is always a POSITIVE and incredible role model.

5:05 – #5. Loving.
A man’s work is from Sun to Sun, and a woman’s work is never done.

6:01 – #6. Selfless.
My mom took 27 family members on an all-expense-paid cruise to Bermuda for one week!

6:50 – #7. Adventurous.
Mom was full of adventure and loved to travel.

7:13 – #8. Gratitude, Again! 
It is worth saying again. There are no guarantees in life, and I am so grateful for my mom. Thanks for listening!

“Behind all your stories is always your mother’s story because hers is where yours begins” – Mitch Albom.


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About the Author



Todd Durkin, MA, is a world-renown trainer, coach, author and motivational keynote speaker who trains dozens of elite, high-profile NFL, MLB, and MMA athletes, including two Super Bowl MVP’s, one NFL League MVP, Olympic gold medalists, Heisman Trophy winners, and MMA champions. Todd is a 2-Time Trainer of the Year, the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, a member of the Under Armour Training Team, and a Top-100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.

Todd was a featured trainer on the popular TV show, NBC STRONG, which is now airing on Netflix. His award-winning gym, Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, is a Top-10 Gym in America and his 3 best-selling books, Get Your Mind Right, The WOW BOOK, and The IMPACT Body Plan, have both changed thousands of people’s lives. If you would like to get motivated and inspired now, you can pick these books up at www.Amazon.com, or if you would like a signed copy, please purchase at www.ToddDurkin.com/
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