As a young person, Peggy O’Neill thought
she had no chance, no chance of ever living a successful and
happy life. Somewhere along the way however, she recognized
that her very nature was joy, and therefore, happiness was
possible for everyone, even for her, as an adult standing only
3 feet 8 inches tall.
With this realization, Peggy fully embraced
the belief: it is possible to achieve a rich and fulfilling
life! Thus, she began her passionate pursuit of overcoming
the many obstacles that separated her from actualizing a truly
Currently, Peggy’s point of view is
quite different from many years ago. She now feels she has
so many gifts (of joy, insight, love and success), that her
biggest need now is to contribute; contribute what she has
gained through her journey with others who also wish to actualize
the personal vision in their deep heart.
Peggy speaks to kids
in schools all over the US, helping them to better celebrate
their unique talents and gifts, while honoring differences
in others. She also talks to people in businesses about breaking
free from whatever holds them back from achieving their highest,
deepest, richest dream, as well as how to get along better.
is the author of two books: Little Squarehead, an award winning,
self-affirming, illustrated children’s
book, and Walking Tall: Overcoming Inner Smallness, No Matter
What Size You Are.
Peggy celebrates her daily life in Los Angeles,
CA with her husband Bradley Laise, also a little person and
actor, and their Samoyed dogs. To learn more about Peggy & her
work, visit www.YoPeggy.com.