PEGGY O’NEILL is a dynamic professional speaker, author, coach and advocate for positive living who just happens to be a little person, standing 3’8″ tall. A certified psychotherapist, Peggy’s keen insights, passion for evolving human life and uncanny ability to connect with and elevate students have made her a popular presenter at campuses throughout the USA.
Her speeches educate and uplift audiences with her engaging presentations of universal principles and practical techniques for rising above inner smallness, celebrating one’s own uniqueness and honoring differences in others. College students, educators, professionals and businesspeople alike are mesmerized by the contrast of her tiny stature and her powerful presence, by her candid humor, and by her illuminating heartfelt personal stories. With wit, charm and a style all her own, Peggy leads individuals and organizations to expand into higher levels of confidence, achievement and harmony.
She has authored “Walking Tall: Overcoming Inner Smallness, No Matter What Size You Are” which presents a practical path for personal growth for both teens and adults, and Little Squarehead offers a self-affirming message in a beautifully illustrated children’s book.
Peggy lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband Bradley Laise, also a little person and little person who is seem frequently on the “Late Late Night Show” with Craig Ferguson Show.