4: The Science Behind Your Happiness as a Mompreneur with Dr. Peggy DeLong

How do you support your own happiness? Did you know that there is a science behind it?

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Peggy DeLong, and we are talking all about the science behind happiness and the impact it has on us.

Dr. Peggy DeLong is a psychologist, known as The Gratitude Psychologist. She teaches people how to harness the power of gratitude and joy to live their best lives. She does this through psychotherapy, her monthly membership Feeling Good with Dr. Peggy, online courses, speaking engagements, books, and bracelets. She is the author of 1) FEELING Good: 35 Proven Ways to Happiness, Even During Tough Times, 2) her inspirational memoir I Can See Clearly Now: A Memoir about Love, Grief, and Gratitude, and 3) The Gratitude Journal: A 365 Day Gratitude Journey.

Through her mental health/inspirational bracelet business, Peggy’s Midnight Creations, she also is the designer of The Gratitude Bracelet. Peggy also coordinates a weekly women’s walking group and hosts women’s hiking events for spiritual growth and personal development.

When she’s not focused on her businesses, you’ll find Peggy with her husband and three children in the mountains, downhill or telemark skiing, kayaking, hiking, or mountain biking.

In Today’s Episode We Discuss:


  • The connection between appreciation and happiness
  • Why you don’t have to be without something to gain an appreciation for it
  • What happens to our brain when we practice gratitude
  • How to start with the basics
  • Actionable tips that you can start with to find gratitude
  • The number one predictor of happiness

I am so glad that Peggy talked us through some very simple exercises and tips that we can use each and every day to practice gratitude. I think they are going to be incredibly helpful for all mompreneurs!

I really encourage you to never lose your connection to joy and always think about how you can fill up your own cup because that happiness will impact your success.

How close are you to discovering your balance? Take my mompreneur mindset assessment, and find out today by visiting susanvernicek.com/assessment!


Resources Mentioned:


Mompreneur Mindset Assessment
Grab Peggy’s Freebie!
Connect with Peggy on Facebook
Follow Peggy on Instagram
Connect with Peggy on Linkedin
FEELING Good Book (comes with 3 months of FREE membership in the companion online program!)


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