Tips for Feeling Good with Dr. Peggy DeLong, the Gratitude Psychologist, Ep.53

Live your best life, and do it with gratitude and joy! Welcome to this inspiring conversation with Dr. Peggy DeLong, the Gratitude Psychologist! Dr. Peggy and I discuss our shared passion for empowering others to live with balance, connection, and joy.  Dr. Peggy reveals how she discovered the healing power of gratitude and provides simple tips for coping with distressing life circumstances and painful experiences of tragedy, grief, and loss. Dr. Peggy highlights the positive effects of creativity on enhancing mental health and shares the journey of pouring her heart into the business of spreading love in a bracelet!

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IG: @thegratitudepsychologist and @loveinabracelet

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Show Notes for Episode 53. Tips for Feeling Good with Dr. Peggy DeLong, the Gratitude Psychologist, Ep.53

Time Stamps: 


09:10 - Peggy’s Mission in Life and how she discovered the Power of Gratitude

11:50 - Enjoying Nature and positive effects on the body and brain

16:45 - Women’s Walking Group - “I try to help people love winter.” and Mental Health Benefits

21:50 - “Love In a Bracelet” and the healing power of beading, creativity, and jewelry

30:02 - Gemstones and the power of the labyrinth

29:30 - Bracelets for Mental Health and Coping with Grief and Loss

33:55 - Becoming the Gratitude Psychologist 

40:35 - Processing painful emotions is a prerequisite for joy; “We cannot heal what we don’t feel” by Edith Eger; 

42:48 - Design+Flo Program with Dr. Lyz

45:38 - Survivors, Self-Healers, and Helpers and the Power of Connection

50:06 - Self-nudging to stretch our muscles of comfort

51:45 - Body+Mind+Heart+Soul+Spirit Aspects of Connection

53:15 - Where you can find Dr. Peggy DeLong on-line and on social media

55:03 - Feeling Good Program

58:30 - This -or- That 


“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, especially through difficult times. She does this through psychotherapy, her on-line monthly membership Feeling Good with Dr. Peggy, on-line courses, speaking engagements, books, and bracelets. 

Peggy is the author of I Can See Clearly Now: A Memoir about Love, Grief, and Gratitude, The Gratitude Journal: A 365 Day Gratitude Journey, and Feeling Good: 35 Proven Ways to Happiness, Even During Tough Times. She is also the owner of LOVE in a Bracelet, where she designs bracelets for mental health and inspiration.

Peggy coordinates a weekly women’s walking group, and she 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.”

Where can we find you?!!


Find Dr. Peggy DeLong:

IG: @thegratitudepsychologist and @loveinabracelet

Websites: and



Edith Eger - “We cannot heal what we don’t feel”

Books by Edith Eger referenced: The Gift and The Choice

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl


Peggy’s Books: 

“Feeling Good: 35 Proven Ways to Happiness, Even During Tough Times”

“I Can See Clearly Now: A Memoir about Love, Grief, and Gratitude”

“The Gratitude Journal"


Quotes From Peggy:

“I like to help people with things that are simple…things that we can do on our worst days…when we have very little time or physical or mental energy to do much of anything…simple energy boosts to help us feel better…shifting our mindset in simple ways to feel lighter…that’s my mission in life” – Dr. Peggy DeLong

“It took tragedy in my life … to discover the power of gratitude … I speak from the heart, these are things that worked for me and really got me through the most difficult time of my life”– Dr. Peggy DeLong

“My only regret is that I did not discover gratitude sooner” – Dr. Peggy DeLong


“Don’t save gratitude for your good days.  Gratitude is truly most powerful on your difficult days.” – Dr. Peggy DeLong


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