Peggy Huddleston is a pioneer in mind-body medicine. Her writing and groundbreaking research focus on the ways positive emotions and the human spirit speed healing.
She developed five steps to prepare for surgery using mind-body techniques. Research shows they significantly reduce anxiety before surgery, lessen the use of pain medication by 23-50% and speed healing.
Her book, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques and its companion relaxation CD or MP3, give people facing surgery a way to go from feeling anxious to feeling peaceful – a state proven to speed healing. She trains healthcare professionals to give her one-hour Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshop TM.
Huddleston is a psychotherapist, researcher and graduate of Harvard Divinity School where her study focused on what individuals can do emotionally and spiritually to speed their physical healing.