"Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster and its relaxation CD should be in the hands of everyone having surgery."
"I recommend Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster to all who require surgery and want to recover faster."
"Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster empowers patients to lead the way to recovery by allowing them to take their appropriate place on the surgical team."
"Patients with unusually high levels of anxiety use Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster to go forward with surgery in a confident manner."
"In easy and comforting language, Huddleston describes the steps a patient and his or her family can take to minimize the fears that emerge during the surgical process and the recovery period that follows."
"If you have to have surgery, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster shows you how to use five healing steps to make it easier."
"Every patient undergoing surgery should prepare for it. They will indeed heal faster with the techniques in this useful book. The attitude of the patient entering surgery is probably as important as the skill of the surgeon."
"Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster is a wise guide for anyone having surgery. If you want to reduce the fear of surgery and be an active participant, read this book."
"This book is a great guide for anyone having surgery. It includes easy to follow steps that contribute to healing, self knowledge and self-care."
"This is the best book and CD I have ever seen showing how to prepare for surgery physically, emotionally and spiritually."
Peggy Huddleston developed five steps to prepare for surgery using mind-body techniques. She guides you in using these steps in her best-selling book, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster.
A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, her clinical work and research focus on the ways positive emotions and the human spirit speed healing.
She has a private practice and does consultations by phone and in person in Berkeley, California.
Click below to hear Peggy Huddleston describe her 5 steps to prepare for surgery on NPR (National Public Radio).