Peggy Huddleston's 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. 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. Peggy Huddleston, M.A., 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.