Health Through Awareness
Thermographic Diagnostic Imaging
January Newsletter
Magic winter landscape with footsteps in the snow  
I have entitled this picture:

" A world of infinite possibilities, a leap with faith into the unknown."

As the time for New Year's resolutions and goal setting is here, I put the S.M.A.R.T. goals described in this newsletter into practice. With the help of my staff and several other knowledgeable people we have put together what we hope will prove to be a valuable monthly webinar, the first of which will be held on February 25, 2015.
In an endeavor to provide up-to-date information to all interested individuals, I began exploring the idea of webinars.  They are a widely used and highly effective means of education.  I took my cue from the conversations, phone calls and emails that I received from many of you looking for guidance or direction in regards to various health related concerns.
Additionally, many people expressed a desire to attend our seminars but due to time or distance constraints they were unable to do so.  As a solution we are going to bring the discussion to you.
 Each month a leader in holistic health care or the healing arts will provide the most current information in their specific area of expertise.

 All you have to do to register is follow the webinar link which will be provided in our February newsletter.  Then on February 25th, log in, sit back and enjoy!

 I thank you in advance for helping to make one of my goals for 2015 a reality.

      Make progress everyday, enjoy the process and let go of perfectionism.
                                              Happy 2015!

Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals
When you set effective goals, you will achieve more. Goals provide focus, enhance productivity, bolster self-esteem, and increase commitment. When setting a goal, clearly outline the series of steps for achieving it to stay on track and reduce overwhelm.

 Make your goals S.M.A.R.T.-
        Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely.
With practice, you will find that you are able to achieve more than you thought you could.
Consider the following as you set your goals:
Is this goal Specific?
Be as detailed as possible. The more information you supply, the more accurate the results will be.
Include the following:
Who is involved?
What do you want to accomplish?
Which requirements and constraints exist?
For example," I want to exercise more" is not specific enough and feels unmanageable. However, "I want to go to the gym at least 3 times a week starting December 1st" is more specific and defined, which allows you to take actionable steps towards reaching the target goal.
Is this goal Measurable?
Establish criteria to measure progress. How will you know when the goal is achieved? Create a checklist of tasks to get done and check off each item as it is accomplished.
Is this goal Attainable?
When you clearly identify you goal, you develop the attitudes, abilities, and skills to attain it successfully. We often get caught up in what we think we should be doing instead of going after our core desires. Make sure your goals align with your future vision and authentic self.
Is this goal Realistic?
You must be willing and able to work toward your goal. How committed are you? Have you done something similar in the past? What do you need to do to achieve the goal? Be honest with yourself about your available time and energy and plan accordingly. And, make sure your goal is challenging enough to inspire and motivate you.  
Is this goal Timely?
Anchor your goal with a deadline and mark each deadline in your planner to stay on track.


The following is an excerpt from the book Integrative Nutrition by Joshua Rosenthal, the founder, director and primary teacher of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition:
"As you learn to nurture yourself, space opens up for you to create your future.  Whatever you dream is possible.  The universe wants you to fulfill your dreams and achieve your desires.  The difficult part is getting clear about what you want and then having the faith and perseverance to make it happen. 
Allow yourself to put time and energy into understanding what you would like your life to look like and feel like.What do you want to accomplish in your life?  Where would you like to go? Who would you like to be with?  The clearer your intentions, the more you can build your future according to your hopes and dreams. 
Whether your goal is to have more energy, heal a health concern or just be the best version of your true self each day, relish every moment of that journey.  Being healthy is about moving beyond
a limited philosophy of nutrition and creating your own larger vision for your health and happiness.
One of the easiest and most effective ways of making change in your life is to change what you eat.  The foods you put in your body, together with primary food, create the fuel for your body, mind and spirit.  Health and happiness are inextricably linked. "    

Institute for Integrative Nutrition


There are thousands of self help books on the subject of setting and achieving goals.  One of my all time favorites isThe Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale, an oldie but a goodie. When I was in my early teens my dad gave me a copy of this book; to this day is sits on my book shelf and I refer to it regularly.
Here is a quote from that book:

"There is real magic in enthusiasm.  It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment."

A quote on reaching goals by Jack Canfield, author of many books including Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Power of Focus.

"Successful people maintain positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them."

A quote by Reverend Doctor Michael Bernard Beckwith from his book Spiritual Liberation.

"A perfectionist must outstrip the competition and satisfy the ego.  A person who functions at a standard of excellence reflects his or her personal best while satisfying the heart.  Those seeking perfection push others aside for the sake of personal gain.  Those who strive for excellence seek success for others as well as themselves."

A few other resources:
The Power of Focus by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen,and Les Hewitt
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Power vs Force by David R. Hawkins MD
The Power of Decision by Raymond Charles Barker
Spiritual Liberation by Michael Bernard Beckwith (creator of the Life Visioning Process)

We are pleased to announce......

Our first webinar will be on February 25, 2015 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM.
Our presenter will be Dr. Philip Getson, who will be discussing "How to navigate the medical system in the changing face of medicine." Dr. Getson will be talking about the latest statistics regarding all forms of diagnostic breast screening,(also known as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly) startling statistics regarding breast cancer diagnosis and mis-diagnosis and how to navigate your way through the medical and insurance mine fields.

In the February newsletter you will have a link and simple instructions to register for the webinar.  Then on February 25th, you can sit back and relax and join us from the comfort of your home for an enlightening 50 minute presentation followed by time for Q&A.

Please take our one question poll

Our speaker for March 25th will be .....
Ben Briggs, R.Ph., IACP, CNC,a compound pharmacist from the Lionville Natural Pharmacy, in Lionville Pa. His presentation will be about
Thyroid Dysfunction and Adrenal Fataigue, both of which have reached epidemic proportions.


If you live near Queens Health Center II in Souderton PA 
please take a look at the 20th anniversary celebration full of
amazing seminars, workshops, raffles and demos!


As part of Queens 20th anniversary celebaration Dr. Getson will be presenting on January 8th from 6:30 to 7:30 on 

The Art and Science of Thermography; Prevention is the key. 

This will be an in depth look at the pros and cons of various breast screening modalities, shedding light on some startling statistics regarding diagnosis and mis-diagnosis of breast disease. He will also be discussing some simple lifestyle modifications to create and maintain breast health.

 A complimentary Breast Thermogram will be raffled off.  



Liesha Getson, BCTT, HHC


100 Brick Road, Suite 206

Marlton, NJ 08053

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