Gentle Goal Setting for Fibromyalgia

Tired of setting goals that you can’t keep?

Gentle Goal Setting Workshop for Fibromyalgia & CFSDon’t worry — you’re not alone!

For many of us with fibromyalgia, it can feel as if setting goals and reaching them — especially health-related goals — only works for people who are already healthy!

You know that there are things that you could do to improve your health, but it feels so overwhelming, so exhausting, just thinking about even thinking about doing them.

I picked that graphic (above) on purpose; take a look at it for just a minute….

No matter how determined you are, with fibromyalgia, it’s hard to have the motivation to get out of bed, much less work on improving your health. Then there’s the brain fog! Who could possibly develop a good strategy, vision or plan with that working against you?

It can just feel like there’s so much stacked against you before you even begin. And so, why set yourself up to fail again. Am I right?

You see, I have fibromyalgia too. I’ve been there.

What if there was a different way? One kinder to your heart?

I do a lot of goal setting in my business — and this workshop wasn’t like any of the goal setting I’ve done before. — Julie Fugate

I have a secret.

I know that you fibro babes actually do have a ton of determination and motivation. Those are the things that keep you looking for that …something… that will make a difference and help you get better. It’s that voice in your heart that says, “I know that this is not all there is!”

I also know that you can strategize and make plans with the best war generals — because this IS war, isn’t it? Every single day we have to battle against fibromyalgia. Every day we try to break free from the prisons that our bodies have become. We plan out our energy and strategize how we can get the things done that have to get done. And those of you who take care of little ones — don’t tell me mama can’t plan! =)

So my point is… YOU ROCK and there is NOTHING wrong with you! This is not the reason why you can’t keep your goals and resolutions!

The problem is the process, not you.

I have to say that Tami made setting some goals and achieving them a lot easier. Knowing the steps to take to reach the goals I want to do in life. Thank you so much for the webinar, the help, and the tools for setting goals. — Lisa Patterson

Gentle Goal Setting for Fibromyalgia

A two-hour phone / web class that teaches you how to set a goal that you’ll feel like you can actually accomplish — while helping you feel good about yourself in the process.

What you get

  • Two hours to focus on YOU — from the comfort of your own home!
  • Hope, inspiration, and encouragement
  • Guidance to help you focus on creating what you want instead of avoiding what you don’t want
  • Coaching in how to choose an appropriate goal
  • Support as you choose one goal to focus on and brainstorm possible baby steps to reach it
  • A plan of action that will help to pull you towards your goal — and towards success
  • Personal guidance and encouragement to walk you through making your plans
  • A goal-setting process that you can apply to any aspect of your life
By the end of the class, you will have a personalized plan of action, created by you!, that will work to pull you towards your goal like a magnet!

What you won’t get

  • A to-do list of things you feel pressured to get done. The process I use is more like a “Choose Your Own Adventure Story” where you will have choices for how to proceed next.
  • “Just Do It” tactics telling you to push through. We all know that when you push hard with fibromyalgia, you crash. The same is true of reaching your goals. I will encourage you and do my best to coax you forward, but I will never push!
  • Condemnation for where you are right now. This class has been designed specifically for women with fibromyalgia; I have fibromyalgia myself. I know what it’s like and I know how hard it can be. {gentle hugs}

What’s included

  • A Toolkit For Hope, included in the Gentle Goal Setting for Fibromyalgia & CFS workshop with Fibromyalgia Coach, Tami Stackelhouse, www.MyRestoredHealth.comA two-hour workshop held over conference line (or computer, if you like)
  • A Toolkit for Hope: A custom workbook created specifically for success with fibromyalgia
  • FREE one-hour coaching session ($60 value): Each attendee will receive an additional free one-hour coaching session to help you succeed with your individualized plan of action! You will receive details on how to schedule this during the class.

What you’ll need

  • Two hours of uninterrupted time
  • Your Toolkit printed out
  • Something to write with
  • A phone or computer (or both)

Some Tips

  • I will have slides to show, but everything you really need is in your Toolkit. If you have that printed out, you won’t need a computer.
  • If you can’t print out the Toolkit, you’ll want to be on your computer so you can see the slides and just have some blank paper handy.
  • You can listen in via phone or computer. If you don’t want to use phone minutes or long distance, listen on your computer!
  • You can respond (talk) by phone, computer microphone, or computer keyboard. This makes it really great if hearing is an issue for you.
  • In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re really flexible here!

I was procrastinating going to the workshop to begin with, but after getting there and talking with the people there, I felt good about the decision. Talking about your health and your health problems can be a touchy subject. After the meeting I was glad I went. — Ken Newell


TBD − please contact me if you are interested in attending.

Do you have any specific questions on how you can still set and reach goals with fibromyalgia?

Contact me directly; I’d love to answer your questions! There will also be a way for you to submit anonymous questions the day of each class.

Before I came to the workshop, I felt overwhelmed with the goal setting process and afterward, I had a simple solution to put into practice. — Rebecca

Are you interested in having me facilitate this workshop for your group or business?

If you have a group that would be interested in having me facilitate a goal setting session, please contact me.

I can customize this workshop, both the length and the content, to your group’s needs. We can focus on health goals or leave it open-ended so that each person can choose their own goal. (One of my workshop attendees set a goal to send out birthday cards each month.)

While I normally do this as a web / phone class, if you are here in Portland, Oregon, I can come for a live event.

Goals image @ Cristian Baitg/iStockphoto. Used by permission.