How Does Proper Goal Setting Aid in the Grieving Process?

By: Tom Gallagher
Monday, April 30, 2018

Most people have some aim in life and set goals for themselves. This is an important aspect because it gives them some purpose and drives them forward to do something worthwhile with their lives. In fact, goal setting gives us a feeling of well-being and fulfilment.

Goal Setting for Dealing With Your Grief

When someone very close to us passes away, we go through stages of grief and sadness and many people struggle with coming to terms with their grief. We at Nutmeg State Cremation Society strongly believe that goal setting can help in the grieving process. There are a number of ways in which it helps us:

  • When you are still coming to terms with the loss of a loved one, even the simplest of actions and chores that you perform every day can seem extremely challenging. This is why you should set attainable goals for yourself as it helps you do the things you need to do.
     
  • When you set goals, it gives you an excellent sense of achievement. Most people find it very challenging to deal with their grief. But when you set goals for yourself, it gives you a solid base to work on and you will find that things will get back to normalcy much quicker.
     
  • Writing goals isn’t something you do randomly. It’s a great way to channelize your grief. If you feel that you are unable to focus on regular activities, you only need to look at the things you have jotted down and set things back on track.

Goal setting is a great way to move out of the grief and get on with normal life after the death of a loved one. At Nutmeg State Cremation Society, we provide comprehensive funeral services and can help you with all aspects of the process so if you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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