What is Social Wellness?
Social Wellness is our ability to maintain healthy, supportive relationships with other people. Social Wellness is necessary for your well-being and longevity. Poor social health can result in sickness & disease. A social issue like loneliness caused by a poor support network may double your risk of death within any time period, at any age.
Here are a few more quick tips on how to improve your social health:
- Spend time with friends and family
- Avoid those that put you down, take but never give
- Pursue activities and people who nurture your needs
- Join a club or organisation that interests you
When you make the choice to improve your social health, you will perform better under stress, boost your self- esteem, increase your energy levels, improve your sleep and achieve better overall physical health.