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What is Social Wellness?

group of young women smiling togetherSocial 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 and achieve better overall physical health.