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Focusing on Your Social Wellness

Focusing on Your Social Wellness

What is Social Wellness?

Social wellness starts from the moment we’re born — it’s all about maintaining healthy relationships with the people in your life. It's about communication, setting boundaries, and managing conflict in a healthy way. More than that, social wellness is about feeling connected and supported by your social community.

Your emotional health is an integral part of your physical welfare. Keep reading to learn how improving your social wellness can help your overall well-being:

Why is Social Wellness Important?

Your social well-being is closely linked to your overall health and wellness. In fact, studies have shown that isolation and loneliness can have a negative impact on your physical state. So if you want to be physically healthy, it's important to focus on your social well-being too!

How Can You Improve Your Social Wellness?

There are lots of ways you can work on improving your social well-being. Here are a few ideas:

  • Reflect on your own needs. The path to improving your wellness in any aspect is to determine what would improve your life. Starting by setting goals can improve your emotional health.
  • Reach out to friends and family members, even if you don't see them often. Staying in touch can help you feel more connected and supported.
  • Join a social or hobby group. This can help you meet new people and form new friendships.
  • Volunteer. Giving back to your community can help you feel good about yourself and connected to others.
  • Make time for social activities that you enjoy. Whether it's going out to eat, seeing a movie, or taking a walk, spending time with others can be enjoyable and good for your health!

Focus on your social wellbeing today, and you'll be on your way to a healthier, happier life!

Inspiring Health & Wellness in Jackson Hole

At St. John's Health, we’re focused on preventing disease, caring for those who are ill, and inspiring a healthy lifestyle for our Jackson community. For more information on ways, our team can help support your emotional and physical health, visit us online today.