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Social Wellness


Your social wellness is defined by your ability to develop and maintain satisfying and supportive relationships. Such relationships are essential to physical and emotional health. Social wellness requires participating in and contributing to your community, country, and world.


Social Wellness can be:

• Communication skills

• Capacity for intimacy

• Ability to establish and maintain satisfying relationships

• Ability to cultivate support system of friends and family










Definition and Information from:

Fahey/Insel/Roth, Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness, Chapter 1

McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Link to Chapter


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