Social Wellness: Build relationships with others, deal with conflict appropriately, and connect to a positive social network.

 

Social Wellness at UNH Signs of Social Wellness

  • Development of assertiveness skills not passive or aggressive ones.
  • Balancing social and personal time.
  • The ability to be who you are in all situations.
  • Becoming engaged with other people in your community.
  • Valuing diversity and treat others with respect.
  • Continually being able to maintain and develop friendships and social networks.
  • The ability to create boundaries within relationship boundaries that encourage communication, trust and conflict management.
  • Remembering to have fun.
  • Having supportive network of family and friends.

Explore Social Wellness

Communication

Becoming a clear communicator means effectively conveying your thoughts, ideas, needs and wants. Communicating clearly helps you manage your time and your life, to feel good about yourself, and to build trustworthy relationships with others.

Learn more about communication here. 

Relationships

Humans are social creatures, and relationships are essential to maintaining wellness and health. What does it meant to be in a "good relationship"? What does it meant to be in an "unhealthy relationship"?

Learn more about having healthy and supportive relationships here.