Social wellness, or well-being, can be defined as one’s ability to effectively interact with those around him/herself and to create a support system that includes friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, etc.
Maintaining an optimal level of social wellness allows one to build healthy relationships with others. Social wellness also fosters a connection with those individuals, while contributing to one’s sense of belonging – which is important for optimal wellness.
Positive social habits can help you build support systems and stay healthier. Here are some tips for connecting with others: https://www.nih.gov/health-information/social-wellness-toolkit