Did you know that July is Social Wellness Month? After a year of constantly being told not to socialize with other people and to keep our physical distance from others, there may be questions as to “why should I be social” or “how can I be social” or even “how do I manage my anxiety and worry when I’m trying to be social?” Keep reading to learn a little bit of how you can get back to being social.
Being social is a vital piece of self-care and plays a role in your physical, mental, and emotional health. Thankfully our world is beginning to feel safer to be social.
Why be social:
Feeling nervous about being social:
Feeling nervous or anxious is normal to be experiencing, especially after a year of being told not to be in contact with anyone. Something that can help your anxiety is first figuring out what helps you feel comfortable around others. Think of the following examples:
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