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Social connections play an important role in our health and well-being. Social connections are how we feel about the quality of relationships we have with the people around us, like with our family, friends, neighbours, communities, workplaces, and more. It provides us with a sense of belonging and helps us feel accepted and valued by others. It can strengthen our sense of self and identity.
Having quality social connections provide us with opportunities to share information, learn about new things, cope with life stresses, and share a laugh. Quality social connections can help improve our quality of life by reducing stress and anxiety and boosting our physical health. Quality social connections benefit both individuals and communities.
Social connections refer to the number and quality of relationships we have with the people around us.
There are many benefits to having social connections. Overall, it enhances our quality of life. In addition to improving our social health, it can also improve our physiological, cognitive, psychological, emotional, biological, intellectual, and physical health.