Social Wellness is about how your relationships impact the quality of your life.
How you interact with others and your respect for different perspectives impacts your social wellness. VCU offers resources to help you cultivate and maintain positive, healthy relationships and communication skills among friends, family members, and co-workers.
Use your community service leave to attend school functions or participate in volunteer community service organizations. Visit the VCU Office of Community Engagement for ideas and service opportunities.
Learn more about VCU career communities, opportunities for employees who are doing similar work or who have similar career interests to connect regularly to network, share information, and determine best practices.
Join colleagues for a lunch hour wellness workshop. Use VCU's tuition waiver to pursue or continue your education and take a class for academic credit. Check out the professional development opportunities offered through VCU Human Resources, VCU Technology Services and others at training.vcu.edu.
Become active in a club, group, or organization
Take up a hobby and find others who share your interest
Rekindle old friendships and nurture friendships with people who are respectful, positive, and supportive
Call or write to far-away friends or family
Cultivate new friendships outside of your family
Go to the gym with a friend
Turn off the TV/computer and interact with people