Are you socially well? Take this assessment from Definition of Wellness to find out.
Social Wellness Assessment
The social dimension of wellness involves developing, nourishing and encouraging satisfying relationships.
Read each statement carefully and respond honestly by using the following scoring:
Almost always = 2 points
Sometimes/occasionally = 1 point
Very seldom = 0 points
_____ 1. I contribute time and/or money to social and community projects.
_____ 2. I am committed to a lifetime of volunteerism.
_____ 3. I exhibit fairness and justice in dealing with people.
_____ 4. I have a network of close friends and/or family.
_____ 5. I am interested in others, including those from different backgrounds than my own.
_____ 6. I am able to balance my own needs with the needs of others.
_____ 7. I am able to communicate with and get along with a wide variety of people.
_____ 8. I obey the laws and rules of our society.
_____ 9. I am a compassionate person and try to help others when I can.
_____ 10. I support and help with family, neighborhood, and work social gatherings.
_______ Total for Social Wellness Dimension
Score: 15 to 20 Points - Excellent strength in this dimension.
Score: 9 to 14 Points – There is room for improvement. Look again at the items in which you scored 1 or 0. What changes can you make to improve your score?
Score: 0 to 8 Points – This dimension needs a lot of work. Look again at this dimension and challenge yourself to begin making small steps toward growth here. Remember: The goal is balanced wellness.
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