For many of us, especially after divorce, it can be so easy to allow ourselves to be isolated from the world, but that is SO not healthy and definitely not a step in the right direction towards healthy living. Keeping active and social will not be easy and some days it will take more of an effort than others, but social health is so important to your overall well-being. If you find yourself slipping into isolation, be sure to reach out for the support you need. Share your needs with your friends and your family and create a support system to see you through the hard times.
Our Suggestions for Keeping Your Social Health Spoke Strong:
One of the biggest struggles and hurdles I see so many women facing is sexual health, which is a huge part of social health. When your life is in transition, sexual health can be confusing and sometimes it is embarrassing to ask about. The American Social Health Association is a great organization that provides information, tips and resources and answers your questions about this very intimate topic. There is also some great information on talking with your children about this difficult subject.
The science of how we think and act in various situations can be mind boggling. Here is a great resource site that brings it all into perspective in terms that are easy to understand.