Ensuring that we have strong ties and links to the people in our lives is vital for our mental health and wellbeing. Social groups like friends and family can boost feelings of belonging, purpose and community, as well as help reduce feelings of isolation and anxiety, especially during difficult times.
Workplaces also play a crucial role in providing a sense of belonging. They give workers a space to meet (virtually or in person), to collaborate and support each other and strive for success together. Plus, there’s the social aspect of work that helps to bolster feelings of connection between workers, like chatting over a cup of tea in the kitchen or holding a trivia session over Zoom.
We’ve put together this collection of resources to assist you build, maintain and repair connections, whether they be personal or work related.