The Importance of Compassion

Learning Seaman
10 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

The Importance of Compassion

Learning Seaman
10 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course highlights the importance of compassion, discussing its personal, societal, and leadership benefits. Compassion enhances personal well-being by fostering a sense of purpose, connection, and self-esteem. It contributes to a more peaceful and just society by promoting inclusivity, understanding, and action towards social issues.

Compassionate leaders build trust, create positive work environments, and address the needs of their followers. However, compassion is not always easy and may require stepping out of one's comfort zone. It is a skill that can be developed through practices such as mindfulness, loving-kindness meditation, active listening, gratitude, and volunteering. True compassion recognizes the humanity in all individuals and extends to both familiar and unfamiliar situations. It is a continual practice that can create a brighter and more compassionate world. In conclusion, compassion is essential for personal growth and positive societal change, and it can be cultivated through various means to make a meaningful impact.

Topics in this Course

Health and Wellbeing Human Resource Leadership and Management

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Learning Seaman

Learning Seaman is the first worldwide lifelong e-learning platform dedicated to seafarers wellbeing, mental health and resilience onboard. Τhe aim is to offer seafarers an educational and entertaining tool which will help them develop emotional resilience and manage stress, especially that brought on by the unique working conditions, such as social isolation and blurry boundaries between living and working in order to complete their tasks on board more efficiently.

It's an all-in-one platform that consists of short and concise courses from a variety of sections such as wellness and development, nutrition and health, sports, travel, art, music and movie stars, biographies, business and finance, classical studies, history, board games, theater etc. The courses are constantly updating and are presented in text, podcasts and video formats.


Our qualified team comprises of human resources experts, academics, artists, clinical nutritionists, journalists as well as professionals with a deep and comprehensive understanding of the maritime and education industry.


Its multicultural approach is derived from Greece, Israel, Germany, Spain, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Our team is constantly growing to accommodate seafarers’ needs and wishes, regarding their well-being and continuous improvement while onboard.

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  1. Rating:
    Avg. rating 4.5
  2. Price:
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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 10 minutes
  5. Intended for: Seafarers and Shoreside Personnel
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference
  7. Last Updated: August 30, 2023

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