The Wisdom of Trauma

Learning Seaman
10 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

The Wisdom of Trauma

Learning Seaman
10 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

This course explores the concept of the wisdom of trauma, highlighting the positive growth and transformation that can emerge from traumatic experiences. It discusses three key aspects of this wisdom: resilience and inner strength, empathy and compassion for others, and a greater sense of purpose and meaning in life.

Working through the emotional and psychological effects of trauma can lead to self-awareness, self-confidence, and trust in one's instincts. Trauma can also foster empathy and understanding, creating more meaningful relationships and contributing to a compassionate world. Additionally, trauma can inspire individuals to create positive change and help others going through similar experiences, leading to a greater sense of purpose. It's important to note that the healing process requires professional support, and the wisdom of trauma extends to collective healing in communities and societies. Examples such as the response to the September 11th attacks and survivors of domestic violence demonstrate the potential for resilience, unity, and positive change. In conclusion, while trauma is challenging, it can also bring about growth and transformation, fostering resilience, empathy, and purpose in individuals and communities.

Topics in this Course

Health and Wellbeing Human Resource

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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 4.3
  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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