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Experience Type – Learning

Learning experiences involve acquiring new knowledge and skills, whether it be through formal education, informal learning, or personal development. Engaging in learning experiences can have several benefits for overall wellbeing, ranging from increased cognitive function to increased self-esteem. In this article, we will explore five benefits of learning experiences and how they relate to wellbeing.

  • Increased cognitive function

One of the most significant benefits of learning experiences is their ability to increase cognitive function. Engaging in activities that require learning, such as studying a new language or learning a new skill, can improve memory, attention, and problem-solving skills. This can lead to increased overall cognitive function and improved overall wellbeing.

  • Increased self-esteem

Learning experiences can also increase self-esteem. Engaging in activities that involve acquiring new knowledge and skills can give us a sense of accomplishment and personal growth. This can boost self-esteem and confidence, leading to improved overall wellbeing.

  • Increased social connections

Learning experiences can also increase social connections. Engaging in activities that involve learning and personal development, such as attending a class or workshop, can lead to meeting new people and expanding our social network. This can lead to increased social support and improved overall wellbeing.

  • Improved career prospects

Learning experiences can also improve career prospects. Engaging in activities that involve acquiring new skills and knowledge can increase our employability and lead to improved job prospects. This can lead to increased financial stability and improved overall wellbeing.

  • Increased sense of purpose

Finally, learning experiences can provide us with a greater sense of purpose. Engaging in activities that involve personal development and growth can give us a sense of purpose and direction in life. This can lead to increased overall wellbeing and a greater sense of fulfillment in life.

In conclusion, engaging in learning experiences can provide several benefits that positively impact one’s wellbeing. From increased cognitive function to improved career prospects and social connections, learning experiences can help us thrive both personally and professionally.

By incorporating learning experiences into our lives, we can promote overall wellbeing and live a more fulfilling life.

Wellbeing PERMA

The PERMA acronym is a model of Wellbeing theory in the field of positive psychology, by Martin Seligman. PERMA makes up five important building blocks of wellbeing and happiness:

Positive Emotion : feeling good. Including hope, interest, joy, love, compassion, pride, amusement, and gratitude. From exercise, meeting friends, being out in nature, seeing sights, sounds, smells, tastes…

Engagement : being completely absorbed in activities. Living in the present moment and focusing entirely on the task at hand.

Relationships : being authentically connected to others. Feeling supported, loved, and/or valued by others

Meaning : purposeful existence. Belonging and/or serving something greater than ourselves

Accomplishment : a sense of accomplishment and success. Achievement, mastery, competence, attaining goals…

Wellbeing Service

Services relating to the people & groups served

Experience Type

This is a categorisation of the wellbeing experience activity that, in some way, improves your overall Wellbeing

Entertainment : passive watching where you appreciate the activity or performance

Aesthetic : passively engrossed in the beauty or artistic qualities of an object, and not it’s functionality

Sensory : where the activity engages & focuses on one or two of your 5 senses; touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste

Learning : you actively absorb the experience. The activity enhances your knowledge or a skill

Participation : active participation in the activity, where your actions have an effect on the outcome

Volunteer : freely giving your time or knowledge to help others

Embodiment : putting an idea, thought or concept into a physical form or action

Transformation : an activity that takes you from one state (of body, mind or spirit) to a new desired state

Physical , Occupational , Financial , Spiritual
Intellectual , Environmental , Emotional , Social

Wellbeing Dimension

These 8 Wellbeing Dimensions are commonly used in Wellbeing frameworks, to highlight and seperate the various aspects of our lives.

We use these 8 dimensions to categorise listings for better findability, using the filter options.