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| Published: December 28, 2021

A Gender Study on Emotional Intelligence & Life Satisfaction among College Students

Simran

Graduate, Department of Psychology, MCM DAV College for Women, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.146.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.146

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College students experience changes in lifestyle, increased workload, new responsibilities, and interpersonal relationships which further take a toll on students’ physical health, emotional wellbeing, and academic success, unless they manage it appropriately. One needs to have a certain level of awareness about self, and goals related to career and life in order to successfully balance everything. Emotional Intelligence helps us achieve self-awareness and ability to balance own emotions and understands the emotions of other’s as well. Emotional Intelligence is crucial to success in both professional and personal life. It describes a person’s ability to sense and respond appropriately to emotions whereas; satisfaction with one’s life implies content with one’s life circumstances. The aim of the current research is to study the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Life Satisfaction among college students. The study was conducted on 100 young adults (50=males; 50=females) of age group 18-25. Standardized measures of Emotional Intelligence and Life Satisfaction were administered on the participants. The results found out positive correlation between Life satisfaction and Emotional Intelligence. To promote life satisfaction among individuals it’s necessary that we give required attention to development of emotional intelligence right from the childhood and prepare children for the future.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.146.20210904

10.25215/0904.146

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021