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| Published: June 25, 2020

The effect of leisure travelling on emotional intelligence and life satisfaction among women of Kerala

Aysha P N

3rd B.Sc. Student, Department of Psychology, Christ College Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Shamsudheen Shahana

3rd B.Sc. Student, Department of Psychology, Christ College Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Durga K S

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Christ College (Autonomous) Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.095/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.095

ABSTRACT

The new trend of the 21st century is “travel wellness” which has provided a substantial opportunity for uplifting the tourism industry. The scholars have started to shift their interest to know how and what factor leads to the enhancement of wellness in an individual. The two such factors which are of highly importance are emotional intelligence and life satisfaction. The purpose of the investigation is to understand the effects of leisure travelling on emotional intelligence and life satisfaction among women who leisure travel and women who don’t in Kerala and to understand the predictive nature of leisure travelling on a women’s emotional intelligence and life satisfaction. A sample of 164 women was considered for the study. There were 64 women who did leisure travelling and 101 women who didn’t. To collect the data for the study Satisfaction with Life Scale and The Brief Emotional Intelligence Scale were employed. To analyse the data Pearson correlation, independent sample t-test and simple linear regression were done. The research concluded that there exists a moderately strong relation between emotional intelligence and life satisfaction. There lies a significant difference in emotional intelligence and life satisfaction among women who do leisure travelling and women who don’t. It’s also revealed that Leisure travelling is a much stronger predictor of emotional intelligence than life satisfaction.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.095/20200802

10.25215/0802.095

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020