Need of Emotional Intelligence to make a better life
Emotional Intelligence is all about the capacity to reason about emotions and of emotions to enhance thinking.
It includes the abilities to accurately perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought to understand emotions and emotional knowledge and to reflectively regulate emotions and emotional knowledge and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth.
Daniel Goleman, who popularized the concept of Emotional Intelligence, is of the opinion that Intelligent Quotient (IQ) accounts for 20% success in a person’s life, whereas most of the remaining 80% factors are based on Emotional Intelligence (EI). It can be improved throughout life but IQ remains constant after a particular age group.
Emotional Intelligence influences day-to-day problem solving behavior in schools, community centers, business houses and organizations. At individual level, it predicts communication skills, mortality, leadership, problem solving and aesthetics.
Emotions reflect relationships in cognition like sadness, which may indicate disappointment with self, the recognition of this relational existence of emotions led towards the progress of the contemporary view of intelligence that emotions and cognition can work hand in hand.
Emotional intelligence transpires that people, who manage their own feelings well and deal effectively with others, are more likely to be content in their lives, and are, therefore, more likely to retain in their lives.
Intelligence is more appropriately understood as the interface of cognitive and emotional characteristics. From all research it appears that higher emotional intelligence is related to many aspects o9f life success particularly if the child is brought up in an emotionally intelligent environment.
From a research it had founded that girls are having better emotional intelligence in comparison to boys and rural population is having more emotional intelligence in comparison to urban population.