The concept of Emotional Intelligence is of unparallel interest and applicability to enhance effectiveness in every walk of life. It is a set of qualities and collection of individual soft skills or inter-personal and intra-personal skills that influences our behavior. Some researchers suggest that Emotional Intelligence (EI) can be learned and strengthened while others claim that it is an inborn characteristic. It is the ability to understand, use and manage emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflicts. High emotional intelligence can help to navigate the social complexities and motivate others. Uncontrolled stress raises blood pressure, risk of heart attack and speed-up the aging process. This paper is an attempt to briefly understand emotions and feelings that can impact mental health which can lead to serious health implications. This paper will help in understanding, improving and learning emotional intelligence which ultimately contributes to better mental, physical, emotional, social, psychological and behavioral well-being.
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Farha Fatma, Asra Shaheen. Emotional Intelligence: Behavioral and Psychological well being. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(3):133-136. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00021
Farha Fatma, Asra Shaheen. Emotional Intelligence: Behavioral and Psychological well being. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(3):133-136. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00021 Available on: https://www.rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-12-3-1
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