Emotional Intelligence and Self Management and their Influence on Attitudes of Self Preparedness for Life Situations

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The purpose of this study is to gauge the affect of ones emotional intelligence, A deficiency in emotional intelligence can mean a lack of success and the existence of emotional problems, (Chopra & Kanji, 2010) and ability to self motivate (the ability to motivate oneself, to find a reason and the necessary strength to do something, without the need of being influenced to do so by another person) ("Define:Self motivation - Google Search," n.d.) with self estimation of ones preparedness for life situations. It is necessary to have accurate knowledge about the world of work to make good academic and career decisions. (Nauta, n.d.). However, college students often do not have accurate knowledge of careers in their discipline. Psychology students have quite distorted perceptions of the activities conducted by clinical psychologists, counselors, and psychiatrists. (Nauta, n.d.)Upper level undergraduates had poor understanding of applied psychology. (Ellis & Cantrell, 1994) Throughout the literature, it is generally agreed that emotional intelligence is vital for personal development, survival, personal life success and excellence. It is now widely known that emotions interact with thoughts and vice versa. Therefore, there is a need for a framework to assess the phenomenon of emotional intelligence related to any individual. (Chopra & Kanji, 2010) In a study looking at the relationship between learning styles, emotional social intelligence, and academic success of undergraduate nursing students (Suliman, 2010), the findings suggested that either no actual relationship exists or that emotional intelligence may be confounded with factors such as professional and cultural values. In another study titled Emotional Intelligence: a cataly... ... middle of paper ... .... Career Guidance - Try our online career counseling services FREE! Cecile Peterkin / Cosmic Coaching Centre. Retrieved December 02, 2010, from http://www.cosmiccoachingcentre.com/TEST_MOTIVATION.html Suliman, W. (2010). The relationship between learning styles, emotional social intelligence, and academic success of undergraduate nursing students. Journal of Nursing Research, 18(2), 136-143. doi: 10.1097/JNR.0b013e3181dda797 SurveyMonkey -. (n.d.). SurveyMonkey: Free online survey software & questionnaire tool. Retrieved December 08, 2010, from http://www.surveymonkey.com/MySurveys.aspx Sweeny, K., Carroll, P. J., & Shepperd, J. A. (2006). Is Optimism Always Best? [Abstract]. Current Directions In Psychological Science, 15(6), 302-306. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8721.2006.00457.x Welcome to Facebook. (n.d.). Retrieved December 09, 2010, from http://www.facebook.com/

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