Yoga Mimamsa

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 34--36

Yoga for enhancing emotional intelligence


Archana Kumari, Kamta Prasad Sahu 
 Department of Yogic Sciences and Human Consciousness, Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India

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Archana Kumari
Department of Yogic Sciences and Human Consciousness, Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
India

Emotional intelligence (EI) plays a very important role in life satisfaction, the quality of interpersonal relationships, academic success, and success in occupations that involve considerable reasoning with emotional information. Emotional sensitivity, emotional maturity, and emotional competency are the three important psychological dimensions of EI, which motivate student to recognize truthfully, interpret honestly, and handle tactfully the dynamics of their behavioral pattern. Yoga has been reported to improve emotional regulation and mental health. This brief review will discuss about the significance of EI for students and the possibility of implementing yoga as an intervention to improve EI.


How to cite this article:
Kumari A, Sahu KP. Yoga for enhancing emotional intelligence.Yoga Mimamsa 2018;50:34-36


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Kumari A, Sahu KP. Yoga for enhancing emotional intelligence. Yoga Mimamsa [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Apr 20 ];50:34-36
Available from: http://www.ym-kdham.in/article.asp?issn=0044-0507;year=2018;volume=50;issue=2;spage=34;epage=36;aulast=Kumari;type=0