Emotional Intelligence, Religious Orientation and Marital Satisfaction as Predictors of Psychological Well-Being and Life-Satisfaction among the Anglican Clergy (Published)
The study examined emotional intelligence, religious orientation and marital satisfaction as predictors of psychological well-being and life satisfaction among the Anglican Clergy in Anambra State, Nigeria with 435 participants sampled through cluster and random sampling methods. Valid/reliable Emotional, Marital, Religious and Well-being scales measured emotional intelligence, marital satisfaction, religious orientation and psychological well-being respectively, adopting cross-sectional survey research design and multiple regression analysis statistics. Findings: Emotional intelligence and marital satisfaction had joint and independent prediction of psychological well-being, except for the independent prediction of religious orientation on psychological well-being (emotional intelligence β =.473, t = 10.577, P <.05; religious orientation β = .074, t = 1.722, P >.05 and marital satisfaction β = .088, t = 2.054, P <.05) and emotional intelligence, religious orientation and marital satisfaction have joint and independent prediction of life satisfaction (emotional intelligence β = .220, t = 4.539, P <.05, religious orientation β = .204, t = 4.352, P >.05, and marital satisfaction β = .204, t = 4.352, P <.05). Recommendations: The Clergy should engage themselves in training to improve their emotional intelligence, so as to enhance their level of religious orientation and marital satisfaction.
A Profound Study of Trait Emotional Intelligence and Life Satisfaction among Native of Pakistan and Afghan Migrants (Published)
The Main objective of the study is to examine the difference between trait emotional intelligence and life satisfaction among natives and Afghan migrants. The Sample of present cross-sectional study is comprised of 200 male and female (Refugees =100 Natives = 100) of ages 30 to 40 years. The mean age 34.75 and SD is 2.83. sample of the study was selected from refugee Baluchistan by applied systematic random sampling technique. The measures used, are: Personal Information form, “Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire-Short Form (TEIQue-SF; Petrides, & Furnham, 2006), and Satisfaction with Life (SWLS; Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Grifin, 1985).”Results showed that there is a significant difference in emotional intelligence of natives and migrants (t = -3.355, df =, 198; p< .05) but there is no significant difference in life satisfaction of natives and Afghan migrants (t = 1.782, df =, 198; p > .05). Findings of the present result revealed that Afghan migrants living in Pakistan can easily adjust anywhere throughout the world because they are emotionally intelligent therefore they have high adaptation qualities an can easily adopt any environment due to this they can resolve their mental health issue.