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Impact Of Yoga On Emotional Intelligence And Subjective Well - Being: A Pre And Post Analysis

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Healthy body and healthy mind are prerequisite of all meaningful existence. Healthy mind is required to govern and appreciate ones social action, to maintain mental peace and self-confidence. Health and well-being are important factors as it affects almost every single aspect of life and determines what activities or tasks one emerges in or not, and the likelihood of which tasks or activities one is able to complete successfully. Poor health can make individual dependent on others even for the basic necessities of life and can affect individual's perception of oneself. In essence, health seems to be one of the most significant factors affecting well-being and emotional intelligence. In other words, in order to develop a healthy personality and emotional intelligence one of the ways is the practice of yoga exercises which provides peace of mind, energize and balance of the body ultimately leads to a sense of control, happiness and well- being. The present research makes an attempt to ascertain the impact of yoga on the emotional intelligence and subjective well –being. The sample of 30 males and 30 females were selected purposefully. The present research takes into consideration the two psychological tests. First is Emotional Intelligence Scale and the second is Subjective Well-being Scale. The positive impact of yoga exercises has been found on the variables emotional intelligence and subjective well –being.
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