publication . Article . 2008

Positive Psychology: Positive Emotions and Emotional Intelegence

Miloseva, Lence;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Iskanja
  • Country: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Abstract
The paper focuses on the and emotional intelligence. We try to answer on some questions regarding the role which positive emotions have in our life’s. The broaden-and-build theory (Fredrickson, 1998; 2001) predicts that positive emotions are useful in several ways. They guide present behavior, by broadening one’s attention and cognition, setting the stage for creative, explorative, and innovative pursuits. As well, positive emotions build personal and social resources to help individuals achieve better lives in the future. Like the broaden-and-build theory, emotional intelligence theory marks the intersection between two fundamental components of psychology: the...
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