On Managing Emotions
The IUP Journal of Soft Skills, Vol. X, No. 1, March 2016, pp. 43-54
Posted: 11 Aug 2016
Date Written: August 10, 2016
Managing one’s emotions and ensuring that one’s responses are balanced is vital in today’s organizational context. Today, more and more companies are focused on the emotional quotient of a prospective employee. In today’s fast paced life, an individual is so caught up in running and rushing about living their lives that they do not find time to pause, sit, take in the present picture, and be in the moment properly. However, everyone is constantly looking for peace of mind and a semblance of happiness. Most books and papers talk about how this emotional intelligence has become so important and why it plays such a pivotal role today and how one has to balance emotions for decision making. This paper is more on what all one can do to balance the positive emotions in one’s life. It can help a person feel positive. This paper also takes us through the little things that we can do to manage ourselves in the moment and emphasizes also on the importance of choosing to learn and grow over time to become a better and peaceful co-worker, employee, and human being.
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