Spiritual Health in Association with the Emotional Intelligence among Teachers


  • Hamna Imran BS (Hons) Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Saba Shabir Lecturer, Department of Applied Psychology, Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.




Emotional Intelligence, Spiritual Health, Teachers


Education system has been changing throughout the world. There is need to have a focus on the ways or variables that have an impact on teachers or educational institutes. Spiritual health has been previously studied with respect to health or nursing domains. However, concept of spiritual health has not been explained much with respect to educational institutes. The present study investigated the relationship between the spiritual health and emotional intelligence among teachers. 250 participants (125 males and 125 females) were approached by multistage sampling. Cross sectional research design was employed. The data were collected using two questionnaires: Brief Emotional Intelligence Scale (BEIS-10) and Spiritual Health Assessment Scale (SHAS). The data was analyzed through Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. Results revealed that spiritual health has significant relationship with emotional intelligence. Analysis of gender differences revealed that females are more spiritually healthy as compared to males while emotional intelligence was not significantly different across genders. The study concluded that high spiritual health has been related to the emotional intelligence of teachers which is essential to improve the students’ academic progress. Teachers are not only delivering knowledge, rather they also learn on regular basis, having good spiritual health helps them to manage emotions appropriately which in turn enhances their learning.


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How to Cite

Imran, H. ., & Shabir, S. (2023). Spiritual Health in Association with the Emotional Intelligence among Teachers. Journal of Professional & Applied Psychology, 4(2), 247–257. https://doi.org/10.52053/jpap.v4i2.178