Form: Emotional Intelligence Scale (Schutte)

Emotional Intelligence Scale (Schutte)
1 Strongly disagree
2 Disagree
3 Neither disagree nor agree
4 Agree
5 Strongly agree
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I know when to speak about my personal problems to others.
2
When I am faced with obstacles, I remember times I faced similar obstacles and overcame them.
3
I expect that I will do well on most things I try.
4
Other people find it easy to confide in me.
5
{reverse} I find it hard to understand the nonverbal messages of other people.
6
Some of the major events of my life have led me to re-evaluate what is important and not important.
7
When my mood changes, I see new possibilities.
8
Emotions are some of the things that make my life worth living.
9
I am aware of my emotions as I experience them.
10
I expect good things to happen.
11
I like to share my emotions with others.
12
When I experience a positive emotion, I know how to make it last.
13
I arrange events others enjoy.
14
I seek out activities that make me happy.
15
I am aware of the nonverbal messages I send to others.
16
I present myself in a way that makes a good impression on others.
17
When I am in a positive mood, solving problems is easy for me.
18
By looking at their facial expressions, I recognize the emotions people are experiencing.
19
I know why my emotions change.
20
When I am in a positive mood, I am able to come up with new ideas.
21
I have control over my emotions.
22
I easily recognize my emotions as I experience them.
23
I motivate myself by imagining a good outcome to tasks I take on.
24
I compliment others when they have done something well.
25
I am aware of the nonverbal messages other people send.
26
When another person tells me about an important event in his or her life, I almost feel as though I have experienced this event myself.
27
When I feel a change in emotions, I tend to come up with new ideas.
28
{reverse} When I am faced with a challenge, I give up because I believe I will fail.
29
I know what other people are feeling just by looking at them.
30
I help other people feel better when they are down.
31
I use good moods to help myself keep trying in the face of obstacles.
32
I can tell how people are feeling by listening to the tone of their voice.
33
It is difficult for me to understand why people feel the way they do.