Understanding Emotions . Many problems in life , in the news a lot of people rumored to jail just because they cannot withstand the emotion . Beatings , physical fights and even murder . How sayangnnya problems that arise just because of trivial issues and emotions overflowing .
Some adverse events caused by emotions , verily emotion itself is what? many psychologists meguraikan emotion is like, namely :
The word emotion comes from the Latin , which emovere , which means moving away . Meaning of this word implies that the tendency to act is implicit in emotion . According to Daniel Goleman (2002 : 411 ) refers to a feeling of emotion and thought are typical , a state and a series of biological and psychological tendencies to act . Emotion is basically impulse to act .
Usually emotions are reactions to stimuli from outside and within the individual . For example excited emotions drive change a person's mood , so physiologically seen laughing , sad emotion crying encourage someone behaves .
Emotional and physiological changes associated with various thoughts . Thus , emotion is one important aspect of human life , because emotions can be a motivator of behavior in the sense of improving , but it can also interfere with human intentional behavior . ( Prawitasari , 1995)
Some figures put forward about the various emotions , such as Descartes . According to Descartes , emotions are divided into : Desire ( desire ) , hate ( hate ) , Sorrow ( sadness / grief ) , Wonder ( wonder ) , Love ( love ) and Joy ( joy ) . While JB Watson presents three kinds of emotions , namely fear ( fear ) , Rage ( anger ) , Love ( love ) .
Daniel Goleman (2002 : 411 ) suggests some kind of emotion that is not much different from the above two figures , namely :
a. Anger : fury , rage , hate , annoyed , upset heart
b . Sadness : poignant , sad , grim , grim , melancholy , self love , despair
c . Fear : anxious , nervous , worried , anxious , feeling scared, wary , edgy , horror
d . Enjoyment : happy , happy , cheerful , contented , cheerful , happy , amused , proud
e . Love : acceptance , friendship , trust , kindness , a sense of close , devotion , respect , and affection
f . Surprised : gasp , shocked
g . Miffed : contempt, contempt , disgust , nausea , did not like
h . embarrassed : embarrassed , upset
As described above , that all emotion by Goleman is basically impulse to act . So the range of emotions that encourage individuals to respond or act against the existing stimulus .
In the discussion of Aristotle's Ethics Nicomachea philosophy of virtue , character and right living , the challenge is to master our emotional life with intelligence . Lust , if trained properly will have wisdom ; lust guiding ideas , values , and our survival . T
etapi , lust can easily spiral out of control , and it is often the case. According to Aristotle , the problem is not about emotionality , but the alignment between emotions and how to express ( Goleman , 2002 : xvi ) .
According to Mayer ( Goleman , 2002: 65 ) people tend to adopt distinctive styles to handle and cope with their emotions , namely : self-conscious , immersed in the issues , and resigned . By looking at the situation it is important that every individual has the emotional intelligence in order to make life more meaningful and not made to live life in vain .
Based on the above description , it can be concluded that the Understanding Emotion is a feeling ( affective ) that encourages individuals to respond or act against the stimulus , both from within and from outside him .