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AN EXPLORATION INTO THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF CAPT. GOPAL NARAYAN DEVANG

Author: Jugadar Manju Arun, Director of Physical Education —  Co-Author: Dr. Tiwari Pratap Singh, Director and Professor of Physical Education —  Date: 2011-06-01

Abstract: Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang is from Pune who has won many awards at national and international level therefore he is a champion in the field of boxing game and received many awards at National and International level for his performance as a Boxer. What makes an individual to stand at the top in his own field of choice would be very much helpful to develop some models to coach the young competitors.

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AN EXPLORATION INTO THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF

CAPT. GOPAL NARAYAN DEVANG

*Jugadar Manju Arun and **Dr. Tiwari Pratap Singh

* Director of Physical Education, St. Mira's College for Girls, Pune, Maharastra.

** Director and Professor of Physical Education, Department of Physical Education,

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka.



ABSTRACT

Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang is from Pune who has won many awards at national and international level therefore he is a champion in the field of boxing game and received many awards at National and International level for his performance as a Boxer. What makes an individual to stand at the top in his own field of choice would be very much helpful to develop some models to coach the young competitors. Therefore in the present study an attempt was made to explore the nature doing and executing the planned and non-planned activities, his feelings and perceptions about his own abilities, activities as well as about his appearance. Along with these amount of satisfaction he is having with life was also explored. In other words nature of procrastination, current thoughts, perceived social support and satisfaction with life were examined. It is well known fact that intrinsic motivators are powerful than the extrinsic motivators to attain higher level success in any given situation irrespective of problems, difficulties and challenges. This is an ex-post-facto research design and Procrastination Scale (Lay. C 1986), Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Zimet, et.al. 1988), Current Thoughts Scale (Hertherton and Polivy 1991) and Satisfaction With Life Scale (Diner, et.al. 1985) are used.

Based on the operational idiographic method technique (Kedarnath B.T. 2007) it was found that Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang is a doer and not having any significant elements of procrastination, he is having significant amount of social support for any kind of works challenges, at the same time his thoughts about his own performance, appearance and society are significantly pleasantful and he is not at all having any kind of feelings of regression, rather he has developed significantly higher amount of feelings of meaningfulness and satisfaction about his life.

Key words: Procrastination, Current thoughts, Satisfaction, Perceived social support etc.


INTRODUCTION

Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang is from Pune who has won many awards at national and international level therefore he is a champion in the field of boxing game and received many awards at National and International level for his performance as a Boxer. What makes an individual to stand at the top in his own field of choice would be very much helpful to develop some models to coach the young competitors. Therefore in the present study an attempt was made to explore the nature doing and executing the planned and non-planned activities, his feelings and perceptions about his own abilities, activities as well as about his appearance. Along with these amount of satisfaction he is having with life was also explored. In other words nature of procrastination, current thoughts, perceived social support and satisfaction with life were examined. It is well known fact that intrinsic motivators are powerful than the extrinsic motivators to attain higher level success in any given situation irrespective of problems, difficulties and challenges.

Procrastination individuals are having the habit of postponing the things only when it is inevitable or having the habit of postponing the things without any reason or doing and implementing the tasks without postponing them even in critical situations (Lay.C, 1986). Strong and consistent predictors of procrastination were task aversiveness, task delay, self-efficacy, impulsiveness, as well as conscientiousness and its facets of self-control, distractibility, organization, and achievement motivation. The Satisfaction with life is to address the concept of life satisfaction as a whole and thus, to reflect a global perspective of the individual's values rather than to assess satisfaction with sub-dimensions of life (Diener et al. 1985). It measures in particular, the reaction to the 'discrepancy or balance' between one's life achievements and expectations. Current thoughts measures state of self-esteem and what you are thinking at this moment (Heatherton & Polivy, 1991). Perceived social support measures in three dimensions i.e., family, friends and significant other (Zemet, et.al. 1988).

A brief description about his achievements in National and International level is given below,

INTERNATIONAL LEVEL ACHIEVEMENTS:

1. 1984 1st S.A.F. Games, Gold Medalist, Nepal

2. 1985 King's Cup, Bangkok Lost Quarter Final.

3. 1985 XIIth Asian Boxing, Bangkok Lost Quarter Final.

4. 1985 IInd S.A.F. Games, Gold Medalist, Dhaka.

5. 1985 VIIIth President Cup, Bronze Medalist, Indonesia.

6. 1985 India Vs Nepal, Gold Medalist, India.

7. 1986 Xth Asian Games, Bronze Medalist, Seoul.

8. 1987 IIIrd S.A.F. Games, Gold Medalist, India

9. 1987 XIIIth Asian Boxing, Bronze Medalist, Kuwait.

10. 1988 Friendly Tournament, USSR Gold Medalist.

11. 1989 Inter Cup, Lost Quarter Final, West Germany.

12. 1989 XIVth Asian Boxing Silver Medalist, China.

13. 1989 Vth World Cup, USSR VIth Rank.

14. 1990 Common Wealth Games Lost Quarter Final, Auckland.

15. 1990 XIth Asian Games, Bronze Medalist Beijing China.

16. 1990 Indo-Iraq Best Boxer, Gold Medalist, Bombay.

17. 1990 6th World Cup, 4th Rank, Bombay.

18. 1991 1st Asian Invitation Boxing Quarter Final Bangkok.

19. 1987 India Vs Thailand Gold Medalist, Bombay.

20. 1989 IVth S.A.F. Games Lost Quarter Final, Islamabad.

21. 1990 India Vs USSR Gold Medalist, Hyderabad.

NATIONAL LEVEL ACHIEVEMENT:

1. Junior National Champion for 3 years.

2. Senior National Champion for 7 years since 1984.

3. 1st National Games, New Delhi Gold Medalist & Best Boxer Awardee.

4. 1985 Shiva Chatrapatti Awardee

5. 1989 Best Services Sportsman Awardee.

6. 1989 Arjuna Awardee.

A close at the above mentioned achievements at National and International level is a clear indicator of some of his unique psychological qualities which would have made him to emerge as a powerful individual by which he could got Arjuna award in the year 1989 and even at International level created his own impression. Based on his achievements it can be consumed that he could not have got the habit of postponing the necessary activities, challenges and works. At the same time he could have got strong social support as and when needed which would have been instrumental for his remarkable achievements and he would be having satisfactory feelings about his own achievements in various situations, he would have cultivated present and powerful thoughts about his appearance and the way how society think about him and such a person could have satisfaction with his life and his achievements and such individuals only could bring their innermost best qualities and ideals into their life. An individual with all the qualities mentioned would be critical also while practicing their ideals as well as while living life according to their ideals.

OBJECTIVES:

1. To study whether he has got the habit of postponing the necessary things or implementing the necessary things at the right time.

2. To study the nature of perceived social support of the Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang.

3. To study the nature of current thoughts related to his own performance, appearance and the way how society around him is thinking.

4. To study the level of his satisfaction with life.

These are the major objectives of the study by which some of these qualities could be considered to analyze his life achievement.

METHODOLOGY:

The present study a case study of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang looking at his achievements in National and International level, if is assumed that some of the qualities and psychological factors would have been instrumental for his ideal life, therefore the study is considered as an ex-post-facto research study. Therefore the following hypotheses were formulated.

HYPOTHESES:

1. In the present study therefore it is assumed that he would be having the habit of doing the things according to their necessities without postponing them.

2. He would have developed a very positive and supportive outlook about life by which others around him could be supportive also.

3. He would have developed pleasant and positive thoughts about his own performance, his appearance as well as about the people the way how they perceive in other words he would be thinker about his own thoughts related to his appearance his abilities and performance as well as the society around him in a positive way.

4. He would be having satisfaction with his life and life conditions without having the feelings of regression.

TOOLS:

Based on the objectives of the present study, Procrastination Scale (LAY 1986), Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Zimet, Dahlem, Zimet and Farley, 1988), Current Thoughts Scale (Hertherton and Polivy 1991) and Satisfaction With Life Scale (Diner, Emmons, Larsen and Griffin, 1985) are used.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION:

Glance at Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang's achievements at National and International levels in itself is a model to the many. He is one of the best Boxer and republic of India has respected him by giving "Arjuna Award" in the year 1989 and he himself was a junior National champion for three years and senior National Champion for seven years and at International Level also his achievements are inspirational and model for many. Therefore his achievements were analyzed by considering some of the psychological factors in the present study. It was assumed that Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang could not be having the habit of postponing the necessary tasks and it is expected that he would be doing the things on time which would be instrumental at some extent for his achievements. To study this procrastination scale was used in the present study. The results are presented in the following table.No.1.

Table.No.1

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Procrastination Scale

S.No.

Statements

Score

Weighted

Score

Response

Description

1.

I often find myself performing tasks that I had intended to do days before

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

2.

When it is time to get up in the morning, I most often get right out of bed

2

-4

Moderately uncharacteristic

3.

A letter it may sit for days after I write it before mailing it

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

4.

I generally return phone calls promptly

2

-4

Moderately uncharacteristic

5

Even with jobs that require little else except sitting down and doing them, I find they seldom get done for days

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

6.

I usually make decisions as soon as possible

1

+5

extremely characteristic

7.

I generally delay before starting on work I have to do

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

8.

When preparing to go out, I am seldom caught having to do something at the last minute

4

+4

Moderately characteristic

9.

In preparing for some deadline, I often waste time by doing other things

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

10.

I often have a task finished sooner than necessary

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

11.

I always seem to end up shopping for birthday or Christmas gifts at the last minute

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

12.

I usually buy even an essential item at the last minute

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

13.

I usually accomplish all the things I plan to do in a day

1

+5

extremely characteristic

14.

I am continuously saying "I'll do it tomorrow

2

+4

Moderately uncharacteristic

15.

I usually take care of all the tasks I have to do before I settle down and relax for the evening

1

+5

extremely characteristic

Table No.1 gives the information about his responses to the 15 statements to Procrastination Scale and the respective score on each statement.

To the 1st item i.e., 'I often find myself performing tasks that I had intended to do days before' for this his response is 'moderately uncharacteristic' that indicates that he is doing the things in most of times on time instead of postponing them but not always.

To the 2nd item i.e., 'When it is time to get up in the morning, I most often get right out of bed' his response to this is 'moderately uncharacteristic' that shows that most of the times he did not get out of bed when it is time to get up. This is an indicator that he is not very much strict and punctual when it comes to getting up in the morning. Only a few times he is punctual in getting up at right time.

To the 3rd item i.e., 'A letter it may sit for days after I write it before mailing it' he responded with 'moderately uncharacteristic' wherein he is very much punctual for responding to a letter and mailing it in most of the times. Only for a few times he would not do it at light time.

To the 4th item i.e., 'I generally return phone calls promptly' he said 'moderately uncharacteristic'. In this he is not particular in many times for return phone calls.'

To the 5th statement i.e., 'Even with jobs that require little else except sitting down and doing them, I find they seldom get done for days' for this has response is 'moderately uncharacteristic' that indicates that he is in many times very much particular in accomplishing the work on time and also at the required time. In other words he in more conscious and active when it comes to accomplishing the needful tasks within the stipulated time.

To the 6th item i.e., 'I usually make decisions as soon as possible' his response 'extremely characteristic' that is in directing the fact that in almost all times he makes decisions very fast without taking much time on it. It also shows that when in comes to decision making he never takes much time or never postpones even for while.

To the 7th item i.e., 'I generally delay before starting on work I have to do.' His response is 'moderately uncharacteristic' saying that in many more times he generally does not delay to accomplish the needful tasks and works. Only for a few times he may delay.

To the 8th item i.e., 'When preparing to go out, I am seldom caught having to do something at the last minute' has response is moderately un-characteristic that shows that in many a times he is not being troubled by some kind of work whenever he prepared to go out. In other words while going out he would not find himself in one or the other work by which he cannot go out on right time.

To the 9th item i.e. 'In preparing for some deadline, I often waste time by doing other things' his response is 'moderately uncharacteristic' that shows that in many more times he does not delay or he does not waste time by doing other things while preparing for some deadline.

To the 10th item i.e. 'I often have a task finished sooner than necessary' his response is' moderately characteristic' that shows that accomplish the tasks well in advance than the expected time.

To the 11th item i.e. 'I always seem to end up shopping for birthday or Christmas gift's at the last minute' his response is ''moderately uncharacteristic' that shows that in festival or birthday celebrations he has got the habits of purchasing the gifts well in advance instead of purchasing them in the last moment.

To the 12th item i.e. 'I usually buy even an essential item at the last minute' his response is also indicates that in many times he is having four sightedness about the needful things that are to be purchased.

To the 13th item i.e. 'I usually accomplish all the things I plan to do in a day' his response is 'extremely characteristic' that indicates the fact that he is very much particular in accomplishing all the planned things on the right time in almost all times.

To the 14th item i.e. 'I am continuously saying "I'll do it tomorrow' his response is 'moderately uncharacteristic' indicates the fact that in many more times he does not think or wish to postponed any work even for a day.

For the 15th item i.e. 'I usually take care of all the tasks I have to do before I settle down and relax for the evening' his response is 'extremely a characteristic' that is indicating the fact that in almost all times before testing only he could accomplish all the necessary activities. Based on the above the formulated hypothesis is accepted.

Table.No.2 gives the information about his responses to the 12 statements of Multidimensional scale of perceived social support and the respective score on each statement.

Table.No.2

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Multidimensional

Scale of Perceived Social Support on Family factor

S.No.

Statements

Score

Response

Description

1.

My family really tries to help me

5

Mildly agree

2.

I get the emotional help and support I need from my family

5

Mildly agree

3.

I can talk about my problems with my family

6

Strongly agree

4.

My family is willing to help me make decision

6

Strongly agree

Table.No.2 shows the responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support on 'family' factor.

In the above table it is shown that how the decrease social support and its extent in item of his responses is given his response 'mildly agree' on the 1st item i.e. 'My family really tries to help me' indicates that his family members are helping him in his endeavors but it is not upto his expectations. This fact is clearly expressed if we consider his response as 'mildly agree' on 2nd item. i.e. 'I get the emotional help and support I need from my family' wherein he is not getting emotional help and support upto his expectations from his any of the family members but fact is that his family members are trying to help him as well as extending emotional help and support at their level but at the same time they are listening his problems whenever he is dressing and talking about the problems this is very much clear in his response as 'strongly agree' on the item. No. 3 i.e. 'I can talk about my problems with my family' and at the same time many of his family members are very much ready to extend their helping hand while making decisions this can be observed if we glance at his response as strongly agree on item. No. '4' i.e., 'My family is willing to help me make decision'.

Table.No.3

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Multidimensional

Scale of Perceived Social Support on Friends factor

S.No.

Statements

Score

Response

Description

1.

My friends really try to help me

6

Strongly agree

2.

I can count on my friends when things go wrong

6

Strongly agree

3.

I have friends whom with I can share my joys and sorrows

6

Strongly agree

4.

I can talk about on my problems with my friends

6

Strongly agree

Table.No.3 shows the responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support on 'friends' factor.

He has got very good friends with whom he can have self disclosure to have emotional balance and at the same time he is ready to talk about his problems with his friends without any hesitations which is clear from his responses on item No.1, 2, 3 and 4 as 'strongly agree' shows the fact that his friends are truly trying to help him in many more situations and at the same time he is not very much dependent on his friends, rather he is very critical about his friends particularly when things go wrong.

Table.No.4

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Multidimensional

Scale of Perceived Social Support on Significant Other factor

S.No.

Statements

Score

Response

Description

1.

There is a special person who is around when I am in need

6

Strongly agree

2.

There is a special person with whom I can share my joys and sorrows

6

Strongly agree

3.

I have a special person who is a real source of comfort to me

5

Mildly agree

4.

There is a special person in my life who cares about my feelings

5

Mildly agree

Table.No.4 shows the responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support on 'Significant Other' factor.

To the 1st item i.e., 'There is a special person who is around when I am in need' he responded with 'strongly agree' that indicates that he needs significant other special person who supports him whenever he in need.

To the 2nd item i.e. 'There is a special person with whom I can share my joys and sorrows' he responded with 'strongly agree' on this statement indicates the fact that he has got a person with whom he could have self disclosure as and when needed for his joys and well as sorrows they in itself could boost his emotional world by which he can attain higher levels of success. Also response on item No.3 i.e. 'I have a special person who is a real source of comfort to me' is 'strongly agree' indicating the fact that he has got such a person who could take care of him in tough times as well as in happy movements by which he is having greater level comfort in his life, but when it comes to his deep rooted feelings there is a significant other who can take care of his feelings at minimum level. This is clear if we observe his responses middle agree on the 4th statement. i.e., 'There is a special person in my life who cares about my feelings' his response on this statement is an indicator that he has got some his own unique feelings but many around him are not upto his expectations.

CURRENT THOUGHTS

Table.No.5

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Current Thoughts

Scale on Performance factor

S.No

Questions

Score

Weighted

Score

Response

Description

1.

I feel confident about my abilities

4

+4

Very much

2.

I feel frustrated or rattled about my performance

2

+4

A little bit

3.

I feel that I am having trouble understanding things that I read

1

+5

Not at all

4.

I feel as smart as others

4

+4

Very much

5

I feel confident that I understand things

4

+4

Very much

6.

I feel that I have less scholastic ability right now than others

1

+5

Not at all

7.

I feel like I am not doing well

1

+5

Not at all

Table No.5 shows present state of mind in terms of his own thoughts and feelings about his own performance and achievements, appearance and look and his thoughts about how the society thinks. As it is well known fact that most of the times success or failure of an individual will be decided by his thoughts and feeling about oneself rather than his abilities and skills. Abilities and skills of course are instrumental whereas feelings and thoughts about oneself are instrumental. Therefore it is hypothesized that Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang would be having more positive thoughts about oneself. The above table gives description about his self evaluation about himself on each of the items along with weighted score.

His response on item.No.1 is 'very much' that indicates that he is having more amount of confidence about his abilities. Then his response on item. No.2 is 'a little bit' indicating the fact that very rarely he feels disturbed or frustrated about his performance. In other words he is more and more confident and happy about his performance in many more situations and the weighted score on this is +4. On item No.3 his response is 'not at all' and the weighted score it +5 which shows that he is very perfect in reading as well as understanding whether he reads. His response on item. No. 4 is 'very much' and the weighted score in +4 that shows he is having positive self concept about himself. His response on Item No.5 is 'very much' indicating the fact that he is having very much confidence on his ability to understand the things as they are. His response on item No.6 is 'not at all' and the weighted score is +5 which signifies the fact that he is having extremely positive feeling about his ability to understand any abstract things whichever he records and studies. His response on item No.7 is 'not at all' and the weighted score is +5 indicating the fact that in most of the times or in almost all times for his own doings he feels extremely well rather than doubting. As a whole it can be said that he is having nearer to extremely positive thoughts about his own performance and abilities this would have caused and made him to be a successful individual as a boxer as well as an ideal person or model person. Based on the above the formulated hypothesis is accepted.

Table.No.6

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Current Thoughts

Scale on Appearance factor

S.No.

Questions

Score

Weighted

Score

Response

Description

1.

I feel satisfied with the way my body looks right now

4

+4

Very much

2.

I feel that others respect and admire me

4

+4

Very much

3.

I am dissatisfied with my weight

1

+5

Not at all

4.

I feel good about myself

4

+4

Very much

5

I am pleased with my appearance right now

4

+4

Very much

6.

I feel unattractive

1

+5

Not at all

Table.No.6 shows current thoughts of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang about his own thoughts on the appearance factor. His response on each item and the weighted score also was given in the table. His response on item.No.1 is 'very much' and the weighted score is +4 that shows that he has developed positive feelings and thoughts about his own body and its look. His response on item.No.2 is 'very much' with the weighted score of +4 that signifies the fact that others around him are respecting and admiring for his appearance about which he feels very much happy. On item.No.3 his response is 'not at all' and the weighted score is +5 that is indicating the fact that he is very much conscious and confident to maintain the weight and the at same time he very much proud his weight. In the same way he is having very much pleasant and favorable feeling about his set. They are very much clear on his response on item No. 4 is 'very much' having the weighted score +4. So also his response is same with item.No.5 having the weighted score of +4 that is an indicator of his own. Very much pleasant thought about himself and his appearance at the present moment. All the above responses can be highly approved on the basis his response as 'not at all' on item No.6 which has got the weighted score +5. In other words his response on 6 th item shows that he feels extremely pleasant and happy about his own appearance even at this moment also. On the whole it can be said that he is having very much pleasant, positive and highly satisfactory thoughts about his appearance that would have resulted or made him to be a successful champion and ideal as well as model individual.

Table.No.7

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to Current

Thoughts Scale on Social factor

S.No.

Questions

Score

Weighted

Score

Response

Description

1.

I am worried about whether I am regarded as a success or failure

4

-4

Very much

2.

I feel self-conscious

4

-4

Very much

3.

I feel displeased with myself

1

+5

Not at all

4.

I am worried about what other people think of me

1

+5

Not at all

5

I feel inferior to others at this moment

1

+5

Not at all

6.

I feel concerned about the impression I am thinking

1

+5

Not at all

7.

I am worried about looking foolish

1

+5

Not at all

Most of the times what society thinks about us is not more important rather what thoughts. I have developed and what thoughts I am thinking about the society that which is thinking about me, Therefore in the above table.No.7 current thoughts of Capt. Govind Narayan Devang about his thinking about the thoughts at the society that which is thinking him along with his response and weighted score.

His response on item No.1 is 'very much' with weighted score -4 that shows that he is a little bit worried about society whether it regards him as a success or failure person. On item No.2 his response is 'very much' with weighted score is -4 that indicates that he is little bit feels self conscious about himself and society that leads him towards positive self.

His response on item No.3 is a little bit and weighted score is +5 that shows the fact that he is extremely displeased with himself and society. On item No.4 his response is 'not at all' and weighted score is +5 that indicate that he is not at all worried how society would treat him.

His response on item No.5 is 'not at all' having the weighted score of +5 that indicates in the present also he does not feel at all that others are superior to him or he is inferior to others. At the same time the same response 'not at all' having the weighted score of +5 on 6th item indicates that he is natural, spontaneous and never makes any impressions whenever he interacts with others, which denotes the fact that he is very comfortable with himself with all his qualities because of that only he would not be involving in creating impressions. And at the same time he is never worried about his behavior with others and also never imagined that he would go foolish out foolishly. This quality is very much hence if we look at his response as 'not at all' to the 7th item and his response has got +5 weighted score that affirms the above said quality.

As a whole it can be said that he doubts only a little bit the way how society thinks about him. Where it comes to his success or failure as a result of that he is becoming very much set conscious in fact that is not at all required on the contrary he is very much confident and developed very much pleasant thoughts and feelings about his activities and behaviors and he never allows himself informing repressions or never thinks that it is necessary to create any impressions. At the same neither he disregards himself nor others and he is very simple in his thoughts and behaviors. Because of such qualities he would emerged as an ideal and successful person. Based on the above the formulated hypothesis is accepted.

SATISFACTION WITH LIFE

A person who is successfully living his ideals and who has developed positive and pleasant feel thoughts and feelings about his own performance and appearance as well as society and on individual who is being supported by society in general, by the family members, friends and significant others such as individual would be leading a very much satisfactory life without having any regrets, either for his own actions, achievements or the others. Based on this logic it is assumed that Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang would be having greater level of satisfaction with his life.

Table.No.8

Responses of Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang to

Satisfaction with Life Scale

S.No.

Questions

Score

Response

Description

1.

In most ways, my life is close to ideal

6

Agree

2.

The conditions of my life are excellent

6

Agree

3.

I am satisfied with my life

6

Agree

4.

So far, I have gotten the important things I want in my life

6

Agree

5

If I could live my life over, I would change almost nothing

6

Agree

The above given table. No. 8 clearly indicates his response and description on 5 items of satisfaction with life scale. It is very much clear that he responded with 'agree' remark that has got 6 weighted score on all the five items. Wherein he himself accepted that his life is very much nearer to ideal and whatever conditions he has got in his life are excellent by which he is feeling satisfied his life and non any feelings of regents either about the got things or about the missed things and it is very much evident that he never has got any feelings missing or regrets this is clear if we observe his response on item No.5. A person who says that if another chance is given is ready to live the same changing nothing of this life. On seven points scale overall he has got 6th Point.

CONCLUSIONS:

Based on the above discussions and analysis the following conclusions have been drawn;

1. Procrastination quality as expected is not there in Capt. Gopal Narayan Devang.

2. His perception about the social support is very much pleasant and he is having greater amount of social support.

3. His present state of mind about his performance, appearance as well as society is very much positive and pleasantful.

4. He has no any feelings of regressions rather having very strong amount of meaningfulness and satisfaction feelings of life are there in him.


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