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The Integration of Yoga and Buddhism: A Personal Exploration of Eastern Based Practices and Their Effect on Anxiety
This thesis explores the effects of yoga and Buddhist practices on anxiety. This is a self study—I am both the researcher and the subject. Through the use of the qualitative methodology of auto ethnography, I will explore ...
An Auto-ethnography: One Middle-Aged Woman’s Journey through Graduate School
This research represents an intensely personalized account of the various complexities in terms of role demand, management, conflict, and overload for women of the 21st century. I am the primary subject and researcher ...
The Effects of Yoga on Anxiety and Depression: A Personal Journey
Anxiety and depression are common mental health concerns for many people in our society with various alternative non-pharmacological treatments known to be beneficial. Yoga is one such effective treatment. This qualitative ...
A South Asian Woman’s Journey Through Depression
In this thesis I am sharing my personal journey with depression to illustrate how bullying, racism, and low self esteem have all been factors that contributed to my mental health and eventually led to depression. These ...
Exploring a Grieving Process: an Autoethnography
Grief is often regarded as a pathological emotion or a set of prescriptive phases, but I believe exploring grief as an adaptive, complex process unique to individuals may create more meaningful and diverse understandings ...
The Therapeutic Effects of Dog Ownership On Anxiety
The following autoethnography is designed to contain accounts of the researcher’s lived experiences of anxiety and healing through the human and dog relationship. The purpose of the study was to give meaning and gain a ...
An Autoethnographic Exploration of Assisting Youth Living Between South-Asian and Canadian Experiences
This thesis explores the bicultural experience of an Indo-Fijian Canadian female living between and betwixt two distinct cultures in the North American context. This is a self-study, I the subject and researcher at once. ...
Career change: A Personal Journey From Teaching to Counselling
Using auto-ethnography, I had an opportunity to research and reflect on what the underlying attributes teachers and counsellors share. As a teacher currently transitioning into a clinical counsellor, I became aware of ...
Dance as a Form of Grief Resolution
The focus of this thesis is to introduce you, my readers, to my beliefs about dance in general, as well as to the healing aspects of dance during the grieving process.
My Journey of Acculturation: An Autoethnography
Acculturation is a journey of change in which a person has to adjust and adapt from their known culture to a new culture. Writing and researching this autoethnographical paper has helped me to understand my own journey of ...