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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 ...
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.
The Ugly Other, The Monstrous Self: An Auto-Ethnographic Research Inquiry into Abjection and Body Dissatisfaction
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between operationalized concepts of body dissatisfaction and abjection. Auto-ethnography is used as a tool for analyzing the theoretical and semantic meaning of ...
Childhood Loss, Attachment, and Pathways to Growth: A Personal Growth Process
In this thesis, I will present my own personal experience with childhood loss and grief as it has impacted my life, through my adolescence and into my adulthood. Using autoethnography as a method of research inquiry, I ...
Three Seasons of Change: Connecting Life, School and Learning About the Art of Counselling
This is a narrative of personal experiences, thoughts and understandings that occurred while I was a graduate student in counselling psychology. While learning to become a counsellor I experienced a significant life event, ...
Deconstructing My Spiritual Struggles: An Autoethnography
Spiritual and Religious struggles have the potential to negatively impact an individual struggling with doubts, frustrations with religious communities or existential questions. These struggles also have the opportunity ...
Re-Storying My Experiences of Grief: An Autoethnography
Grief is often misunderstood and feared in Western society, leading to the disenfranchisement, isolation, and marginalisation of the bereaved, their families, and communities. In this thesis, I use the autoethnographic ...
Bi-Culturalism and Second-Generation South Asian Women in Canada
The spectrum of bi-culturalism is vast in how second-generation individuals decide to balance or not balance cultures. Traditional values and belief systems alongside the new values and beliefs that immigrants are exposed ...
Potential for Personal Growth in Grief and Loss: A Personal Journey of Re-learning the World
Grief and loss is a significant experience that can impact an individual’s way of being in many areas throughout the course of their lives. An experience of loss instigates grief, and grievers process the pain and suffering ...
Finding Spaces of Connection After the Sudden Loss of a Child
The sudden death of a child is a traumatic, life-shattering event. This heuristic inquiry opens space to the voices of mothers who have experienced such a loss and seeks to understand their experience of connection with ...