Talk:Motivation and emotion/Book/2013/Yoga and emotion

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References[edit source]

Hi i fixed your references for you so they have the hanging indentation :) Chapter looks great! Olivia Poscoliero (discusscontribs) 05:36, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

^ Thanks a lot!! Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 21:34, 1 November 2013 (UTC)


Hey, you're doing really well so far! I know the few times i have been to yoga I feel so relaxed and sleepy afterwards as opposed to other classes where I feel extremely energetic and sore after. So it would be interesting to see where you go with the emotion side of yoga.. Maybe look into emotions before and after yoga, if you are interested in that..?

Here is an article that hopefully is useful to you. Woolery, A., Myers, H., Sternleib, B., Zeltzer, L. (2004). A yoga intervention for young adults with elevated symptoms of depression. Alternative Therapies, 10(2), 60 – 64. Sara-anne123 (discusscontribs) 08:57, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

^ Thanks for the encouragement! Great article too :) Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 06:10, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

Dissociative remedy?[edit source]

I have heard and read that Yoga can have immense and diverse health and well being benefits. I see that you have alleviation of depression and anxiety listed as being some of the emotional/psychological benefits, and am just wondering whether or not there is currently a pool of research out there on Yoga and the benefits it can provide for people with dissociative experiences. As it seems that one of the reasons many people undertake Yoga is because of its philosophy of Mindfulness and "being in the present moment", and dissociative experiences/disorders are often quite contrary to this philosophy, I just thought this may be a helpful content suggestion for your page :)

I'd be interested to know about what the research to date shows regarding this, if you end up including it in your page!

All the best,

--Jacki Ball (discusscontribs) 21:00, 22 October 2013 (UTC)

^ What an interesting idea! I will look into that further! Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 06:10, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

PTSD/Benefits[edit source]

Hi! When I searched this topic in Google scholar a lot of articles regarding yoga and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) appeared. Maybe this could also be worth checking out under your practical applications? Also perhaps the recent influx of yoga could be mentioned? has it become more popular in recent years etc? Why? Also maybe discuss the benefits of yoga and how any relaxation techniques that you learn from classes can be applied to daily emotional stress? Goodluck with your chapter! --U3068359 (discusscontribs) 01:15, 27 October 2013 (UTC)u3068359

^ Hi there! Thanks for that, lots of useful ideas! I will be sure to implement them as best I can into my chapter :) Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 06:03, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

Another resource[edit source]

Hi I'm doing Transactional stress and coping, and found this book review with some interesting stress management methods. Although it doesn't have all the pages, there appears to be enought to gain some information from it. It does have a chapter on Yoga that may be useful for you, if you need it. Principles and practice of stress management PS - I think some of your information and links look relevent to my chapter. If you don't mind, I would like to link to your chapter in mine. Regards Miss Lyn 12 (discusscontribs) 23:40, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

^ Hi there! Thanks for that, that was a great book, lots of info! Yes please feel free to link my chapter to yours, would you mind if I linked yours to mine also? Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 06:02, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

Fantastic chapter[edit source]

Wow - I've had a quick skim and this is looking like a fantastic chapter - clearly relevant to the book theme, well presented, a mixture of theory and research etc. Love it and look forward to a closer ready. This feedback page is also an excellent demonstration of collaborative engagement, including your responses, Iluvyoga41yf3. What a wonderful contribution. Sincerely, James -- Jtneill - Talk - c 13:31, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

^ Thanks a lot for the encouragement James! Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 01:04, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

Wiki-links[edit source]

How about some more wiki-links e.g., yoga. -- Jtneill - Talk - c 13:31, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

^ Yes thanks for reminding me, I was leaving that till the very end so that the writing was all done and I could make sure all the links are in the correct places :) Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 01:04, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

Types of yoga[edit source]

Apologies if this already covered, but I wonder if it worth discussing different types of yoga in terms of their theory/connection with emotion e.g., Satynanda vs. Hatha ... etc. Perhaps it is possible to even make brief mention with reference(s) to more detailed discussion. -- Jtneill - Talk - c 13:31, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

^ That's a great idea! I'll try and sort something out with that in mind now :) Thanks a lot James! Iluvyoga4lyf3 (discusscontribs) 01:05, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

Friendly Encouragement[edit source]

Hey,Iluvyoga4lyf3 aka Max Have nothing constructive to really say other than I am getting a lot of enjoyment from your page!!! Particularly love the exercise - I might need to take up yoga after reading this ;) JodieVeitch (discusscontribs)

^ Haha, thanks a lot Jodie! Glad I can help everyone love yoga as much as I do!

u3054871's feedback[edit source]

Hey, great chapter! I really like the yoga and you part and finding a video on yoga was a great idea!


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Overall[edit source]

An interesting and well presented chapter - well done!

Theory[edit source]

Theories are really well identified and explored. Well done for making the chapter practical. To improve further, include some critical analysis throughout.

Research[edit source]

Research is well incorporated, and described at a level appropriate for the target audience. While the inclusion of research on physical health is useful, it could perhaps have been reduced so that mental health was a clearer focus.

Written expression[edit source]

Nicely presented and structured. Well done for including links throughout and making the chapter interactive. The intro was a particular highlight! APA was well done. ShaunaB (discusscontribs)


^ Thanks a lot!


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Overall[edit source]

A very nicely presented and succinct summary of chapter content - great job!

Structure and content[edit source]

Theory and research are included throughout, and key concepts have been well identified. A logical flow between concepts is demonstrated. Content appears to be accurate, and is of an academic standard.

Communication[edit source]

The visual presentation of this chapter is a real highlight. The inclusion of music is also a great idea, and is complimentary to the theme. Ideas are communicated very clearly. Illustrative examples are also incorporated nicely. This all made the presentation very engaging.

Production quality[edit source]

Picture and sound quality are good. Production tools have been used very effectively to create a great presentation, which is professional and informative. An area for improvement would be to work on making dialogue volume consistent throughout - the changing volume was quite distracting.ShaunaB (discusscontribs)