For the Intrinsic Practice, “emotion” represents anything that is related to feeling, mood, sentiment, affect and subjectivity. As for soma, you have to learn to use words to describe your emotional experience at a given moment of any situation. Again, you could rely on the list of words provided in the list of Words for Emotion to describe what you are experiencing. That list contains words that describe many types of emotional activities, ranging from negative to positive.
After this is done, proceed to the next dimension: Thought.