My breathing blinded me

You dont know what you dont know! That phrase has become one of those I try to live my life by. I have had a period of my life where I thought I was getting depressed, insane or worse. No matter what I did, it was just like I could not be happy, at least not all the...
Transitions

Transitions

Yoga student Elaine wanted to work on crow pose/jump back transition. It’s a complex transition, requiring  strength, power, balance, agility, flexibility, timing and good breath control; narrative is also a huge factor. Elaine has had a very tough year personally, on...

Keeping It Simple

Never underestimate the power of simplicity. Knowing the outcome of this story I am about to share also just underscores how important the foundation of the 1,2,3 is and that is to get the breathing down and not to progress further until they do, as Doug has always...
Rabbit holes and enlightenment

Rabbit holes and enlightenment

I attended L1 & 2 in London in February 2020 just before our worlds tilted and went expecting to add a skill set to my practice and left four days later tumbling down a rabbit hole that has had a profound impact on my life. I have spoken about the startling...
I had a dream………

I had a dream………

I was in France in June of 2017 on a retreat with hiking, meditation, and spiritual practice. At that point I had been working with “Be Activated” for some years, and like in all the stories here – Douglas´ work has changed my life, my perspective, and the way I...

The power of the mind – Be Astonished

What is in the mind is in the body, and what is in the body is in the mind. It touched me deeply from the very first course I took with Doug. Really simply, we can see this all around. Next time someone tells you they are sad, just check where their shoulders are...