Stanley Didn’t Have to Die—The Work of Byron Katie An audience member is angry at a loved one who died. She believes that “Stanley didn’t have to die.” Sensing him sitting at the breakfast table with her, she wrestles with feelings of blame such as “He shouldn’t be okay that he died,” “He should […]
Byron Katie and Martha Beck discussing chapter 4 of A Mind at Home with Itself. The quote they discuss is “I have devoted myself to the end of suffering in this apparent world, but I don’t do it because I believe anyone is suffering. I do it because I’m serving myself.” Join the book club, […]
A Mind at Home with Itself” Book Club, Chapter 5 Byron Katie and Martha Beck discussing chapter 5 of “A Mind at Home with Itself.” The quote they discuss is “If you see anything in the world as unacceptable, you can be certain that your mind is confused.” For more with Byron Katie, visit […]
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Byron Katie and Martha Beck discussing chapter 3 of A Mind at Home with Itself. The quote they discuss is “The only important thing to know is this: if a thought hurts, question it.” Join the book club, here. Want your own copy of the book? Get yours, here. For more with Byron Katie, […]
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The No-Body Intensive, Byron Katie’s four-day guided exploration of your belief system, lovingly questions the main aspects of identity and brings to awareness everything identity is made of. Experience for yourself how identity is created, what it feels like to hold it, and how to un-create everything that isn’t your pure essence. For more […]
Byron Katie and Martha Beck discussing chapter 2 of “A Mind at Home with Itself.” The quote they discuss is “the mind can never be controlled. It can only be questioned, loved, and met with understanding.” Join the book club at, here. Want your own copy of the book? Get yours at, here. For more […]
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This podcast is also available on iTunes, click here to listen. A woman resents her husband because she feels he pressured her into having an abortion. BK: Get still. “You didn’t want to have an abortion”–is it true? Woman: I only have yes or no? BK: That’s it. Woman: I want a disclaimer (laughing). Yes. […]
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Click here to listen on iTunes. Lisa Natoli interviews Byron Katie and Stephen Mitchell about their newly released book, A Mind at Home with Itself. The book is structured around the Diamond Sutra, a Buddhist text whose main point is generosity. “The more you realize that there’s no such thing as a self—that in reality […]
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By Tom Moon, MFT– Corey came to see me, consumed with hurt and rage. Two years ago, his partner Lyle, whom Corey said “was the love of my life,” abruptly moved out of their apartment and disappeared while Corey was at work. In the following days, Corey discovered that Lyle had been involved with Lyle’s […]
An interview with Joanna from, welldoing.org Byron Katie is a speaker and author, and the creator of The Work, a system that promotes generosity, selflessness and harmony. This extract of her new book A Mind at Home with Itself shows The Work in action: You’ll notice that Katie is very free in her use of […]
In A Mind at Home with Itself, Byron Katie illuminates one of the most profound ancient Buddhist texts, The Diamond Sutra (newly translated in these pages by distinguished scholar Stephen Mitchell), to reveal the nature of the mind and to liberate us from painful thoughts, using her revolutionary system of self-inquiry called “The Work.” Katie […]
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To listen on iTunes, click here. At the 5-day silent retreat in Engelberg, Switzerland (“Being with Byron Katie”) a Dutch woman questions her beliefs about the meat industry. The situation is that she’s watching an undercover video made at a slaughterhouse in Belgium. As she watches, she thinks, “The meat industry is the largest, […]
Step into an evening of radical self-inquiry with Byron Katie, as she launches her new book, A Mind at Home with Itself. The event will begin with a conversation with The Center for Altruism and Compassion Research and Education’s (CCARE’s) founder and director, Dr. James Doty, who will ask Katie about her life’s work and […]
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Bookshop Santa Cruz is a year-round host to locals, tourists, and students alike. Surrounded by mountains, the Pacific Ocean, and Silicon Valley, Bookshop Santa Cruz hosts a comprehensive author event series featuring appearances by both national and local authors in our beautiful event space, the skylight room. Location: Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Ave […]
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Join Byron Katie as she launches her latest book, A Mind at Home with Itself, which springs from the brilliant clarity of the Diamond Sutra and The Work. Katie will engage with participants using her radical self-inquiry that is so sharp it can cut through the most obstinate stressful thought and lead you to the […]
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Apart from my current job, I am taking a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher Training program to become one of the very first MBSR teachers in Croatia. I feel great appreciation for the MBSR program and the work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and was sad to find none of it is familiar in Croatia – […]
Dearest Katie, Thank you for sharing The Work with the world. I just came back from Russia, where we had the most joyful and wonderful Work event with 48 participants, and then there was a wonderful one in Kiev, Ukraine. It is difficult to describe the joy, warmth, and love that were there, so many […]
The Work of Byron Katie is an extraordinarily effective tool for personal growth and inner awakening. Taking up The Work in earnest has revealed the many challenges of my life to be playing but perfect parts in the unfolding of an amazing transformational journey. As the owner of a leadership coaching & consulting business, the […]
This podcast is also available on iTunes. Vanessa Jane Patrick of the “Limitless Potential” podcast interviews Byron Katie. Katie describes her experience of waking up to reality. Vanessa then asks Katie about identity. Vanessa: If we don’t identify with our thoughts, then what is our identity? BK: Well, we’re not left with much for […]
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