Byron Katie takes a moment to explain what The Work is for. “Inquiry is for things that go bump in the night,” Katie explains. “It allows us to deal with the thoughts that move you from your true nature. Inquiry is a way to identify these thoughts and put them on paper. To bring them […]
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Also available on iTunes, here. Marcela from Canada asks Byron Katie, “If a body is just a projection of mind, do we still need to take care of it?” “Absolutely,” Katie says. “Cause and effect. If I don’t eat, the body dies. That is the apparent material world. Then there’s another world. […]
Also available on iTunes, here. Byron Katie and Armin Rott of Germany talk about how forgiveness really happens through the meditative process of The Work. This interview was part of the first German online Forgiveness Conference in 2017. “Forgiveness,” Katie says, “is knowing that what I believed happened, didn’t necessarily happen. I can […]
Also available on iTunes, here. Jo-Jo from Hercules California asks, “What if the Santa Barbara shooter had had the chance to do inquiry, to challenge the thoughts that led him to kill people? Perhaps he wouldn’t have done what he did.” “If I have no cause to kill. why would I kill?” Katie says. “Every […]
Also available on iTunes, click here to listen. In this fascinating discussion between Byron Katie, John Tarrant, and Stephen Mitchell, the three take a deep dive into similarities between The Work and Buddhism, and how these were woven into “A Mind at Home with Itself.” John begins, “In Katie and Stephen’s new book, Stephen translates […]
Location: Ojai, Ca Dates: 10-19 July 2018 The curriculum at the School is a living, evolving process, changing with the needs of the participants and on the basis of past students’ experiences. The exercises and activities are designed to mirror the transformation Katie herself went through after she woke up to reality in 1986. You […]
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To listen on iTunes, click here. Tori from France says, “I’m upset because I’m too young to have children” and “I want to accept what’s going on.” She recalls a moment when she was younger, sitting alone in her studio. This is the situation she will meditate on as she questions her thoughts. “So, […]
Also available on iTunes, listen here. Byron Katie does The Work via Skype with a woman from Virginia who struggles with her belief that “God should help me pay the rent.” “Notice what happens when you believe this thought,” Katie says. “I get very angry,” says the woman, “and I wonder what I […]
To listen on iTumes, click here. A woman from Denmark asks, “How do you know when it’s time to make changes? You get to love everything as it is, but still, Katie, you make changes, for instance, you left Paul, your ex-husband. So I’m confused, because I am happy and content, but I still […]
Also available in iTune, Click here to listen. A young woman does The Work at the New Year’s Mental Cleanse in Los Angeles. She is stuck on the belief “I need a partner to be happy.” With Byron Katie’s help, she questions this belief and the many thoughts and images of past and future […]
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Also available on iTunes, click here to listen. Byron Katie guides you through meditation on the Judge-Your-Neighbor Worksheet. First she helps you recall a specific situation when you were upset with someone. “Find a situation when you were frustrated, angry, or hurt with someone. Get in touch with the emotion and name it. Then […]
Also available on iTunes, listen here. Byron Katie talks with a woman from Serbia who asks, “Do we all have ego?” “What is an ego to you?” Katie says. “To me, the I that believes is the ego: the you that you believe to be you, the one you think is the thinker, the […]
Also available on iTunes, listen here. A woman from New Orleans struggles with her mother’s decision to be friends with a man who has served prison time for rape and who assaulted her when she was a child. Her mother wants to spend time with him because she feels he adds value to […]
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Location: Chicago, Illinois The No-Body Intensive, Byron Katie’s four-day guided exploration of your belief system, lovingly explores and questions the main aspects of identity. It brings to awareness everything identity is made of. It looks at how we create an identity, what it feels like to carry it, and how we can un-create it. […]
To listen to this podcast on iTunes, click here. Byron Katie speaks with a woman over Skype whose eldest son died of AIDS 18 years ago. Now she’s dealing with her daughter’s mental illness. She wakes up thinking, “I’ll never see her again.” Katie begins by asking her, “Is it true?” “As […]
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Location: Omega Institue in Rhinebeck, New York As Katie guides you through The Work, your stressful beliefs—about your past, your family, your relationships, or yourself—can radically shift. In this workshop, working with your thoughts, experiences, and beliefs, using the method that Eckhart Tolle describes as “a great blessing for our planet,” you can discover peaceful, […]
Location: Ojai, Ca and on Facebo Live Cost: By Donation Join Byron Katie for two hours of inquiry using The Work, four simple questions that bring relief from confusion and suffering. Experience the clarity of understanding thoughts that have been troubling you for years. Leave this workshop with everything you need to do The Work […]
Also available on iTunes, listen here. A woman from the Netherlands asks Byron Katie, “How do I recognize manipulation?” “Just notice,” Katie says. “Any time you’re defensive, you’re manipulating. It’s an attempt to hold an identity for yourself–an identity you want us to believe you are. Any time you feel anger or irritation, that […]
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9 Day School for The Work of Byron Katie in Ojai, California The curriculum at the School is a living, evolving process, changing with the needs of the participants and on the basis of past students’ experiences. The exercises and activities are designed to mirror the transformation Katie herself went through after she woke up […]
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