How to Have a Clear Mind and Healthy Body
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...
How to Step Out of the Dream and Into Your Life
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...
How To Listen Without Fear—The Work of Byron Katie®
During an event at the Center for The Work in Ojai, CA, a woman questions what she believes about her daughter. One of her statements is “She doesn’t tell me about her life.”
“How do you react when you believe that thought?” Katie asks. “I’m...
How to Be Grateful for the Opportunity to be Honest—The Work of Byron Katie®
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...
Do You Need to be Proactive in Life?—The Work of Byron Katie®
A man says, “I know that things are the way they are, but shouldn't I take action to change my life?"
"Things are the way I believe them to be," Katie says. "Without inquiry, I’m stuck with that. So I'm successful or I...
No One Can Wrong Me—The Work of Byron Katie®
At the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, a woman from the audience says she was verbally attacked and blamed by her classroom teacher. Byron Katie guides her through The Work, beginning with the thought “My teacher is blaming me.”
Prove That You Love Me—The Work of Byron Katie®
At the 2018 New Year's Mental Cleanse in Los Angeles, a woman sits with Byron Katie and questions the thought “I want him to buy me a T.V.”
After the woman reads her thoughts about the situation, Katie says, “You actually just want him to prove...
No One Can Hurt Me, That’s My Job—The Work of Byron Katie®
Byron Katie expands on the statement “No one can hurt me; that’s my job” for an audience member at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center. The man, the son of a Holocaust survivor, questions how this viewpoint could apply to victims of violent crime, war, and...
How to Change the World—The Work of Byron Katie ®
Byron Katie describes in the simplest possible terms, how to change your world.
Want to learn more about how to change your world? Read Katie's new book, "A Mind at Home with Itself."