Byron Katie has one job: to teach people how to end their own suffering. As she guides people through her simple yet powerful process of inquiry, called The Work, they find again and again that their stressful beliefs—about the world, other people, or themselves—radically shift. This shift allows the mind to return to its awakened, […]
Listen to the Podcast on iTunes. A husband and wife do The Work with Byron Katie during her 2017 Zurich event. (In English with German translation.) Katie asks the husband to look his wife in the eyes and read from the Judge-Your-Neighbor Worksheet he has written about her. BK: I invite everyone to this […]
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Elise is Ignoring Me—The Work of Byron Katie Byron Katie does The Work with a French man who believes that his girlfriend is ignoring him. His concept is “I’m angry with Elise because she’s ignoring me.” He explains that she’s passionately interested in another man. Man: The situation is: we are in a dance hall […]
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A French woman does The Work on a situation with her sister that occurred thirty years ago. The woman had just opened her first bank account and was already in the red. Sitting at the dinner table with their parents, her little sister said, “You’re irresponsible.” The belief she finds by revisiting that moment is […]
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Eileen Fisher and Byron Katie dive in and explore topics that include anxiety, creative mind, how to serve, conscious consumerism, and a fearless state of mind. This conversation was filmed live at the Eileen Fisher Embodiment Lounge at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco in February 2017. Discover LifeWork, an evolving collection of resources […]
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Today’s topic is How to Identify and Question the Stressful Thoughts that Cause Our Stress and hopefully by the end of the show you’ll be inspired to question the things that cause your suffering and have the knowledge and power to dismantle these stressful thoughts and gain freedom of mind. Byron Katie is interviewed on […]
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Can you reduce the amount of suffering in your life just by asking a few specific questions? Peter Bregman started reading Loving What Is years ago. “The idea of accepting life as it is scared me, so I stopped reading the book. Recently I stepped into a workshop with Byron Katie, thinking to myself ‘How […]
Enjoy these photos from the February 2017 Being with Byron Katie event in Ojai, which was webcast around the world. For more information about upcoming events, please visit thework.com
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My new book, A Mind at Home with Itself, will be published on September 19. (Please pre-order it at amindathomewithitself.com.) Here’s a chapter from the book. (The word “Buddha” means “the awakened one.” It’s a word for the clear mind—for me, for you, for all of us.) Chapter 8: The Ultimate Generosity The Buddha […]
I’m Disappointed in Her—The Work of Byron Katie A man whose baby has died struggles with listening to his wife complain about work. His thoughts are “Her world view is rubbish,” “She needs to not care about work,” and “How can she think about work when our baby is dead?” At the core of his […]
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Lilou: People are really going through hard times with depression and suicide, etc. What is your perception of this? BK: People are projecting the past and the future in their minds. When you imagine what the future will be, fear is created. Now is the only time we can really live in. I always say, […]
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My Mother Doesn’t Want to Know Me—The Work of Byron Katie A woman does The Work on a moment in time when she was texting with her estranged mother. Her belief at that moment is “My mother doesn’t want to know me.” BK: We’re meditating on “She doesn’t want to know me”—is it true?” […]
Something Terrible is Going to Happen—Interview: Byron Katie Byron Katie speaks with Deborah Beauvais of the “Love by Intuition” show on 1510 AM WMEX Boston. Katie describes, in detail, her experience of awakening and the beginning of The Work. Then she guides Deborah in doing The Work on the thought “Something terrible is going […]
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Join Katie in a workshop designed to take you on a journey of self-discovery. With her humor and lovingly incisive clarity. Katie will show you how to identify and question the stressful thoughts that cause all the suffering and violence in the world. Anyone with an open mind can do The Work. Participants will have […]
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