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Letter: “My son shouldn’t play violent video games”

The following is taken from the July edition of the Byron Katie newsletter. Eileen writes because her son’s violent video games are causing her stress. Her words are italicized. Sign up for the newsletter here >> Katie, Please help me with this one: “My son shouldn’t play violent video games/watch violent children’s programmes.” I know…

Letter: Worrying About Iran

Dear Katie, I am stressed about the situation in Iran. My brothers live there. They are out in the streets but we can’t get through to talk to them at all. I keep thinking they have been shot. Is it true? No. Maybe? I don’t want them to be hurting. The situation is not good…

Body in Ruins: ” I want my body to liberate itself of the cancer”

In physical pain and at the edge of death from cancer, a singer finds her voice. Katie: Hi, sweetie! So what’s going on? Vanessa: Well, body in ruins. Katie: Body in ruins. Okay. So let’s hear what you’ve written. Vanessa: I am saddened by my body because it’s giving me such a hard time, because…

The School for The Work: An Account by Richard Lawrence Cohen

If you’ve never been to The School for The Work, here’s a first-hand account from the dear, inimitable, Richard Lawrence Cohen. He describes his personal experience in this, a travel-log of his journey through The Work:

Letter: Marriage Helper

Dear Ms. Katie, Thank you for saving my 17 years of marriage with I Need Your Love—Is That True? I read your book in a mountain inn as I was ready to leave my husband. I cried and realized it was all me. Just to let you know that we are happily married because I…

Letter: Back from Barstow

Katie, You probably will not remember me…I remember you from Barstow Ca. Back in the late 90s I started getting ‘newsletters’ from you…haven’t a clue where you got my information, i lived in Phoenix. It was always a good read and I looked forward to them every month. It was a very humble beginning it…

Mutts and The Work

Stephen and I met Patrick McDonnell, the wonderful artist of the comic strip “Mutts” (www.muttscomics.com), at the Omega event in New York. He later sent us a few of his books, including The Best of Mutts, with a dedication that included the following cartoons. I thought you would enjoy them:  

Letter: “When you get it”

Dearest Katie, About two years ago I read Loving What Is and began my Work journey, this never ending internal life. After listening to the audio of the book, and subsequent audios, I sent you a letter, which ended up…

“I Lost My Job”

Dear Katie, I'm a sixty-two year old computer consultant, and I just lost my job two months ago. The stress is unbearable. I keep looking for something to do, but the positions out there are just not for me. They're…

Business Inquiry: “Having More Customers Means Having More Profits”

This is Jerry's Business Inquiry example: "Having more customers means having more profits" Jerry: "I am a business development manager for a mid-size consumer goods company, and my team has a real hard time with this. We believe that 'having…

Business Inquiry: How to Do The Work at Work

What are the beliefs that are getting in the way of your job or your business? In the same way as we do inquiry on our stressful thoughts about people in our lives, we can do business inquiry, questioning the…

Turnaround House: A Letter of Gratitude

I ran away from a 29 year marriage with 2 suitcases and not much else. I was in such a state of fear/anxiety that I was shaking uncontrollably as I drove away from the house…fearing I might meet my husband…

Letter: “My son will soon be dead”

Katie: I am still suffering with the thought that my son, who has a brain tumor, will soon be dead. I think of reasons why that would be good in this friendly universe, like then he, who has never seemed…

A Glimpse of Stephen’s New Book

He calls it The Second Book of the Tao. The book is now available online and in bookstores everywhere. Here Stephen reads an excerpt from the book: Chapter 8 How do I know that loving life isn't simply a delusion?…

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