Byron Katie's Blog

A Thousand Faces of Joy

At the School for The Work – Bad Neuenahr, Germany – July 2006….

Live Now: Just Do the Dishes!

Become mindful of how often your conversations focus on the past or future. Be aware of the verbs you use: was, did, will, are going to, etc. To speak of the past in the present is to reawaken and recreate…

Whose Business Are You In?

Notice when you hurt that you are mentally out of your business. If you're not sure, stop and ask, "Mentally, whose business am I in?" There are only three kinds of business in the universe: mine, yours, and God's. Whose…

Quit Your Pain – an article in AARP magazine

The AARP article about The Work is timely, in a way. I'm 63, and I accept it. But not everyone accepts their age. What stress do you experience when you think your body should be different than it is, or…

Inquiry – “I Hate My Husband…”

The following dialog appears in Loving What Is. NOTE: Byron Katie's response to reader comments on this post may be read here>> Mary, reading the statements from her Worksheet: I hate my husband because he drives me crazy — everything…

The Work 101

The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues with what is. When the mind is perfectly clear, what is is what we want. If you want reality to be different than it is, you might…