Stop Suffering: The Work with Byron Katie


Lilou Mace interviews modern sage Byron Katie on the experience of suffering. Where does it come from and how can we stop it? Learn how to apply a simple, yet profound, inquiry process to question your stressful thoughts.

In a nutshell, examine the painful thoughts you hold about any situation by holding each up to the following questions:

Is it true? Can you be absolutely sure that it's true?

How do you feel when you believe the thought?

Who would you be (in that situation) without the thought?

Turn the thought around to the opposite statement. Can you find examples where it's true? Turn the thought around to the self and find more examples. Keep looking for additional turnarounds that expand your point of view on the situation.

The cognitive shift that occurs is profoundly transformative.

Everything you need to apply The Work to your life, including an e-book called The Little Book, can be found free of charge at


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