Loving What Is

Loving What Is

Four Questions That Can Change Your Life

Summary

Bryon Katie found herself at a complete dead end in her life, she felt increasingly depressed and over a ten-year period had sunk into an existence of depression, despair and rage. Then one morning she woke up in a state of absolute joy, filled with the freedom of knowing her suffering had ended.

Determined to give people a way to discover for themselves what she had experienced, Katie has developed a simple method of self-enquiry that she calls The Work, four simple questions that allow you to see the problems that are troubling you in a whole new light. The Work is a life-transforming system for discarding the stories we tell ourselves, which are the source of our suffering, and replacing them with the truth and a life of joy and peace.

Reviews

  • ...a revolutionary way to live your life. The question is: are we brave enough to accept it?
    Erica Jong

About the authors

Byron Katie

Byron Katie is the author of bestsellers Loving What Is, I Need Your Love - Is That True? and A Thousand Names for Joy. She is renowned for her creation of 'The Work', a four-step method of self-inquiry.
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Stephen Mitchell

Katie's co-author, Stephen Mitchell, is the author of many bestselling works including Tao Te Ching, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Gilgamesh, The Gospel According to Jesus, The Book of Job, The Second Book of the Tao, The Iliad, and The Odyssey. He lives with his wife in Berkeley, California.
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