I Have Not Been Doing The Work at All Lately + The Difference Between “I Love The Work” and “I Need The Work”

In this episode of the Wiggle Room Podcast, a participant describes how she hasn’t been doing The Work as much as she would like to. The thought that was getting in the way is that she felt she needed to do The Work on important things and there was nothing important enough to make it worth it.

Listen as she does The Work on “I need to do The Work on something significant.” It’s amazing how enjoyable and helpful questioning a “trivial” thought like this can be.


0:00 — Invitation to The Work 101
2:39 — Intro
4:33 — Inquiry: I Have Not Been Doing The Work at All Lately (I need to do The Work on something significant).
28:12 — Question: How do you do your Work on a daily basis?
34:36 — Newsletter: The Difference Between “I Love The Work” and “I Need The Work”
39:53 — Outro

Open Session Recording

The dialogue in the first part of this episode is taken from one of my weekly Open Sessions. You can be a participant in Open Sessions each week to do The Work with me or ask your questions. This is an unedited recording so you can experience how to land on a thought to question when doing The Work of Byron Katie.

Newsletter Article

In the second part of the recording, you’ll hear me reading the newsletter article, The Difference Between “I Love The Work” and “I Need The Work”. Are interruptions stressful for you? Listen as I add and share ideas not included in the original article.

I also encourage you to subscribe to my newsletter to get new articles like this one each week. 

Bonus Videos

If you prefer video, you can watch the following sections of the podcast in HD video.

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