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Wiggle Room Podcast: Episode 18

I’m Going To Be Too Sick To Enjoy My Vacation + Are You Focusing Too Much On Technique When Doing The Work?

I’m Going To Be Too Sick To Enjoy My Vacation

In this episode of the Wiggle Room Podcast, a participant in one of my Open Sessions shares his stressful thoughts about an upcoming cruise across the Pacific Ocean after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He worries that he could have a pancreatic attack on the ocean. Listen as he finds a balance to his story by doing The Work of Byron Katie.

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0:00 — Intro
1:47 — Inquiry: “I’m Going To Be Too Sick To Enjoy My Vacation”
28:05 — Newsletter: “Are You Focusing Too Much on Technique When Doing The Work?”
37:08 — Outro

Open Session Recording

The dialogue in the first half 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.

Listen as this participant does The Work on the thought, “I’m going to be too sick to enjoy my vacation.” This is an unedited recording so you can experience how I do The Work in real life with any stressful thought that comes up.

Newsletter Text

In the second half of the recording, I read my article, “Are You Focusing Too Much on Technique When Doing The Work?” During the reading, I add new things that come to mind in addition to the text I wrote. 

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.

Become Fluent in The Work of Byron Katie

If you enjoy listening or watching as participants go through the process of doing The Work, you may want to practice this form of meditation yourself.

Want to learn how to hold yourself and others in The Work? Take The Work 101, my nine-week (or nine-month) online course for learning and deepening your practice of The Work. Or join us for a weekend virtual retreat.