Tag Archive: Byron Katie

Feb 12 2014

Understanding Guru Personalities – A Comprehensive Analysis of The Work of Byron Katie

(Guru Analytics Article 4) Like many spiritual gurus, Byron Katie seems to mix truth and lies, help and harm, wisdom and blindness. In the three previous articles, I dished out a lot of heartfelt praise and a lot of pretty harsh criticism as well. In this article I compile everything from the previous articles into …

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Feb 10 2014

My Insights about The Work of Byron Katie from 2001 to 2014

(Guru Analytics Article 3) I began studying The Work of Byron Katie in 2001. In the past 13 years I have had both great praise and great criticism of The Work. This article is actually a gathering of all remaining information about The Work of Byron Katie not covered in the first two articles. Note …

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Feb 10 2014

REBT and The Work of Byron Katie – A Comparison

(Guru Analytics Article 2) The Work of Byron Katie and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (a cognitive therapy developed by Albert Ellis) have many similarities. Since I have been both a student of The Work and a group leader for SMART Recovery, a recovery group that uses REBT to help people overcome addictive behaviors, in this …

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Feb 10 2014

The Work of Byron Katie Could Accidentally Cause Problems In Psychologically Vulnerable People

This is my first “guru analytics” blog post. In this series of posts I am attempting to do a kind of meta-analyses of guru personalities, capturing the entire picture including all the good and all the bad. Guru personalities are so complicated. While they do have legitimately helpful offerings, since they many times do not …

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