Do you rush through working a JYN?


Do you tend to rush through the process of working a JYN (Judge Your Neighbour Worksheet) and try doing it in your head?

When you do that, do you have trouble finding the turnarounds?

Getting still in question three

From my experience, I notice that the turnarounds fall out of my work when I fully sit in answering the four questions.  When I sit in the moment where I felt the most emotion and from that place answer Question 3 – How do you react, what happens when you believe that thought? I notice when I am connected with what I was feeling, my answers come easily.

Meditating on question four

Going to Question 4 – Who would you be without the thought, is then a process of getting still and noticing. Sitting in my response to question four allows me to become still and notice all of the things that change for me when I am not there with the thought.

Being in that place, without the thought the response to the Turnarounds then naturally come for me.  I can find the first turnaround easily, as one of them seems the most natural next step in my inquiry.  Then the others show themselves from there.

Follow the simple directions

What I noticed works best for me, is to follow the simple directions and ‘Do The Work’ answering the four questions first.

Shortcutting the process by either jumping straight to the Turnarounds or rushing through working the statements is of little value. Not taking the time to meditate on the statements, I noticed I feel as though I have short changed myself.  I’ve

Slow down and take your time to meditate on the Judge Your Neighbour worksheet.  Do The Work on all or many of the statements on your worksheet.  I found peace when I do that.

About Karen Cherrett

Karen is a Certified Facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie and a trained Counsellor. She wants to be of service to improve your peacefulness through self-inquiry. Karen supports individuals, businesses and practitioners.

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