Life Loves You! An Interview with Louise Hay

Here are extended excerpts from the article “Life Loves You! An Interview with Louise Hay,” my second interview with Louise Hay. Louise’s message at this stage of her life was simple and powerful: Everything you say, write, and think are affirmations, so use words that affirm your well-being instead of undermine it. Life is good,…

Byron Katie on Questioning What You Believe

Ray: Does questioning your stressful thoughts—the process of inquiry—better support joy than trying to think joyful thoughts? Katie: By questioning our stressful thoughts, we come to see that they’re not true. And if we see that our stressful thoughts aren’t true—if we have questioned them deeply and thoroughly enough—what does that leave? It leaves love.…

Louise Hay on Affirmations and the Economy

Ray: Louise, a lot of manifestation and affirmation work today focuses on material wealth. Louise: Oh, I know, and it’s so stupid. With today’s economy, we’re proving all that shop-till-you-drop bullshit doesn’t work. Ray: But it does seem that people are drawn to doing affirmation work oriented toward gaining material things, maybe out of a…