The Fourth Agreement – Always Do Your Best

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been discussing Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements. The final agreement is one of my favorites, “Always Do Your Best.”The fourth agreement is the glue that holds all of the other agreements together and is the easiest agreement to follow. It allows us to be who we are…

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The Third Agreement – Don’t Make Assumptions

The third agreement in Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements, is “Don’t Make Assumptions.”In this chapter, Ruiz reminds us that assumptions are made-up stories that we believe to be true, even though we don’t know all of the details. When we make assumptions, we put ourselves and our relationships at risk–when all it might take is a…

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The Second Agreement – Don’t Take Anything Personally

Today, I am talking about the second agreement in Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements, “Don’t Take Anything Personally.”Don Miguel Ruiz says when we take things personally, we are making it all about ourselves.  When someone says something to us that isn’t kind, we can look to see if there is any truth in…

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These Four Agreements Can Change Your Life

Don Miguel Ruiz wrote the book The Four Agreements based on the ancient wisdom of the Toltec.  “The Toltec were known throughout southern Mexico as the women and men of knowledge… The Toltec were scientists and artists who formed a society to explore and conserve the spiritual knowledge and practices  of the ancient ones.”  This is…

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