Always Do Your Best It is important to give the best in whatever one does. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. This is the growth industry of our time. In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Learn to speak and understand your mate's love language, and in no time you will be able to effectively love and truly feel loved in return. The internal dialogue with ourselves also is important.
We each live in our own personal dream, and these come together to form the dream of the planet, or the world in which we live. Ruiz' work was evidently influenced strongly by the tales of Don Juan by Castaneda. It probably would have been helpful to do a deep dive into cognitive biases, as that is what it mainly relates to. And I would recommend it over 4 agreements, But seriously 80% of the book is an more of the same. He used to build businesses. For each skill, they present guided practices to help you artfully apply these insights in your own relationships - starting with the essential relationship with yourself. I can do no wrong? The effort is what's most important.
Ruiz refers to this phenomenon as the domestication of the mind. How can we change the entire dream of our life when we have no power to change even the smallest agreement? I will continue to go back to this book for inspiration and clarity. While simple, these agreements are anything but easy. He was about the same age 25 as I was when I first read Castaneda; I leave the calculus to you. It is important not to condemn and talk negatively about others. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an Alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest.
Concise and difficult to understand topics repeated in different ways to insure you understand the concept. A sin is anything that you do which goes against yourself. The architecture of our negative mental habits he believes shields us from the joy we could experience and instead house us in a world of needless suffering. Then gently, and in very practical terms, he leads us into this new consciousness. Skillful communication is within your grasp! The other edge is the impeccability of the word, which will only create beauty, love, and heaven on earth. He led them into a world war with just the power of his word. Read this if want to begin to seek awareness! This is an audiobook that I will re-listen to at some time.
When you are impeccable, you take responsibility for your actions, but you do not judge or blame yourself. Also, he says that people can be way too judgmental for various reasons which he explains and you need to be cognizant of this before you accept what they say. Some of it you need to take into context, in that, some of what he says might be interpreted as? Peter Coyote voice is heartfelt. But like a sword with two edges, your word can create the most beautiful dream, or your word can destroy everything around you. . In these agreements you tell yourself who you are, what you feel, what you believe, and how to behave. Accepting what others have to say about us makes us feel weaker and with limitations.
Practicing the new agreements in your life is how your best becomes better. Regardless of what language you speak, your intent manifests through the word. Tribes make our world work, and always have. The human mind is like a fertile ground where seeds are continually being planted. This is reality, that is fantasy; this is possible, that is impossible. In this compelling sequel to the book that has changed the lives of millions of people around the world, we are reminded of the greatest gift we can give ourselves: the freedom to be who we really are.
The Four Agreements sound simple, even simplistic. Domestication and the Dream of the Planet 2. The story of the movie theaters was powerful! Simple, not always easy to practice but resonates with me! Addicts are considered to be sub-human, if not alien. The New Dream: Heaven on Earth Prayers. Fragments of this Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries.
He continues to blend the sage advice of our spiritual ancestors with a modern psychological approach to awareness, and he guides groups in these with travel to the sacred spiritual sites worldwide. I truly believe these books should be required reading for humanity. The family anticipated that Ruiz would embrace their centuries-old legacy of healing and teaching and, as a nagual, carry forward the esoteric Toltec knowledge. However, rather than using nebulous clich? What other animal on the planet can speak? Not as impactful as the first book but how could it be, it was only 1 agreement against four. Don't buy into other people's opinions. The seeds are opinions, ideas, and concepts.