The Fifth Agreement
A Practical Guide to Self-masteryBook - 2010
THE FIVE AGREEMENTS BE IMPECCABLE WITH YOUR WORD Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. DON'T TAKE ANYTHING PERSONALLY Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless suffering. DON'T MAKE ASSUMPTIONS Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness, and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life. ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are tired as opposed to well-rested. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse, and regret. BE SKEPTICAL, BUT LEARN TO LISTEN Don't believe yourself or anybody else. Use the power of doubt to question everything you hear- It is really the truth? Listen to the intent behind words, and you will understand the real message. IN THE FOUR AGREEMENTS, A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER for over seven years don Miguel Ruiz revealed how the process of our education, or 'domestication.' Can make us forget the wisdom we were born with. Throughout our lives, we make many agreements that go against ourselves and create needless suffering. The Four Agreements help us to break these self-limiting agreements and replace them with agreements that bring us personal freedom, happiness, and love. Now don Miguel Ruiz joins his son don Jose Ruiz to offer a fresh perspective on the Four Agreements, and a powerful new agreement for transforming our lives into our personal heaven- the fifth agreement. THE FIFTH AGREEMENT takes us to a deeper level of awareness of the power of the Self, and returns us to the authenticity we were born with. 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.
Publisher: San Rafael, Calif. : Amber-Allen Pub., c2010.
Branch Call Number: 299.792 Rui
Characteristics: xvi, 232 p. --
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