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His best-known book, The Four Agreements, was published in and has sold about 10 million times in the United States and has been translated into 46 languages. The book advocates the personal freedom of convictions and agreements we have made with ourselves and with others, which create use and unhappiness in our lives. As young children, our true nature is to love and be happy, to explore and enjoy life; We are absolutely authentic. When we are teenagers, we have learned to judge ourselves, to punish ourselves and to reward ourselves after agreements that we have never chosen. The four agreements help us break self-limitation agreements and replace them with agreements that bring us freedom, happiness and love. He has been on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly a decade.
Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author:. In , however, instead of just publishing a revised edition, he co-wrote an update and sequel with his son, Don Jose Ruiz. As the name suggests, the book adds a fifth guiding principle, but it also re-explains the four previous ones:. If you want to save this summary for later, download the free PDF and read it whenever you want. Download PDF. In The Four Agreements , Don Miguel described the sum of uncontrollable elements in our lives as the source of our domestication. These include all habits, attitudes, ideas and behaviors we pick up as innocent children from parents, mentors, friends, and teachers.
Pick up the key ideas in the book with this quick summary. Do you live your life freely and in accordance with the real truth about yourself and your surroundings? Or as you grew up did you gradually lose the ability to explore and create without judging yourself and others? If you agree to let go of the self-limiting habits that prevent you from seeing the real truth, you can recover this power. Every day our mind is influenced by society and the people around us.
The fifth agreement is be skeptical, but learn to listen. You know that humans speak with symbols and that symbols are only the truth because we agree , not because they are really the truth. But the second half of the agreement is learn to listen , and the reason is simple: When you learn to listen, you understand the meaning of the symbols that people are using; you understand their story, and the communication improves a lot. Once you realize that hardly anything you know through symbols is true, then be skeptical has a much bigger meaning. Be skeptical is masterful because it uses the power of doubt to discern the truth. Whenever you hear a message from yourself or from another artist, simply ask: Is it truth, or is it not truth? Is it reality or is it a virtual reality?
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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. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean.
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His work is best-received among members of the New Thought movement that focuses on ancient teachings as a means to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Don Miguel Ruiz was born in rural Mexico, the youngest of 13 children. He attended medical school, and became a surgeon. For several years he practiced medicine with his brothers. A near-fatal car accident changed the direction of his life. He promptly returned to his mother to acquire greater moral understanding.