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The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (1997)

by Miguel Ruiz

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The author uses ancient Toltec wisdom to fashion a personal philosophy around these four principles--be impeccable with your word, don't take anything personally, don't make assumptions and always do your best.

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Describes 4 things to do to help achieve mental health and happiness. A bit over the top with "black" magic and good magic, but the principles can be useful. ( )
  LindaLeeJacobs | Feb 15, 2020 |
impeccable speech
it’s not about you
check your assumptions
do the best you can, no more, no less ( )
  jefware | Oct 29, 2019 |
Basic common sense, nothing earth-shattering in this book. Written very simply with repetition and examples lacking substance. Very light reading, can finish in less than 3 hours -- even so, not worth the time. ( )
  jacki | Sep 28, 2019 |
This book could have added a new agreement like staying true to yourself/don't be a plastic.
The book seems good but then at times, it feels that the agreements are incomplete and not robust enough to change your life. There are many other things/processes that you can agree to in life I think. Moreover, you may have to disagree with part of the 4 agreements at times. Eg be impeccable with your words? what about action? can you say one word but act opposite?

I disagree with some of the agreements. There are always exceptions to the rule. imagine you don't give people a benefit of the doubt (no assumptions), then you may start worrying to no end what the person is doing.

Here's 4 agreements you should have:
1) Always be true to yourself. don't be a plastic
2) Don't worry over trifles
3) work and play hard
4) be responsible for what happened to you no matter what

After thinking through the four agreements for one month, I realized I can live by these 4 agreements written by Don Miguel Ruiz. ( )
  Wendy_Wang | Sep 28, 2019 |
The book introduced four good but simple advises to follow in order to get your own personal freedom. ( )
  m.arredondo | Apr 30, 2019 |
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