Using “The Four Agreements” in high school counseling

by Betsey McGuire

As a high school counselor with a caseload of around 550 students, I assist students with all kinds of issues. Along with the more routine responsibilities of helping kids choose classes, consider post-secondary options, and improve grades, a big part of my job is to atte...

The second agreement: Don’t take anything personally

By Therese Borchard

Don’t take anything personally. That’s the second agreement of Don Miguel Ruiz’s classic, “The Four Agreements.” I ...

Practice idea for mastering awareness

by don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills

This practice idea will help you to become aware of the agreements you’ve made with yourself, and to recover the awareness of your authentic self. The objective is to become aware of any agreements that limit the expression of your cre...

Why the first agreement is so important

Do you find yourself “showing up” for other people, but rarely keeping the promises you make to yourself? Learn what don Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements, and Oprah say about the importance of this first agreement and how honoring it will change your...

“Los Cuatro Acuerdos” – Introducción

En Los Cuatro Acuerdos, don Miguel Ruiz revela la fuente de todas las creencias que nos ponen límites y nos privan de alegría, creando sufrimiento inútil. Basados en la antigua sabiduría tolteca, Los Cuatro Acuerdos nos ofrecen un poderoso código de conducta que puede transformar...

Online course sample video (lesson 2)

In this sample video from The Four Agreements online course, we make a distinction between unavoidable suffering and avoidable, or “needless,” suffering. Then we introduce four simple agreements that have the power to eliminate needless suffering from your life: Be impeccable with your word…. Don’t...


 

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