The beginning of human suffering

by don Miguel Ruiz and Janet Mills

When you are one, two, or three years old, you cannot see yourself. The only way to see yourself is to look at your image in a mirror, and other people act as that mirror, which means they tell you what they believe you are. You ...

The first and most important agreement

by don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills

The first and most important of The Four Agreements is be impeccable with your word. The word is your power of creation, and that power can be used in more than one direction. One direction is impeccability, where the word creat...

Teaching my daughter not to make assumptions

by Michael Bridges

Zoë, my nine-year-old daughter, and I were recently walking down a hotel hallway. Two girls about her age were walking a few steps ahead of us. The girls were leaning in close to each other, talking and laughing as they made their way to their room.

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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...

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...

Don’t take anything personally

Author of The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz, and Oprah examine the second agreement: Don’t take anything personally. Find out why Oprah thinks it’s one of the hardest agreements to follow and yet also her favorite agreement. Hear don Miguel’s advice on how to put...


 

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