Author: Janet Mills

Question asked by JM: 

My whole life I have struggled with feelings of inadequacy, particularly when around people in positions of authority or those whose intelligence I feel far exceeds my own. How can I make a lasting change in this area?

Don Miguel's An...

Question asked by TG:

How do you interact with someone who takes everything personally while remaining true to yourself?

Don Miguel's Answer:

If someone takes things personally it’s not our problem. It’s not up to us to impose this agreem...

Question asked by DA:

How does one stop taking things personally? My feelings get hurt easily when I feel I am being harshly criticized or teased by my co-workers.

Don Miguel's Answer:

The way we stop taking things personally is by practice. ...

Question asked by BC:

How do I develop the discipline to apply The Four Agreements?

Don Miguel's Answer:

We develop the discipline by practicing. Just practice the agreements and “always do your best,” which is the fourth agreeme...

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...

by don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills

Forgiveness is an act of self-love. You must forgive those who hurt you, even if what they did to you is unforgivable in your mind. You will forgive them not because they deserve to be forgiven, but because you don’t want to suffer and...

by don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills

The fourth agreement — Always Do Your Best — is the one that allows the other three agreements to become deeply ingrained habits.

Under any circumstance, always do your best, no more and no less. But keep in mind that...

by don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills

When you are ready to change your life, when you are ready to change your agreements, the most important thing is awareness. You cannot change your agreements if you aren’t aware of what you like and what you don’t like. How can you ...

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