The Four Agreements Sparknotes

His contributions among the first two can be summarized in bulk as follows: “Be aware of the agreements that dictate your reality and have the discipline to change it.” You could get a little more out of his letter, but not much. Unfortunately, his references to the finish do not go far beyond a well-made “Just do it”. In this way, we learn how to behave and what we should believe and accept as normal. Ruiz says that because we didn`t choose these rules and agreements, we should ask ourselves why we accept them and we live from them. Ruiz recognizes that it`s hard to leave rules, regulations, and restrictions behind for the rest of your life. However, if one breaks the agreement with the big dream and the multitude of small agreements that have been made in a lifetime and adjusts new agreements in its place – agreements that correspond to the individual – the real person will see the light of day and this newly liberated person will be able to find truth and happiness. The four chords are: always speak perfectly, don`t take anything personally, don`t make assumptions, and always do your best. That`s it for this book! Don Miguel`s words are so simple and yet so powerful. I hope you have learned a lot about the origin of your old beliefs and rules and how to make new agreements to live better in the future. Don Miguel Ruiz identifies the source of grief in life and proposes 4 agreements for a better life and self-improvement. All four of these agreements are based on Aztec wisdom as a source of positive ideas and good lifestyle advice.

To do this, Ruiz proposes four new agreements that He can now conclude with himself: do not miss this! You are only 4 conventions away from individual freedom. Although we know that most assumptions are unfounded, we still often give them the weight of complete agreements. That`s how everyone puts on a mask and starts living in a dream…

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