If you start to integrate these four chords, your life will change significantly. You can fight first, but with strength and practice, these chords are part of who you are and fit into every aspect of your life. 8. The four agreements seem to be common sense. Do you think it is easy or difficult to practice these agreements? Has the practice of one or more of the four agreements changed your life? Don Miguel Ruiz`Code for LifeIn his book The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz gives us four principles that we can practice to create love and happiness in our lives. The adoption of these agreements is simple in theory, but can be difficult in practice. In fact, it can be difficult to live and implement these four agreements in your daily life, especially at first glance. However, the commitment and life of these principles can be extremely exhilarating and effective. If you would like to download these questions for your personal use, please use the download button above. The document is open as an Adobe .pdf file. Click Save in the top left corner and select the location of your computer where you want to save the file. Do not take anything in person, nothing that others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, of their own dream. If you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you will not be the victim of unnecessary suffering. Be immaculate with your word — speak with integrity. Tell me what you mean. Avoid using your word to speak against yourself or to scold others. Use the power of your word towards truth and love. 4. The first agreement is: „Be irrepromible with your word.“ Can you explain why this agreement is so powerful? Are you aware of the power of your word? What are some of the ways in which they have experienced the strength of the word in your life? 3. Describe what Don Miguel means by „image of perfection.“ Why is this causing so much suffering? What is your image of perfection? What is the impact of this image on your happiness? 6.
The third agreement is: „Don`t make assumptions.“ Give some examples of why assumptions can cause so much suffering. Do you think of the most pessimistic scenarios? 7. The fourth chord is „Always Do Your Best.“ What are the examples of how the exercise of this agreement would change your life? Do you tend to push yourself too hard? Do you know when you did your best? 2. Don Miguel says that the human spirit dreams all the time. He dreams when the brain sleeps, and he also dreams when the brain is awake. Do you agree with his statement? Why not? Don`t make assumptions – Find the courage to ask questions and express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as possible to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With this agreement, you can completely change your life. Always do your best – your best will change from one moment to the next; it will be different if you are healthy, unlike the disease. In all circumstances, do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. 1.
In the four agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz introduces the concept of „domestication.“ What are the examples of how you were domesticated as a child? If you are a parent, are you aware of how you domesticate your children? 5. The second agreement is: „Don`t take anything in person.“ How did you take things personally? Do you think other people`s opinions are more important than yours? Do you take it personally if someone disagrees with you? The Second Agreement: Don`t Take Anything Personally Published by permission of Amber-Allen Publishing, Inc.