Things to keep in mind: This is good advice to help you become less reactive, defensive, and retaliatory, but keep it in balance. Although everyone has their biases and there is no true objectivity, by never taking anything personally, you can really limit your ability to see your own negative patterns and biased thoughts and work to develop healthier patterns and lucid thinking. As a M. By making a pact with these four key agreements, an individual is able to significantly affect the amount of happiness he feels in his life, regardless of external circumstances.  The Four Accords©, were published in 1997 and have sold approximately 9 million copies. It`s been on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly a decade. Everything we do is based on agreements we have made – agreements with ourselves, with other people, with God, with life. But the most important agreements are those we make with ourselves. In part 2 of this 2-part video, we learn more about the book of the law that governs our minds and the inner judge that makes us suffer because we never live up to our “image of perfection.” All our normal tendencies are lost in the process of domestication, and we begin to look for what we have lost. We seek freedom because we are no longer free; we seek happiness because we are no longer happy; we seek beauty because we no longer believe that we are beautiful. What we are looking for is our “self”. With practice, the Four Accords help us restore our “authentic self,” and this is the greatest gift we can give ourselves.
His most famous book, The Four Agreements, was published in 1997 and sold about 10 million copies in the United States and has been translated into 46 languages. The book advocates personal freedom from the beliefs and agreements we have made with ourselves and others that create boundaries and unhappiness in our lives.  It aired on the OPRAH TV show.  The four agreements are as follows: And this is exactly what came into being […].