The Four Agreements

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Are you happy with the life you’re living?

Take a moment to ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you suffer from conflict with other people or conflict within yourself (negative inner chatter that leads to worry, anxiety, anger, guilt, regret, or shame)?
  • Do you take things personally, feel deeply hurt or angry, and say things that you later regret?
  • Do you judge yourself for not being what you think you “should” be or doing what you think you “should” do?
  • Do you lie awake at night reliving unpleasant conversations or situations in your life that make you feel angry, anxious, and upset?
  • Do you wish you were free to express the real you and to live your life the way you really want to live it? 

If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, it’s time to stop suffering and start living a better life.

Join millions of people from around the world who have discovered the power of practicing these four agreements:

Be impeccable with your word
Don’t take anything personally
Don’t make assumptions
Always do your best

“The Four Agreements” online course will deepen your understanding and practice of these agreements and guide you toward the life you really want to live.

Take the course and unlock the power of these deceptively simple agreements.

  • Learn a proven technique to challenge the fear-based beliefs and agreements that rob you of happiness and keep you from living the life you really want to live
  • Expand your awareness of the broader teachings of don Miguel Ruiz and enhance your practice of The Four Agreements
  • Empower your life with “impeccable” communication and improve your relationships with everyone – including yourself
  • Explore The Four Agreements in a multi-media format, created by Janet Mills, publisher, and co-author with don Miguel Ruiz, of six books in The Toltec Wisdom Series
Based on the international bestselling book, The Four Agreements, by don Miguel Ruiz, the course is designed to lead you on a journey of awareness and discovery of the underlying wisdom of The Four Agreements, and why they have the power to rapidly transform your life to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

Watch “Introduction to The Four Agreements”

From Lesson 2 of the 10-lesson course (Lesson 1 of the abridged 5-lesson course)

 

How much of your life is spent in fear, conflict, worry, anxiety, or other forms of emotional suffering? Most emotional suffering is completely avoidable, and practicing The Four Agreements will help you to avoid it!

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Here’s what’s inside “The Four Agreements” 10-lesson course

Welcome and Overview

“You can use The Four Agreements to improve your life in every way, but first you have to start with awareness of where you are and where you want to be.” – don Miguel Ruiz

You’re about to embark on an exciting and endlessly rewarding journey of living a better life by practicing four simple agreements!

The objective of each lesson is simply to become aware of a core or central principle of Ruiz’s teachings. The more you become aware of these principles, the easier it is to live by The Four Agreements, and the faster your life will be transformed.

Lesson 1
Imagine Living a Better Life

Are you feeling powerless, stuck, or undeserving of the life you really want to live? Your true nature is unlimited, powerful, and free, and when you expand your awareness to perceive what you really are, you empower your life with endless possibilities.

This first lesson is an invitation to live a better life. . . a life where you experience more happiness and less suffering. . . a life without conflict, without guilt, without shame. . . a life where you are free to express the real you without fear of being judged by others. . . a life where you love and accept yourself just the way you are.

Lesson 2
Introduction to The Four Agreements

How much of your life is spent in fear, conflict, worry, anxiety, or other forms of emotional suffering? Are you aware that most emotional suffering is completely avoidable?

In this lesson, 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 take anything personally. . . Don’t make assumptions. . . and Always do your best. If you can begin to live by these agreements, the transformation in your life will be amazing.

Lesson 3
Domestication: The Beginning of Needless Suffering

Are you aware that much of what we learn as children – especially about ourselves – isn’t the truth? Before domestication, our tendency is to play, to explore, and to be happy. After domestication, our tendency is to wear social masks; we no longer feel free to express who we really are.

This lesson offers insight into human domestication and the beginning of needless suffering. When we are children, the humans who take care of us teach us what they know, and more than 90 percent of that knowledge isn’t the truth. The truth leads us to our authenticity, to happiness. Believing in lies (or a distortion of the truth) leads us to limitations in our lives, to needless suffering and drama.

Lesson 4
The First Agreement:
Be Impeccable With Your Word

Are you aware of the power and importance of the words you speak – not only to others, but to yourself? The word is a force you cannot see, but you can see the manifestation of the force, which is your life. Impeccability of your word leads to happiness, and misuse of your word leads to suffering.

In this lesson, we present the first and most important of The Four Agreements: Be impeccable with your word. The other three agreements are more support for the first agreement – they help you to unlearn the many habits and routines that cause you to suffer. But the ultimate goal is the first agreement because the word is your power of creation. . . it’s what you use to create your story. Everything you know, your entire virtual reality is created with the word.

Lesson 5
The Second Agreement:
Don’t Take Anything Personally

Taking nothing personally is the most challenging agreement for the majority of people. But once you truly understand that all people live in their own virtual world, this agreement becomes pure common sense.

This lesson presents the second of The Four Agreements:  Don’t take anything personally. The key to this agreement is the awareness and understanding that each of us lives in our own world, our own movie, our own story. The way we see the world is according to the agreements we have made. Our opinions and points of view come from our own belief system, from all the knowledge we have stored in our memory, and it’s no one’s truth but ours.

Lesson 6
Words and Agreements: 
The Art of Humans

When we are domesticated, the knowledge we accumulate is just like a wall of fog that doesn’t allow us to perceive what really is. We become blinded by all those false beliefs in our mind. We cannot see what we truly are; we cannot see that we’re not free.

In this lesson, we make a distinction between the reality that Life creates, and the virtual reality that humans create through the use of a language. Life creates what is real, and humans create stories about what is real. Using words and agreements, we build an edifice of knowledge. . . an entire belief system that tells us what we know about ourselves, about life, about everything. With all the knowledge we accumulate, we no longer perceive what really is; we only see our own knowledge. Our belief system is just like a mirror that only shows us what we believe.

Lesson 7
The Third Agreement:
Don’t Make Assumptions

Are you in the habit of making assumptions, taking them personally, and creating a conflict for nothing? Making assumptions is a set-up for suffering because most assumptions are not the truth – they’re fiction. Assumptions are nothing more than stories you tell yourself when you don’t know the truth.

In this lesson we present the third agreement: Don’t make assumptions.  Almost all of the needless suffering in our lives is rooted in making assumptions, taking things personally, and using our word against others and against ourselves. We listen to the voices talking in our head. . . one assumption leads to another assumption. . . we jump to conclusions, take our story personally, and send emotional poison with our word.

Lesson 8
Stories, Superstitions, and the Power of Belief

When you were educated or “domesticated” to be a part of humanity, the power of your belief went into everything you know. Since then everything you know has ruled your life.

This lesson reveals how you lose power over your own life. During the process of domestication, everything you agree to believe becomes part of an invisible structure called a “belief system.” The belief system becomes the “book of law” that rules your life. . . it becomes the big judge in your mind, and you become its victim because first it judges you, then it punishes you. With every agreement you make, the belief system grows stronger and gains more power until it rules your life like a tyrant.

Lesson 9
The Fourth Agreement:
Always Do Your Best

Are you in the habit of doing your best, or do you try to get by with as little effort as possible? "Always do your best" is the agreement that allows the other three agreements to become deeply ingrained habits.

This lesson presents the fourth and final agreement: Always do your best. The first three agreements are in the realm of the virtual reality, but the fourth agreement is in the realm of the physical: Do. . . take action. The fourth agreement helps you to become a master artist because you take action and keep practicing until you master the action. By taking action, you transform yourself, you transform your story, and by doing your best over and over again, you eventually transform your life.

Lesson 10
The Freedom to Be the Real You

The freedom to be the “real” you is the greatest gift that you can give yourself, but are you even aware of the “real” you? Are you aware that you are a manifestation of the Infinite, and you are here to enjoy life, to be happy?

The Four Agreements are a process of unlearning the many ways you have learned to use the word against yourself. They have the power to help you unlearn all the opinions and stories from other humans that are nothing but superstition and lies. As you take your faith out of the lies and recover your faith in the truth, the result is that you become authentic. You recover the freedom to be the real you, and it’s the greatest gift that you can give yourself.

Conclusion and Evaluation

“When you have faith in yourself, you follow every instinct that you were born with. You have no doubt about what you are, and you return to common sense. You have all the power of your authenticity; you trust yourself, you trust that everything is going to be just fine, and life becomes extremely easy.” – don Miguel Ruiz

In this final module, all 10 lesson videos are available for you to review in a single 50-minute video, and the audio soundtrack is included to help reinforce your awareness and understanding of the key concepts within each lesson. We value your feedback and kindly ask that you complete the “Course Evaluation Form.”

Here’s what don Miguel Ruiz, author of “The Four Agreements,” has to say about the course.

 

“This course has the power to completely transform the way you live your life.” – don Miguel Ruiz

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Get ready to experience an amazing transformation in your life!

"As I participated in this course, I was reminded of the reasons why I needlessly suffer, and how practicing The Four Agreements can help me to avoid all that suffering. The messages in each lesson were very impactful, and the exercises gave me an opportunity to contemplate what I had learned and apply the concepts to my life. I recommend this course to anyone who would like to experience greater peace of mind in their life. "

Joan Brackin
CEO of Readventured

"The production on the videos is excellent. I can't imagine them being any better. The images, music, and narration bring The Four Agreements to life in a pure, enjoyable and artistic way. "

Billy White Acre
Composer, Singer-Songwriter

"When you read the book, you understand, you have the clarity, but when you try to apply it, you find how difficult it is to focus on what you want. This course takes you step by step into the practice and guides you to transform yourself, to transform the way you write the story of your life. I just love it. "

don Miguel Ruiz
Author of “The Four Agreements”

Begin a journey of personal transformation unlike any other.

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