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Three Ways To Break Old Agreements

Three Ways To Break Old Agreements

  • There are lots of them, waiting to be learned.
  1. Start noticing the beliefs you have, which are based on fear and make you unhappy
  2. Learn to forgive the people who hurt you, most of all yourself.
  3. Remember that each day could be your last to stay in the present.


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The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements

  1. “Be impeccable with your word”: Say only what you mean.
  2. “Don’t take anything personally”: Understand that other’s words are the product of their domesticated lives.
  3. “Don’t make assumptions”:


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Lesson 2: Don't Take Anything Personal

Lesson 2: Don't Take Anything Personal

  • When someone calls you ugly, it says a whole lot more about them and their problems than about you.
  • Whatever issues they’re dealing with has led them to take their frustration out on you.
  • The only way to really make this a habit is to become very, v...


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“Our biggest fear is not dying, it’s being ourselves.”



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Lesson 4: Always Do Your Best

Lesson 4: Always Do Your Best

  • It means doing the best that you can individually manage, which can vary by situation.
  • You can avoid feelings of regret and accept that people do their best at every moment.
  • You will come to enjoy the action i...


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Lesson1: Be impeccable with your word

Lesson1: Be impeccable with your word

• Speak with integrity.

Say only what you Mean.

• Avoid using the words to speak against yourself or gossip about others.

• Use the power of your words in the direction of truth and love


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  • … is a process that starts the day we’re born. You don’t pick your first language, you don’t choose your first school and you can’t control what attitudes your parents instill in you.
  • Parents, peers, teachers, religion, all these influences instill a set of rules


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“Comments are a reflection of the commentator’s reality, not yours.”



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“Ninety-five percent of the beliefs we have stored in our minds are nothing but lies, and we suffer because we believe all the lies.”



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Short Summary

Short Summary

  • We are Domesticated” — Social norms & rules are lodged deep within us.

• Practice three skills to rebel against “Domestication.”

  1. Awareness: Practice meditation and ...


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Lesson 3: Don’t Make Assumptions

Lesson 3: Don’t Make Assumptions

  • In Miguel’s eyes, making assumptions leads to suffering.
  • Assumptions often have very little basis in reality and are only real in our imaginations.
  • To overcome this expectation, ask questions and maintain clear communication with others


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