The Mantra for Be The Expert’s 90 Days is The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz. At the start and end of each call it is recited by an inspired participant. Though we will only read the first sentence of the agreements as laid out below, a brief description is included here.

1. Be Impeccable with your Word: Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the Word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your Word in the direction of truth and love.

2. Don’t Take Anything Personally: Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.

3. Don’t Make Assumptions: Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

4. Always Do Your Best: Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse, and regret.

These agreements have been extracted from don Miguel Ruiz’s powerful book The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, which has remained on The New York Times Bestseller List for over eight years. In it don Miguel reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. When we are ready to change these agreements, there are four deceptively simple, yet powerful agreements that we can adopt as guiding principles. The Four Agreements® offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

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For more support in living The Four Agreements, read Toltec Spirit by Gary van Warmerdam.

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