The Fifth Agreement

By Don Miguel Ruiz, Don Jose Ruiz, Janet Mills

Book cover of The Fifth Agreement: A Practical Guide to Self-Mastery

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From the international bestselling author of The Four Agreements

In The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz revealed how the process of our education, or “domestication,” can make us forget the wisdom we were born with. Throughout our lives, we make many agreements that go against ourselves and create needless suffering.…

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1 author picked The Fifth Agreement as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This book inspires me to write my book on my inner critic. One of my favorite books of all time is The Four Agreements, by the same authors. In this book, they introduce a new fifth agreement, which is to be skeptical, but learn to listen.

After reading the book, I apply this teaching to my mental chatter. Even though I listen to the thoughts in my head, I am more skeptical and have more discernment of my thoughts. I know that what my inner critic tells me may or may not be the truth. Instead of feeling hurt…

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