#288- Defending Yourself is a Bottomless Pit

  #288- Defending Yourself is a Bottomless Pit Defending yourself is reactionary; in response to a trigger. If someone pushes your emotional buttons you may respond with, “I did that because of X, Y, Z” or “That’s ridiculous, I would never say that.” You think you’re reacting to what someone else did or said, but you’re

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The Second Agreement: Don’t Take Anything Personally

Welcome back to my blog series on “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom” by Don Miguel Ruiz. If you’re just joining, you may want to start with the intro post, then the First Agreement. Ok, let’s jump in! Agreement #2: Be Don’t Take Anything Personally “Personal importance, or taking things personally, is

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