(3) Find out what really brings you joy and go for them — follow your happiness I had to learn and teach a new meaning to «feel» and guide me and others how to express «I feel.» I now insist that only a word «I feel» can follow, and that it must express a personal experience in the emotional/physical body, preferably in the present moment. «I feel angry, sad, happy and scared.» Well, do what you can with what you have, where you are — you can`t ask anything from yourself anymore. The four agreements show us that there is another way. By freeing ourselves from the structures and expectations of society, we can enter into new agreements for ourselves. First of all, it has nothing to do with being truthful or lying if we are irrepressive with our word. Nor is it about having a «positive influence» on others. If you read more carefully, you will see that Don Miguel uses the word «blameless» to mean «sinless.» (See book for Latin derivative). He then says that our «word» is the creative force in our lives (including beliefs, actions, etc.) and we sin our sins us use «our word against ourselves».» «There is only one agreement left, but it is one that allows the other three to become entrenched habits. The fourth agreement is about the action of the first three: always do your best. In all circumstances, do your best, no more and no less.
[…] But remember that your best will never be equal any moment. Everything is alive and changing all the time, so the best will sometimes be of high quality, and sometimes it won`t be so good. If it wasn`t clear before, I`m going to make it clear that I`m not interested in being an apologist for Don Miguel Ruiz or having debates about his intentions. My question of whether feelings guide judgments was rhetorical, and I do not expect an answer, because psychological research has already answered this question for me. Emotions may not be an important part of simple perception judgments, such as. B if the word «was» has been replaced by «east.» (Although in fact, sometimes emotions also influence simple perceptions.) But emotions are always involved in judgments of meaning, meaning, meaning and intent.