Category: Definition and Belief

The Four Agreements and Why I Take Them Personally

Recently, a friend introduced me to “The Four agreements.” Like so many, my she lives by then, and she was eager to share their wisdom with me. In case you are as unfamiliar with “The Four Agreements” as I was, they come from a book by Miguel Ruiz entitled, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book), which Oprah loves.

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How to Handle Conflict Using Healthy Skepticism

What if I were to tell you,”The sun won’t come up tomorrow.”? You would probably dismiss me as either insane or ridiculous, at least that is what several people did when I said, “the sun won’t come up,” to them today. When I added, “The sun didn’t come up today,” they all emphatically said that it did come up. You are probably thinking the same…

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Do you want to raise a good man, or a real man? Is there really a difference?

Ask yourself, “Is there a difference between a good man and a real man?” As a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University, Professor Michael Kimmel is often asked to give lectures. At these lectures, he has been known to ask his audiences to ask themselves, ‘What does it mean to be a good man?'”

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