LMTV #22: Don’t Take It Personally

If you find yourself suffering because you tend to take things personally, then this week’s discussion is for you!

If you’ve ever read The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, then you probably remember that his 2nd agreement is “Don’t Take Anything Personally”. Of all the agreements described in Ruiz’s book, this is probably the one that challenges people the most.

The ego-mind does a very good job of keeping us on alert; in its ongoing mission to keep us safe, it regularly engages in things like:

  • telling us that we are not good enough;
  • warning us that whatever we are about to try is going to fail miserably;
  • reminding us that people are bad, and that they are all out to get us.

And if we haven’t been doing the work necessary to heal old wounds and re-connect to who we really are, then we actually tend to believe our ego-minds. This, of course, makes us extremely sensitive to what is going on around us, and it’s easy for us to fall into the disempowering and debilitating trap of taking things personally.

If you would like to free yourself from the idea that when people do things that cause you pain, they do it on purpose, then you owe it to yourself to check out this week’s discussion. Imagine how much lighter you’ll be when you

Don’t Take Anything Personally!

In this episode, we tackle this subject head-on and leave you with some tools that can really help you to stop taking things personally.

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