These are the words of Don Miguel Ruiz. He is the author of The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom. It is a self-help book by bestselling author Don Miguel Ruiz. The book offers a code of conduct based on ancient Toltec wisdom that advocates freedom from self-limiting beliefs that may cause suffering and limitation in a person’s life.

First published in 1997, the book has sold over 12 million copies in the US and has been translated into 48 languages worldwide. The book was also on the New York Times bestseller list for over a decade.

If you haven’t read the book, I highly recommend it. If you have read the book, I invite you to re-read it. I gain new wisdom each time I pick it up.