In the best-selling The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz gives four principles as a guide to developing personal freedom and love, happiness and peace. “You can only be if you do your best. If you don`t do your best, they deny you the right to be yourself. It`s a seed you should really feed in your head. You don`t need to know or big philosophical concepts. They don`t need the acceptance of others. You express your own divinity by being alive and loving yourself and others. “Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements 2001, the book was featured in “O” The Oprah Magazine, where the author interviewed comedian and television presenter Ellen Degeneres about the book. The book was also featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2001 and on the television show Super Soul Sunday in 2013. The book has spent more than 2 years on Publisher`s Weekly`s bestseller list and has spent more than a decade on the New York Times bestseller list.  He speaks Spanish and English and often lectures and runs retreats in the United States.  In February 2002, Ruiz suffered an almost fatal heart attack. The damage caused by the heart attack and the coma that followed allowed him to work with a heart at only 16% of capacity and in constant pain.  He claims to have given his son Don José Ruiz a line from Eagle Knight, with an emphasis on healing patients with headaches.
 On October 9, 2010, Ruiz underwent a heart transplant at a Los Angeles hospital. He was on a retreat at Lotus Ranch in Wimberley, Texas, when he was informed that there was a heart available, and he had chartered a plane back to Los Angeles.  Use your words in a positive direction of truth and love. “If you feel good, everything is good around you, when everything is great around you, everything is happy. You love everything around you because you love yourself. Because you love who you are. Because you`re happy with your life. You are happy with the film you are producing, happy with your agreements with life. You`re at peace, and you`re happy.
You live in this state of happiness, where everything is so wonderful, and everything is so beautiful. In this state of happiness, you make love all the time with everything you perceive. “Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements Avoid using words to speak negatively about yourself or to gossip about others. That`s impressive! It was the first pin I opened on Pinterest, and I know why now. I found an echo of every chord. It sounded like he was talking to me. I`ll get this book as soon as I can.