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    Work Stress and the Four Agreements

    by Ngozi Osuagwu, MD | September 27th, 2015

    Work Stress and the Four Agreements

    I was introduced to the book, The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz many years ago by one of my colleagues. He said that he always gives the book as a gift to his graduating OB/GYN residents prior to entering the workforce. I recently bought the book for the associates at my work place.

    We spend a lot of time at work and sometimes work can be stressful. Stress at work can affect our health. I have found that referring to the listed four agreements on my smartphone can be very beneficial when dealing with everyday work issues.

    The Four Agreements are:

    BE IMPECCABLE WITH YOUR WORDS

    Be careful with the words that we utter about other people and ourselves. Use positive words all the time.

    DON’T TAKE ANYTHING PERSONALLY

    We only have control over ourselves and our actions

    DON’T MAKE ASSUMPTIONS

    We cannot read minds. We need to ask questions so that there are no misunderstandings. Communication is key.

    ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST

    When we know we have done our best for the day, we are at peace with ourselves.

    (Dr. Ngozi’s  interpretation)

     

    2 Responses to “Work Stress and the Four Agreements”

    1. Ernestine says:

      Wow! This was timely and very helpful. I am going to put these four agreements on my phone for quick reference. thank you.

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