The book was published in California in 1997 by Amber-Allen Publishing. The book has been translated into 46 languages, including Arabic, Chinese and Spanish.  An illustrated edition was then published by the same company in 2010 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the book.  In addition to the book and audiobook, there is also an eBook, a four-color picture book, a map cover, and an online course.  These first two chords free you from many of the bad arrangements that have disrupted your life. Finally, reckless words combined with severely offended people will inevitably bring drama. Use this exercise to identify some steps you can take to remove some old arrangements that you are remembering. By making a pact with these four key agreements, an individual can dramatically influence the amount of happiness they feel in their life, regardless of external circumstances.  Ruiz acknowledges that it is difficult to leave behind rules, regulations and restrictions throughout his life. . .