The second agreement simply says: don`t take anything in person. There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you if you don`t take anything personally. You will be immune to black magicians, and no spell can affect you, no matter how strong. The whole world can applaud you, and if you don`t take it personally, you`re immune. Someone can intentionally send an emotional poison, and if you don`t take it personally, you won`t eat it. If you don`t take the emotional poison, it`s going to get worse in the sender, but not in you. The second agreement offers readers the opportunity to manage the hurtful treatments of others that they can experience in life. She argues that it is important to have a strong self-concept and not to have to rely on the opinions of others to be satisfied and satisfied with their self-concept. This agreement also allows readers to understand the idea that each individual has a unique vision of the world that changes his or her own perception and that a person`s actions and beliefs are a projection of his or her personal reality.
 Ruiz believes that anger, jealousy, envy and even sadness can subside or dissipate as soon as an individual stops taking things in person.  Now it is easy to understand why there are so many conflicts between people. The world is populated by billions of dreamers who do not realize that people live in their own world and dream of their own dream. From the point of view of the main character, which is her only point of view, everything revolves around her. When the secondary characters say something that doesn`t agree with their story, they get so angry and try to defend their point of view. They want the secondary characters to be what they want, and if they are not, they feel so hurt. They take everything in person. It is with this awareness that you understand the solution. It`s something so simple and logical: don`t take anything personally.
Even the opinions you have about yourself are not necessarily true; Therefore, you don`t have to take what you hear personally in your own head… Don`t take anything personally, because by taking things in person, you position yourself not to suffer…. If we really see other people as they are without taking it personally, we can never be hurt by what they say or do. Even if others lie to you, it`s good. They lie to you because they are afraid. Even if a situation seems so personal, even if others insult you directly, it has nothing to do with you. What they say, what they do, and the opinions they give correspond to the agreements they have in their own minds… If you take things in person, you make easy prey for these predators, the black magicians. They can easily connect you to a small opinion and feed you, whatever they want, and because you take it personally, you eat it on….