学习啦【英语美文欣赏】 编辑：韦彦 发布时间：2016-09-29
You have the ability, through your thoughts and your efforts, to create some-thing that has never existed before. And you have the power to choose what those will be. It is a great opportunity and an awesome responsibility at the same time.
Your thoughts are, in the end, chosen by you. Your actions and their results will be determined by the things you think about and the things to which you pay attention.
All achievements begin in the mind, and there is no limit to what the mind can think up. duanwenw.com Everything that anyone has ever invented, built, written, performed, produced or created begins to take shape first as a conscious thought.
Put your highest and best thoughts into controlled and creative action over a long enough period of time, and you’ll create a masterpiece
What you think about is what you will do. And what you think about is up to you.
从孩子的视角看世界Looking Through a Child’s Eyes
When an adult looks at an old drunk who is smiling at him, he sees a smelly and dirty person who probably wants money. He then looks away. A child sees the old man smiling at him, and he smiles back.
When an adult hears music he loves, he knows he may not carry a tune. He sits quietly and listens. duanwenw.com A child feels the beat and moves to it. The child sings out the song, though he even doesn’t know the tune.
When an adult feels wind on his face, he feels it messingup3 his hair and pulling him back. A child closes his eyes, spreads his arms and flies with it until he falls to the ground with laughter.
When an adult prays, he says thanks for granting4 him this and that. A child says, "Please keep the bad dreams away tonight. I would miss my mom and dad."
Looking through a child’s eyes, you will find pleasure is easy to find.
Your day may be occupied by emails, text messages, phone calls and other interruptions of all kinds. The noise of the world is a dull roar that fills every second of your life. It is a rush of activity, a drain on your energy and a pull on your attention, until you no longer have energies to pay attention or take action. You will become stressed, depressed and empty. Then, you may ask yourself how to avoid exhaustion.
Take a minute out of your busy day to relax yourself. Close your eyes and sit still. Breathe in and out. duanwenw.com Pay attention to your breath as it comes in and goes out. Just be still, and leave all the things around you behind for about a minute.
This stillness might seem like laziness. It seems to be passive. However, this simple condition can change your feelings and calm you down. It gives you a small haven4 of quietness that allows you to hear your thoughts.