Regardless of where you are in life,
无论你在人生的哪个阶段

who you are,
无论你现在的身份是什么

what you've done,
无论你过去做过什么

and how you feel about yourself,
你对自己有怎样的认识

it's never too late to have your Day 1 and start fresh..
想要开启人生的第一天,从头开始,永远都不晚

Your future is a clean slate .
你的未来是一张空白的画纸

Even if you think you've lived a 1/10 life so far,
即使你觉得,到现在为止的人生,都让你只有一成的满意

you can put 10/10 effort going forward
那么,请你用十成的努力向前进

and see a huge difference from where you are right now.
你会发现与现状决然不同的巨大变化

It'll take time,
这需要时间

as all things do,
任何事情的发展都是如此?

but you may as well start.
但你最好从此刻开始

?A week from now you could be a week into a whole list of new daily habits
七天之后,我会发现,自己已经收获了许许多多新的生活习惯

- eating better, working out, learning a new skill;
更健康的饮食,锻炼,学会了一项新技能等等等等

whatever you want to improve on,
无论你希望在哪个方面有所改善

you can get there.
你一定会达成

It'll take time.
这会需要时间

It could take a lot of time depending on what it is,
各种不同的事情,所需要的时间也不一样

but it's worth it. You know it's worth it.
但一切都是值得的。在心里你知道如此。

A month from now you could have a completely different mindset.
一个月之后,你的思维方式会彻底改变

That's what changing your habits does.
这正是习惯的改变带来的成果

I feel like these days I see so many people who have given up
如今我感到自己见过许许多多的人选择放弃

and resigned themselves to mediocrity .
最终甘于平庸

They've essentially come to terms with the 'fact'
他们最终都与“现实”妥协

that things will always be the way they are,
“事实”就是,生活永远都会是这个样子

and coast through just waiting to die.
他们选择随波逐流,混吃等死

That's not a fact. That's a decision.
然而,这并不是真正的“事实”,而只是他们一厢情愿

As a great black Irish inmate once said,
我有一位非裔爱尔兰国籍的挚友,事业杰出,他曾告诉我,

?"That's all it takes really. Pressure, and time".
“承受压力,付出时间,你所需要付出的仅仅是这两点。”

Changing your small habits and being consistent with the changes is ultimately the key to growing as a person
改变你的那些小习惯,让这些改变持之以恒,这就是个人成长的最终关键

and getting to where you want to get.
它会帮你抵达你想去的远方

I don't know you.
陌生人,我并不认识你

I don't know your goals or your aspirations,
我不知道你有着怎样的目标和志向

but I guarantee that whatever they are,
但我能保证,无论你的目标和志向是什么

you can take the first step towards them today if you want to.
只要你愿意,今天你就能朝着自己的目标迈出一小步

And I suspect most of you know what that first step is.
我猜想,其实大多数人都明白,自己如何迈出第一步

I've always believed there are 2 versions of a person -
我一直相信,所有人都有两种状态

the person they are now,
即,每个人的现状

and the person they could become
以及每个人理想中的状态——

?if they worked with what they have.
只要他们努力改变自己的现状

?Visualize the very best possible version of yourself;
想象一下,那个最好的自己是什么模样

the best you can achieve with what you have.
思考一下,凭借你所拥有的一切,你能取得多大的成就?

How do they look?
你想象中最好的自己是什么样子?

?How do they think or behave or dress
他们会如何思考,如何待人接物、举手投足,如何穿衣打扮?

and how do they spend your time?
要成为他们,需要你花时间做些什么?

You could be that person.
你可以成为那个人!

You have far more potential than you think.
你的潜能远远超过你的想象!