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Do you believe the happiness of your life has anything to do with the quality of your thoughts?
你觉得自己的生活幸福与否,与你的想法是否积极有关吗?

Let me tell you about my friend Matt if you don't.
如果你不这样认为,我想把我的朋友Matt的故事告诉你。

Several months ago I was asked to be FB friends with a guy named Matt.
几个月前,我在脸书网上收到了好友申请,发出申请的是一个名叫Matt的人。

I was told that Matt had been in a terrible motorcycle accident in June of 2017.
后来我得知,就在2017年6月,Matt刚?#31449;?#21382;了一场严重的摩托车车祸。

As a result of that accident, Matt's wife died.
车祸带走了Matt的妻子。

If that wasn't horrific enough Matt broke 42 bones and was burned over 33% of his body.
更残酷的是,Matt本人有42处骨折,全身烧伤面积超过了33%。

Matt spent 2 months in the Cleveland Metro burn unit, 1 month in rehab and another 9 months in therapy .
Matt在Cleveland Metro的烧伤病房里呆了两个月,又花了一个月做复健,接受了九个月的心理辅导。

At first, they were not sure that Matt would even live.
一开始,人们对Matt能否活下来都心存怀疑。

Then he received the not so encouraging report it was doubtful he would ever walk again.
?#24188;牛琈att又接到一份检查报告,情况不太好,他可能再也无法行走了。

If there was anyone who could have fallen into a pit of self-pity you would believe it could be Matt.
或许你会认为,Matt一定会陷入自怨自艾的深渊不能自拔。

But that is not what Matt chose to do.
?#27426;鳰att却选择了另一种活法。

Matt worked hard in rehab and therapy .
他非常积极的接受复健治疗和心理辅导。

He not only lived, but he can also walk!
他不仅活下来了,还重新下地走路了!

Believe it or not, Matt went back to work this past April!
更令人不敢相信的是,今年4年,他就重新回归工作了!

How about that!
多么令人震惊!

Matt put the following quote on FB.
Matt的脸书网上有一则签名。

When I read the quote tears filled my eyes knowing all Matt had been through.
当我读到这则签名的时候,我想到Matt所经历的一?#26657;?#30524;泪溢满了我的眼眶。

Here's the quote:
那则签名是这样的:

"Train your mind to see the good in everything.
?#25226;?#32451;自己的感受能力,感受万物积极的?#24187;妗!?/div>

Positivity is a choice.
你可以选择积极的面对一?#23567;?/div>

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts."
你的生活幸福与否,取决于你的心态是否积极。

Matt has a new goal now to write a book and share his story to help others.
Matt现在有一个新目标,他想写一本书,把他的故事与读者分享,帮助更多的人。

Most people don't like to do public speaking but Matt wants to do that too.
大多数人不喜欢在公开场合演讲,而Matt却想做一番尝试。

My friend Matt is a true inspiration!
我的朋友Matt的故事充满了正能量!

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(翻译:小木)