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中文翻译:周玉亮

英文来源:essentiallifeskills.net


To be true to yourself means to act in accordance with who you are and what you believe.

做真实的自己/真诚面对自己意味着按自己的本性和信仰行事。

If you know and love yourself you will find it effortless to be true to yourself.

如果你了解自己、爱自己,你会发现真诚面对自己真的很容易。

Just as you cannot love anyone else until you love yourself, you cannot be true to anyone else until you are true to yourself.

如果你不能首爱自先己,你就不可能爱别人;同样地,如果你不能真诚面对自己,你也不能真诚面对他人。

Be who you are.

做自己。

Do not take action or pretend to be someone else for the sake of gaining acceptance.

不要为了赢得他人的认可而做某件事或者扮演某种色。

Many young people believe that when they do things to please their peers, such as drink when they shouldn't, or behave and party in inappropriate ways, they will be popular and liked.

很多年轻人认为,要想受到欢迎并赢得好感,他们得做些事情来讨好同伴,比如:在本来不应该喝酒的场合喝酒,或者行为不端,或者参加一些不当的聚会。

They go against the advice of their parents or their own common sense only to find themselves in trouble and not accomplishing what they set out to do.

他们置父母的忠告和自己的常识于不顾,结果是自找麻烦,事与愿违。

When you do things that are not genuine or a reflection of the real you, you will not be happy with yourself and will end up confused. You'll be confused because you won't know whom to please, or how.

如果你的所作所为并非体现真实的自己,你也不会真正开心而只会不知所措;因为你不知道究竟应该取悦谁,怎么取悦他/她。

Self-respect comes from being true to who you really are and from acting in accordance with your fundamental nature.

自尊源自真诚面对自己,自尊源自按自己的本性行事。

When you respect yourself, others will respect you. They will sense that you are strong and capable of standing up for yourself and your beliefs.

只有当你尊敬自己的时候,别人才会尊敬你;他们会认为你足够强大、足够有能力直面自己和自己的信仰。

When you are true to yourself, you allow your individuality and uniqueness to shine through. You respect the opinions of others but do not conform to stereotypes or their expectations of you.

只有当你真诚面对自己的时候,你与众不同的个性才会展现出来。尊重别人的观点,但不迎合(屈从)他们的期待。

To be true to yourself takes courage. It requires you to be introspective, sincere, open-minded and fair.

做真实的自己需要勇气、内省、真诚、公正和开放的心态。

Being true to yourself does not mean that you are inconsiderate or disrespectful of others.

做真实的自己并不意味这你可以不尊重别人或不考虑别人的感受。

It means that you will not let others define you or make decisions for you that you should make for yourself.

做真的的自己意味着不按别人的方式定义你自己的生命,不让别人为你做本该由你自己做的决定。