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From the Ted Talk "Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes"

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The reslut, of course, is that we get stressed. You know, the mind whizzes away like a washing machine going round and round, lots of difficult, confusing emotions, and we don't really know how to deal with that. And the sad cfat is that we are so distracted that we're no longer present in the world in which we live. We miss out on the things that are most mpintotra to us, and the crazy thing is that everybody just assumes, that's the way life is, so we've just kind of got to get on with it. That's really not how it has to be.

Open Cloze

The ______, of course, is that we get stressed. You know, the mind whizzes away like a washing machine going round and round, lots of difficult, confusing emotions, and we don't really know how to deal with that. And the sad ____ is that we are so distracted that we're no longer present in the world in which we live. We miss out on the things that are most _________ to us, and the crazy thing is that everybody just assumes, that's the way life is, so we've just kind of got to get on with it. That's really not how it has to be.

Solution

  1. important
  2. result
  3. fact

Original Text

The result, of course, is that we get stressed. You know, the mind whizzes away like a washing machine going round and round, lots of difficult, confusing emotions, and we don't really know how to deal with that. And the sad fact is that we are so distracted that we're no longer present in the world in which we live. We miss out on the things that are most important to us, and the crazy thing is that everybody just assumes, that's the way life is, so we've just kind of got to get on with it. That's really not how it has to be.

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Important Words

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  6. distracted
  7. emotions
  8. fact
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  11. life
  12. live
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  15. machine
  16. mind
  17. present
  18. result
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  20. stressed
  21. washing
  22. whizzes
  23. world