I remember when I heard Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson ask, “Why not you?”
I realized then that Wilson knows what it means to live in possibility. This is an advanced practice whether we’re talking about meditation, football, yoga, or life. Asking “Why not you?” demonstrates a mature understanding of the balance between effort and outcome.
Wilson—like Einstein—believes that every great action begins with a thought. He believes that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook. If you think you can do something great, then you will do something great.
An Exercise in Positivity
The “Why not you?” way of thinking completely reframes the victim mentality of “Why me?”