Here at Momentum, we firmly believe that every person everywhere is both worthy and capable of great things. It make take a great adventure to reach certain accomplishments, and that adventure may present intimidating and unbelievable situations. But we believe the beauty lies in the believing. And in the overcoming—and, in taking that first step toward the goal or the dream. To not believe that you are worthy and capable, is to stop yourself from even trying. And consequently, from achieving your greatest. Here's Kathryn's perspective on this great topic:
I’m not sure of the exact moment it happened, (I have a vague idea) but I can tell you that as soon as it did, I never looked back. It’s not that I felt sorry for myself or that I doubted my abilities to do certain things, but I truly went about life for far too long wondering why. Why would I? Why should I? Why would they…
There were so many times when I thought about how much fun it would have been to do something, but I let that nagging “why would I” mindset take over and squash the dream. Oh, how much fun it would have been to __________ (fill in the blank); but there is no way I would be chosen to or able to. There were so many missed opportunities.
Then, about a year ago, that “why me” mentality turned into “WHY NOT ME?” Truly, it was that instantaneous. I won’t say that it was an easy transformation because stepping outside of my comfort zone that very first time was indeed nerve wracking and intense! But, the second I stepped out and began to investigate opportunities instead of waiting for them to present themselves—it was like an explosion of possibility landed in my lap.
Perhaps one of the most fun examples of this new mindset was filling out an application to become an ambassador for Momentum Jewelry. A couple of years ago, I never would have clicked the box to apply. When the box popped up again in January, I couldn’t click fast enough. I absolutely poured myself into the application believing "why not me" from start to finish. And it worked!
I’ve often wondered how it was that I came to change my way of thinking. What ignited that spark? I still can’t pinpoint the answer. Perhaps that’s for the best. Perhaps I just wasn’t ready to ask "why not," but I know one thing for sure today—I’ll never stop asking "WHY NOT ME?" again!
So, now it's your turn. Next time you put something off, or decide that you can't or don't deserve it. Ask yourself "WHY NOT ME?" and watch yourself grow. Believe in yourself, because we believe in you. You are worthy. You do deserve it. The world is yours to experience. Other people are out there experiencing it, so why not you?