I started reading a few articles on how the words we choose to use can affect our mindsets.
Might sound a little "out there" but I think with practice you can start to see the benefits in this thinking.
Anyway, have a read of this article. All so true.
Avoid "if only" and replace with "only if..."
We decided to punish ourselves every time we said the phrase, "if only" -- our very own, personal swear jar, if you will -- and we decided to transition from saying, "if only" to "only if."