How you think about things influences the way you feel and the actions you take. Telling yourself you "can't" do something can contribute to feelings of incompetence and inadequacy. Thinking you "can't" on a frequent basis can contribute to low self-esteem. Replacing "I can't" with "it may be challenging to" can help you remain hopeful in your ability to overcome obstacles. This can help you maintain higher self-esteem.
This week, I will consider replacing "I can't" with "it may be challenging to."