The words we speak to ourselves matter.
I'm trying to lose weight. I'm trying to save money. I'm trying to buy a car. I'm trying to work less. I'm trying, trying, trying...
If you tell yourself and others that you are trying to do something then you've already lost half the battle. Your mind is not committed.
Either you do something. Or you do not do something. But if you try to do something. It will never happen.