When someone asks me how I am I usually say, "I am well, thank you." Even if I'm experiencing a temporary imbalance of body, mind or Spirit. I do this because I know my physical and etheric systems take their cue from the words I think and speak. And I want to ensure that I'm contributing to, and not contaminating, my 'wellness'.
Now, some may argue that by doing this I am denying the experience or feeling. And it would be their right to believe that. However, I will continue the practice. It works well for me.
You might try a little experiment with what you say after "I am". Say out loud or to yourself... "I am well". Then say something like, "I am sick, tired, angry"... whatever comes to mind. Then feel the energy of what you've thought or said and the feelings it evokes in you.
You may find yourself monitoring what you think and say more carefully. Because what you think and say after "I am" will determine much and carry weight.