"I've changed my mentality and I think I'm more positive," he told evertonfc.com. "I'm playing in different positions and I think my best position is in behind the striker.
"There are a lot of players in the squad now who can play in my positions and I think that is good for me.
"We have Gerry, Aiden, Stevie, Ross, Ossie - we have lots of players. That is good for me because we have lots of competition but also it allows me to play in different positions."