As we stride in the newness of opportunity, it’s beneficial for us to allow a transformation to occur inwardly first, and allow its indwelling to manifest outwardly. Once the mind has changed the body will follow-
Romans 12 1-2
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.