Since your mind is the dashboard which controls everything else, you must prepare for change by getting your mind ready. Without firm and steadfast commitment, stemming from your mind, no change can happen.
Next, in order to make positive changes in your life, you need to pay close attention to your physical state and overall sense of well-being. There are steps you can follow to improve how you take care of your body, be it relaxation, nutrition or movement/exercise.
Last but not least, in order to be in the right state of mind, ready for change, you must have your soul at peace. It is best to strive for the spirit of hope, joy, gratitude, and fulfillment to dominate your daily existence.