The way your life looks is often a reflection of your mindset. Even when bad things happen, your mindset will figure out a way to turn the negative experiences into positive ones. This is why it's so important to have a healthy mindset. When you think of your body, consider how you feel. If you don't feel great about your body, consider some of the ways you can improve your perception.

Develop positive mantras

Take an honest look at where your mind goes during a dull moment. Consider what your mind replays over and over again. If you tend to beat yourself up about your body, develop new mantras in order to change the conversation you're having in your mind. Create a positive mantra that you can repeat to yourself every single morning. Do it when you stand in the mirror. The more you repeat it, the more you'll believe it.

Dress to play up your best assets

If you love your neck, wear blouses that accentuate your neck. If you're in love with your legs, wear shorts, skirts and pants that showcase the length and beauty of your legs. Find a few areas of your body that you absolutely love. As you highlight those areas more, you'll feel better about walking into any space with more confidence.

Learn to change or accept

If there are things that you're not in love with, do what you can to change them. If you'd like to be more shapely, start lifting weights and eating a certain diet to build your body. If you'd like larger breasts, consider breast augmentation. If you want longer hair, begin to grow it out or wear extensions. There are always things you can do in order to change or accept what you have.

Invest in your physical appearance

Take your physical health seriously. What you eat will reflect in the way you look. Work on improving your eating habits on a regular basis. Try to incorporate more fruits, vegetables and water into your diet. Exercise daily in order to maintain energy, flexibility and a healthy weight. Give yourself facials, pedicures and manicures. As you take good care of yourself, your perception of your body will improve because the efficiency of your body will improve.

This process isn't about conquering your mindset overnight. Instead, it's all about committing to do your best in each moment as it comes. Take it one thought at a time. If you find yourself going into a downward spiral, take note of your triggers. As you learn your triggers, conquer them and move forward, you'll naturally improve your perception of your body.

Author's Bio: 

Anica is a professional content and copywriter who graduated from the University of San Francisco. She loves dogs, the ocean, and anything outdoor-related. You can connect with Anica on Twitter @AnicaOaks.