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12 Habits of All Happy Women

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Article By: Jessica Ann

Good days and bad days come and go—but it is essential to cultivate a balance and long-term happiness that comes from small things and activities. All happy women share the same habits, and the sooner you start to follow these tips, the happier you will feel.

1. They Practice Self-Care

It is easy to fall into procrastination and put off an appointment with your dentist or beautician because you are too busy, but self-care is crucial to your well being. Taking care of your body means loving yourself as a person—it goes way beyond aesthetics.  

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2. They Have a Routine

Establishing a daily routine is key to finding balance in your life because it reminds you to create space for the things you love. If you do not have a routine yet, find a moment to write down the things that you would like to accomplish in a day and go from there. Try not to be too ambitious, but find the time to do activities that give you positive energy, like five minutes of meditation.

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3. They Are Open Minded 

A happy woman is always open to life and to what it can offer. It is important to have values and principles, but it also crucial to stay open to change your mind and discover new things because openness and curiosity allow you to grow and evolve. Try to look at the world from a different perspective, or simply find a new hobby.

12 Habits of All Happy Women

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4. They Keep Smiling

A simple smile can change the day of the person you meet. When you walk around, remember that everyone is fighting a battle, big or small—you cannot help everybody, but you can smile to show compassion and support. If you start the day smiling, the world will laugh back—positive energy attracts positive energy.

5. They Are Kind

A random act of kindness can mean a lot for the person that receives it, and there are so many things you can do on a daily basis to show compassion to the people you love—and also strangers. You can call a friend that you haven’t spoken to in a long time; you can bake some cookies and give them to your neighbors—and you can volunteer at a homeless center.

6. They Express Gratitude

We often think about what we do not have, instead of being thankful for the things we have and for the love we receive from the people who surround us. Gratitude has the power to reframe the difficult times and show us that we are lucky despite the challenges we face. It is a great habit to remember what you have before going to sleep, from simple things like a warm bed to the people who love you.

7. They Have A Regular Exercise Routine

Moving your body is essential for your physical health because it keeps you in shape and it strengthens your muscles—but it also necessary for your emotional health because it releases stress and brings back the focus to the present. After exercising, you will feel a rush of energy that will be beneficial to the rest of your daily activities.

8. They Have Passion

When we get tired and busy, it is easy to forget the motivation behind our actions. In those moments, it is essential to remember why we chose our life path and what our goals are. If you do not like your job, and you feel stuck, never forget your true passions and find time for them. Hard work is not enough to succeed in life—passion is a crucial element to reach your goals.

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9. They Spend Time Alone

A happy woman understands that she needs time alone to get to know herself and her true desires. It is crucial to spend time with yourself especially when you have to make important decisions—and also after a breakup, to be able to look at things from a distance and decide what you want and what you do not want in future relationships.

10. They Are Positive

Life is complicated, and it is hard sometimes to stay positive during challenging times. The best weapons against negative thoughts are gratitude, exercise, and focusing on the present. The first activity reminds you of the good things you have, the second release accumulated stress, and the third one is a state of mind that you learn to cultivate through meditation.

11. They Have Accountability

A happy woman feels responsible for her actions and never blames others for her own mistakes. The key here is taking steps based on what you want, and not based on other people’s opinions. If you take complete charge of your actions, you are more likely to feel responsible for them and learn from your mistakes.

12. They Accept Their Flaws

Perfection does not exist, and pursuing it means wasting your energy. Happiness is also about accepting your flaws, physical and behavioral. This does not mean that you do not want to work to change parts of your personality and grow. It  simply means that you can accept what you cannot change and highlight your strengths.

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16 Comments
  • Stacy Karyn
    March 11, 2018

    I absolutely love this list! I personally struggle with the routine thing, but I’m definitely working on it! 🙂

    • Champa
      March 27, 2018

      Well written and such a useful information!!

  • Demi
    March 15, 2018

    Seriously loving everything about this post! I actually practice all of these habitats and I can definitely say that I am a happy person haha.

    Demi | http://demibang.com/

  • Samantha M
    March 29, 2018

    I really love this post! There are some things that I need to work on, such as a more refined routine, including an exercise routine. Number 8 is my favorite. I’m chasing my passion and it gives me so much joy. 😊

  • Madi Rowan
    March 30, 2018

    I think being able to spend time alone is so important, I know for me at least, I have loved being alone since I was young. I have been told by many women that they struggle to spend time by themselves. I think learning to be content by yourself is an important part of self love.

  • Anne
    March 30, 2018

    Love it too!, I am a single mom and I am a working in progress and I am practicing all it says here! 🙂

    • Shaina Mendez
      June 5, 2018

      Yea, you’re right! 🙃 Me too, im hoping that it can help me out! 💗

  • Nadia
    March 30, 2018

    Yes to all of this! Happiness truly comes from within and not through external sources. Great article!

  • Shiro
    April 12, 2018

    I love that this Very do able. I am currently working hard on my self-care, and absolutely loving it 🤗

  • Bharati
    April 14, 2018

    Really love this

  • Kim
    May 3, 2018

    For me, it’s about not comparing myself to someone else. I’m not trying to impress anyone, but it’s very nice if someone pays a compliment, and it doesn’t have to be from the opposite sex

  • Nakia
    May 5, 2018

    I love this post! Really puts things in perspective! Allowed me to reflect on what I am already doing and the areas I need improvement.

  • Wejdan
    June 5, 2018

    I realy like this post , I will start to implement it in my life. ♥️♥️♥️

  • Priyanka Malkani
    June 5, 2018

    I think it is simply put-together for all essentials needed for us strong women.

  • Sharon
    June 18, 2018

    So glad I stumbled on this via Pinterest Pinned and adored

  • Angel
    July 5, 2018

    This is such a straight forward reminder of what it means to be a woman! We all get so caught up in taking care of everyone one else that these habits are lost along the way. I will be sure to incorporate these habits more often!

    All the best,
    Angel

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