10 habits every woman should quit for a happy life

Women need to quit bad habits preventing them from living happy lives.

If you ask any woman around you what she wants in life after money, she will probably tell you that she wants to live a happy life.

But being happy doesn’t just come by wishing. It takes conscious steps, determination and doing away with bad habits that maybe be sabotaging your way to happiness.

Below are 10 bad, harmful habits every woman should quit so that they can enjoy their lives.

Constant complaining

You can’t fix things by complaining. When you complain, you train your brain to look for patterns in things you don’t like. Think about good things whenever you catch yourself complaining about some things.

Setting unrealistic goals

Instead of setting unrealistic ambitious goals, take small steps to make your dreams a reality. You can introduce change slowly so you can form the  pathways that are essential in cementing good habits. Once you succeed at those, you can take on larger goals from there.


Drinking to stupor

Heavy drinking is bad for your health. It can lead to weight gain, liver cirrhosis, pancreatitis, and different cancers. You can enjoy drinking healthy by enjoying few glasses of red wine.

Sedentary lifestyle

You won’t be healthy if you continue to live a sedentary lifestyle. A woman should get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week. Quit lying around all day.

Using electronics in bed

Your sleep time should not be shortened by constant use of electronic gadgets in bed. Set your sleep time and stick to it. Replace the time you spend on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat with sound sleep.

Woman who quit bad habits smiling

Falling off diet

Quick fix diets are bad for you. When you stop them, you will pack on more weight than before. It’s better to adopt good eating habits that will improve your health. To lose weight and keep it off for good, cultivate long-term, good eating patterns.

Smoking without cares

Smoking lowers life expectancy. It boosts your risk of heart disease, stroke,bronchitis, lung cancer and cancers anywhere else in the body.

Comparing yourself to others on social media

Watching other people put forward manufactured lives on social media can leave you feeling bad about yourself. You have to know that no life is perfect. When you start to see other people’s doctored lives online, remind yourself that you are doing your best at life. Quit the comparison already!



 Numbing negative emotions

Negative emotions are not alien to humans. Numbing your discomfort is unhealthy for you. You will end up more anxious, sad and unhappy. To live a happy life, allow yourself experience the down side of life sometimes and work on better coping habits for stress.

Worrying about tomorrow

Quit worrying. Worrying is bad for you. You won’t be a happy woman if you continue worrying about things that may or may not happen. Do away with stress in your quest for a happy life. Live in the moment and enjoy wherever you are in life.




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