17 Daily Habits Of Happy Independent Women

Having a relationship with yourself is the most meaningful relationship that you will ever have. By maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself, you will also have the means to build healthy relationships with others. Many people do not realize the importance of developing a relationship with yourself. Strengthening your self-relationship can make an everlasting change in your life. There are many ways that you can work on a self-relationship for happiness and wellness — here are 17 daily habits of healthy, independent women.

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She Goes To Restaurants Alone
Sometimes she even prefers to go alone, so she can have some time alone while enjoying a delicious meal, some hearty people-watching and a conversation with somebody unknown.

She Isn’t Obsessively Checking Her Phone For Some Guy’s Text
She doesn’t have time for that because she’s focused on her goals, friends and family. She already knows she’s a catch and, if he texts — great. If not? She’s moving ahead anyway.

She Really Loves To Travel Solo.

Her dream trips are designed exactly how she dreams of them, and she doesn’t believe in these 5 silly solo travel myths.

She Doesn’t Roll With The Crowd.
She chooses to take other roads to get where she’s going, not simply the road that many others are on. If she followed the same path as everyone else, it may be out of fear of being an outlier. Instead, she’s a courageous outlier on her own path in life.

She’s Confident Enough To Walk Away From A Bad Situation.
Whether it’s a date that has gone sour or a job that doesn’t offer enough, she knows when to walk away and pick up fresh the next day.

She Buys Her Own Flowers.
It’s a symbolic gesture that brightens her home and sweetens the air.

She’s Not Looking For A Boyfriend; She’s Looking For An Equal Partner.
She doesn’t have to be someone’s girlfriend, so she wants someone who can stand on their own two feet, too, equal in their own independence.

She Recognizes She’s An Asset In Every Possible Way.
Because of this, she’s fearless when it comes to asking for a raise and never settles for second best.

She Doesn’t Have Time For Crazy Bullshit.

She doesn’t play games, she doesn’t waste her time, and she sure as hell isn’t going to get sucked into drama.

She Stands By Her Convictions.
She never wavers and is totally going to kick anyone’s ass in any political debate.

She Doesn’t Need To Be Spoiled.
She can spoil herself, thank you very much.

She Reaches For The Bill.

Of course, having dinner paid for is always a nice gesture, but she wants to make it clear that she is an equal in every way, including with money.

She Gives Needy People The Boot.
If you can’t come to the party a whole person and you need to be reassured and cradled like a needy kid, then you’re out the door. She wants an equal, no to be someone’s babysitter.

She Puts Her Goals First.

This doesn’t mean she disregards others in her life, but she’ll be damned if she lets someone stand in her way of achieving success.

She Knows Exactly Who She Is And What She Wants.
And she’s not afraid to be vocal about it and go for it.

She Will Never Need Anyone.
She knows the difference between need and want, and while she may want people, she will never, ever need them.

She Doesn’t Apologize.
She doesn’t apologize for herself but she is humble enough to know she’s not perfect, and every day is an opportunity to learn more and love more.

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