9 Habits of Highly Successful Women

by | Oct 16, 2019


Do you ever look at some women and wonder how they do it all and do it well? Highly successful women seem to be able to do all the things and appear superhuman.

However, it’s simply the habits of highly successful women that make them different.

These women don’t have special powers. The truth is, they don’t possess anything you don’t already have within yourself. You have everything you need inside yourself to live your version of a successful life too.

What separates highly successful women from the rest is what they do behind the scenes. These women have developed habits that enable them to live their best life.

If you’re reading this, I know its because you want to start living your best life. Your life might not be what you envision for yourself right now but a desire to live your best life is the first step.

If you want to know what it takes to be a highly successful woman keep reading!



Highly successful women have a thirst for knowledge and soak it up like a sponge. They take the time to feed their minds by reading, taking workshops, and staying informed about what’s going on in the world. These women make time for these things because they understand the importance of being a forever student of life.



Highly successful women make time to nourish their mind, body, and soul! Even during the busiest of days, they find little ways to fit in self-care and are aware of what self-care tools work best for them. Fitting self-care into a busy schedule can be challenging but they make it a priority.






Highly successful women protect their time. They understand the importance of time management and say “no” to distractions. They also get that in saying “no” they can say “yes” to the activities they truly want to do.



Successful women know what they stand for and aren’t wishy-washy. They are confident in their values and their actions are consistent with their beliefs. They do what they say and understand that walking their talk creates credibility. They can put their head down on the pillow at night knowing they are living their truth.



Highly successful women know that practicing gratitude improves all aspects of their lives from their mental and physical health to relationships.

These women understand that gratitude attracts more of what they want into their lives and they, in turn, give back to others.




Highly successful women work hard AND play hard! They understand how crucial downtime is to their overall well-being and engage in activities that bring them joy and decrease stress.



Successful women know that in order to thrive it is necessary to cut out what is not serving them. They reflect on all areas of their life when pruning and only keep that which contributes to their success, happiness, and well-being.



Every highly successful woman knows how crucial it is to take care of their body and makes time to move it! They understand that physical activity benefits every area of their lives and make it a priority to get their endorphins flowing!

If you want to be a highly successful woman you need to get moving! Unless you have a medical condition, there is no way around this one!



Highly successful women hang out with a crew that inspires and challenges them. Their friends have big goals and go after them.

You’ll find these women hanging out with people they can have intelligent, inspiring conversations with and who aren’t settling for a basic, mediocre life.

I hope this post inspired you to start taking action to become the highly successful woman you were born to be! You’ve got this!


Until next time!

– Jen x


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  1. These are some really great tips. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Excellent post, spot on🙌🙌🙌

  3. Love this post! Especially the part about gratitude! I think it’s so important. Thanks for sharing! :)

  4. I totally agree with your tips and I do all of them except moving haha. I am guilty of that, I go on walks but I don’t love the gym

  5. Learning to say No and walk away from things has been one of the best things I could do! Thanks for all these great tips.

  6. Yes! Thank you for including self-care and gratitude in this article! So many times, this topic is focused solely on how to get more and more done, but recharging and being thankful are so important!!!

  7. Great and inspiring list! It makes me feel like I could be successful! :D

  8. I love this list! Having a thirst for knowledge is essential to being successful. I believe you can’t be successful if you’re close-minded and think you already know everything lol.

  9. These are excellent habits that all of us should practice regularly and because of your post, more people can! In a world where we spread ourselves too thin pruning and saying no are great things to practice. And of course gratitude. We can all be a little more thankful for the things we have! Thanks for the great tips!

    • Thanks so much for your reply and kind words! We definitely spread ourselves too thin! I’ve become really good at saying no. When we say no to things we don’t want to do it frees up time to say yes to what matters to us :)

  10. I love this list! I’m always trying to refine my habits. Have you read the book High Performing Habits?

    • I haven’t but I’ll definitely take a look at it! Besides blogging reading is my other passion and self-development books are my favorite (and only thing I read lol). Thanks for the recommendation!

  11. I love how well-rounded this list is! It’s so important to nurture and develop yourself in all directions – physically, intellectually, emotionally, etc

  12. Yes to highly successful woman! Successful people always spend their time to important matters only.

  13. Great tips. Sharing this with the women I coach

  14. Yes! These are great habits to get into. I know that trying to be successful means we need to focus on ourselves and what needs to get done. Great read.


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