I've been thinking about the happiest women I know, and I've come to the conclusion that I'm surrounded by at least seven self-fulfilled and inspiring women between my family and close friendships.
Wanting to take a page from each of their books, I came to them with this question: What is your healthiest mental habit? I've seen them systematically go through everyday life putting these nuggets of intelligence into practice in order to live their best lives, but I wanted to find out how they think and what they do differently.
What I heard was equal parts fascinating and pragmatic—these are relatively simple choices that aren't difficult to put into practice.
Health is not only absence of disease, but it's also an attitude toward life and toward ourselves. It starts from the inside, especially the dialogue and relationship we have with ourselves. It's not just about working out or eating consciously: It's about training our behaviors so that living well gets easier and more rooted in our daily routine. Health and happiness go hand in hand!
Here are their generous answers to my question: What is your healthiest mental habit?