There’s a ton of research around how setting habits can help us conserve energy because it reduces the number of decisions we have to make in a day. However, not all habits are created equal and so we’ve asked our community to tell us about the habits they have been most effective for them.

Ana Oncina | Comic artist & Illustrator

To be a constant person, who enjoys her work and who lets herself be carried away by the process of evolution and learning. I try not to compare myself with other artists and underestimate my work. Through experience I have also learned how important it is to set a schedule and stick to it. Take advantage of your free time and don’t feel guilty for not being a productive person all the time. Read more>>

Baptista Kawa | Dance Instructor

Working hard, Never give up and always hoping for the best. Read more>>

Joseph Abitbol | Jewelry Brand Owner

Not giving up was the main one that helped us get to a Million Dollar Company Read more>>

DIANE DE MESA | Singer Songwriter

I’m hardworking person. I know that success does not happen overnight, so it take a lot of perseverance and hardwork to attain your dreams and passion. Read more>>

Linda Hayslett | Owner & Principal Designer At LH.Designs

The habits that I feel that have helped me to succeed are consistency, understanding other aspects of my business other than just the creative side, pushing myself, wanting to understand and learn about other vendors issues and how they work, and having a drive to want to create great spaces for people. Read more>>

Keely Mikkelsen | Background Painter, Color Designer & Comic Colorist

The habits that help me succeed are all centered around maintaining both happiness and longevity in my career. For me, that means constantly learning and growing, while maintaining my physical and emotional health. Practice alone doesn’t improve my art very quickly, but learning new skills and practicing those does help me grow. I like to study shows, comics, and other artists I like. Read more>>

Natalia Molina | Feminine Coach

Staying consistent with my habits is a huge priority to me because it’s how I continue to feel my best and do my best work. The number 1 habit that has helped me succeed is my morning routine. Every morning, I start the day off with a positive message by Abraham Hicks (I listen to the Morning Rampage on YouTube). This immediately puts me in a good mood and allows me to set a positive intention for the day. Then, I do a morning meditation – either a guided meditation (by Joe Dispenza) or a silent meditation. Read more>>

Prudence Stein-Greene | Real Estate Professional

The habits I have committed to around mindset have been the most helpful to my success. I have a morning and an evening practice that keeps me balanced. I start in the morning with meditation and journaling. I find starting my day with positivity really sets the tone for my day. I am then in the gym at 6am for a running class, and my trainer always says “get your mind right”, and I couldn’t agree more! In the evening I have a time of reflection on the day, and I consider what worked, what can be improved upon, and what my goals are for the next day. There can be so many distractions throughout the day, so it is important to stay focused on what most aligns with your vision for your life and your business. Read more>>

Phyllis Douglass | Musician, Artist, Healer, Spiritual Consultant, Yoga Teacher

To never allow fear to become a barrier. Instead, I have always allowed fear to serve as a catalyst for me to move forward to greater things. By changing my mindset, to the understanding that what I’m defining as fear, is really just excitement for the unknowns the future holds. The future only exists as unlimited possibility, so we really only have the present moment, to make choices that reflect the desires of our future self. All time is now. Read more>>

Tara Moran | Registered Dietitian & Nutrition Coach

Being newer to the solopreneurship world, I’ve definitely had to figure out quite a lot on my own. I’m so grateful for the support of my partner, family, friends and colleagues. I have several habits and attributes that I feel have carried over into my professional life that have helped me succeed. Some include: being accepting, optimistic, adaptive, punctual and organized. I accept growth and challenges on a daily basis. I am optimistic about the future and where life will take me on this business journey. I have adapted much more because I know growth does not occur immediately. Time-management and punctuality have always done me favors. Read more>>