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9 Science-Backed Insights on Finding Success in Your Business and Personal Life

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Whether at work or at home, success is something we strive for in all aspects of our lives. And while there are a number of obvious things you should be doing in order to achieve your goals and reach success, there are also some not-so-obvious ones. For example, we're often told that working too much can be detrimental to our and wellness, however a recent study found that high engagement actually protects from health risks associated with working too much. And being too happy around co-workers might make you come off as naive, rather than simply optimistic.

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