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Money Talks News: 7 Controversial Ways to Boost Your Salary

3. Be happier

Feeling down? This won’t help: Those who are happier and possess higher self-esteem routinely earn more.

A study from Illinois Wesleyan University concluded that happiness and high self-esteem at a young age lead to greater income later in life. The authors found that positivity was a crucial factor – positive and happy workers are often more productive.

If you find these results depressing, turn your outlook around and embrace the positive parts of your life.

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