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A 4-Step Cure for Career Envy

Life is just better when you want to see others win

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I began my morning feeling good. I had just finished getting my kids dressed and fed, and had no other tasks standing between me and the workday ahead. I was energized. I was ready to be productive.

And then I opened up Facebook.




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