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New Research Confirms the Cheesiest Cliché About Success

Turns out life truly is about the journey, not the destination

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YYou‘ve seen this chestnut a million times: “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” It’s on inspirational posters in your gym and the hallway of your kid’s school. It’s in an Instagram caption for a photo of an influencer on a beach somewhere. It’s…




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