It Doesn't Pay to Be Yourself at Work

Speaking your mind and expressing your emotions at the office has no bearing on life satisfaction.
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The next time you want to speak your mind at work, it’s best to keep your mouth shut. Research by the University of Houston in Texas and the University of Greenwich in London shows that while being yourself around family, friends, and loved ones benefits well-being, being yourself at work has no bearing on life satisfaction.

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