Although there’s some decent advice in here, I think there’s far too many articles out there now trying to tell people “how you can become a millionaire in [x] steps!” Even if you follow every single thing mentioned in here, there’s no guarantee of success or financial wealth, yet by the number of claps this got, it shows how obsessed our culture is with rising to the top and living the so-called “good life”.

Here’s a fact though, you don’t need to be a millionaire or even close to that to be happy. As I pointed out in a recent article, a study published in the journal Nature Human Behavior found that “income satiation” for emotional well-being occurs between $60,000 and $75,000. Furthermore, they found that income well beyond this satiation level can actually lead to declines in emotional well-being.

So, if you really want to live a life of happiness rather than a life full of meaningless material wealth, there are better ways to go about it such as helping others and pursuing the things you enjoy doing.

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