FOMO, the fear of missing out, is the new generations prime social anxiety. This article provides an in depth look at exactly what FOMO is. It gives examples on how to recognize the various symptoms or “thoughts” that FOMO bring on, as well as gives essential tips to overcoming the anxiety it brings on.
- FOMO, the fear of missing out, is simply this generation’s version of the expression “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.”
- Social media makes us increasingly more aware of our friends’ lives and can make us feel left out.
- FOMO causes us to miss out. This article includes five tips to keep perspective.
“We end up devaluing and distracting ourselves from the most important social experience of the moment: the one we’re actually in.”