Getting Over Your Fear of Missing Out
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Admit that you are missing out and there’s nothing you can do about it.
Blogger and entrepreneur Anil Dash wrote about the “Joy of Missing Out,” a term he coined to describe the satisfaction of doing things on his own terms.
It is not as radical as quitting Facebook altogether but is a quick and relatively easy way to reduce social media use when you are away from the computer.
... enroll in a digital detox camp like Camp Grounded.
Adults get in touch with their pre-smartphone selves by playing capture the flag, gazing at the stars, writing songs, and engaging in analog pursuits like print photography and woodworking. Rules are simple: No work talk, no watches, no outside food, no booze or drugs, and of course, no digital technology.
The “fear of missing out” refers to the feeling of “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere.”
Most people at one time or another have been preoccupied by the idea that someone, somewhere, is having a better time, making more money, or leading a more exciting life.
Certain Apps generate reports to help users see just how much time they spend online and set time limits.
Try staying offline for a day, a week, or maybe even a month to wake up to the wonders of the real world.
If you return, decide which sites to spent time on and which not.
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We've all experienced this feeling at some point in our lives, FOMO or the fear of missing out. But how can we convert FOMO to JOMO or the joy of missing out?