I used to suffer from FOMO. That is, "Fear of Missing Out." You've probably heard of it. Hell, you probably suffer from it in one form or another. For me, for a number of years, it was travel. Show me a pretty picture and my knee-jerk reaction was that I needed to sell my last pair of shoes to go there.
FOMO make us want to accumulate as many experiences as possible, but at the same time, it robs those experiences of any real meaning. That's because it causes people to make their decisions based not on the reality of the experience, but rather the imagined experience.
The way to get out of feeling FOMO is to start killing those fantasies that you’re letting rule your decision making.And that means understanding there’s no such thing as a perfect night out or a perfect party.
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