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Hey Moms Who Party With College Kids - You've Got FOMO Worse Than Most Millennials

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 02.01.2017 | Parents
Leslie Blanchard

I heard you've been down to the college campus again for the weekend? I think one of you said on Facebook that it was your 12th visit down this year?...

How Can I Let Go of My Fear of Missing Out?

Quora | Posted 10.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul

Why is FOMO such a driving factor and how can people learn to let it go? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...

Risk Aversion And Anxiety

Sheryl Paul | Posted 10.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sheryl Paul

I'm standing on the edge of my life, as if on the shores of a cold but beautiful lake. I want to dive in but I'm scared, only the fear doesn't sound ...

Digital Detox

Lori Axler | Posted 08.29.2016 | Technology
Lori Axler

On my family adventure this summer, I gave into the unreliable cell reception throughout several national parks from Yellowstone down to The Petrified Forest...and UNPLUGGED.

Just writing a blog post on anxiety is making me anxious

Lynn Power | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Lynn Power

As marketers, we can help alleviate some of this anxiety. We can educate, we can inform, and we can make the decision-making process easier. We can better understand our consumer's pain points, and engage with them on new levels. And we can even offer utility and technology to make people's lives easier and better.

That Feeling When You're Clueless About Pop Culture Because You're A Parent

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.10.2016 | Parents

The moms from YouTube’s The BreakWomb are finally catching up on all the pop culture they’ve been missing since having kids. In a new video, the m...

The FOMO Is Real For People Who Don't Have Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.12.2016 | Good News

Hey, when you gotta catch ‘em all, you gotta catch ‘em all. Pokemon Go is a bona fide craze in the U.S. and Australia, but it hasn’t been offic...

More Americans Embracing POMO (The 'Pleasure Of Missing Out')

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.03.2016 | Weird News

One person's fear is another one's pleasure -- at least when it comes to missing out. A new survey from the food delivery app Yelp Eat24 suggests that...

Coming To Terms With Being A Boring, Overly Cautious Adult

Literally, Darling | Posted 05.20.2016 | Women
Literally, Darling

I'll keep missing out, but I also won't ever fall so hard I won't be able to get back up on my own.

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Dr. Larry Rosen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Larry Rosen

Sadly, most children, teens and adults are not getting close to the recommended night's sleep and you can see this clearly in futile attempts to sleep in on the weekends to pay off our mounting "sleep debt."

Social Media, FOMO and the Perfect Storm for the Quarter-Life Crisis

Rebecca Strong | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Strong

Instead of wasting time comparing yourself to others, spend it figuring out what's meaningful to you. What makes you tick. What kind of change you want to see in the world. And remember this: synonyms for the word "crisis" include a turning point, a crossroads.

FOMO -Fear of Missing Out

Elliot Begoun | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

True confession, I just wanted to write something that included the use of FOMO to prove to my millennial kids that dad is in fact hip. So, my job is done. While we are here, however, there are some points that can be made. In the social context, FOMO is a pervasive worry that others are enjoying experiences that you are not.

5 Common Reasons You Haven't Realized Your Big Dreams Yet

Lynn Daue | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lynn Daue

If you find yourself stuck with a collection of incomplete dreams, you may have fallen prey to one of these common pitfalls.

Beware the Dangers of FOMO

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

So if rushing from pillar to post trying to fill your life up with activities and novelty not only doesn't enhance the quality of life, but rather diminishes it, what's the alternative? Good question.

WNYC Offers An "Infomagical" Cure For FOMO

Victor Dorff | Posted 01.31.2017 | Technology
Victor Dorff

In the late 1970s, as a law intern with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (in Washington, D.C.), I had occasion to speak with a lawyer/...

Living Well With Lyme Disease: 5 Tips to Be a Better Husband in 'Sickness and in Health'

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark W. Guay

Through this experience, I've grown to learn a bit about what it takes to be a better husband when your spouse depends on you to be the caretaker.

Forget FOMO. This Is the Year of GOMO.

Julia Hartz | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment
Julia Hartz

Looking back, 2015 was about moving away from materialism, and towards experientialism. I've spent a lot of time thinking about the trends that contributed to this shift and these led to 10 predictions for this coming year. Spoiler alert: 2016 could be the year you see your mom at Coachella, wake up more enlightened than dehydrated, and leave your wallet at home on purpose.

Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

Francesca Hogi | Posted 12.15.2016 | Style
Francesca Hogi

For most people, the risk of being ignored online is less painful than risking someone saying to your face "I'm not interested." And so technology becomes a digital crutch that works as substitute for the face-to-face courtship humans have engaged in since the beginning of time.

5 Ways to Ditch Festive FOMO This Holiday Season

Alyce Pilgrim | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Alyce Pilgrim

Festive FOMO, much like its precursor FOMO, is based on the fear that you are indeed missing out on something. By following these five steps you'll be sure to ditch festive FOMO this holiday season and focus on what the season is truly about.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself at the End of the Year

Polly Irungu | Posted 11.28.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

2015 is coming to a close - whether we are ready or not; whether we like it or not. I am not ready, and I wish I had a few more weeks, but here are a few reflections to ponder: what worked and what could possibly change?

OMG I'm So Bored: Why Millennials Must Learn to Sit Alone in a Room

Jess Carson | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jess Carson

Few articles have evoked a visceral reaction on par with my response to The Atlantic's piece, "Dorms for Grownups: A Solution for Lonely Millennials." I all but threw my hands up in an existential fit.

How To Overcome Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Here are five tips to help kick FOMO to the curb:

How To Know If You Have Nomophobia

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 11.02.2015 | World

It was 2008, just after the iPhone was released, and Patrick O’Neill began noticing a curious new phenomenon amongst his friends. When out to dinner...

The Plugged-in Paradox: Why Always Being Connected Makes It Harder to Connect

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?

What's the Opposite of FOMO?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Stop wishing that you were somewhere else, spending time with other people, or living a different life. We all have our own life lessons to learn. Let your lesson for today be this: Saying Yes to wherever you are, is one of the simplest and best things you can do for yourself and others.