THE WORLDPOST
06/02/2014 09:03 am ET Updated Jun 02, 2014

A Cure For FOMO

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Summer is finally here, and you know what that means - there will be acute cases of FOMO due to the over-share of Caribbean vacations, patio networking events, and my personal favorite, weddings. (Who doesn't have at least 10 of those running across their social feed during this time of year?)

What is FOMO? It's the "fear of missing out" and its contagion becomes all the more pervasive within the digital/social realm. Texting-laden teenagers suffer the most from FOMO, but people in the workplace are by no means exempt from it, especially now that personal and professional lines have blurred. It really doesn't matter who or what age you are; the FOMO bug can infect anyone.

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