Experts detail ways you can still get "me" time and stick to commitments.
New research shows a little FOMO, or fear of missing out, might be just enough to get us out the door.
When we made mistakes and got it wrong, our parents stood down and let us suffer the consequences. They didn't swoop in
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.
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.
"Are they still making 'Fast and Furious' movies?"
Many are suffering behind the glow of their smartphones.
A new poll found 71 percent of people admit making excuses to get out of attending social gatherings at least some of the time.
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.
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."
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.
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.
If you find yourself stuck with a collection of incomplete dreams, you may have fallen prey to one of these common pitfalls.
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.
Making Peace With Our Choices In the late 1970s, as a law intern with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (in