Break the System 32: Fear of Missing Out

Sep 12, 04:00 AM

Today, we break down the fear of missing out (FOMO) and the main forces driving this, and how productivity might actually make FOMO worse.

Fear of missing out - FOMO - is prevalent in our day-to-day lives, from possibly missing out on a deal or an exclusive, time-sensitive event.

It's extremely common to feel FOMO, but it can also happen when we're trying to be productive and maximize our time.

So today, we're gonna try and break down FOMO with science and see why it feel it so often and what it's driven by!