Is ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ Destroying Our Happiness? [Headlines]

Is ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ Destroying Our Happiness? [Headlines]

Our ability to follow every move and activity of our family, friends and colleagues online has led us to develop 'FOMO'.

Caroline Ku
  • 27 july 2011

‘I am the luckiest guy in the world.’ This is one of my favorite sayings, and I believe it… most of the time.  But every once in a while (ok just this week) I catch a glimpse online of a friend sipping Coronas on the beach in the Bahamas, or a photo of a buddy shaking hands with Prince William, or I see that a friend took a job that I know pays about 3 times what I make.  And I get a little jealous.  I’ll admit it.

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