Millennial Mind

Why 2020 is the year I am quitting FOMO

Perhaps the hunt for the next great adventure should be tempered with a patient attempt to appreciate life's simple joys. PHOTO: PEXELS
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I'll remember 2020 as the year my FOMO went away.

The Fear of Missing Out, that anxious belief that others are leading more interesting and meaningful lives than you are, had plagued me in university.

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