A family evening where everyone is staring into their own cellphones. The daily race on who can forward the maximum funny stories. The need to ‘like’ or comment on every status update. All strong indicators of FOMO – Fear of Missing Out. This ‘obsessive’ disorder, that has grown in epic proportions, is a feeling of deep anxiety about missing out on social happenings, or worrying that others are having more fun than you.
This infographic takes a hard look at what fuels FOMO, its symptoms, and its many harmful effects. Take care! The grass is NOT greener on the other side!
Infographic by – Truworth Health Technologies