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Why You Should Practice ‘The Joy Of Missing Out’

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It’s precisely the quiet moments that are precious.

There’s a sense of peace that comes with pulling back from the zeitgeist of FOMO — the Fear of Missing Out.

In quarantine, I realized that it’s good to consciously shift down a gear and listen to one’s own needs. It’s crucial to concentrate on the most important people.

I’m just happy to be alive, enjoying my family, and sitting on my couch at home.

I don’t have to travel to exotic places to feel happier. Life is not particularly beautiful when something new is happening all the time.

JOMO — the Joy of Missing Out — is the antithesis of FOMO. I’ve been practicing JOMO behavior for over a year without knowing it.

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