At the crossroads: coping with the fear of missing out

What is the fear of missing out?

It can safely be referred to as a disease of the XXI century, although the syndrome has existed since the time of the First Men. Our overly enhanced basic psychological characteristics resulted in many of us catching a “sickness” known as the fear of missing out. In Europe, they even came up with an acronym for the “disease” – FOMO. Essentially, it’s the fear of missing out on something crucial, interesting, sometimes even being afraid of losing the sense of purpose in life.

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Nimbus Mind: for those who have trouble finding time for their meditations

What could the life of a modern person be compared to?

In most cases, to a wheel that we keep spinning from inside, keeping it up day to day. And even when we stop, we do not stop our hasty movement, spinning inside with our daily problems and things to do. It’s highly unlikely we can get any rest in this kind of state, although that does create perfect conditions for stress to fester. Can you make it out of the vicious spinning wheel? Luckily you can.

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How to force yourself to do something you don’t feel like doing

Postponing an unpleasant task and looking for an excuse to do so is common in every adult’s life. When a child does not wish to do something, they just go ahead and say so. An adult, however, is capable of coming up with solid reasons and good excuses for their procrastination. Today we’ll talk about making yourself do the things that must be done no matter how you feel about them.

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Golden rules for your mornings to achieve greater productivity and success

Morning is the day’s most important time that we must give our full attention to.  The way you begin your day, the kind of energy boost you get in the very first waking minutes will define how successful or useless your day is going to be. And since our life is made up of such days, morning rituals and routines suddenly appear in a whole new light.

Let’s begin by stating that an early morning and the moment the sun rises mark a very special period perfect for getting our juices flowing nice and proper for the whole day ahead. Most of us miss out on this opportunity spending the earliest hours in bed. But do try rising with the sun and you will see just how much that changes your perception of the world.

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