Intent of the Day: Forget the FOMO


Our intent sounds silly. FOMO is the ‘fear of missing out’ and maybe it sounds like something reserved for kids in grade school, but it extends beyond social events. It is the creeping fear that you should be somewhere else, which can lead you to miss where you are right now. Part of this intent means making mindful choices about where our time goes and then being okay to miss out on other things. But that is easier said than done.

If you’re like us, battling the FOMO, here are three resources to help:

  • This video from Gabby Bernstein about handling FOMO.

    FOMO can happen to anyone, anywhere in the middle of any opportunity. Big or small. Gabby Bernstein shares her own story of having to decide between quality time with friends and a surprise work-related possibility. Even after the pros and cons lists are tabulated, you can still be left with the fear that you’re missing out on something, but she shares her wisdom for getting through and refocusing on what matters most.