Leaving the rat race - Part 2

Why it is okay not fall for the FOMO cycle

Uwe Friedrichsen

11 minute read

Grounded boats in a small harbor at low tide

In the previous post we discussed the omnipresent FOMO and the resulting feeling of continuously running a Red Queen’s race for many of the affected people. I also discussed that based on my observations this impression of such a continuous high “innovation” speed is mainly driven by an IT hype industry which benefits from people who are in a constant state of FOMO.