FOMO, fear of missing out. We were talking about this after training today. Particularly on how a fear of missing out causes us to overeat, over indulge, to make sub-optimal choices regarding food. Here’s some examples:
– You want to be more healthy, but you don’t want to miss out on drinks at the girls night out.
– You want to fit into that new dress, but you’re out at a fancy restaurant and it would be a shame to miss out on pudding.
– You want to lose weight, but there’s that last slice of pizza and it’ll be cold and wasted in a minute…