Are you a jomo fomo or foji
- Reluctantly staying in because I don’t like to socialise
- Going to every party/event I can get to
- Playing online bingo with a social community
- Excited – I want to meet new people!
- Bored – I’d rather be at home enjoying what I want to do
- Nervous, I’m not sure what to expect
- Outwardly friendly & excitable
- Inwardly cautious but enjoyable, particularly if they share similar interests
- Fast heartbeat & sweaty palms – I don’t want to be there
- The leader
- Taking the back seat
- I don’t want to be involved
- 90 ball bingo – the more the better
- 75 ball bingo – standard bingo because I’m not fussy
- I don’t like bingo
- I go out every weekend
- I prefer to stay in & play online games
- I keep myself to myself
- Over 500 – I love people!
- up to 499, I like chatting to people I know but I don’t branch out too much
- I don’t have Facebook as I don’t like social media
- All the time, particularly in social environments
- Only Sometimes when I get a compliment
- Never, I take everything in my stride
- One my friends won’t stop talking about
- An old favourite
- I don’t watch movies
- Go for as long as you are having fun for
- Stay until the end so I don’t miss a moment
- Go to show my face and leave immediately
You are FOMO! You feel like you need to be at every party so you don’t miss out on a moment, and you hate being left out by your friends. You are a natural extrovert and a never say no to a social invitation. You are also regularly glued to your phone, surfing through social media accounts and various people’s profiles to see who the latest person on your friend’s list is to have some gossip that you can talk about. You never want to miss a moment, but this can be exhausting. Take some time out from buzzing around the latest clubs to enjoy your own company.
You are JOMO! The joy of missing out is a new trend that has been hitting the headlines in recent years, and you are enjoying embracing this by following your own path. You may have once been a FOMO who doesn’t mind too much about missing out on the latest gossip and are now bored of going out every weekend. Now, you prefer to stay cuddled up on the sofa and Netflix-and-chill on your own enjoying the time to relax.
The fear of joining in can stem from a number of feelings of reluctance and social anxieties, but you can easily implement a feeling of JOMO. Enjoy your own company, and experience the joy of missing out rather than the fear of joining in. Switch off your social and find activities that you really enjoy so you stop worrying about what everyone else is doing. Relax, keep your mind energised, and perfect your JOMO with the help of pastimes that you really enjoy.