There's an epidemic raging in the community, and it isn't a variant of Corona. It's FOMO - otherwise known as the Feeling of Missing Out. What is FOMO - the Fear of Missing Out FOMO is the feeling that you are missing out on something fundamentally important that others are experiencing right now. It can… Continue reading FOMO and Coping skills for Children
Lately, you and I have been chatting about comments on blog posts and I realized I have been duped. Duped into thinking that readers are mostly good-hearted folks whose comments add something to the conversation. Blog comments at StPA range from kind messages of thanks, or information, to good-natured friendly banter and jibes, (yes, M-R,… Continue reading Hate Speech and Social Media Comments
The Honey bee is successful because it is a master of teamwork and collective decision making. They use their communication system to allow good decisions to spread and diminish information that is unhelpful. Joanne Reed According to Author Joanne Reed, humans in a group, are influenced by what the majority of others are thinking, or… Continue reading Herd Mentality
What would you rate as the single most important thing in your life? Family, your passion/hobby, right? Of course! So what would rate second to this? What do you spend most of your time doing? What would you find hard to live without?For most of us, especially the young, a truthful answer might be their… Continue reading Calling All Humans – Pick up the Phone!
The implications of Social Media, and the petulance of the "me" generation