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A Guide to Overcoming FOBO, the Fear of Better Options

How to get better at making decisions when every choice looks like a good one

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Perhaps one of these scenarios feels familiar: Wasting an hour swiping through Tinder, only to emerge with nothing but a tired thumb. Working your way through endless offerings on Netflix (and Amazon Prime, Hulu, and HBO On Demand) and…




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Clare Thorp

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