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Reminds me of Japan, but I see this contrast on Wikipedia:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_ping

Unlike the hikikomori in Japan (who are socially withdrawn), these young Chinese people who subscribe to "lying flat" are not socially isolated, but merely choose to lower their ambitions and simplify their goals, still being fiscally productive for their own essential needs, and prioritize psychological health over materialism.




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