Just a small heads up …

Yes. I am still alive and kicking.
This post comes almost a month after my last one – and though I have been pretty lazy in not blogging as much as I would like to, I will still go ahead and blame the weather …

Somehow, even though the colder months bring with them the promise of sitting by a nice fire in the garden, curling up on the couch under a blanket with a nice book – and many such activities that one can indulge in when the weather is so cold generally, the winters have always brought a lot of stress and difficult decisions to make for me …

One way or the other, I manage to get myself into these really cascading depressing situations which takes the bright and warm (nowadays exceedingly hot) summers to get out off …

In the meantime, I have read this book – Freakonomics – which I will recommend.
Even if you don’t agree with many of the controversial topics of debate that the authors have chosen (I somehow agreed to 99% of them), you will find yourself looking at things from a more economist’s point of view once you have gone through all the pages.

The other very interesting book that I am going through right now is – Games People Play – a book which deals with transactional analysis and social psychology in general. Though it makes for a pretty interesting read, it does tend to get technical at places …

4 Comments

  1. Good to see you back! Winter does have that chilling effect at times where you feel like doing NOTHING!

    I enjoyed Freakonomics a great deal myself. Mr. Levitt’s (freak)conomics is not all math and numbers (which he admits he is bad at anyway). It has a tragic-comic human side to it which lends it levity. As a result, the reader, even if he’s mathematically challenged, willingly goes along with the data to find answers to many questions that he’s always wondered about.

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  2. you have been just plain lazy kid, stop trying to find excuses and blaming it on the weather…
    theres a theory that explains the frequency with which you blog-
    it says “The more active your life is the lesser you blog and vice-versa…”
    that should explain things better whatsay???

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  3. Ah, Berne.
    Soon you’ll be analysing the Parent, Child, Adult in everybody.
    :)Not blogging? Too much of an active social life? Scandalous! (parent controlling negative). Keep reading.

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  4. Oh maaan ..i miss reading at Crossword all the time …Freakonomics was one book which i kept postponing , because i never was in a mood to take all those theories !

    Tried “Blink” ?

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