January 13

Fear of missing out (FOMO)

Fear of missing out is defined on Wikipedia as “a pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent”. This social anxiety is characterized by “a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing”.

Before I started writing this blog I thought it was just a cultural term that’s become popular but on reading a bit more about it, I realized that is an actual social anxiety and can become a serious threat to psychological stability of people.
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April 7

Credit Crisis

Credit crisis has been the buzzword, if not lately, then about few months back. Now the buzzword is stimulus package and recession. Well that actually has been the after effects of credit crisis itself. There have been many who have tried to explain credit crisis, using hi level mathematics and english, that is beyond my comprehension. Well today i found a link to answer of the same question, WHAT THE HELL IS CREDIT CRISIS? And the amazing part is its a video, so much better to understand.

I liked it and its actually a layman’s guide to Credit Crisis. Its by Jonathan Jarvis.

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