As victims of the pleasure principle and of immediate gratification, how can we overcome our reptilian brain? By relearning how to wait and to think.
The Thetis complex, or the increasingly widespread difficulty in finding a good balance between the quite natural desire to enjoy life, and the acceptance that everything cannot be lived according to one’s desires.
Develop Your Child’s Self-Control Helping parents to establish limits, and helping children to accept them
A tremendous favour to parents who sometimes have trouble not letting children do and get whatever they want; learning to say NO in order not to spoil children!
More and more parents are faced with what amounts to a power take-over by their children. The tyrannical child makes constant demands, uses his parents for his own ends and creates a climate of psychological violence. The solution lies in education coupled with authority. This is a lively, clear and polemical work which shows parents how to redefine their parental authority and should enable them to feel less anxious. Besides offering practical psychological advice, it also provides an examination of what living in society means. Didier Pleux is a clinical psychologist