On giving children a hard row to hoe with the very best of intentions:

via @DrBrentPotter: 

http://www.waitbutwhy.com/2013/09/why-generation-y-yuppies-are-unhappy.html?m=1

I am posting this here because it seems to connect with the two previous posts – on shame – and with what I have written about “The Streetlights of Normiarchy”. I’ve put it all on the back burner for now, hoping the dots will connect themselves. 

PS: Adding this, via Sigrun Daily

Seven-year-olds’ beliefs about ability are associated with the way they were praised as toddlers



By Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer)


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