Published in


Get Drunk On Life

Learning How To Be Yourself Through “Zorba The Greek”

The psychologist, Winnicot, believed that those in childhood, raised by depressed or abusive parents, would tend to develop a hyper-compliant ‘false self’. They may learn to not ask for attention and will give up on being spontaneous.

The child gives up on having a spontaneous, desiring self




A publication from Medium on personal development.

Recommended from Medium

Improve Your Creativity, With a Weekly Experiment Day


Daily Blog. 18 Apr, 2021

COVID-19; Ideas for the quarantine

I Don’t Know What I Want To Be When I Grow Up.

Color Me Here

If Lack of Money is Your #1 Problem


Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ben Thomas

Ben Thomas

More from Medium

Why Meditation Doesn’t Work For You

5 Spiritual Lessons From A Car Crash

Why Being In Silence Can Make You Anxious

31 Practical Tips From Philosophy That You Can Apply Right Now