FREEDOM: What Marshmellows Tell Us About Self-Control

28 11 2014
Luna – Mummy where are all the leftover marsh-mellows from Thanksgiving?
Mummy – You can’t have marsh-mellows for breakfast.
Luna – Why not? We had it melted on top of orange potatoes for dinner. AGGGGHHHH. There are always too many rules about sweets that don’t make ANY sense at all!
Mummy – Maybe after school you can have one.
Luna – WHY? Why do I have to wait all day for a marsh-mellow when I want it–when I NEED it–now? 
Philomena – I’m lucky because I don’t even like marsh-mellows.

Walter Mischel’s thoughts on self control: