Due to instant gratification, children become very incompetent and are unable to take up or face challenges at all.
Instant Gratification refers to the immediate fulfilling of desire without any delay or deferment. Children are robbed of happiness when they are given instant gratification.
Ways How Happiness is Robbed
The ways how the children are deprived of happiness due to instant gratification are described below –
Ways of Teaching Delayed Gratification
Delayed gratification is just opposite to that of instant gratification and is extremely essential for the children to make them happier in the future life. The different methods of teaching delayed gratification to the children are –
Apart from the above – mentioned ways, there are several other ways which can be used to teach the children delayed gratification..
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In Sanskrit, we have a "Sukti", analogous to an idiom, which says, "Ati Sarvatra Varjyet", and that means, too much of anything is not good and should be avoided. So, as you said, instant gratification at all times will cause children to stop valuing meaningful things in life. Also, they won't be able to accept failure or rejection with grace. So it's very important to strike the right balance. Great post.reply 1