Alla ricerca delle coccole perdute
Giulio Cesare Giacobbe is a psychologist and writer, as well as the founder of developmental psychology theory. He became known for the simple and direct style of his books, used here in an easy-to-follow explanation of the impact that evolution has had on people’s personalities, highlighting their good qualities and limitations. Each one of us has three personalities – that of a child, a parent, and an adult. If they are properly developed, they allow us to enjoy healthy and fulfilling relationships with those around us. If not properly developed, on the other hand, they result in neurosis and other issues. In Alla ricerca delle coccole perdute the author’s explanation of the characteristics of each personality type and the problems that they may run into when they do not follow a linear development, drawing comparisons between the different types of personality and showing us how to solve any problems caused by neurosis. He then goes on to outline an identikit for the ideal personality – the fourth personality, emulating that of the enlightened Buddha, who accepts reality as it is, with wisdom and awareness.