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The Continuum Concept: Allowing Human Nature to Work Successfully

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Jean Liedloff, an American writer, spent two and a half years in the South American jungle living with Stone Age Indians. The experience demolished her Western preconceptions of how we should live and led her to a radically different view of what human nature really is. She offers a new understanding of how we have lost much of our natural well-being and shows us practical ways to regain it for our children and for ourselves.

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"Jean Liedloff, an American writer, spent two and a half years in the South American jungle living with Stone Age Indians. The experience demolished her Western preconceptions of how we should live and"

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Jean Liedloff practices and teaches psychotherapy based on the Continuum Concept, She lectures and broadcasts in many countries where her views have earned a substantial following. She is living in California.

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Heather Watts, September 3, 2011 (view all comments by Heather Watts)
This book takes a great dive into our psyche of child-rearing. Most everything I read I had already felt was "right" and it re-instilled the thoughts and feeling I have, like "I'm not alone" It brings up some serious questions of why we do things in western society. Great read!
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ghimal, August 26, 2008 (view all comments by ghimal)
This book is a must for everyone considering becoming a parent. We read it before having our child and now 11 years later realize how much we have put her concepts into practice and how fruitful they have been. This book validates so much of what we feel to be human, feelings that our culture often doesn't validate. We've passed it along to many more expecting parents and have received nothing but thanks in return. Enjoy!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780201050714
Designed:
Holt, John
Author:
Holt, John
Author:
Liedloff, Jean
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
Human behavior
Subject:
Socialization
Subject:
Yecuana Indians -- Social life and customs.
Subject:
Yecuana Indians.
Subject:
Maturation
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology-Child Psychology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Classics in Human Development
Series Volume:
no. 85-2
Publication Date:
19860131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 8 oz

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