Dysfunction Junction: when things go wrong
Sometimes, no matter how hard we might try to avoid it, problems come up between individuals working together on a project. And, whether we like it or not, the main reason so many permaculture projects don't make it to the long-term is rarely because the soil was no good or all the water dried up: it's because the interpersonal human relationships fell apart.
This week's class is excerpted from the Egalitarian Group Processes module, which is part of the Advanced Social Systems Design section of our online Permaculture Design Course. If you'd like to learn more about the special certificate we offer to students who complete design projects that make extra space for social designs that are as intricate as the landscape drawings, there is more information about that part of our program, here.
When things go awry, Restorative Justice can be super helpful to get back on common ground:
For mental health support in general, and to deepen relationships within your working group, check out Co-Counseling:
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