PatternDynamics (TM) – a tool developed by Permaculture pioneer Tim Winton, which takes the common patterns found in all natural systems, recognizing these patterns in human systems, and learning how to balance the ones that are skewed, and to integrate in the ones might add a greater level of enduring health.
This is a good place to start, an article I wrote for this blog (reposted at Resilience.org):
PatternDynamics: Following the Way Nature Organizes Itself to Deal With Complexity
More Detail about PD and the PD Workshop:
Tim Winton’s PatternDynamics (posted at Integral Leadership Review 4/01/14) by Alia Aurami, Laurel Johnson, Amanda Suutari – very insightful comments, probably better than the article I co-wrote below.
Tim Winton’s PatternDynamics Workshops in USA and Canada (also posted at Integral Leadership Review, 3/14/2013) by David MacLeod, Alia Aurami, Trevor Malkinson, and Marilyn Hamilton.
This post features an audio recorded in 2006 of Tim Winton answering a question about grounding mind in body. He touches on Permaculture, Integral theory, PatternDynamics, and – the importance of building a capacity to understand dynamics in integrated whole systems and the capacity to develop awareness:
Foundations of PatternDynamics – Tim Winton
And here is a 23 minute introductory slide show with audio by Tim Winton:
Much more info can be found at the PatternDynamics website here: