Author: WendyJ

Transition Network International

Transition are all about local action in response to global questions and issues. Transition Network is the international hub of a global movement of really local neighbourhood communities reimagining and rebuilding the community structures in their street. Transition is about acting locally on projects that impact me and my neighbours specific to where I am. Their blog, full of ideas, and their resources for group creation and sustaining, are invaluable assets in this time. Read More

Happen Films – permaculture/practical Deep Adaptation doccies on Youtube

Jordan and Antoinette, talented young filmmakers based in Aotearoa New Zealand, have a series of beautifully filmed, upbeat, positive, solution focussed documentaries about building resilient communities & landscapes in the face of global challenges. I love their accents too 🙂 They have collated a series of Stories from inspirational people, actually creating a more beautiful world right now. Subscribe to their YouTube channel Happen Films. Read More

Host Vicki Robin on Post Carbon Institute’s series of podcasts “What could possibly go Right?”

While I accept collapse of social structures is part of our present, and probably a large part of our human future, Deep Adaptation wise woman and advocate, Vicki Robins, is able to help focus on what is going well, what we can take from our learning and our grief, that is valuable or instructive or spiritually expansive. She doesn’t shy from the hard questions, but comes from an intrinsically healthy, kind and empathetic viewpoint. All her interviews have been helpful to me. Read More

How do we change our hearts, and minds? Stephanie Lepp’s podcast “Reckonings”

Stephanie Lepp has been investigating what it is that makes people shift their views, and I think she uncovered some great examples others can learn from – either to help us move our own stuck ideas, or to help us converse with loved ones who have a viewpoint that causes them a lot of pain or conflict. While we can only change ourselves, we can sow seeds to help others change, particu Read More

Cultural Emergence with Looby McNamara

All Permaculture design training is fantastic background for any person doing Deep Adaptation, and for me the most useful has been inner, cultural, social, local neighbourhood aspects. I believe it is Key to how we design a functional future society. Looby has been leaning into the feminine, home, inner parts of how culture has formed, and how we can create a new richer more kind culture. The course is great, a lot of what you need is in the website, and the book is worth reading too. Read More

How I found my way and a role to play in the Deep Adaptation Forum

How I became a moderator in various Deep Adaptation groups, and started to be involved in making DA spaces safer. Read More