This course has helped me to slow down and recognize patterns before launching into problem solving, something that can save a lot of time and resources in the long run. It has also helped me to honestly examine my own life and relationships, instead of just wanting to tell everyone else how to live.
Permaculture is such a layered way of thinking that it is very helpful to have different voices and experiences informing your understanding. The capacity to take the course at the times that work best for you is a blessing… as long as you stay disciplined and push through.
P.S. Don’t save your design till the end. Develop it as you go. Start finalizing your project with at least two months before your final deadline.