What's in your mental health surthrival kit?

What's in your mental health surthrival kit?

As we come to the end of mental health awareness week I am so glad that more open, honest conversations about mental health are happening online. And that more conversations are taking place offline, where they need to to really #endthestigma.

I had a rant on twitter earlier this week about the mental health challenges that exist socially and professionally...

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Hello, my name is Naomi Jane and...

Hello, my name is Naomi Jane and...

... I am the Founder of A Life Less Ordinary Wanted.

Here is my video application for the upcoming 2017 BBC Expert Women Masterclass.

It's the first time I've attempted the company 'elevator pitch' to camera. I had to also share an idea for a story I'd be interested in the BBC running linked to my area of work...

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Fashion - from style to sustainability.

Fashion - from style to sustainability.

We know we desperately need more transparency and accountability in the fashion industry but how can we get there?

Fashion has it’s roots in humanity over 20,000 years ago when the first human stitched together furs for warmth and protection and realised that clothing could also serve as a way to distinguish friends from foes. In approximately 5,000BC the rise of great civilisations began, firstly the Sumerians, then the Egyptians and then the Romans. For these empires, clothing was no longer simply a protective barrier from the elements, it started to evolve into decorative items of comfort and then hierarchical symbols of status and power....

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What I learnt at Pulilab HQ: No BS!

What I learnt at Pulilab HQ: No BS!

Back in June (How is it August?!) I joined the Yes for Europe crew for their 5th European Youth Entrepreneurship Conference. It took place in beautiful Budapest, Hungary and I had such a ball I've written a few posts on the trip since I got back.

As a part of the Conference, we were able to visit a few of Hungary's most successful tech start-ups. My favourite visit was our last to the HQ of Creative Software & Digital Media agency Pulilab...

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