#5: Katie Johnston – Fearless, Failure & The Fire Within

“…I wanted to do good things in this world, so I needed to heal.” Serial entrepreneur, fashion designer and founder of eco chic lifestyle brand WILD – The Lifestyle Co, Katie Johnston discusses her journey to strive towards making a difference in the world. Katie opens up about her healing process after experiencing a sexual assault and the importance of pushing past failure, self reflection and becoming fearless.

This episode of UNPACK coincides with Australia’s White Ribbon Day, an international movement focused on ending male on female violence.

For more information on White Ribbon Day in Australia including how you/your community can take part visit their website at: https://www.whiteribbon.org.au/day/

Please note that the following conversation acknowledges challenging issues that could be distressful for some viewers.

Additional information on where to get the best support has been included below:

Support in Australia

To connect with online, phone, or face-to-face counselling and therapy visit Mindstar at https://www.mindstar.com.au/

For immediate crisis or suicide prevention support contact Lifeline Australia on 131 114 via their 24/7 service

Domestic Violence Hotlines (via White Ribbon Australia) – https://www.whiteribbon.org.au/find-help/domestic-violence-hotlines/

Mentioned in this UNPACK episode:

WILD – The Lifestyle Co – https://www.thewild.com.au/

Shake-It-Up Nepal – Jewellery Made from Earthquake Rubble – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DJJEFj9pb0