Lucy was recently featured in Stylist's article The benefits of a late gap year
Good Things founder Lucy contributed to Stylist's article about taking a gap year in your 30s.
"In 2017 I turned 30, threw my life as I knew it up in the air, and packed my massive backpack. I spent 14 months travelling and on charity projects across the world. The experience made me re-think how I wanted to live my life and inspired me to set up Good Things." explains Lucy, founder of Good Things
"Would I recommend taking the chance to take some time out to explore in your late 20s, 30s, or actually at any point? YES!" Read the article for more convincing (you've been warned!).
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Good Things is an award-winning online shop that seeks out inspiring ethical and sustainable products that support charities, empower people and protect our planet. We share these products and their inspiring stories of social and environmental impact in our online store. We want to make it easy for people to find feel good gifts, and reduce plastic waste.
Good Things was founded in July 2019 by female entrepreneur, Lucy Willoughby. After spending time in Nepal and Tanzania, working with entrepreneurs setting up small businesses, Lucy was inspired to let the world know about the ethical and sustainable products she found and the projects they support. Find out more.
Since launching in July 2019, Good Things has been featured in BBC One's Sunday Morning Live, and The Guardian, won the SJL Foundations's Start-Up of the Year Contest, and the Fast Track to Growth Award. Lucy is a finalist for the Entrepreneur for Good Award at the 2020 Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the South West region.