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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of entrepreneurship?

Let me guess — it’s things like “building your own business”, “innovation”, but I’m sure for some of you it means even “uncertainty”.

Back at the university I have learned about entrepreneurship, have read many books about it — and some of the keywords that I remember are “risk-taking”, “uncertainty” and “high likelihood of failure”.

“Entrepreneurship sounds cool and inspiring, but is only for these crazy ones — it’s much better to take a safe and certain job” was a classic sentence I heard from people around me all the time. …

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I invite you to join me on a fun challenge: Get all of your sports clothes together, read their material labels, and answer this one question — how many of your sports clothes have at least as one of their ingredients polyester?

Chances are that almost all, if not all of your sports clothes are made out of polyester. And I bet that even your regular clothes rank high on polyester, too.

But why do I ask you to join me on that silly challenge? What’s so special about polyester? And why should you care?

Well, first of, it is something that most of us wear next to our skin almost every single day — and when we do high-intensity sports, our skin is fully squeezed against it. …

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There is a lot of news out there these days about how flying, driving cars on gasoline and eating meat has a major impact on climate change and our eroding planet. But how much have you heard about our clothes being responsible for this burden?

Here are 5 truths about how the fashion industry is impacting our planet and people

The fashion industry … consumes more energy than the aviation and shipping industry combined.

1. The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world

The fashion industry leaves a massive footprint on our world.

According to the UN, the fashion industry, contributes to 10% of global greenhouse emissions, and consumes more energy than the aviation and shipping industry combined. …

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I’m sure many of you are familiar with the feeling that life is going quite well for you generally — you have a good job, a nice home, a partner, wonderful friends. Sounds all great, doesn’t it?

But you can’t help but feel, if you pay close attention, that something is missing, and feel a slight fear that you are not fully living the life you’d truly like to live and do the things you’d truly like to do.

Maybe you are thinking now “give me a break, thinking about these things gives me a headache and is too much hassle — I rather continue doing the things I always did, doing the things everyone else does”. …


Franziska Mesche

Sports, health & nature enthusiast I Founder of Tripulse; making fitness sustainable: &

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