Naomi Marsden

Naomi is a passionate foodie and works in communications. She is a little obsessed with studying and has accumulated degrees in history, law and classical theatre.


13 articles by Naomi

A Shake Shack epiphany

Life

A Shake Shack epiphany

The tale of one girl, a bag of chemically-enhanced fries, and this question: why am I lonely?

Is mindfulness the answer?

Life

Is mindfulness the answer?

In the past few years, the study and practice of mindfulness has exploded in Western culture. Originally deriving from Buddhism, it’s now utilised as a form of treatment for both mental and physical illness. But does it really possess the answer to the problems we face in life?

The art of failure

Life

The art of failure

When you have to come to terms with failure, when you don’t get the recognition you think you deserve, it forces you to shift perspective...as I’ve grappled with my career disappointments, I’ve seen this longing for what it really was: a meaningless pursuit of my own glory.

The sweetness of a sugar-free Easter

Faith

The sweetness of a sugar-free Easter

The word ‘addict’ may seem extreme, but there is no denying it: I was completely dependent on sugar. I couldn’t go a single day without consuming the stuff. This was partly chemical...but also, as I gradually came to realise, something much deeper. 

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