Our Business History

Our Business History

My name is Matt and I had a breakdown. Yup, that's right. In 2019 my physical health was peaking but my mental state was spiraling down a deep hole.

I woke up one night with a panic attach that shook my world. The next morning I looked ill. My mind scrambled with depths of anxiety I cannot explain in a marketing blog (nor care to). It's as though my brain reached tipping point due to prolonged stress and poor boundaries.

I stepped down from my work (unable to continue). My wife and kids were gracious enough to let me do jigsaw puzzles for 3 months while I panicked over breathing and waking up.

In 2020 I began a distance business degree looking to stimulate my mind in the right direction. It worked. By the end of the year I saw light at the end of the tunnel as my medication kicked in and hope of reinventing myself surfaced.

The result?

It may have taken you seconds to read that but I can assure you, it took me 2 years to live it and several painful minutes to write it. Mental health is important. While enjoying several days of nature in the Taupo area I had an "Aha" moment. I knew that my life could be more than a full stop. I knew that if I could do anything in the world I would be creative and let my high-risk, slightly eccentric self breathe again.

The wild side.

So I did. I decided come hell or high water I would do something that I loved and would benefit others: Alternative furniture.

Seems like an odd choice right?

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