The Heroine’s Journey of Marilyn Brant

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love getting to be creative every single day. Fiction writing is hard work at times and it can bring with it a rollercoaster of emotions, but it’s always an interesting, creative challenge. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Somehow managing that balance…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Glee Smith

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Beginning a new painting. The challenge of expressing my chosen subject with paint, learning something each time to improve my technique. Trying to make each new work better in some way than the last. What is my idea of perfect happiness. I am always happy when…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marcia Butler

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love being in charge of my creative output. As a writer, my limits are strictly within my mind, my command of the English language, and my imagination. This is unique to many creative endeavors, including music and interior design, which are professions I worked in for many years. Writing feels unfettered and free. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annie Terrazzo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the ability to express my feelings and ideas without words. There are so many things I can’t say, so it is very freeing to be able to draw them instead. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Doing something good for no…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Susset

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom to decide everyday the shape I want to, to create, experiment and live on a rhythm I decide. And especially freedom I feel in front of a white canvas, that beginning energy when everything is possible… When I paint it’s like a travel over…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Mantello

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I’m an illustrator and what I like about my job is to be able to do something that I like all day, to talk about what I like and to watch what I like (pictures, drawings, comics etc.) and always say that I’m working….

The Heroine’s Journey of Victoria Landis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creating. Whether I am creating characters, places, or situations in my writing – or – creating fantastical flora or objects in my oil paintings, I get so much joy from bringing forth something that wasn’t there before. It’s extremely satisfying. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christina Thomas

  What is the best thing I love about my work? The feeling.  I love exploration and the richness of my texture.  I paint intuitively, from my innermost heart and I go where the paint takes me. At times, that can cause some difficulty, but it’s so thrilling when it all comes together as a meaningful,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline M.

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When everything comes into place on stage, when I feel like I’m channeling something that is out of this world when singing, and telling a story. Seeing that music can heal anything and anyone, too. Also meeting amazing people sometimes, having the feeling of finding…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nancy J. Cohen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love providing readers with an escape from their daily routine and from the distressing news on TV. I want to take them to a place where they can forget their troubles and live in a world where they can believe in happy endings. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Thaisa Frank

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Every writer has access to an uncharted country and I love traveling to the country that’s mine, and telling my readers about it. Sometimes I think of myself as a trip leader. What is my idea of perfect happiness? In Zen there’s a saying,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Magneville

What is the best thing I love about my work? Finding news fields of possibilities throughout dancers bodies, exploring uncertains paths, breaking physical and emotional boundaries. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Inner Peace. What is my greatest fear? Loosing myself. What is the trait I most deplore in myself? My impatience. Which living persons in my profession…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pasqualina Tripodi

You say you are una visionaria, could you tell me something about that? la mia visione si rivolge alla riscoperta di uno stile di vita, ritornare un po’ indietro nel tempo e cercare di connettersi nuovamente alla natura che ci circonda, vivere in armonia con essa e di conseguenza con tutto il creato, per farlo ho…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Pflum

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am both a television journalist and a writer. I love most about television journalism the ability to meet some incredible people and to learn from them. On a really good day, I am able to tell their stories in such a way that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susan Sands

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love imagining. I’ve always been a daydreamer and allowed my mind to wander off on tangents and ask the “what if” questions. Writing fiction allows the flow of my thoughts onto the page. It’s like uncorking a bottle so things never get backed up…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sonia Cipollari

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sometimes, when I’m in front of the easel, I find myself deeply absorbed in what I’m doing, while at the same time I feel strongly present in myself. Its like being in a meditative state. As painter I often spend a lot of time on…

The Heroine’s Journey of Estefania Miranda

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It always touches me when dancers embody a choreography completely and make it their own, so the choreography passes my initial imagination and becomes a vivid piece of art, that keeps on developing inside an other person. That ´s a very unique type of intimacy,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elynne Chaplik – Aleskow

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The memoir genre creates timeless memories and legacies. For the loved ones I have tragically lost, their heart-prints live on through my stories of their lives.  Through my work,  I hope my readers feel less alone and find strength and meaning in their own lives….

The Heroine’s Journey of Aim Ruivivar

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being a preschool teacher and author both make me smile and laugh. Those are my fountains of youth. There’s a certain warm feeling from the heart when I know that a child learns something from me. As an author, what’s not to love about it?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Liz Talley

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love writing stories that enable women to escape the hard reality of their lives. Romance and women’s fiction is often maligned as fluff or dismissed as unimportant, but the stories I write deliver empowerment and the belief that what women want – success,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Terrell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love creating something out of nothing; envisioning scenes and people and watching them come alive on the page. There comes a point in which the characters become more real than living beings around me and I find my mind is filled with what they…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angeline Straatman

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY WORK. I love the anticipation and surprise of each dawn shoot , the ocean waves and light never disappoint me and then  I totally immerse myself with all , going into  the zone that is  my total rush. Sometimes  it can be a wash out but what I love most is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laddy Aradhya

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love creating collective moments of joy, making people happy and showing they can be whatever they want to be if they are willing to. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being in the beach, after a workout, knowing that the work is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marcia Fine

Best thing I love about my work? The exploration. I dig into subjects that interest me and don’t let go. I often fall into the “Google hole” and can’t sleep because I find information I have uncovered, fascinating! I also visit almost every place I’ve written about–Portugal, Spain, Poland, Mexico, etc. Observations give you details…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lindy Michaels

What’s the best thing I love about my work? So many jobs, so little time. As a writer, a comedy writer, for the most part, I do love putting my funny sensibilities into my characters, as I let them live in the plots I’ve come up with. As a script/book analyst, I love helping writers…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kelle Grace Gaddis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love everything about writing, from the mad rush of the first draft, to editing, and re-editing and most of all I love being published. There were several years when the financial rewards were small or non-existent but now that I’m also working in self-help,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vedrana Egon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The creative freedom. Travels. Collaboration with creative minds alike. Watching the transformation from the page to the screen. The whole creative process which is quite fascinating and exhilarating. The fact that every day is a different, unique experience. Plus I get the power to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claire Fullerton

  Q: What is the best thing that I love about my work?  A: Writing is a way of interpreting the world, and sharing it with readers is a way of comparing notes on this business of living. My aim is to be as clear as possible in telling a story, no matter the format….

The Heroine’s Journey of Leora Skolkin-Smith

What is the best thing that I love about my work? the chance to have my own voice and vision. The chance to have solid, solitary time to pull together the fragments of my rather fragmented personal life and make one essential story out them which would mean finding the truth that binds all those confusing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kathy L. Murphy

What is the best thing that I love about my work? All my life I have worked really hard at just trying to find my place in the world following all the rules. It was only after I was downsized from a job I loved, (book publisher’s representative), that I broke all the rules and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Bev Katz Rosenbaum

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Working as both a freelance fiction editor and a writer doesn’t even feel like work because the things I do all day are the things I love to do: read and write, exercise both my analytic and creative muscles, and bring books that help and/or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jillian Medoff

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I’m a novelist; solitude and autonomy 2. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The click when my words fit together the right way 3. What is my greatest fear? Helplessness amid chaos 4. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  My thirst for revenge 5. Which living persons…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cecilia Sammarco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am an illustrator. About my work, I love the continuous research about world and about how I will see / feel / imagine it. To do that, it is absolutely necessary to improve your capability to read the reality and, in the meantime, pushing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Joan Wilking

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a Gemini, the twins. For years I worked at only one thing. I was an ad agency creative director on the design side. In the late 1990’s I started to write as an avocation and fell in love with it. Eventually I left my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline Leavitt

What is the best thing I love about my work? I get to live many other lives. I love the feeling of being in the zone so deeply, that when I stop writing, I feel a little disoriented. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being with Jeff Tamarkin, my husband and our son Max, in Hawaii….

The Heroine’s Journey of Suzanne Simonetti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I was always the kid in school who gazed dreamily out the window lost in reverie. Writing fiction allows me an opportunity to channel my creative energies and explore the hidden corners of my imagination in productive ways. I also love being able to connect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Martina Monaco

What is the best thing I like about my job? My work I could describe with three verbs: love, observe and create. A game of action that revolves around me. Take a detail in the world to enlarge it through my eyes and my photographic lens and tell it. Stories that generate stories in those who…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pauline Baird Jones

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love best about being an author is the magic of creating. I love getting to know my characters and then taking the journey of discovery with them. I miss them when the story is complete. And of course, I love it when…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania Giovo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is cathartic self-expression. I love the fact that what I explore and what I create is both uncensored and evolving. I am also in love with the idea that I will never be satisfied as an artist/ human…

The Heroine’s Journey of Deborah De Rose

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Non mi annoio mai, il mio lavoro è molto dinamico e lavoro a molti progetti: sono un avvocato abilitato ma ho scelto di occuparmi d’innovazione sociale, impresa creativa, formazione e project management culturale. Grazie al progetto che ho ideato e fondato – Interazioni Creative…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susan Henderson

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Writing novels allows me to go wherever I like—I can spend weeks in a blizzard, open mysterious doors, explore abandoned asylums. I can try out alternative professions—mortician, painter, locksmith. I can walk toward my deepest fears. I can revisit past mistakes. And best of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claire Le Fevre

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the relationship I build with the dancers I collaborate with. My favorite thing to do is to discover which tasks will trigger somebody’s creativity and challenge them to explore new territories. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Freedom and self-acceptance What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Valencia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing is that I don’t feel I am working, and of course the most amazing thing about it is that I can transmit how I fell and who I am through my playing and my teaching. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gaëlle Lienhardt

The best thing i love in my work is to help indian students to come in France for their studies. I love to promove higher french education and to be an representative of french culture in India. My idea of perfect happiness is to be free to become who we are. Happiness is to feel…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Lala

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I can satisfy a psychic need through my passion/work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To know that I belong to someone and that my existence can represent an help in some way for the others people: my friends but also the audience, my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucy Monciel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the possibility of connecting with new people each day, creating something meaningful that anyone could easily take in their hearts. Writing music is that noble profession that brings balance for yourself and for others. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gabriela Valencia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like to put my heart, soul and my inner child in every painting I do for myself or for my clients. I am a woman who needs to create something new every day. I believe in the power of self expression, I like…

The Heroine’s Journey of Flaviyake

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing songs for other artists gives me a chance to be somebody else and see the world through their eyes. I love writing songs for kids, because I can create a fantasy world that doesn’t exist, like writing a fairy tale, and that an adult…

The Heroine’s Journey of Yvette Carol

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are so many things to love about writing for children that choosing “the best part” is almost impossible. I love author, Kate de Goldi’s view, when Kate said her fiction was ‘chasing childhood Edens,’ and ‘seeking the shaded places of youth.’ I feel…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hazel Iris

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that my work enables me to develop my ideas and to give them a platform.  I love performing, and everything about the creative process. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness for me is spending time in nature, as it…

The Heroine’s Journey of Iro Vasalou

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about being a dance artist is feeling alive through creating! Creating means give birth, make a change and evolving, MOVING! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness for me is to have the people I love close to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alessandra Spada

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Shaping the form in a wide sense. Paper like fabric, communication like marketing: everything has its shape, its standard. What I love about my work is to be able to decide everyday the shape I want to give to every SCULPTOUR element. It’s about independence,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rosella Pellicciotti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It never gets boring. I get to explore new aspects of myself, of the people I work with and of the world, in every new production. I can say I get to know myself better in every artistic research. But what I love most…

The Heroine’s Journey of Italia Ruotolo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The feeling of being limitless that gives the thrill of total freedom. When you are in front of a white canvas you can potentially express everything. You can travel over time and space, you can face yourself and understand who you are and “wether” you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania Mazzoleni

  WHAT IS THE BEST THING THAT I LOVE ABOUT MY WORK? The best thing I love about my work is to promote new talents in fashion, art and design and give them the possibility to be visible. I’m able to create the synergy among different people finding something that I call “ mad factor”,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sheinina Lolita Raj

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sensation of Inspiration and the Social Impact INTERCULTURAL Worldwide carries. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Waking up motivated to do what is right. What is my greatest fear? Giving up. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? A little more trusting than…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sqaw Evenz

What i love about my work is the link with people , there is no routine, it changes all the time. What is my idea of perfect happiness ? Real happiness is just being happy with what we have, feel happy ! Feel good in his sneakers ! What is my greatest fear ? Lose…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ekaterina Abramova

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is my life. My whole life I do what I love. So I can say I am lucky))! It’s not easy but it’s worth it. Artist’s life is absolutely amazing journey always unpredictable and full of surprises. Not only good surprises but always…

The Heroine’s Journey of Inès Carratié

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my job is my ultimate freedom. Now more than ever, I have the feeling that everything is possible, that I can work on anything I want. It’s a wonderful feeling. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I am very…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabeth Schilling

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The biggest treasure for me is to get up in the morning and to be able to dance / to be creative. I also love the fact that I get to travel so much, that I am so lucky to work in diverse countries with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tess Marie Roman

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  My work allows me to create magic illusions and exteriorize what I think and feel so that the audience can witness me as a plastic artist, designer or producer. It’s beautiful to see others join my projects and make them real. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nantonell

What is the best thing i love about my work? Best thing is the freedom to travel into an imaginary world with no boundaries . To be recognized and respected. What is my idea of perfect happiness ? To be in balance within my soul . To be at peace with who i am. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Miriam Martín

-What I like most about my work is being able to live many lives, give life to those characters and play like when I was a child. Enter into a kind of trance and enjoy what I do. And if you create a catharsis and absolute truth with the spectator it is already the greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Neus Kaori

What is the best thing that I love about my work? ​Freedom. I’ve been working with different situations, where I needed to set up my limitations or where other people did it for me, but at the end, even composing is a lonely job, I can, somehow, be free, in choices and in space. The…

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome

The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into three unforgettable days in ROME.  The Heroine’s Journey is a worldwide project created by me, Peter de Kuster,  dedicated to teaching creative professionals skills not covered by the regular education system – skills that develop the story they themselves about themselves, their business, their money, their time…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa James

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being able to help people break through their emotional, physical and mental blockages to selfexpression. When people have a cathartic release and a break through during our sessions, I am so overwhelmed with happiness for them to be able to have more freedom…

Wanted! Storytellers for the Heroine’s Journey.

Five day journey in the greatest bookstores of Paris with Peter de Kuster. To become a Heroine’s Journey storyteller who guides creative professionals in your own city to (re) write their story about themselves and their work. In the process transforming them to successfully have the creative life and work they love.  In this journey,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Mascolo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My biggest dream became true! Now, I can help people get their self-awareness back and unleash their potential they have. It’s always such a huge gift to see how they reconnect with their inner wisdom and finally empower themselves and believe and trust in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Inma Chopo

Passion? My work like an actress, dancer, artist is achievement of freedom, democracy Happiness? To be on beach, watching the sea relaxing Fear? the war Deplore? To be insecure Admire? People who do real their dreams, like Marité Queral Extragavance?  See time and time again a play/film that I love it. Lie? only for say the truth…

Wanted: The Heroine’s Journey Storytellers!!

Five day journey in Rome with Peter de Kuster in the footsteps of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love . To become a Heroine’s Journey storyteller who guides creative professionals to (re) write their story about themselves and their work. In the process transforming them to successfully have the creative life and work they love.  In…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marité Queral

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The greatest thing about my work is when you touch the deepest of a person because you arouse his or her motivation thought Art, which let this human being to change his/her life by starting to look for his/her passions. Therefore, you are inspiring…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lori Foster

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creating a world where problems exist (because they always do) and where people are flawed (because we all are) and yet love finds a way. It’s the great healer, the support we need, and the foundation for a happy existence that puts hardships in perspective…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angelica Pagnelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love meeting many people of different cultures and “reading” individuals as wonderful books. Travelling all over the world, I have the great chance to discover wonderful places, entering in connection with beauty. I like training people on style, that is my core topic,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Connie Costa

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The difference I get to make in my clients’ lives. I also love that I get to incorporate all of my passions in one: the entertainment industry, food & wine, travel, Italy, health & wellness and personal development. I also love the fact that at…

The Heroine’s Journey of Svetlana Cameron

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Meeting new people. An artist’s life can be a very solitary endeavour if you work alone in your studio all the time, but it’s different when you paint portraits by commission. My work attracts many interesting people of different ages, occupations and cultural backgrounds into…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kimberly F. Davis

What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Health, love and friendship. And I hate mornings so sleeping late, curling up next to my love Robert is my happy place. What is my greatest fear?  Sinkholes!! What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  Sometimes I have a short temper, like when dealing with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Monaci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love helping people create a life they love, show them that they have all the skills and resources they need to face any challenge and live a meaningful happy life. Happy, satisfied, fulfilled people make the world a better place! What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Delphine Maillard

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sharing. Music is all about sharing. You share your music with the musicians you’re working with and of course you share with the audience. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Breakfast with my husband and my son. Coffee and croissants. No more bad…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The calm meditative state in which the paintings are produced. Having a studio at home worked really well with having a family. What is my idea of perfect happiness? In my studio, when a painting seems to have potential. Each painting needs to be…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kyrahm

What is my greatest fear? In these months i’m having a lot of health problems and my greatest fear is losing sight What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Not having picked the rose when it was the right time Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? This year…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sherri Littlefield

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My photographs simultaneously challenge and appreciate contemporary consumerism. In my “shopping series”, there’s humor, sadness and confusion. The content of my work isn’t black or white, it recognizes many shades of grey (and pink) in between. Sherri Littlefield Website What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gina Tron

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being able to see life from all perspectives and the different types of writing I have worked in have allowed me to do that. I have forced myself to have insight into my own flaws and past to be able to write about…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sheri Miller

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the inspiration that flows, when I’m really tuned into my artistic muse, and the ideas rush into my pen, fingers, piano and guitar like swirling, smiling hurricanes. I’m just the woman chasing after the storm, a wide net attached to a pole in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kelly N. Gin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I make handmade Books Of Shadows with freehand drawings inside, so what I like most with my work is the freedom to create books that I like the way I like it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Not to worry about anything….

The Heroine’s Journey of Giovanna Mulas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Cosa amo di più del mio lavoro? Il transfert. Penetrare le altrui personalità; trasformarmi in loro per poter riportare al meglio al lettore azioni, parole. Che si tratti di uomini, gatti o comodini. Ancora: il messaggio sociale e politico che è possibile e doveroso…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nancy Niss

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m an artist, writer and designer in many different mediums, my income comes from being a Master Tailor. For fun I build furniture, picture frames, work with wire, paper and anything else that strikes my fancy. The wonderful mechanical challenges of pattern making apply to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Debra Keirce

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that my paintings take on a life of their own and inspire their own narratives when they leave my easel. I relish when collectors share about what my art has come to mean to them, and the feelings they experience while viewing the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cyndy Goldman

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about loving my work is how working is a great catalyst to know myself through expressing it in my art making.  Staying close to the work keeps me in touch with my process in the studio as well as in my everyday life….

The Heroine’s Journey of Rachel Galvin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a writer, I love telling people’s stories. As an actor, I love exploring different characters and entertaining or moving others. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being able to live my life the way I want. What is my greatest fear? I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Luisa Marotta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love creating meaningful connections, through people or through numbers and data. I love working in the innovation field because I like the idea that I’m contributing to build a simpler future for everyone, by leveraging on knowledge and information. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vivian Mota

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have so much fun doing what I do. It’s a way to keep my inner child alive. It’s always good even if the work is hard or heavy. I can’t see myself doing anything different. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having…

The Heroine’s Journey of Monika Miedzianowska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I sing one of my songs about my struggles and I can see the same emotions on people’s faces… at this moment I know I am not alone with what I am going through. And I think these people feel the same way. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Segalini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a copywriter in Italy, I write for companies. The best thing are the words: their life and their sound meet the stories of the people with I work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A life full of books to read. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sonia Carballo – Socatoba

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I like about my job is mainly to have the freedom to Express everything you want when you want and how you want. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is to be able to do my job…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mally Harpaz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being creative and expressive, working on a piece of music and seeing it taking shape and coming into life is an amazing experience. I also really love playing live and feel that intense energy. I’ve been lucky to be working with incredible musicians…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Korporal

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love the creative process, the different stages which lead to a new project, whether it is an art video, an installation or a webdesign commission. The blank page to start with, the brain storming, the small notes, letting ideas come and go; then…

The Heroine’s Journey of Amanda Church

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Its ongoing organic evolution – things, sometimes so unexpected, often just seem to happen. Drawing from life and always looking at art both help the process. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Those rare days when all things align, personally and professionally. I like…

The Heroine’s Journey of Filomena Croce

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is making people happy. Seeing their smile, seeing them singing with me, dancing, having fun, making them feel emotions. It is letting them escape from the reality and taking them with me to places they have…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marjorie Salvaterra

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  FOR ME, EVERYTHING! I love coming up with the ideas, though I make myself crazy along the way. I love when I can take an idea from my head to the camera to print and it actually comes out the way I envisioned. And I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Monica Boaventura

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love people! My job is so particular and personal. Each client is a new world for me. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness for me can be an ice cold lemonade on a beautiful Sunday morning. I believe in thin slices of happiness. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sophie Ploeg

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am an artist, art historian and writer as well as a full time mother; I love the fact I can combine all these things and they all strengthen each other. Art history infuses my paintings and being a mother has inspired me to work…

The Heroine’s Journey of Clara Berta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a passionate, award-winning abstract artist of Hungarian heritage. My dynamic, highly textural abstract paintings have been exhibited in the United States and collected worldwide. While working on my latest project, the flow series, I have found that my work can be very challenging;…

The Heroine’s Journey of Aixa Oliveras

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I get to explore what it means to be human. And that I get the chance to explore that through paint and charcoal. I love that moment when everything else falls away, and it’s just you and your painting. That moment of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Baudrier

What is the best thing that I love about my work? In my work, the element that I adore the most is the smile that can be brought by making up women or men, it’s a moment of relaxation … and thus the joy that brings in common. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’ s Journey of Kim ten Tusscher

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being an explorer in the world I have created. When I write, I discover new places and meet new people. Slowly, the fog disappears. When I started developing this world I felt like an intruder, but after six books I feel at home….

The Heroine’s Journey of Zelia Evora

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that i can wake up in the morning and with my hands make what i imagined. That I can change a pair of pants into something else, make a dress from a curtain. I specially love that i can pass on my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Leslie Neumann

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that through the creation of a painting I can relive my deepest, most meaningful experiences. Painting is the way I really understand what I have seen in nature and in meditation sessions. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is to have…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maia Euphoria

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The lives of every story and every character that i have created all have their own reality. Each one of my creations is a statement a scream an expression. Most of the time the drawings remind me who i am… the euphoria of Maia. so,…

The Heroine ‘s Journey of Barbara Kolo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My process of working it puts me in a calm almost mediative state. This feeling is reflected in my paintings and passed on to the viewer which brings me joy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is to enjoy the things in life…

The Heroine’s Journey of Helene Lundbye Petersen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that moment, when a raw, perhaps even pure connection with life is felt. I have felt it alone, when I write my books and when I create artworks. I have experienced it with others, either through meetings one on one – or with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sylvia Toy

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It makes me feel free. My first sculpture professor was a precocious young man who told me “You can do anything you want.” I knew one day I would understand what he meant. When I told my husband that I had figured out how…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kate Kretz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The process of making my work involves a tremendous amount of research, allowing me to spend time learning about subject matter that interests me. While this research helps me understand and process the more difficult aspects of being in the world, it also connects me to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sharon Pomales

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is the freedom it gives me to manage my time as I choose to. Having my own studio at home gives me the opportunity to spend more time with my family. My work as an artist also…

The Heroine’s Journey of Johannah O’Donnell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like how peaceful the actual art-making process is. The way I go about designing and executing my ideas is very methodical. Having a plan with predictable outcomes is nice, especially when so many things outside of my studio are out of my control. What…

The Heroine ‘s Journey of Raffaella Pessolano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The feeling of nearly achieving perfection and perhaps discover that there is more than one. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A life around the world. The possibility of creating new thinks day by day. Be surrounded by love. What is my greatest fear?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Sala

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The real best thing that I love about my work is the possibility to make creative projects and to meet a lot of interesting people. I can manage my work with professionalism and brillance. It’s wonderful and pleasant. I like to find the perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Justell Vonk

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing is the ability to create your own worlds. The possibility to  live many lives, the lives of your creations inside of a certain work and the lives of works themselves. It’s always so exciting to know that my art travels throughout…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabelle Chauffeton Saavedra

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I practice and teach Spiritual Sight, a form of Remote Viewing, which allows people to sort through the many sensory inputs they are bombarded with at any given time. In other words, I teach people to go from Looking Without Seeing to Seeing Without Looking….

The Heroine’s Journey of Sherri Silverman

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The surprises and beauty that appear. What is my greatest fear? Not having time to get all my contributions out into the world. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Deplore? I never think of myself that way. I may over-research. I gather so…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pauline Siebers

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able and help other people in their search of a meaningful existence. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be happy for no reason. The kind of happiness that arises from inside of me, out of the blue, and takes a hold of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Fini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My job is daily experimentation. The different projects I work on are always different, always very innovative and always contain a new challenge. I rarely replicate a formula. Generally when I found a particular creative solution to the eternal dilemma that inspires all my artistic…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rose Freymuth -Frazier

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being autonomous, not having to answer to anyone or adhere to a strict schedule while spending my days exploring ideas through a visual medium. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t think there is such a thing but if there were, mine…

The Heroine’s Journey of Bettyblue Chance Susanne Grosswiler

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love networking with other artists and to inspire each other/ exchanging an art critique about the work to progress. Challenging myself during the process of painting and researching characters. Relying on my dreams in my arts practice and following my intuition. I love being…

The Twelve Faces of the Heroine

The heroine’s journey is about saying ‘yes’ to yourself and in so doing, becoming more fully alive and more effective in the world…The quest is replete with dangers and pitfalls, but it offers great rewards: the capacity to be successful in the world, knowledge of the mysteries of the human soul, and the opportunity to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabine Seguin

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The best part I love about my work is meeting  people as profoundly as I wish we all be able to relate to each other one day. To be connected to the part that usely people hide and which is the more real, the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Erica Agazzani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? May I say freedom? Yes, I’m very free to decide what I want to do. I’m an acquarius/virgo then I’ve got a very original but constructive nature. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I work the glass, I love to cut and give a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susan Lizotte

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the process of working through ideas in my head and creating in paint my ideas, watching the process happen is incredible. I love mixing the colors I want to use and how the colors vibrate with each other. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’ s Journey of Kerstin Paillard

The best thing that I love about my work is the freedom. I am a painter and I decide when and where I want to work. I have no boss, no schedule. As I am exhibiting in many different places, I also travel a lot. My idea of perfect happiness : love, painting, a glass…

The Heroine’s of Tanja Gant

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The aspect of my work that I love most is being my own boss and deciding what and when I want to draw. I am not under pressure to mass-produce and that allows me the freedom to let my intuition dictate what my next subject will…

The Heroine’s Journey of Roberta Maddalena

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I draw, everyday is different and every drawing brings me in a different world, I meet a lot of people. I love it. And when I play music and do sound design I discover endless worlds inside me. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vanessa Castelao

What is the best thing that I love about my work?Freedom. Being able to work anywhere, any time. That doesn’t mean I work any less, but I can prioritize, my kids, for instance, always have the priority, and catch up on my work in the evening. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Appreciating what you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Krisjan Klenow

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creating something, in any medium for me is a necessity. The process is my friend when I feel that I have none. In photography it is a way of telling multiple stories it is a projection, or intimate narrative for someone else and rediscovery…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nikki D. May

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my use of line and the figure combined with patterns of plants and animals. I love working with encaustic, a beautiful sensual medium that is perfect for tying together my collections of found papers and objects, drawings and photographs into deep mysterious pieces…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Alexis Michel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Doing what I love. I’m a visual Artist, photographer, but also writer, director, producer. There is no limit. Just being creative, my job is just to make my dreams come true. I’ve got an idea during the night, or just talking with someone, or just…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristiana Paternò

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing. Watching movies and then writing. Meeting people and then writing. Trying to catch the very essence of a work or a person in my own words.  What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living the present moment with my whole spirit and body. Singing in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalya Aikens

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The materials that I get to touch and manipulate; the speed of machine stitching and the slow meditative nature of hand stitching. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having hours of uninterrupted studio time where the work is flowing effortlessly and a loving…

The Heroine’s Journey of Florence Egasse

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom of being able to plan my day the way I want to and having the flexibility to balance my work with my family life. I also truly cherish the luxury to be as creative as I want to be. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Erika Lizee

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love that with the illusions in my installations, I can create an experience for viewers that plays with their perceptions. In the creation of this work, I love that it challenges me in a variety of ways. With each project I try to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Franzese

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most is the possibility to work with motivated and skilled people for bringing a new life-saving medical device on the market. Neuron Guard, in fact, is a startup that is developing a connected platform to revolutionize the treatment of brain…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabeth Condon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sense of discovery in pouring paint and combining ink, glitter and pumice with acrylic pours. I never know where the pours or the painting will go; the movement of paint determines every next step. I love the process in figuring out how to wrest space from spills of color, whether the space in a pattern or landscape. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Ease. When the tip of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Singwan Chong Li

What is the best thing about my job? I like especially the first part of the process, that is to say when I go to buy magazines, and then when choosing the cuts, immediately appear thousands of ideas, that are coming together like a bank of images that later I will choose to realize a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stephanie Marihan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The versatility and how can I change the work field easily. I’ve never been bored. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The perfect balance between personal and working life, and sometimes how this can be a symbiosis. What is my greatest fear? Let important phases in…

The Heroine’s Journey of claRa apaRicio yoldi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I work on my video art pieces I love the whole creative process: From when the first idea or concept appears and how this idea is in my head sometimes for years until I feel ready to start working on it. Then, night and…

The Heroine’s Journey: Your One Great Story

I will take you on a journey of discovery to provide a fascinating answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of ‘basic stories’ in the world.   And more interesting even a small number of stories you tell yourself to yourself, about yourself. Travelling along a wealth of stories,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Vitale

What’s the best thing I like about my job? The best thing I like about my work is the creation, whether it is a season collection or tailor-made dress. For the collection, I start from an inspiration that is always a different culture of the world, joining my second passion that is the travels, I document,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Ramacci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? RAMI (Rescued Archive Memories Initiative) is a project about our memories. So, first of all I love letting people understand how important their family memories are. I love the exact moment they wipe away the dust from diaries or letters and decide to give…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalie Holland

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  No matter how times I’ve done it, the ability to transform a thought or an idea into an image on canvas is still like magic for me. I love this process: creating something out of nothing. And then of course, the freedom to decide when and how much…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dot Bekker

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work for over a decade has been working with Entrepreneurs which I truly love.  Entrepreneurship brings people such a feeling of independence and freedom.  However, right now I am working on returning home to my country of birth, Zimbabwe.  I am planning to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lynsey Baxter

What is the best thing that I love about my work?    I love seeing changes in people.  When I know that I have helped someone to get past a block or overcome something that has been stopping them from moving on with their life, the feeling is amazing. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia Soresina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love books and children very much, but what fills my heart is seeing a dreaming child, astonished, passionate about a book that I read to him. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The freedom to be myself and to be accepted as…