The Heroine’s Journey of Silvia Scaringella

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I work the space is full of noises and dust, in contrast, what I love the most is the silence that sculpting creates within myself. I love the different emotional and technical challenge that each sculpture gave me every time. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Loredana Cacucciolo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a visual artist. The gestures, the smells of my studio and also have the opportunity to communicate better through my works. What is my idea of happiness? Feeling satisfied with yourself What is my greatest fear? Failing to seize all the opportunities…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucrezia Benvenuti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a graphic designer and the best thing about my work is that I can express my creativity in many fields. With my designs I can satisfy the client and at the same time communicate to others in the most appealing way. I love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexa Invrea

What is the best thing that i love about my work? As I am visual artist and also painting teacher and art therapist, in my teaching profession I love to assist the miracle of the wonder and surprise that comes up in people in the workshops when they discover their creativity that was repressed maybe…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Kogen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I make my living by modelling to the artists. I am a life model but I wouldn’t call it work. That’s exactly what I like about it because I don’t like to work. What is my idea of happiness? Total independence. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Valentina Ciandrini

What I do:I’m an Italian designer and art director, specialized in branding and packaging design.   Ciandreamy New Identity from ciandreamy on Vimeo. What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have always been interested in applied arts since I was a child. I created my first brochure at the age…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claudia Oddo

Claudia Oddo, Italian soprano (songwriter, compositor, choir master & vocal coach) What is the best thing that I love about my work? In my work, I love to learn every day, because of the experience of being creative with my voice and piano music. I share magical moments while performing with great musicians and love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ilaria Sagaria

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Photography is not just a work for me, there are a lot of things that I love about it. First of all the possibility to communicate without words, to see with my mind, with my heart, with my soul…and not just with my eyes….

New: Virtual Coaching

Are you a creative leader or creative professional looking to develop your business skills and storytelling? Amidst today’s uncertainty, it is more important than ever to reconnect with yourself and others, develop your creative business, and build your story. Dive deep into your unique business style and areas for growth with the coaching of Peter…

Welcome to the Heroine’s Journey

The Heroine’s Journey is a global organisation founded by Peter de Kuster helping people to become better storytellers of their own lives. We have created a range of storytelling tools to help you be the storyteller of your own life and by rewriting your story transforming your creative life and business. We share stories of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara Giorgi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is creating stories that people will empathize with. When you write a story, you will start asking yourself “About what wanna I talk about?”. I search the topic inside me, inside my feelings. I decide to write, for…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Bastoni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? For sure the satisfaction of people seeing the beauty in it and share it as a Universal message. What is my idea of happiness? My true idea of Happiness lies in being in total harmony with the environment. I believe in freedom, spending my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carla Mura

  What’s the best thing I love about my job? The thing I love about my job is the open-mindedness it gives you. Both in creating, and in relations with experts in the art sector in general and in specific contemporary art, both for a unique fulfillment for women above all. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Grilli

Qual è la cosa migliore che amo del mio lavoro? La magia del cinema, la ricerca, la progettazione dei costumi, lo studio del personaggio. In generale è l’emozione che mi regala. The magic of cinema, research, costume design, character study. In general, it is the emotion that gives me. Qual è la mia idea di…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Pascalidou

What I’m doing: Author, journalist, playwright, TV- and radio-presenter, producer. And some acting, Human rights advocate, goodwill ambassador, moderator, speaker, motivator What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work opens doors, hearts and minds. I meet people from different walks of life in different parts of the world and my mission…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marina Collaci

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? Knowledge. I am a journalist and a very curious person. Talking to people, understanding other perspectives is an invaluable wealth. A treasure that I appreciate every day. Conoscere. Io sono giornalista e anche una persona molto curiosa. Parlare con la gente, capire realtà…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Altieri

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The creative act. everything that comes before the performance. L’atto creativo. tutto ciò che viene prima della rappresentazione. What is my idea of happiness? In a world full of unfairness you cannot be happy; however, you can achieve a sort of inner peace. –…

The Heroine’s Journey of Enrica Ciurli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I reply with a quote from Picasso : “People want to make sense of everything and everyone. This is the disease of our age What is my idea of happiness? Happiness? You don’t have to look for it. What is my greatest fear? Dying…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Mattera

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Performance art is an endless catalyst for change, an endless treasure trove. What is my idea of happiness? Being at ease with any emotion or situation, embracing them without judgement. What is my greatest fear? Abandonment. What is the trait that I most deplore…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annika Pettini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The possibilities: a path consisting of choices built on one’s own capacities; to open the door on infinite evolutions; meetings and adventures. It is not simple, but the further you proceed the more you have the certainty of the tools you have and the…

Virtual Journey: The Heroine’s Journey in Rome

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome In this journey you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Heroine’s Journey the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As…

Virtual Journey: The Heroine’s Journey in Paris

In The Heroine’s Journey in Paris we examine the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. Your story is your life. As human beings, we continually tell ourselves stories — of success or failure; of power or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Andrea DiFiore

Andrea DiFiore, Artist and designer of nature inspired silk scarves. What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I am able to take my ideas and execute them into images. I love the thinking process of composing elements and colors and arranging them to form a completed artwork/design. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Spizzichino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Two things, mainly: the opportunity to turn my thoughts into visual information and give the sense a meaning. Drawing for me has always played a central role, as a way to understand the difference between reality and the idea of reality my head has…

Virtual Journey: Testdrive Your Dream Job

Testdrive Your Dream Job Yes, you can try your hand at the business of your dreams without risking your present job or business, your next mortgage payment, or your kid’s future. In The Heroine’s Journey- Testdrive Your Dream Job  you will discover how meeting your role-models and spending a few days working with them –…

Virtual Journey: The Heroine’s Journey in the Movies

In this groundbreaking new heroine’s journey we examine the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. Your story is your life. As human beings, we continually tell ourselves stories — of success or failure; of power…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dina Udupa

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Joseph Campbell’s words ring true for me “if you want to ask me how I should live my life, I ask you, what is the most meaningful thing to you, your raison d’etre, and I suggest you ally yourself with that – your bliss.”…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Gazza

What is the best thing that I love about my work? La cosa che più amo del mio lavoro, è la possibilità di scendere in profondità, prendermi del tempo ed essere ciò che sono senza troppi filtri, senza troppi compromessi. Grazie alla mia pratica posso sentirmi leggera e viaggiare. Vivere di bellezza. Mi dona sempre…

Virtual Journey: The Heroine’s Journey in London

The Heroine’s Journey in London In this journey you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Heroine’s Journey the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As…

Virtual Journey: The Heroine’s Journey in Barcelona

The Heroine’s Journey in Barcelona In this journey you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Heroine’s Journey the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vanessa Rusci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work ranges between art and communication, teaching and marketing, coaching, and talent scouting. I love this: in my work, there is never stasis, there is always research, creativity is needed, you travel a lot, you meet a lot of people. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Gianetti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The most important one is basically when I’m doing it because it’s a liberating and spiritual research that always stimulates me to ask new questions to myself. Moreover a series of others ones. The opportunity to travel and meet new people interested in communicating…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nicole Voltan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is my life, my time, my thought. I love to understand how the world works and art gives me the reason to do it. Art let me the possibility to experiment, to catalog things that I’m interested to, because memory is fleeting…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rachel Frank

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My favorite thing about my artistic work is that it gives me relaxation and it gives me energy for my daily life. Sculpture and the painting trigger my imagination and creativity and through it, I express myself. The possibility of taking a clay block…

The Heroine’s Journey of Verde Alfieri

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s my creative side that increases everyday, and the way I use colors. I’m a jewelry designer and I can’t imagine my jewels without colors, black and white included of course. What is my idea of happiness? It’s a place rather than an idea….

The Heroine’s Journey of Caterina Magliulo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? In a society that no longer has rituals of passage to the adult age, I guide my clients towards the maturity where from guests in a house from students pass to the owners of their own house. I create comfortable and beautiful spaces, that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Netta Ganor

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a mouth painting artist at the Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Association (https://vdmfk.com/en/), which is an international organization (~800 artists located in ~80 countries) facilitating the sale of artwork produced by mouth and foot painting artists. I love the flexibility and variety my work allows…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cary McCool

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like to implement humor in my work, that, hopefully is apparent to the viewer! What is my idea of happiness? Comfort within yourself. I work on this every day. It allows me to see clearly and stand taller. Comparison is the thief of happiness. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Brunella Todisco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is the feeling of being surrounded by art, I believe it’s a very profound idea to live your life for that. Meeting artists, working with them and getting to know how they work is also a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Pedratscher

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Giving an image to my thoughts and emotions, before carrying out a project these images live in my head for months, sometimes even for years before finding the right shape. When I manage to shape them, I am truly satisfied and proud! What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabeth Zilli (Elis Zill)

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can do what I love doing the most, which is drawing. Inside this world, I’m able to do Illustrations,comics,sketches,concepts,etc. But I have to say that what I most enjoy to do is drawing comics.  What is my idea of happiness? Living in a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ruchi Trivedi

What is the best thing that i love about my work. Never ending process of my work. What is my idea of happiness?  put a harmony between myself and nature of life.  I be independent and strong but without hurting anyone and anything from nature. i maintain purity in life like i am a part…

The Heroine’s Journey of Shivangini Rathore

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Being a designer, I love to create and I have already fallen in love with every bit of it. Playing with colors is like an everyday activity and I love what I do. Nature is my major source of inspiration. Being surrounded by Sky, Moon,Clouds,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pupi Fuschi

What do I like the most about my job? A kind of social immunity that allows me to be extravagant without being considered strange and the opportunity of using my time according to my personal needs. Time today is a luxury, as it is not to do everything quickly because speed is both the best…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Di Stefano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The opportunity I get to travel and meet new people What is my idea of happiness? Being successful in work, being surrounded by loved ones, stay close to nature What is my greatest fear? The never ending abyss after death What is the trait…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daria Petrilli

What is the best thing I love about my job?  I am an artist and an illustrator.  I love my job unconditionally because it is the only chance to survive myself.  Alone, with my “wakom”, I break down reality and recreate it in digital collages.  Women are at the center of my works, I cut them out of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gretchen Dreisbach

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Co-Creating Art Beings with SPIRIT! I LOVE Creating with Color! Texture! Line! Composition! Conducting a Visual Orchestra! The Visual Vibration of LOVE! I Love tapping into Pure Potential Infinite Possibilities! What is my idea of happiness? Following your JOY! It is our Birthright NO…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kkamakshi Bhartia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a writer, artist, psychologist and an entrepreneur. All of my work originates from passion and I love it when my work takes me in a completely different world where I create magic! What is my idea of happiness? My idea of happiness is…

The Innovator’s Story

The founder of The Heroine’s Journey reveals the strategies great innovators, uses to foster innovative thinking and overcome the naysayers who stifle creativity. The role of the devil’s advocate is nearly universal in business today. It allows individuals to step outside themselves and raise questions and concerns that effectively kill new projects and ideas, while…

Create Your Own Legend

Create Your Own Legend The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into a unforgettable virtual journey. The Heroine’s Journey is a global organisation dedicated to teaching skills not covered by the regular education system – skills that develop creative confidence and encourage to make money you love.  This journey brings together the very best in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronique Villard

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the choice of my subjects before painting. I love also my process of work : i choose two colors and i go on the canvas, after i travel with another colour and i see the result, then i play with colored tints…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rosaria Cascio

My name is Rosaria Cascio, I’m a literature teacher and I live in Palermo. I grew up with Fr. Pino Puglisi, the priest from Palermo killed by the mafia for his commitment to young people. I have written many books about him and I travel around Italian schools and cities talking about him and his…

The Leader’s Story

The Leader’s Story How creative leaders can use the right story at the right time to inspire change and action This journey The Leader’s Story shows how storytelling is one of the few ways to handle the most important and difficult challenges of leadership: sparking action, getting people to work together, and leading people into the future….

The New Retirement Story

The New Retirement Story You need a quest to wake up in the morning and enough money to sleep at night. More than 10 years ago, Peter started rewriting traditional stories stories of retirement with his groundbreaking The New Retirement Story. He changed the story about retirement from one focused solely on money on a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tiffany Dolce

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom that writing allows. Being able to vary constantly from one subject to another, and from one profession to another. One day I am a screenwriter and the next I become a travel blogger. Amo la libertà che la scrittura consente….

The Heroine’s Journey of Irene Petrafesa

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to express emotions through colour and brushstrokes. Painting for me comes from a natural and instinctive wish to express the veiled interior life of all things. Natural elements, that I use consistently, are at core of my artistic practice.The oxides from Marocco,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tetka Rhu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being connected to my divine source of supply drives me forward daily as my inspired intuitive creativity is always on tap. In the creation of unique original tetkaART artistic expressions that are forged through the power of the subject at hand allows me to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nirit Gilad Ovadia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like the idea of ​​creating something from scratch. Creating a work that is unique to me, with my personal imprint. Starting from the idea through the process of conceptualizing and execution, towards final stage, similar to a birth… What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gloria Costi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Definitely the fact I work together with many others talented artists; that means one can always improve their skills and learn something new just by sharing a common workplace. This is a big advantage because in this field the competition is very high. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Raquel Carvalho

What is the best thing I love about my job? My freedom of expression. The complicity with my works and the dialogue that I maintain in the atmosphere of the environment that I create. My world in complete silence, where only I can walk. What is my idea of ​​happiness? Live in the moment, enjoy…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Roilo

What’s the best thing I love about my job? I am a consultant, I deal with project & business development. I’m specialize in the launch of brands, innovative products and intellectual contents . About my work, I love the unique combination of managerial and creativity with which transform a creative project into a business opportunity….

The Heroine’s Journey of Mariyam Khatri

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Well, I am a designer and I love doing what I do. I feel, having the privilege to do something you love is an achievement in itself. I think I have found my passion at an intersection point between fashion, art and crafts. My ideas…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Proia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I do not know where it is going to take me. Che non so dove mi porterà. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness has to do with having the freedom of taking care of my time. La…

The Heroine’s Journey of Adidi Ousaadi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom of expression in all its forms What is my idea of happiness? To feel free, to feel love around, peace and ease, to be able to give even with a smile and to have this force in oneself which leads you everywhere What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Palapa Barragán

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Feeling proud of my art and let my creativity flow from talent. When I transform an idea into an image that transmit something to others. For me that way of connecting with others through a work of art is very special, it is an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angela Iantosca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom, creativity, the opportunity to meet many men, women and children, listen to stories and receive people’s trust. Also be useful to someone or to a cause, also trying to change things by writing and speaking. What is my idea of happiness? Happiness is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabella Monaco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best part of my work is that I can trust intuition. Then, from the intuition, I can merge knowledge. It’s all about having fun and learning. What is my idea of happiness? My idea of happiness is those moments with my friends in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gaia Baratelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Let me introduce myself first…Hi, my name is Gaia! I’m a textile designer born and raised in Italy, in the countryside near Como. I work for a company named Fasac and I’m currently a designer in the accessories department. There are so many…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Baggiani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I really love the direct contact with my clients all over the world and, quite often, I even met them personally when possible. It is very important for me to transmit to them my passion for Italy. What is my idea of happiness? Stay…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nathaly Rodriquez

What is the best thing I love about my job? I am Nathaly Rodriguez, a Colombian living in Barcelona for three years. I have worked most of my life creating marketing strategies for companies in different sectors such as industrial, fashion and technology. I am passionate about digital marketing because it allows me to get…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie Louise Denti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Hi! My name is Marie Louise Denti and I’m a presentation designer and speaker coach for executives. I think that good communication makes for a better way to work. I love making a change in the communication between companies, executives and coworkers. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kaylee Meijer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom, the possibility to grow, to develop my skills and knowledge, and of course making films! It is absolutely the best choice I have ever made. It is not always easy, but since I have started this, there’s no way back for me….

The Heroine’s Journey of Silvia Velázquez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I like the most about my activity is that I do it with passion. I spend hours in my studio and I barely see the time go by. And, when I stop I only think to return next day and continue my work….

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Ströbl

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I like as a senior event manager my job is never boring. Every event is a new challenge. What is my idea of happiness? Love, be happy with yourself and your family and friends. What is my greatest fear? Radical situations that affect my family or all…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nata Agafonova

Nata Agafonova is Amsterdam based a Digital Transformation Designer. What is the best thing that I love about my work? Digital Transformation Designer is a new term and I love shaping it to fit me rather than trying to fit in a title. I am a designer, I am a facilitator, I am an active…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisa Maduro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? With Slow Escapes I combine mindfulness meditation and creative expression as tools to unwind, slow down and reconnect to their natural state of being. The thing I love most about my work is seeing people embarking in their journey of self-development and self-exploration. It…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marisol Gonzalez Nohra

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom of choice, the possibility to organize my time and dedicate the right moment to each task according to how I feel. The variety of things I can do. And to be able to work from anywhere. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Gilda Marrella

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a designer, I love the possibility to express myself and to think critically about the future, so that I can propose alternatives to the traditional values and current models. I like to define my idea of a preferable future and to materialise this…

The Heroine’s Journey of Filipa Sousa

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The truth is that I’m really lucky to do something that I love. But I think that happened because I found a place where I can be creative, be listen and explore my ideas and, for me, having that part is really important. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cecilia Polonara

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom, the creativity and the opportunity to make real what I have in my mind and to challenge myself. What is my idea of happiness? I was in a cafe with a friend and a dog was sitting on the couch,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ronit Wolf

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Surprising people, in all ways possible. What is my idea of happiness? To finally be free from wishes. What is my greatest fear? Losing my compassion for people. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I should take more care of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Mitsiou

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom and independence. I have the freedom to make my own schedule and I am challenged every day to be creative, inventive and work independently or with others to make something beautiful together. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Feeling calm and happy…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marion Boulay

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like to think that I participated in shaping the current musical culture, that my creations will leave something of myself behind of my presence on earth. I hope that through my compositions I convey emotions. I can get people out of their daily…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fabiana Macaluso

What’s the best thing I love about my job? I love the freedom of my work to choose what to communicate through my art giving unique sensations What is my idea of ​​happiness? my idea of ​​happiness is to see in people’s faces the joy when they observe my art serenity the reflection happiness for…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Anfuso

What is the best thing that I love about my work? L’abbraccio che ricevo dalla pittura ogni qualvolta entro nel mio studio, la sensazione di essere accolta in un grembo materno capace di incubare tutte le mie pulsioni, la percezione che non ci sia un mondo fuori, perché il solo mondo possibile è quello dentro…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vicky De Bruyne

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I currently work a paid job related to printing and design. I studied graphic design in the 90ties and then life took me in different directions and I never got the chance to do anything with what I studied. It was only when I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dymphie Huijssen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I can visualise complex feelings and ideas into an image, that’s why I describe myself almost like a visual poet. I also use my work to do research on topics that I’d like to know more about or to understand it…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irene Coletto

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I can travel a lot (when I work as a graphic facilitator at events) and also working from home when I have some illustration jobs to do. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Pizza and movies with my friends/boyfriend on…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Bonci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it allows me to travel and meet awesome people from all over the world, to help the artists who collaborate with me and to always be able to choose projects that I really like. What is my idea of happiness? Reaching people’s hearts,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stella Sacca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? One of the things I love the most about writing is to tell stories that can make people feel emotions. Whether we laugh or cry, I consider it a very important part of our lives. When I feel sadness, happiness, fear, hope through the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mishell Ivon Walton

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The journey to a new song, I love watching it unfold to a full story. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I believe a true dream is living in a beautiful reality that you created for yourself, so basically my happiness is living…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sofia Cetoloni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I would say the feeling of when you finish a piece, and it’s even better than what you had in mind in the first place. It doesn’t always happen, but when it does it amazes me. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m…

The Heroine’s Journey of Paola Totis

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I believe the writing makes me feel less alone, because it allows me to communicate to the other people. I enjoy sharing what I knew, what I heard and what I tested. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m happy when I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vira Yakymchuk

Vira Yakymchuk (Ukraine), is a primarily self-taught artistpainter, who spends most of her life in dreamworld. Whose creative production revolves around classical figurative painting, presented in a contemporary manner. I reflect reality like a dream, which is also a reflection of real life. What is the best thing that I love about my work? Figurative…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lara Celenza

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The playfulness. Especially in the writing process. It’s like starting from a blank canvas and painting a whole Universe onto it. I also really love working with actors before the shoot. Watching them “play” the part – literally become someone else, and guiding them…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marta Mezynska

What is the best thing I love about my job? Freedom of choice. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Do what I love and be happy with it. What is my biggest fear? Lack of love and passion. What feature do I regret the most? Persistence, often it does not give time to consider…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stephanie Cavina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is that I can organized my time and choose the right moment to do it. That’s means I can follow my own path to do what I need to do in the moment I feel inspired. The process…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nikolina Novosel Nezmah

NIKOLINA NOVOSEL NEZMAH (Amsterdam) -artist, book illustrator, senior mobile game artist What is the best thing that I love about my work? Feeling of freedom, releasing fears and doubts and following my inner voice. It’s a wonderful feeling to emerge into an idea that flows. Then work does not feel like work at all. Drawing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronica Galeazzo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Introspection. Being an actress, interpreting other people, other lives, requires, first of all, a work on ourselves. The life of the other becomes a mirror for us, and so it becomes a magical journey within ourselves to discover our deepest features. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Aldofredi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The possibility to inspire and give an emotional experience to my audience. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having the possibility to create something valuable and relevant and sharing it with the people I love the most and also with whoever is willing…

The Heroine’s Journey is Maria Parenteau

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The first thing is the oppportunity to express myself to the world. I feel honored to be called artist. I love the sweetness and tenderness of the images, the softness of the lines, the hints of comfort and encouragement. I really like the effects…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gabriella Angel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When it comes to upcycle clothes I like the challenge of making something completely “new” out of material/items that already exist so you really have to be innovative and resourceful in a different way say if you create something if you are using newly…

The Heroine’s Journey of Loredana De Pace

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Come into a lot of stories, lives, emotions: I’m a journalist specialized in photography, and I also work as independent curator, writer, teacher, consultant. So I have the opportunity to meet a lot of people, listen their stories, give them a voice, I try…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sarah Pannekoek

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to create things in a playful way, I start with a small idea and then just see where it goes. I love when it happens organically. I enjoy my work most when I make things in a associative way, from finishing one…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Guglielmi Farris

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to give life to characters and shapes and the multidisciplinary  of the field. I am fascinated by the magic to give a soul to something which is not alive. The multidisciplinary aspect allows me to experiment across all media. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronica Crisafulli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is transversality, because it allows me to face 360 degrees the creation of the company, from product to communication, from human resources to finance, then independence and finally the creation of a value for other people….

The Heroine’s Journey of Paloma Rodera Martínez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? what i love about my work is versatility. Since I was a little child O have been a very curious person. I have been interested in many different fields of knowledge and I don’t like close roads. In my work today I have a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irina Korneeva

Irina Korneeva, STYLATI Fashion Designer, Founder & Owner What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the process. I like the search for ideal and harmony both in the sketch and in the material. Search for perfect lines, perfect silhouette, perfect proportions. I pay great attention to details, I think…

The Heroine’s Journey of Deborah Sawyerr

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is being able to educate children as young as six on how to be money smart. It’s the most rewarding work I’ve ever done in my life – except from becoming a mother. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Darling

SARA DARLING- travel and lifestyle writer What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are so many great things about my work. I am freelance, I manage my own time, I get to meet people and I travel the world! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Sunshine, boat, beach, snorkelling,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Grazia Amelia Bellitta  

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Time. Me taking my time back. Giving space to what you have inside and then translating it into ”image”. Involves listening and it takes time. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Always i find a path that is akin to what are my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Eliana Petrizzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – The chance to experience every day the depths of the abysses I love diving into, hoping, through this flight (not fall) of mine, to be able to say something about other people’s worlds as well. What is my idea of perfect happiness? –…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tina Touli

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  To do a job which does not feel like a job. To be able to enjoy, appreciate and get satisfaction from every little thing that you do. What is my greatest fear?  Stagnation. What motivates me and keeps me going is the excitement of…

The Heroine’s Journey of the Yarza Twins

M means Marta and E means Eva What is the best thing that I love about my work? M. I love how multidisciplinary it is. One day you are creating an animation and the day after you are talking with your printer for the next issue of a magazine. E. I love working in the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Dora Lascsik

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it makes me know who I am and allows be to be who I am. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Studies shows happiness has little about work happy people has just two in common. They have plenty of different friends and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra De Assunçao

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most about my work is sharing it with people who is discovering and watching my art. I’m very grateful to all of them because they are the ones who make me move forward creatively and who stimulate me. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Grazia Carriero

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Giving shape to an idea. To elaborate through visual art suggestions coming from everyday life, from memory, concepts related to magic and apotropaic symbols. Art in some way has always given me the opportunity to go beyond my limits and push me towards new…

The Heroine’s Journey of Amanda Gummer

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I believe that play is how children learn vital skills and that the world would be a better place if everyone was more playful so it is great being able to spend my work life trying to make the world more playful and help organisations…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ningli Zhu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Since I have studied art & design and been working as a visual designer, I would say the good thing for this industry is creativeness, openness and innovation. It helps me to discover, understand the world or culture in a different way. Besides, I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tassadit Cherfaoui

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m clinical psychologist and professional coach so human being is the most important part of my job! as being helpful for others and be part of their changes. To support them with kindness and empathy and finally to see them growing and flourishing. Being…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Montes

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The flexibility and freedom that comes with being my own boss. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness means being surrounded by close friends, laughing, dancing and being one hundred percent present in the moment. What is my greatest fear? Getting sick, followed…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zhang Zhang

What is the best thing that I love about my work? the infinite potential for continued progress in creativity, beauty, and positive contribution to our world. What is my idea of perfect happiness? immersed in the Mediterranean sea, heart full of ideas and head filled with dreams, balance in movement. What is my greatest fear?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Joyce Oomen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that every day is different. I have the opportunity to combine a lot of things. One day I might be giving a Design Thinking training, the next day I am working as part of an innovation team and the other day I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Valentina Turchetti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Every day is different from the other one: there are some repetitive tasks of course, but you have to be flexible, to learn something new every day, you have to study new things every day. Also, what I like most if the opportunity to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lilian Russo

What is the best thing I love about my job? Painting, drawing and creating is what I’ve always wanted to do. Painting, drawing, and art performance in some cases allow me to put myself at the disposal of people and make invisible things visible such as feelings, music and thoughts. Sometimes my work allows me…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalia Puiggros

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most is to discover new inspiring brands, and trying to be partners with small ones which don’t distribute in Spain, in order to grow together. I also love to meet inspiring people and share experiences with them; it makes me…

The Heroine’ s Journey of Alba Francescut

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I can create vivid and different worlds with my drawings and paintings and also populate them with characters and creatures that I imagine. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Doing the job that I love, having time to read books,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emilia Ruggiero

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work makes me feel complete and at peace with myself. When I paint I feel I have my precise place in the world. I feel in harmony with what I am, what I say and what I do. My work gives me energy,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Reem AL-Smeirat

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is being surrounded by cars 24/7. Talking about cars, having arguments regarding new technologies, design trends, engines power and car performances. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My Idea about perfect happiness is achieving goals, there’s nothing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tatiana Scali

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom and inspiration , the constant renewal , the unexpected encounters , the movement , the unknownness . What is my idea of perfect happiness? Balance I guess . Sharing even and true love with the ones you love , learning from each…

The Heroine’s Journey of Olli Ogneva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – The result. I like the process too, especially when I’m one to one with my models, and there is no one else to disturb. And sometime it happens… What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I have many things I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tamar Frank

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I can express myself and do what I love most. That I have the freedom to follow my passion. The medium I work with never tires and I continue to be amazed at what is possible. Light is magic. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julia Marchowska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I can work anywhere. Yesterday I was making a storyboard on a train to Warsaw and tomorrow I will be illustrating at a cafe in my hometown. Life is pretty sweet when you’re not tied down to a strict routine. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mona Andrei

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a writer and a speaker, I love putting experiences, thoughts, and insights into words that resonate with readers or an audience. Whether I’m writing a chapter or preparing a talk, I always strive to make it both interesting and inspiring. I truly believe…

The Heroine’s Journey of Glenda Higgins

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being a writer was my way of staying sane through most of my life until my poetry hit.  It actually brought me to the ground for a while.  I ended up with many poems that became a published book. Now my writing continues in the form of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Fernández

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I like most about my job is that every project I start is completely different and poses new challenges. Which leads me to keep up in my profession and constantly learning What is my idea of perfect happiness? Keep doing what I like…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nama Ku

What is the best thing I love about my job? Discovering through my viewers my works that I too can contribute with my small piece of art to create beauty in this small, big planet. What is my idea of ​​perfect happiness? Feeling good about yourself, feeling free, loving, being loved. What is my biggest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisanne Hoogerwerf

What is the best thing that I love about my work? In my studio, I am the creator of my own world. And with my artworks, I can share this world with others. I love the fact that I can create and share ‘things’ that didn’t exist before. But also I love the freedom I have as…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tatiana Francis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? É poder mostrar para outras mulheres expatriadas, que elas não precisam passar por todos os obstáculos pelos quais passei para me adaptar e me sentir de novo em casa em um país estrangeiro. Estima-se que 1,5 milhão de mulheres deixaram de trabalhar após a transferência do parceiro em…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vera DG

The best thing that I love about my work: Most of all I like to express freedom in my artworks. That freedom is without limits. No one can tell me what and how to draw. I draw as I feel, I live every picture. My paintings are stories. They are filled with meaning and life…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hilija Russo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the creative side of my work. Creating is like going on a mental trip, bumping into unknown thoughts, new images, new expressive forms, and sometimes even parts of yourself. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A dinner with good wine and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pamela Napoletano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sharing. It is very gratifying to perceive that something born from the depths of myself can arouse in other people feelings, curiosities or new visions to be followed. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Feeling in harmony with everything around us What is my greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Martina Roberts

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the possibility through research and the “game” of the art of knowing myself. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness is clear, light and deep; is an elevation of the soul. Love for Art in all its forms and the possibility of living…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katya Santoro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Portray Nature which I consider to be a manifestation of the divine. Through my work I manage to detach from anything that might worry me, so to me making floral art is a form of therapy that brings me physical and spiritual comfort. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carla Traini

What Is the best thing that I love about my work? Probably the fact that I can collaborate with people from diverse cultures and work on projects with a variety of communication problems: I end up learning a lot every day. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having the freedom of choosing what seems…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Suárez Fernández

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can express myself from within, helping others telling stories of overcoming. I love to feel creativity and let myself be carried away by it to express it in words. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The perfect happiness is to live…

The Heroine’s Journey of Diana Dell’Erba

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Researching the meaning of life. Life is a huge, marvelous, mystery… Art and acting permit me to explore it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? After many years of searching for the answer to that question, I can finally sum it up in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Luisa Valenzano

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the possibility of feeling free to express myself through the arts. What is my idea of perfect happiness? For me, happiness means to immerse myself totally in painting and sharing this experience with my dearest friends and artist friends. What is my greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Grazia Palumbo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Imagination is very important. I have unlimited possibilities of expression and communication through images various materials and media. Art is for me resource and change. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness for me is resume in the word “live”, authentic way of living, love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lara Captan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work revolves around designing Arabic letters: digital, drawn or written. What I most love about it is that the letter is a microcosmos: We all need text in our daily lives, but we often don’t see that the text is made of letters…