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 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 Today

Find out everything Peter knows about the creative life and business. How to make money doing what you love.  What is your Quest? When I ask most people what their quest is they stammer, who me?. Yeah, you. Do you have a quest? You do? Good. Just give me one goal in your quest for…

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 Seven Stories of Your Life

The Seven Stories of Your Life 18 January 2020 Amsterdam This remarkable and monumental seminar by Peter de Kuster at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of ‘basic stories’ in the world we tell ourselves and others. Using a wealth of examples, from ancient…

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 comunication 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Adelia Clavien

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It is difficult to answer this question because if the question refers to my work as an artist (which I only practice as a passion and which does not yet allow me to live) then what I like most is the pleasure of escaping into…

Know Your Own Story in One Day

Know Your Own Story in One Day Self Knowledge is often what stands between us and greater fulfillment: between a relationship that will bring us joy, a job that motivates us each morning, or a wiser approach to an recurring problem. In fact, when asked about the key to wisdom, the famous writer Isabel Allende…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Ballenilla Reina

What is the best thing I love about my job? What I love most about my job is to connect with the deepest of people and from there help them to free themselves and live a meaningful life What is my idea of perfect happiness? Know that I am part of life and feel it fully….

New Year Journey 2020

New Year Journey 2020 New Year Journey Itinerary Saturday 4th January – Wednesday 8th January As a general rule, if we’re looking to master a discipline or set of skills, there’s a school that can teach us. There are culinary schools that can teach us how to cook; journalism schools that can teach us to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sonia Ferreira

What do I love most about my work?  I like so many things ! The imagination fascinates me every day, our power to create, to imagine new things every day. The creation stimulates me and I love this idea to be able to do it every day ! What is my idea of perfect happiness ? Happiness for…

Spring Journey 2020

Spring Journey 2020 Wednesday 5 February to Sunday 9 February Euro 1150 The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into a single, unforgettable five day 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Karina Matas Piper

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Telling stories that take me to new places in every sense. Acting and directing are an oasis for curious people, as you constantly need to travel, research new topics, and step into other people’s shoes to see life from their idiosyncratic perspectives. But most…

The Heroine’s Journey Conference 2020

The Heroine’s Journey Conference 2020 – Barcelona  Friday 20th March – Sunday 22th March The Heroine’s Journey is coming to Barcelona. We are bringing The Heroine’s Journey  Conference to the vibrant city of Barcelona on 20-22 March with a transformative and properly entertaining three-day event on the most important ideas we teach. Our conference aims…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Crivellaro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the fact that my work asks me to observe and truly listen, and synthetize what I see or hear. In this way, I developed the skill to empathize with the client, and understand all his needs.  What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Story Connection

Business Storytelling Bootcamp in Paris: The Story Conection The single most important skill of modern leadership is empathy. CEOs around the world engaged in professional coaching are focussing their efforts on how to bring compassion into their leadership and communication, how to cultivate deep listening skills and how to truly step into story of another…

The Heroine’s Journey of Konstantina Gavala

What is the thing that I love most about my work? I am an architect, designer and professional photographer, currently the creative director of a design studio in Barcelona. Throughout my career, I have always chosen to be a creator using tools such as geometry, colour, light and composition. Creativity is essentially an open-minded process…

The Creative Leader’s Story

The Creative Leader’s Story 16 January 2020 Paris How creative leaders can use the right story at the right time to inspire change and action This journey The Creative 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,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalia Gryniuk

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love meeting new people, artists, gallery owners involved in my projects. I like idea that artists from different parts of the world meet and confront each other, even become friends. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Aperitif with my friends somewhere on the Sicilian…

The Innovator’s Story

The Innovator’s Story 17 – 19 February Paris 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rowena Frenzel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That i can do whatever is in my head. Bringing thoughts and dreams in reality. What is my idea of perfect happiness? If suddenly everything gets away from me (all materials and people), i hope i can be still happy deep inside with the…

Storia dell’Arte

Storia dell’Arte 10 January 2020 Musée Louvre Paris In this one day journey you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Hero’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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalia Ponce Gutiérrez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Working on something I actually like among people who share my passion. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being in peace, confident in the direction I’m taking. Working on what I love, surrounded by people I love. What is my greatest fear? Getting…

Passion Never Retires

Passion Never Retires.  The New Retirement Story 10 January 2020 London 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 Passion Never Retires story. He changed the story about retirement from…

The Heroine’s Journey of Shawlin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It never lets me stay idle as I am constantly learning and creating things. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having fewer things to worry about. The less we have, the happier we can be. What is my greatest fear? Investing my time…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dema – Pisna Odarka

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have always been a versatile person. Since childhood, it seemed to me that doing one thing is simply not fair. After all, man is multifaceted and this is their inner depth. Because of this, today, I have not only one job which gets…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angela Lazazzera

What is the best thing that I love about my work? About my work I love most the thing that I feel autonomous and can decide what to represent and express with the means and languages I want. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The perfect happiness for me is to live with my…

The Heroine’s Journey in Venice

The Heroine’s Journey in Venice is a tour in story rich venues of Venice with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marta Lock

Ph. Nunzio Foti What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is transversality, which allows me to apply writing to various areas: from aphorisms to love stories, from novels to essays on emotional and personal growth and finally to art criticism. I use words as…

The Heroine’s Journey in Florence

The Heroine’s Journey in Florence is a tour in story rich venues of Florence with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Manon Rollet

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My job is about creating objects that constitute our environment. The best part of it is to give sens to them and imagine how we can change the habit of someone and bring joy to their daily life. I love to design because I…

The Heroine’s Journey in Paris

The Heroine’s Journey in Paris is a tour in story rich venues of Paris with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Mitola

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It gives me purpose. It is a way to be present to myself, authentic and heard. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A place with no judgment. What is my greatest fear? To waste time and opportunities. What is the trait that I most deplore in…

The Heroine’s Journey in London

The Heroine’s Journey in London is a tour in story rich venues of London with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Aimee Ganot

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most is the ability to share my feelings through my artwork. How I combine my illustrations with news and fashion. Resulting in a recent series of drawings that I call: The Vuitton Mission; women in New York protesting against politicians by…

The Heroine’s Journey in Amsterdam

The Heroine’s Journey in Amsterdam is a tour in story rich venues of Amsterdam with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Renee Vaughan Sutherland

What is the thing that I most love about my work? My creativity has many strands and that is what I love. From filming, hand processing and editing a 16mm film, leading a team of creatives on ideation for a big brand campaign through to interviewing people for my podcast Greater than 11% – there is energy…

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome is a tour in story rich venues of Rome with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natascha van Es

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The complete freedom of being myself. The chance of expressing who I am. Making my own decisions. Creating beautiful matters. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Awakening with a smile, going to bed with a smile.. and in the meantime lots of peace,…

The Heroine’s Journey in Barcelona

The Heroine’s Journey in Barcelona is a tour in story rich venues of Barcelona with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nagma Hasan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing has always been my passion. From writing diaries as a little girl to writing for a living, I have come a full circle. Every day at work, I learn a little something through my research, stories and conversations with people from all walks…

The Heroine’s Journey in Berlin

The Heroine’s Journey in Berlin is a tour in story rich venues of Berlin with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Myra Emmen Riedel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love crawling into the fantasy world of my illustrations, portraying them and working them out in different techniques. Preferably all together. From pasting, to painting, with chalk and pencil over it. In addition to illustrating, I give art lessons at primary schools where…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maryna Rudzko

That is the best thing that I love about my work? I really enjoy creating material things. It’s a great magic the way digital signs become books and board games. What is my idea of perfect happiness? It’s a balance between private life, work and responsibilities to other people. What is my greatest fear? I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hélène Sarfati-Leduc

What is the best thing that I love about my work?. Being free and able to (try to) change the world by educating companies and students about the huge impacts of the fashion industry on people, animals, oceans, biodiversity… What is my idea of perfect happiness? Sharing my days and nights with people I love….

The Heroine’s Journey of Helena Lizari

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The power of creation. Creativity can transform things. Dance is movement, movement is transformation, transformation generates creation. Dance is wat I do, it´s what I´m. To me it´s more than a job. it´s a way of looking at and understanding life . What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Noemi Russolillo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a front end developer with a degree in graphic design, I can put a bit of creativity in a world made of strings of code. I appreciate how I can make things works, but in an appealing way. Also my work it’s a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabetta Bongiorni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Mainly the act of creating. When ideas take shape and become something concrete, tangible. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I think happiness is closely linked to lightness. As the Italian writer Italo Calvino says: “take life lightly, for lightness is not superficiality, but a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nathalie Benarroch

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love assembling words and images, because I am entranced by both equally: the strong image and the chosen word. I fully enjoy using these words and images in order to create a brand that has a soul you can recognize… as if this…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jo Arscott

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom to dream. Freedom to transform lives. Freedom to build global brands. Being a Creative Director is a gift of a job. It fills your heart with joy even on the most painful of days. And the colleagues I’ve met along the way are…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cynthia Jongerius

The best thing that I love about my job? I love the connection I make with people, though my training and coaching sessions. I am sincerely interested in people and always curious to find out about their drives or hesitations. When people are committed and open to self-improvement, I feel privileged to be part of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Solange Freyre

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom and creativity, and the fact that I can feel like a child most of the time. I don’t like the weight of adulthood. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I´m a very nonconformist person, may be this is my worst defect. So I don’t…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gal-la Basora

Who am I? I’m Gal·la. Yes, my name has a dot in the middle of it. This is because the catalan alphabet has a letter called ela geminada, spelled with two “l” separated by an interpunct. Don’t worry: it’s actually pronounced like a regular “l”. I know. My name’s kinda annoying kinda cool. And I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marisa Donnelly

WHO AM I? My name is Marisa Donnelly, I’m a full-time creative and professional content writer/editor, Founder & CEO of Be A Light Collective, part-time teacher, bonus mom, and dog-lover. I currently reside in San Diego, California where I spend too much time in the sun.     What is the best thing that I love about my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ellen Vartun

What is the best thing I love about my work? My work keeps me sane. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I think that when one works and operates in a flow in which following the chain of thoughts becomes not only a driving force, but also a necessity for the work to develop…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caterina De Riu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? the power to comunicate through creativity. I’m a footwear designer so the world, sensations and philosophy that you can communicate with what you wear it’s the main point of everything. What is my idea of perfect happiness? waking up in the morning happy for…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lena Davidovich

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to have an impossible idea – and work it out till it’s come through to live.  What is my idea of perfect happiness? Doing something I love to do and have loving relationships with people around me.  What is my greatest fear?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Colette Tostivint

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  this is a big adventure What is my idea of perfect happiness? the wisdom What is my greatest fear? loneliness What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? my impatience What is my greatest extravagance? my franchise On what occasion would I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alessandra Basile

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my job as an actress cause it gives me the opportunity to live someone else’s life and generally he or she happens to be a great character who struggles to win over his obstacles to his/her goals such as a stable relationship…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stéphanie Zeitoun

JOURNALISTE / ECRIVAIN / CONSULTANTE LITERRAIRE What is the best thing that I love about my work? Pour mon rôle d’écrivain et de journaliste, la liberté que me procure ce travail d’écriture et le fait de traiter de nombreux sujets différents lorsque j’écris pour les autres. The freedom and to be able to discover new…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isrid van Geuns

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a recruiter and co-creator I constantly meet new people and my work connects me with a lot of different businesses, ideas, minds and talents. I have always known that ‘growth’ for me was not about building a large company, but about connecting people…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jo Jayson

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It expresses what I think and who I am, it’s a total reflection of me, so I guess that’s a good reason to love it. Its inspired many people, and that’s a good reason to be grateful for it. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heather Styka

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s so fulfilling and satisfying to connect with people through my music — very healing. When someone deeply relates to a song, my experience can benefit someone else, and they, in turn, benefit me. My very favorite thing is when an audience member tells me,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mara Martinoli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a “film curator” who organizes film screenings principally in Berlin. I love to see the other people´s reaction to the movies that I´m screening: the enthusiasm of the public as well as the critics give me an incredible energy, esssential to go on….

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Seignez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creating things in 3D is interesting and only a few people know how it works today, that’s why I like to talk about my job to the others because they are curious and easily impressed and I like to see the surprise in their…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dana Simion

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most about my work is the freedom of expression that painting offers me, a very important aspect for me as an artist. When I paint it’s just me and the canvas, possibly relaxing music in the background. Painting the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mara G. Szyp

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The limitless creativity. Knowing that inside my mind there’s this almost magical connection between colours, thoughts and feelings… meanings that I give to shapes and that without any need for words…someone out there in this vast planet will see what I created and will…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irene Nappi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The one thing I love the most in my work is the possibility to express myself through creativity. Working around constraints and necessity to create something beautiful and useful. Using my brain. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I believe that happiness recipe…

The Heroine’s Journey of Galuh Indri Wiyarti

Galuh Indri Wiyarti Illustrator & Graphic Designer What is the best thing that I love about my work? Integrity has played a really important role in my development, so I tried to create something as personal as possible. I think as an artist you need to figure out who your true self are before you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katerina Mashlyatina

Katerina Mashlyatina – Illustrator/ Concept Artist What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like the opportunity to learn new things. Being a concept artist and Illustrator is learning a lot of different things every day, from how to shoot a bow to how to fly a spaceship. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronika Chrysagi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am always restless when observing the world around me. In what I write, or create, I always find the deeper meaning, coming from a research within me. I believe it brings out an unprecedented originality in my work. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ioana Cristina Casapu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Partnership: this is what I most love about my work as a communicator and advocate for marrying people and brands into stellar alliances. Partnership in work, in life, in art, in the relationship with ourselves.I have always looked at work the way you look…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jaeok Lee

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work brings energy to my life. I am in a lucky position where my work has every component of happiness – I can be creative on my passion with my friend. I also feel empowered to make a positive impact in the world…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Lucato

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I started working as a filmmaker since 5 years because before I was working as an actress. The thing I love most about it is my freedom. I mean the artistic freedom. I really enjoy it. It allows me to create in the way I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Elisa Mazzucato

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I was a child, people always told me that my head was in the clouds, flying among thoughts. They all wondered what I was thinking, and I laughed at myself because most of the time I was inventing funny horror stories (not so scary,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Iris Osp Sveinbjornsdottir

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a freelance graphic designer, I have the privilege to choose my projects and take the time I need to fulfill my artistic needs as well. I love making art through both photography and graphic design. What is my idea of perfect happiness? –To…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hanieh Choopani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love designing clothes that make people, especially women, feel more cheerful and comfortable. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To me perfect happiness means free women who can choose what to wear, where to go, and what to read. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Yassmine Othman

  What is the best thing that I love about my work?  ​The joy, fulfillnes and satisfaction it brings to my life. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  ​Being fulfilled with love, empathy and tolerance. What is my greatest fear?  ​Dying young. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  My impatience. Which living persons in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annuschka Klijnman

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a Graphic designer/Stylist I like to explore & discover out of the box creativity within the boundaries of the assignment. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be in good health for me, my family & my friends. What is my greatest fear? Not able…

The Heroine’s Journey of Molli McConnell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing that I love most about my work is the freedom it allows me in my life. I also love learning new things everyday.  What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is exactly how I am living my life right…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maribel Oca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? May be….the versality. Architecture has given me over the years the opportunity to develop aspects to explore and new areas to discover. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Stability. Love. Complicity. Family. Calm What is my greatest fear? Lose my loved ones What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rebecca Forster

Rebecca Forster USA Today and Amazon best selling thriller author What is the best thing that you love about your work? I love when certain parts of a story or a turn of phrase mean something special to me and the reader. That connection is priceless. What is your idea of perfect happiness? A close-knit family,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marianne Venderbosch

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love the ongoing creative process of converting an idea into a series of paintings. I love painting, drawing and adding gold leaf. There is always a range of creative ideas in my mind, just sitting there, sometimes even forgotten. Then, often from an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jc Staignier

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Share my dreams with my readers. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  A family united against all odds. What is my greatest fear?  The fear of not being loved. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  A great emotional fragility. Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?  Rose, a romance writer who shares my humour and dreams of  a world of solidarity in literature. What is my greatest extravagance? I’m so maniacal, a glass misplaced in a closet keeps me up at night. On…

The Heroine’s Journey of Robin Blakely

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that my work is all about working with people who love what they do. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A crisp Autumn day, working nonstop with people who love their work. Then a quiet walk, talking to one of the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gemma Darroch

What is the best thing that I love about my work? diversity, i work across a range of departments from costing projects to creating creative branding for social media and website posts to Interior Design. i love to be busy and have an exceptional skill to be able to multitask consistently. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mael Anasthasie MENGUE

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  FR: Être proche des réalités humaines. Comprendre les peuples, les cultures et les civilisations dans le monde. Partager mes expériences au fil des rencontres, informer et contribuer à rendre notre monde un peu meilleur à travers une vision positive de la vie. ENG: Being…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pino Bethencourt

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love that my work touches people in a very deep place, and that each time I help somebody grow in this way I too feel touched and deeply moved by their life story. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  I think perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Aimee Luther

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Every day I bounce out of bed, knowing I’m going to be working with the most fascinating, often odd, but always creative minds in the land. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Spending time with my loved ones, at home, surrounded by my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Bisila Bokoko

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is that I have the opportunity to bring people and companies to be a better version of what they already are. Through my company BBES we are able to take companies from local to global. Through my speaking engagements…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia Di Martino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The essence of my job is helping people understand what is making them suffer. Why do they think they are miserable? Is there something we can do together? I then help my clients create and implement new behaviors and habits that will change their lives…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Chirion

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The necessity of mastering many abilities. In order to be an artist/ painter, one has to be also a poet, a thinker, a photographer, a geometer, a carpenter and so on. I love working both with the mind and with the hands. It expands one’s…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susse Linton

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my creative work is that it has enabled me to travel all over the world. Exploring new cities and cultures. I think if I had taken a different path I would not have had these wonderful experiences. So I am grateful…

The Heroine’s Journey of Samantha Germaine Sim

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Hi I’m Samantha Germaine Sim, also known as Violet1202. I’m 26 and I’m from Singapore(: What I love about the work I do is seeing that it puts a smile on someone’s face. It fills me with such joy and inspiration when a person…

The Heroine’s Journey of Petal Largie

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The best thing about my work is connecting people to a deep sense of purpose. As Creators- we all need support and community. There’s nothing more healing then stepping into a group setting and finding out that other people feel exactly the same as…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucile Van Laecken

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to illustrate scenes from an absurd world with a childish trait and I have a desire to experiment illustration with a variety of animal characters with comic situations and a playful use of color. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stephanie Strauss

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To know that my work contributes to fighting social inequality and to encourage sustainable solutions in fashion. Protecting nature and women’s empowerment are the foundation of this century. I want to believe that my work represents these values and that I am doing a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dawn Bates

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I get to work from anywhere around the world, in the beach, in cafés and restaurants, on boats in the middle of the ocean, all whilst positively and powerfully impacting others to live a life they truly love, whilst also owning and speaking their…

The Heroine’s Journey of Eugenia Parkhimovich

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s the ability to make my own worlds, all their tiny details and build places nobody have ever been to before. To create an emotional experience through visuals and communicate feelings. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The happiness concept is confusing for me because…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tina Singa

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Is a creating the story. It is a wonderful feeling when you draw the story. To be on the begining of something new and cool. And of course it is always challenge. Actually, no challenge – no life! What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dora Endre

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love a good rehearsal process and the actual production phase. I am an experimental type and being in a highly creative environment I always like challenging my team and myself. I especially enjoy when unexpected hardships arise and we have to stick together,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Manuela Marazzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being honest. An illustration works only if you find something truly original to say, and the best way to do so is to dive into yourself: whether to fish a childhood memory or to give a point of view on something you really care about….

The Heroine’s Journey of Nathalie Smadja

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My job is like a game. It’s all about words and stories. I love that every story is different and has its own life after I deliver it: each one is the reflect of the person or the brand for whom I wrote it….

The Heroine’s Journey of Doranne Alden

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  First of all, I think the best thing is the fact that I can do it anytime and anywhere I happen to be. That is I can work from home, which is where I teach on a regular basis. I have several groups during…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mehrnoush Rahmani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I act, I lose myself in a state that I have no other words for than: pure magic. I become someone else, living another life, in another reality. Being an actress is like living a thousand lives in one lifetime. I love it. There’s no comparison…

The Heroine’s Journey of Charon Scerra

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to get away from my personal life and get to be someone else. It gives me the chance to go deep into the human psyche and live many different lives. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being at peace with myself…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nélia Lima

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing i love the most in the universe of fashion is the fact of not be monotone. It’s very pleasant to work with a different concepts, shapes, materials and people every day. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Joanna Pilatowicz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom of my time, effort, tasks, connections, being in control and a feeling of doing what I value. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Balance = health on every level, a constant connection to the highest qualities of inspiration, joy, and expansion. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dominika Miernik

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the flexibility to choose my own hours and schedule my working days. You don’t have that in a normal 9 to 5 job. That’s why almost over 6 years ago I decided to change my career path and built my own coaching…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heloisa Cassanho

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love when I get to see people wearing the clothes I have designed and I can see that they feel good about themselves. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I think happiness is about feeling grateful for what you have. When you truly feel…

The Heroine’s Journey of Viviana Puello-Grimandi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom to travel and meet people of different cultures. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being at peace with myself. What is my greatest fear? Not being able to live long enough to help my children in their journey. What is the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marianna Fioretti

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I’ve worked a lot in life and I keep doing it to do what I love. What I love most about my job is that it allows me to get up every day happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I do not know if…

The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara Ciardo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think the best thing is that I’ve got moments of solitude in my studio where I create for clients, publishers, collectors and myself as well as time and space to share my experiences with students. This double nature of my work is pretty fulfilling….

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Bernazzani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Simplicity, just a pencil and imagination runs la semplicità, basta una matita e limmaginazione corre What is my idea of perfect happiness? happiness is always perfect la felicità è sempre perfetta What is my greatest fear? I’m terrified that something painful could happen to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sophie Oelrich

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The people I work with. They all have a different story, a different background. The variety of people and capturing their emotion with my camera. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t believe in perfect happiness. There might be an imperfect happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marthe Strand Mourier

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the way it makes me feel. It can feel so liberating to have an idea inside your head and be able to turn it into something specific, or not to have any ideas in you mind and still find a way to relax…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Zabo

Laura Zabo – Tires into Fashion Upcycled Fashion accessories What is the best thing that I love about my work? I chose this job because tyre upcycling is a niche idea and I like all the freedom it can offer me. I can use my creativity, I don’t have to compete, I can go totally…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sandie Boyer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like the research, figuring out how to refine a project. The research phase (brainstorming, sketching) is the most important in design. It needs to be prolific. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To me pure happiness is to wake up every day…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kotopopi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it’s a childhood dream that came true! Also, that allows me to express myself freely. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The acceptance of the fact that perfection is a construct and it doesn’t exist. What is my greatest fear? My greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sharon Carlin Doelwijt

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom of working at my own pace and creating. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t know if there is such a thing as perfect happiness but happiness for me is when I can be free in my mind to create…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lily LePage

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I just love telling stories. I always have. I would tell my Dad stories every night as soon as I was old enough to talk, and he’s actually the first person who told me I should be a writer, because he was always so…

The Heroine’s Journey of Deborah Brand

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being lost in an idea and loosing track of time. Then creating something, standing back and thinking, I did that! Where did that come from What is my idea of perfect happiness? Peace of mind What is my greatest fear? Fear itself. Fear of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hélène Robert

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I exercise several activities mixing cinema and writing. As cinema critic and movie translator, above all I love discovering and defending interesting films. When I write a critic, it’s a pleasant victory as soon as my point of view about a film and the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jordan Stolch

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a Fashion Stylist. While most people assume it’s all about shopping and great style, they don’t realize that there is a very human, personal element involved. The best thing about my job is that I get to work with people on an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alethea Van Holland

Alethea Van Holland – Comic/Sequential Artist, Illustrator, Writer, and Media Agent What is the best thing that I love about my work? I would have to say the freedom. There is so much I can do if I focus my mind and dedicate some time for it. And since it’s my true passion, I gladly…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hélène Dars

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able to feel emotions and to share it with a lot of people, to participate to a common project wich can bring hope to people, enrich their lives, transform their way of thinking. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Knowing the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Argnani

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The thing I love most about my work is that I always get richer in energy, a part of me is always regenerated. It reminds me when children do not want to go to sleep not to stop the game. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Feel free from…

The Heroine’s Journey of Solene Chan-Lam

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Working with nice people, constantly learning and improving my sense of aesthetic within the film industry. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Enjoy the chances given to me. Solene Chan-Lam Showreel 2018 from Solène Chan-Lam on Vimeo. What is my greatest fear?  The…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isis Sousa

Isis Sousa – Art Vampire, Illustrator, Painter What is the best thing that I love about my work? A) That is a tough question. I love creating worlds, moods, characters with both digital and traditional tools. Within each brush, pencil or ink stroke I am putting together the pieces of those beings and realities. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Kim

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Freedom.  I think that time is the most valuable thing because we can’t get it back once it is passed.  I love the fact that I can manage my time the way I want it to be instead of being controlled by someone else. …

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Pana

Alexandra Pana – Freelance writer, literary consultant and teacher What do I love most about my work? The great thing about being a writer is that I always have escapism at my fingertips. No matter what I’m writing about, whether it’s one of my own personal stories, or some commissioned article about relationships or cats,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Doris Brendel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love various aspects of my work – the creative, the hedonistic and the social. Song-writing brings me great joy and watching an album develop into a piece of art. Organising the artwork, the photos, the videos to complement the music. I love the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Zambon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able ro relax while I do it and when it gives a good feeling to others too. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I think perfect happiness does not exist. Happiness is a fleeting thing, that’s why it’s so good. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Luisa Dagnoni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The way it makes me feel: being strongly rooted in life, doing meaningful things, I’m in the right place. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m calm and peaceful with my beloved ones who are calm and peaceful too. We smile at each…

The Heroine’s Journey of Clara L. Vegel Grady

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m be able to create things from nowhere What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness arrives when you realize that what you call Perfection doesn’t exist. The Universe is not perfect, why we should be perfect then? What is my greatest fear? To have a job…

The Heroine’s Journey of Catself

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think what I love the most is that it consists of so many important elements. There is no monotony, Or actually maybe this is not the thing that I love the most – it is the thing that suits my character and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Marinelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a Lighting Artist, and I have experiences both in animation and videogames. The most amazing thing of this field is that is constantly evolving, there is always something new to learn and experiment, it’s impossible to get bored, there are no limits to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucilla Mininno

What is the best thing that I love about my work as actress and director?  I love to explore behind the visible reality, behind the manifest reality, behind the manifest facts. This does not mean trying to create imaginary worlds, but looking for the soul of our reality, opening the doors towards something deeper and unknown….

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Valentini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are many things I love about making art, the constant search for new things, the way it brings you to experience the world. But I think that what I love most is making other people feel things, you know? When someone tells me…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dora Frankel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best part is doing it i.e. creating it and working with others and then getting surprising and wonderful responses from the dancers and the audience. What is my idea of perfect happiness? There’s no such thing as perfect happiness but close is being…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vickie Keriel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There is one thing i really love in my work is that there is no limit in creativity, no rules.It’s amazing when you see all the processes from a little sketch to the final drawings. There are no ugly drawings, creativity is personal and always has…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emmanuelle Rochard

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s the flexibility to manage my time like I want, to have the time to travel, to meet challenge, to change the world, to innovate and create, then to learn everyday. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  I think it’s really close to…