The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Piccioni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Quella sensazione di calore che viene dall’essere in contatto pieno con un paziente o con uno studente durante una delle mie classi di yoga. Un contatto che va oltre le parole, un contatto che significa fiducia, autenticità e accettazione. The warm feeling of being in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angie Clementine

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom. The creativity. The ability to use my imagination for something productive at last (I was the kid that imagined monsters and creatures and fantastical places pretty much all the time) It all started with Dr. Seuss I swear. I absolutely love watching…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ellen Wilberg

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are so many things! I love the process, and it makes me incredibly happy whenever someone tells me my work resonates with them or make them happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Working on art, with company of my boyfriend and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cachina Mette Glargaard

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it changes all the time. Every 7-8 years I feel the need to do something new and will change my vocation. Recently I changed from being a high profile couples counsellor and psychotherapist to being a spiritual channeler and healer. I’m episodical that way…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Cellini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Transformation! As an actress i like the idea that i can be everything and everybody What is my idea of perfect happiness? Actually i don’t look for happiness but for tranquility because i’m a very restless person…but i think that being just an actress…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sofia Vieira Martins

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love people and their complexity. So, in my work as a coach, aura reader and storyteller, I love to discover the emotional mechanisms that are responsible for our actions and reactions.  With that knowledge, I’m able to help my clients achieve their goals and to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jennifer DeSantis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a visual artist, I love that I can escape reality by creating new worlds and narratives that offer the viewer the ability to open their mind, heart, and maybe even conjure up a giggle. I love the creation out of destruction aspect of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Coriander Shea

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The way I draw eyes and the naked female form. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A bond with someone that can never ever be broken. A trust so deep that it could shake the foundations of galaxies. That would be pure power and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura “Pex” Pezzoli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The paeceful mode in which I can enter when I’m too tired of the world. It’s my last option and my favourite game ever. What is my idea of perfect happiness? No schedules; no “venomous” people around me; silence, beautiful colors, spring. And a sketchbook and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabel Arouca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love everything about my work, the best thing is that I don´t feel I´m working, I am having fun. “Creativity is intelligence having fun”. I love that I can be creative every day and I love the freedom. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Shelley Owen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work provides the opportunity to connect, communicate and exchange with people from different backgrounds and experiences, from all over the world. I have the pleasure of working alongside so many interesting people, work across different countries and collaborate with other art forms. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome

The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into a single unforgettable week. The Heroine’s Journey is a global organisation dedicated to teaching skills not covered by the regular education system – skills that develop storytelling intelligence and encourage psychological well-being for creative professionals.  The Heroine’s Journey brings together the very best in our storytelling. We…

The Heroine’s Journey in Paris

The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into a single unforgettable week. The Heroine’s Journey is a global organisation dedicated to teaching skills not covered by the regular education system – skills that develop storytelling intelligence and encourage psychological well-being for creative professionals.  The Heroine’s Journey brings together the very best in our storytelling. We…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vera Braz Mendes

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love most about my work is the connection. Deep connection with people. Being seen and being allowed to see the Self, the true Self. I love being in a group, teaching, learning, raising awareness, awakening the enormous potential in each one…

The Heroine’s Journey of Krissi Whiski

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love mixing paint and moving it around on canvas to create my vison. There is something utterly meditative about creating art and I need that in my life.  I love being able to express myself and share it with others. Creating art to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ilaria Novelli/ Ila Pop

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that it’s not just a work but a deep and personal urge to express myself. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be in love. What is my greatest fear? To lose my loved ones. What is the trait that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cláudia Nogueira

What is the main thing I love about my work? Doing my job means to know a lot of people. I help people improving their communication skills. By knowing I mean taking a look at this people – one by one –, seeking for all the information they’re giving, so I can really help them…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Vittoria Priolo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To manage it as I want to. It was born as a hobby and I could never think to it as a constraining activity. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being independent and satisfied about my life, not spending a day in a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julian Palmer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is that I am able to work at the comfort of my home. I also love that I have the flexibility to work with others all over the world and I am not limited to working…

The Heroine’s Journey of Silvia Fabiani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom.   What is my idea of perfect happiness? On earth: sunset on the Alps, a glass of red wine, hot bread, my dog sitting next to me. Beyond life on earth: I’m eager to find out… What is my greatest fear? If you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Sara Seghezzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most about my work is the chance to express what I feel inside, being able to move people or pull the strings of their hearts. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The perfect happiness?! That’s the million-dollar question! I think…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jacki Geary

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My ability to embrace different mediums to express my work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Laughing with my family. (They’re hilarious.) What is my greatest fear? Being on a rollercoaster that flies off the rails and crashes. Needless to say, I do not ride rollercoasters….

The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia D’Agostino

First thing I have to say is that my work is new for me as a Job, but very old as a passion. At the moment I love everything about it. Decorating spaces, looking for props, taking pictures and styling, creating accessories. Using my hands and being creative from early morning to evening, is an amazing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Roxie Munro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I’m able to get an idea, develop it, execute the art (or manuscript), and get it published (or shown in art gallery). The most fun is seeing if I can make my idea work. The final published book or painting in the art show…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jessica Prando

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sense of liberty and serenity that i feel while i’m drawing. When i draw, i’m complete relax, all worries vanish, and i can express myself in the best way. It’s magic! And from here comes my motto: “Art is a little bit magic, just…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mirella Bucholz

What is the best thing I love about my work? First it is the responsibility I have accepted. This responsiblity helps me to do things which nobody forces me to do. Then it is the wish to create something that emotionally moves other people, gives them courage and hope, conveys comfort or is thought-provoking. There…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rebecca McCullough

The best thing I love about my work is adding color to my drawings. My idea of perfect happiness is spiritual peace, what I mean by that is being at peace and comfort with your own spirituality. I would have to say that my greatest fear would be dying in my sleep because then how…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Hastewell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing of dancing is that it can be done wherever, whenever, it doesn’t need any external support, just your own self. Dancing is something very primitive that exists in every human, it is open to everyone and has a very strong communicative power. …

The Heroine’s Journey of Silvia Faieta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The possibility of communicating in a universal way. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To have time to do what I love when I want to do it What is my greatest fear? No longer being able to create. In particular, I am afraid of losing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Eva Lewarne

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am an artist and I love listening to my Muse when she speaks which is often luckily. When I paint or play in photoshop I lose myself for long periods of time. It is like taking a vacation from my mundane thoughts constantly rattling…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sarah Sammartino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to create! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Create with others and working with peace and generosity. What is my greatest fear? To not live fully. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Laziness Which living persons in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Melis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I can express myself in a way I feel comfortable with, telling stories, and through my favourite tools. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A quiet home with people I love and my cat, doing my favourite things. What is my greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Martina Ronca

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Having fun. Of course there’s many other things about it that I love – I mean, I work with art, records, books, comics and bands, how could I not love every single part of it? But the thing I love the most is that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronica Merlo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? With my drawings I can fight my introversion, my insecurity and show what I really am. I can express what I need to throw out and, at the same time, know a lot of people and their opinion. I learn a lot and I love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marnie Pitts

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The feeling of peace and calm I get when I am working on a painting. It just feels right and all other concerns melt away. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A spontaneous hug from my son. What is my greatest fear? Running out time. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Robin Martin

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  At this stage of my life, I wear many hats. I have worked as an Educational Assistant for over 19 years, helping persons with special needs to attain their goals. I am a published author, and a creative writing teacher for The Windsor International…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cora Crimson

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about doing this kind of work is the release I get once a painting is complete. I kind of hate the process when I’m in the middle of working because it can be tedious and pretty boring sometimes, but once…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rebecca Asghar

The best thing I love about my work is the flexibility to work when I want and how I want. I’m a qualified lawyer but am currently studying for diploma in portraiture and either selling works I’ve done or undertaking commissions. My idea of perfect happiness is really close, I’ve a wonderful supportive husband and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Leeloo Jovich

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Meeting passionate and creative people and taking part to their creations What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t believe in perfect happiness. There are just different types of joys. Mine are: being with animals (preferably free), modeling, traveling, being an actress, cooking,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christine Colomo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Define work. In the last 5 years I have found ways to make money through my hobbies, like writing or translating. Yet if you see my cv, society would say I work as a purchasing specialist. In both I need it to enthusiasm me…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ahang Nakhaei

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best happened at my artworks is that I can move in the past, present and future of the world. I am looking for different subjects and techniques but my goal is very clear, human understanding. Like the Series Secret World of Myths or In…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hellene S. Fromm

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing is my most beautiful and difficult ability. I feel that every time I put out a paper of something, an article, a poem or just a simple comment in social media I have a choice: give to the world the best of me or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jessica Perner

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It allows me to tell my story, share my feelings and connect to people. When I hear someone feels a type of way about my work I feel fulfilled. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being surrounded by love, having no physical pain and achieving…

The Heroine’s Journey of Wanda Benatti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most about my work is the unknown. I love to discover within myself and on the canvas, images that are always new and unpredicted, and then to realize them with the huge challenge of control and equilibrium on the canvas…Visions that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carlotta Pugi (Charlotte Lays)

What is the best thing that I love about my work? (Qual è la cosa che amo di più del mio lavoro?). Amo scrivere storie che fanno premere il bottone “pausa” nella mente dei lettori. La vita picchia così forte che riuscire a coinvolgere le persone in un vortice di emozioni positive, equivale a custodire la…

The Heroine’s Journey of Erica Harney

What is the thing that I love most about my work?  The act of working, in and of itself. I am infinitely more interested in the making of art than in “the art world.” The urge to make is compulsive and once I get in to my studio, or “cave,” as I often refer to it,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristiana Leone

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sense of freedom and autonomy that it gives me. I love to be able wandering into my imagination and let me being inspired. I love giving faces to my clients’ characters, helping them visualize their creatures and connecting even more with them. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jen Lightfoot

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love when I get into the “zone” of drawing and it becomes a sort of meditative state. That’s one of my favorite parts of the creative process. What is my idea of perfect happiness? This is a tough question. I don’t believe in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gerlanda Milioto

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am passionate in seeing how well businesses (and companies’ teams) grow through my mentoring and sharing my skills What is my idea of perfect happiness? A world with no worries..  The sun shining… Being able to relax and take life easy at times…… My…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natasha Bontempi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love transforming unpolished stones in polished ones. I love to see my students’ eyes shining when they have an insight (I can see a lamp is inside their eyes). I love when they tell me that my classes transformed their lives. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marilena Morabito

Qual è la cosa migliore che amo del mio lavoro? What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Io sono un architetto oltre che curatore d’Arte, questo mi permette di trasformare le mie “libertà mentali” in progetti reali ma soprattutto, l’Arte e l’Architettura aprono la mente a nuovi universi grazie anche all’incontro con…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alvina Denisenko

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am happy that I can create a new reality. To take forms and elements from the surrounding commonness and integrate into an infinite number of combinations, giving them a new meaning. Art gives us the opportunity to make visible the invisible, possible the impossible….

The Heroine’s Journey of Anne Vanschothorst

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Composing, making so called sound sculptures. I feel like an artist in an atelier who creates from nothing something. When a new music-piece arises it feels like the ultimate happiness. I really love the creating-process. Collaboration with other artist I find utmost inspiring. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giada Wood

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Have a voice. What’s my idea of perfect happiness? Emptiness. Don’t feel anything to feel everything. What’s my greatest fear? In the past I got many matches with fear, currently we aren’t longer enemies. What’s the trait I most deplore in myself? I don’t…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chelle Destefano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The creative process, the great details I put in my works and when I hear people tell me they found a detail after 3rd time viewing my work, that thrills me. I love being immersed in my work for hours. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Braden Duncan

Braden Duncan (a.k.a. Clockwork Art). Artist & Curator. Watercolour & oil. Steampunk & circuitry. And kittens. I aim to take over the world with the strange & the adorable. What is the thing I love best about my work?  I’ve always enjoyed the imperfection of traditional media. I work primarily in watercolour, and its unpredictability…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daria Shkeleva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It took me a long time to find the balance between work and doing the things I Iike, now I am happy that I have an opportunity to combine all my interests and realize myself in projects that I am curating or participating in. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara Pantano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? (Qual è la cosa che amo di più del mio lavoro?) Amo profondamente il mio lavoro, mi permette di seguire le persone nell’organizzazione dei loro “giorni felici”: matrimonio, anniversario, compleanno, nascita, promozione, laurea, fidanzamento. I deeply love my work, it allows me to follow people…

The Heroine’s Journey story of C. De Melo

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I’m a natural-born storyteller, just like my late grandmother. I can weave a mesmerizing tale from thin air. I love history, too, so as a historical fiction author, I get to blend my passion for history and storytelling together. Also, I love that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rowan Lewgalon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to portray what I see and feel, to be able to give saints, gods, goddesses etc. a face. It is wonderful to create otherworldly scenes and beings on the virtual or real canvas. Painting gives me the ability to convey energies and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Debora Garritani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The things I love most about my work are freedom and the chance to give shape to the flow of emotions, feelings and thoughts that flow through me like a flood. What is my idea of a perfect happiness? I think that happiness is inside us,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lina Rossini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to use ancestral instruments and experiment with the power of sound to bring well being and harmony to those whom I carry out sound/vibration treatments. In this way I bring together my intution and my creativity which allows me to be myself…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kim Dreyer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are so many things I love about my work … though I prefer to call it play 😉  If I had to choose one or two things it would have to be that my creations bring others closer to Source and their own truth and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nerea Carryon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love when I see sparkles (brain changes, the reaction to gaining new perspectives) in people’s eyes when I’m giving a talk. That is my favourite thing in the world!!! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Can happiness be unperfect? I mean happiness is a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carolina Seth

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To physically create what was once just an idea. What is my idea of perfect happiness? When the people you care the most are happy. Being able to create without restrictions. What is my greatest fear? Something bad happening to my loved ones. Falling…

The Heroine’s Journey of Malika Mokadem

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Everyday is different! I never do the same thing, never meet the same people, never work in the same place….I get bored really easily and my work allows me to feel as if I had a different life every day. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rita Wojcik

photographer/graphic designer & social media strategist What is the best thing that I love about my work? creating something from nothing. the never-ending possibilities. What is my idea of perfect happiness? being with the people i love. & tacos. lots of tacos. What is my greatest fear? suffocating, in every sense of the word. What is the trait…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sasha De Medici

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is the privilege. I was four years old the first time I walked into a theatre and I can still recall what I felt, and after seeing the actors perform on stage I decided I wanted to be an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Caruso

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I have the privilege to create something new every day. I can challenge myself constantly, it’s beautiful. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living today to the maximum and replicating it tomorrow. I always try to enjoy the moment and looking forward to the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kathy Sanborn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a composer and jazz vocalist, I enjoy the magical process of creating a song out of thin air and molding it into a true work of art. The goal is always to come up with the very best work that you know how to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christine Francois Kirsch

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The time before, during and after writing : writing is in my mind all the time in my life, even when I’m not with my computer or a notebook. I love to bring with me, in my head, my characters ! And sharing, with people who…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rebekah Louisa Smith

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Changing a filmmakers life – specifically getting their film seen by audiences all around the world at film festivals and winning awards at both festivals and award competitions. When my sales and PR team come on board its extra special seeing their film receive…

The Heroine’s Journey of Linda Sofia Randazzo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? In order to realize freely and without the permission of anyone my idea. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Power live at once the feeling of freedom, knowledge, good health, irony, passion, poetry, beauty, nature, truth, hope. What is my greatest fear? The passage of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Russo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Besides it is my passion (which is the best thing, in a job), I may express myself without thoughts. And… Because I’m managing it, alone with myself. I’ve some issues to work in a team, because I feel stressed working with too many people and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tricia Danby

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing probably is that I am able to touch people with what I am doing. To inspire them, to allow them to step into another dimension, to see, feel and dream. Perhaps even to lead someone on his or her way. I love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Linda Sayegh

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best think about my work is the freedom of expression. Being able to draw and paint whatever I like, be it a portrait, wildlife or a fantasy piece. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is being loved…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rossana Calbi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being a curator because I love thinking about what I’d like to see around. Also, my work allows me to meet people who can create beautiful things and when they are able to share them with the public, thanks to my work, I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dorie Pride

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is the ability to bring hope, encouragement, inspiration and love to those who connect with me. I am very honored to be a catalyst for change through my words and music. Many times what I am…

The Heroine’s Journey of Leslie Pietrzyk

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The actual working: when the writing is going well and the words snap into place; when I have that elusive feeling that I’ve gotten it right; when something feels done. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Good book, good food, good drink…and me surrounded with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Renee Lavoie

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom to create whatever I want. If I’m happy that day it may be something light and cheerful. If I’m depressed it will be something on the darker side. There is no right or wrong in art to me. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jeszika Le Vye

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Art is so much about communicating – being able to capture ideas/emotions and create an image that has an impact on the viewer in some way that encourages introspection or growth. As I have grown as an artist, this is something that has…

The Heroine’s Journey of Atiyeh Zeighami

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Well, I believe my real life is all about Art and I can be able to feel things like touching the beauty and I think creating the beauty is the most beautiful thing in the world. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Hum…

The Heroine’s Journey of Deanna Davoli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it provokes emotion to people when they view it. It has inspired many people, young and old to follow their own paths in the arts. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To always have my family and friends, continue creating art and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laurie McClave

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Attention to detail and the fantasy and allegory of story telling which helps my psyche. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being surrounded by family and friends, good food, music and art in a peaceful world devoid of hate. What is my greatest fear? World war…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Rabischung

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to create imaginary characters and magical worlds, to imagine what Wonderland may look like. To share my dreams and stories with other people through drawing and painting. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Spending time with my family. Seeing the magic hidden in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Bellodi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to hear the silence that creates a strong emotion evoked during a scene. To feel the light on my face and the power to share that moment of enchantment with the odiens. The unreality of human reality. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lana Gentry

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that it is a form of journaling for me and therefore it brings me a great deal of psychological relief! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having not only enough time to create, but also having fresh ideas when I am ready. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Strand

Best thing I love about my work: I get to put my characters in tough situations and give them a happy ending. In my YA novels, I get to be a teenager again … but many people would say I never stopped! My idea of perfect happiness: A warm, sunny day in Paris listening to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Ariel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom to tell my own stories, to send messages through images and make connections with other human beings, and through those connections, stir up something inside them. Artists have great power. We manipulate symbols, archetypes in the collective and personal unconscious….

The Heroine’s Journey of Amber Michelle Russell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I don’t know that I “love” any part of my work. I always want to grow artistically, but I’m enjoy using it as personal therapy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living a passionate life, giving and receiving love and being surrounded by loved ones….

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronica Lovati

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The chance of expressing myself though imagines. Creating a work with persons and places completing originated by myself is like creating a new reality, a world aside. Investigating into the feminine world and into the foremothers lives is to accomplish a care and a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Catherine Rose

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is colour. I love making a mess with paints or bringing characters to life with bright colours. Experimentation is the fun bit for me.letting the materials decide what path to go down. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lilith Hicks

What is the best thing that I love about my work? ​I love to create something from nothing, where I start with a selection of plain jump rings and create ​wearable art from them. The process is relaxing, meditative yet also challenging in designing new pieces. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christine Vereecken

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to channel my endless imagination in my works, being creative for me is like breathing, I know no other way of living. Plus, when your art touches people, makes them happy, makes them smile and dream it is such a pleasure to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kohrin Reema

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I can express my thoughts, my feelings, my passion. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Reaching your goal, and being content with what you only have. What is my greatest fear? Rejection. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Doubting…

The Heroine’s Journey of Janna Prosvirina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to use my imagination, express feelings and emotions with the help of colors, leaving a message without saying a word. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being surrounded by loved ones, physically and emotionally healthy. What is my greatest fear? To lose the ones…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maj Askew

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   There is great cathartic pleasure in being able to express my personal ideas and experiences in a visual format. There is a metaphor I often use for the act of painting: I see myself folding my ideas into paper ships, then sending them off…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Wallentin De Souza

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What i love the most about my work is that it is creative, deals with colors, shapes and form. I get to communicate with people and feelings in my work as a decorator, stylist, presenter and also sales advisor. I feel happy going to work…

The Heroine’s Journey of Michelle Konczyk

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I pour myself into each and everything I create. I’d have to say that’s what I love the most about it, that it’s a piece of me, like looking into my soul. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Lying on the floor, draped…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kelly Potts Martinez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I do more than one type of work, I’m a sculptor of various things, jewellery and character ‘doll sculptures’ and for this I like it best when people can read a narrative in my work, when it touches them on a deeper level… they may…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katerina Koukiotis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When  I’m told my art has touched someone in a special way  that my art has meant something or  being able to capture feelings , emotions, means a lot to me,  the evolution  i went through as an artist over the years exploring new art…

The Heroine’s Journey of Brynn Elizabeth

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love that I can express feelings and emotions that otherwise can’t be articulated with words. I love the sense of “flow” and connection when I really dive into the process of painting. I just love painting feminine, yet powerful and mysterious women. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mayumi Ogihara

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love having the freedom to use my imagination. The possibilities are endless. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be able to see beauty in the ordinary things in life. Surrounded by loved ones and that they’re also happy and healthy. Being…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fleur Talbot

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   That I am able to inspire people, through access to the amazing resources of internet. I particularly cherish the times I’m told by an artist that I’ve inspired their work. This is the best thing. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  …

The Heroine’s Journey of Lauren Rinaldi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is how others connect to it. I put my story out there, but really my personal experience is trivial. The details of my narrative are unimportant, beyond that the viewer connects to its fragments. The best thing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Flaminia Graziadei

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The possibility of interpreting and delivering a fictional elaboration of reality with the aim of subliminally stimulating the viewer to think about issues without normal boundaries. What is my idea of perfect happiness? An instant. If perfect happiness existed, we, as artists, wouldn’t have…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria William

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My ability to express myself in a variety of styles and mediums. I might do a semi-realistic fantasy oil painting today, a realistic graphite portrait tomorrow, a stylized steampunk watercolor next week, and a mixed media anime clown girl the week after that. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Valentina Vellucci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I never do the same job. My job changes everyday. This is the reason why I love it (and sometimes I hate it). It’s hard. Often it’s a hard challenge. But I love it. I think I can’t do a different work. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalie Jean

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the way that music makes people feel. Music can be used to heal and express several types of emotions. I love that I can write something that people can relate too. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness for me is self-love….

The Heroine’s Journey of Oriana Conte

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being a talent scout. I read lots of crap, but finding a good book is amazing. What is my idea of perfect happiness? There is not such a thing as perfection. But let’s say that if a few of my authors won the Nobel…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annalisa Riva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work combines the two things I love most: theater and teaching. This allows me to continually challenge and question myself. Allows work on me and then transmit what I know to others. Il mio lavoro unisce le due cose che più amo: il teatro…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tanvi Pathare

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Making Art is an all-life consuming process. The best thing about being a painter, is to be able to wake up every single day and be able to have the chance to have a dialogue with beauty and human experience. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Bosco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being a professional writer I have the possibility to organize my work in total freedom as long as I meet my deadlines. I have no direct bosses, or co workers, except my editor, so I spend a lot of time in my home writing, reading…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ligia Zotini Mazurkiewicz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a Futurist Researcher, working in many projects, but one is special born from the most special part of my being, and it is called Voicers (www.voicers.com.br). And we love there to bring the future to the present by sharing not only my research…

The Heroine’s Journey of Amanda Stalter

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being able to express myself, or express for others that don’t have a voice on a platform that can be seen nationally and internationally. I also love that I am afforded the gift of doing what I am truly passionate about for work….

The Heroine’s Journey of Susanna Assunta Maiello

My name is Susanna Assunta Maiello, I was born in Naples on February 27, 1962. I grew up in Piedmont in a welcoming and magical town nestled in the Langhe hills, Acqui Terme.I finished my studies, I started working in the family business , I dealt with interior design, color study and furnishing accessories. Four…

The Heroine’s Journey of Arianna Piazza

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I really like to create something that someone else will love and will use probably everyday. So in this way, I will be part of its life. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Work ‘til die What is my greatest fear? To be alone What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gina Altadonna

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that my work is honest. After years in my studio, deep reflection into my past and into my soul, I was able to pull out of myself artwork that is true to who I am, not only as an artist, but also…

The Heroine’s Journey of Boulomsouk Svadphaiphane

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The feeling to be entirely me. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be love and around by my beloveds. What is my greatest fear? The death of my beloveds. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? My capacity to procrastinate Which living persons…

The Heroine’s Journey of Milena Sgambato

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the possibility of creating something that was not there before. Create a new world. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I would like to think only of my artistic research. What is my greatest fear? The death in the society of ideals, of dreams,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patrizia Gariffo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? (Qual è la cosa migliore che amo del mio lavoro?) In realtà del mio lavoro mi piace tutto, perché scrivere è da sempre la mia passione, quindi in ogni fase di esso faccio sempre quello che amo. Se, però, dovessi dire una cosa in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caterina Arciprete

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m an artist, i couldn’t be something else. About my work, i love that it isn’t a job. It’s my own idea of life. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m happy when my invisible space comes out and becomes color, vibration, emotion poured…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mariajosé Pina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most about my work is being able to be myself doing it, expressing all my feelings in all the jobs I love What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea would be to really earn my living with this, unfortunately today…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Casadidio

The thing that I love most of my work is painting with colors on a white canvas my inner self to be able to excite the people who observe it. La cosa che amo di più del mio lavoro è dipingere con i colori su una tela bianca la mia interiorità per riuscire ad emozionare…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elvira Giannattasio | Gelvis

I am an illustrator, artist and designer, Neapolitan but I live in Florence. Of my work I love the freedom to be able to interpret sensations and emotions where a realist or photographic image does not get to do it. My happiness is perfectly combined with the realization of my works where I can express emotions and above…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Rita Barbieri

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Il mio è un lavoro creativo , libera completamente la mente da ogni altro pensiero e porta in un’ altra dimensione fatta di luce , colori e storie da raccontare . Questo concetto è sintetizzato nei titoli delle mie mostre personali “ Ritratti di Vita…

The Heroine’s Journey of Catherine Cavendish

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to create worlds – not in a sci-fi way (not yet anyway), but settings for my characters to move around in. I love developing a story, the thrill of wondering how it’s going to turn out, and getting to know my cast…

The Heroine’s Journey of Toni Jannotta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think what I love best about my work is the connection I feel with a greater authority, as if I am simply there to honor what is blowing through me.  It makes me feel loved and lighter than air.  And it brings me peace….

The Heroine’s Journey of Anastasia Kostner

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am really happy that I can call my work a ‘calling’. I love that I am allowed to share an inner sense of purposefulness through my dancing profession. The best thing is that through my work I can be an enabler for others…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Pastore

What I love about my work is to discover new places and meet new people. When I take a picture I like to share with others the emotions that that person or place evoked in me. Happiness is: a home in the countryside, the beach, dogs and a small garden where I grow vegetables and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Giobbi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Mi è sempre piaciuto scrivere, sin da quando ho imparato a farlo. La musica è arrivata dopo, ma è diventata una passione altrettanto grande. La cosa che amo di più nel mio lavoro è la completa libertà di dar vita alla mia idea di…

The Heroine’s Journey of October Ottobre

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s a privilege to be an artist; and I love the fact that my artwork  – sculpture or painting – has my own voice, as well as the subject, in it.   The “subject matter” often attracts the viewer’s attention. The “subject matter”: medium + form +…

The Heroine’s Journey by Alexandra Cook aka Linandara 

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being my own boss. Every day I can (with various degrees of freedom) decide what direction my art business may take, what in particular I will do now: paint, upload prints online, edit my website, research for future artworks, etc. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Fiorentino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are so many aspects I love in my job. First of all, I like making interviews. And writing stories about smart and beautiful women. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Well, a kiss under the moonlight. A house full of friends, good…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kelly Borsheim

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  As a sculptor and a painter, I get to explore curiosity, gratitude, and love.  As my late friend and mentor Vasily Fedorouk used to say, “The artist is the best kind of scientist because we get to study everything.”  I am sure that some scientists may disagree, but…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claudia Giordano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing of my work, as fashion journalist and social media manager, is the possibility to match my passion for fashion with my love for marketing and to be able to live of this one. I’m happy to have chosen an interesting and varied…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Carmen Martorana

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Of my work I love the conception of an event never equal to the previous and that state of excitement that leads me to have to put always to the test in new situations in which as if it was a challenge with myself…

The Heroine’s Journey of Eva Gata

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is that its process really makes me feel happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is calmness. My greatest fear is that everything is in vain, that there is nothing after death,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jalinka Gressmann

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Having the freedom to go wherever and whenever I want. I am terrified of living a 9 to 5 job-life with so-called “securities”. It makes me feel trapped. It seems to me like working so you can eventually pay for your own funeral. (Which you have…

The Heroine’s Journey of Paola Veneto

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I can use my imagination while I am studying and readying. I grow up every day, I never stop to learn. I feel extremely emotional and in love with the human being. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Feeling good with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Eleonora Viliani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing IS my work! You get to share the stage with people from all around the world and perform in some of the most amazing theaters. Ballet is wordless,i love to tell stories to the audience through my body and my movements….

The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara Cardin

 What is the best thing that I love about my work?   – Le nombre infini de possibilités, l’imagination n’a pas de limite. – The infinite number of possibilities, imagination has no limit. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   – Pour moi, le vrai bonheur est de trouver sa place, son seuil de contentement, quand…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Renzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able to dedicate space to creativity, to travel, to establish meaningful connections with people. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be happy, without asking why. What is my greatest fear? To fail in feeling happy as often as possible. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Idania Huerta

What do I love about my job? that allows me to express my emotions, allows me to be me. What is the idea of ​​perfect happiness? achieve to always do what you like, or do everything with love. What is my greatest fear? not being good enough for my daughters, not being able to give…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Savini

What I love about my work is first of all the freedom of expression, the opportunity to create and transform my emotions into a jewel. Being very close to my country (Italy) to my region (Puglia) it’s as if I could mold a part of it, working with clay and make it more precious than…

The Heroine’s Journey of Martina Pedrini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work as a whole. It’s quite hard for me to highlight the best aspect of it. Being a dancer is human, is real, is different every time and it gives me the possibility to involve all myself in it. I believe nothing…

Day Trip: What is Your Story?

Discover your story with Peter de Kuster in the greatest bookstores of a world city like Paris, London, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam for this unique What is your Story? experience.  To (re) write your story about yourself and your work. In the process transforming your capacity to successfully have the creative life and work you love. …

The Heroine’s Journey of Connie Di Maria

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I am writing lyrics and melody and composing and being inspired by everyday situations. Composing because I love music and experimenting with sounds.                                           …

Day Trip: Self Promotion for Heroines

Are you a creative person who desperately wants to tell the world about your talents and your art but lacks the time, money, and know-how? Self-Promotion for Heroines  is full of clever and creative ideas you can use to successfully get the word out about who you are and what you do quickly, easily, and…