The Heroine’s Journey of Victoria Roos

My name is Victoria Roos. I like to hang from my hair. My favourite colour is glitter. I love sunshine, the ocean and trees. My new favourite hobby is doing handstands on other humans. I live in Hawai’i most of the time. My genetics are made in Germany. I like the Hawaiian saying “Malama Aina”….

The Heroine’s Journey of Serena Ryen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Oh, so many things! I feel incredibly lucky that the universe keeps giving me opportunities to do what I love. I think what I appreciate the most about working as an artist is that it challenges me to continually learn more about myself and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alice Lussiana Parente

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The communication aspect. The fact that I have the privilege to share incredible stories to an audience. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Waking up in the morning feeling curious, hungry for life, full of love to give to others. What is my greatest…

Want to Become a Friend of The Heroine’s Journey?

We’re sometimes not too sure how we get into good friendships. It seems to happen rather mysteriously: we talk of somewhat randomly ‘clicking’ with people. Trying to plan for it sounds like cheating. But in a busy world, the desire to socialise authentically, with interesting, like-minded people, deserves to be addressed directly. That’s why we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marta Storno

What is the best thing about my work? The best thing about my work is that I can be myself. No mask, no pretending and I am my own boss. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Life with no boundaries, doing what I love surrounded by my friends and family. What is my greatest fear? Losing people…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elaine Weeks

Best thing about my work: I can do it at home… I can do it anywhere. As long as I have a computer and the time to write, I’m all set. I can work late if I want to. I can sleep in if I want to. And I love not having a “boss” per…

Private Tour: The Heroine’s Journey

Attention all artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, actors, and anyone working in creative fields — even if your chosen profession is not the most traditional one, cultivating and growing a successful, financially rewarding career is still your goal. In The Heroine’s Journey, Peter de Kuster provides you with expert advice on overcoming some of the specific challenges…

Private Tour: 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 Celeste de Moriae

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work, because I can feel free to do what I want and in the costume I want. At 99% I’ve always wonderful people around me. This makes me happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? No more bullying, hate or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pat Tourne

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sharing emotions and feelings. Telling stories and teaching my art. Being on stage and owning every minute of it as the place i was to be on. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is a balance between having nothing and too…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tova Mirvis

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love the feeling of immense concentration when I am writing – of being able to shut out the noise of the world and be deeply inside a sentence or a scene. It’s a rare and cherished feeling, to inhabit words without the distracting pull of the everyday world around me….

The Heroine’s Journey of Cecilia Espejo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it´s sincere and made with the heart. I also love working and sharing with people and normally my project involve many interesting human beings. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness comes when you can share freely your ideas and express…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natacha Lamblin

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Sharing a priviledged moment we created : it can be just me (the photographer) and the actress, as much as a whole fashion team : the goal is the same ; to join all together, share and create and enjoy the result of our…

Private Tour: 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Roberta La Placa

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love presenting the hotel I work for to the travel agencies and tour operators. When I present I use the acting skills I have been learning in the acting courses to grab the audience’s attention. I sell them a holiday dream and make…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nina Tokhtaman Valetova

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is that I can do something independent of the others, and create something special, different from what already exists. The work process is creative and allows imagination, and fantasy to spread their wings and fly, leaving behind routine, and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heather Comparetto

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Where it takes me. When I’m creating nothing else matters, it’s when I’m most present. It’s when I’m most connected to myself. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Simply just “being”. Being in the moment, not thinking or feeling anything else. Not waiting for what’s…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laetitia Wagner

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the technical aspects of the art, love of an artist’s ability to communicate , I love the transformative power of artwork, how artists still have the ability to surprise, delight. From photography to music to dance to painting, diverse range of human activities…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline Drogo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to create stories through my paintings and illustrations. To be able to show my vision of the world in one picture. And also the fact that I am free, I can choose my projects and work whenever and wherever I want. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Simone Manojlovich

1.What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is my life,and vice versa.I do what I belive in.Doing what you love,and making progress in your work I find most important. Passion,euphoria,satisfaction,emotions that fill me in the creative process. 2.What is my idea of perfect happiness?  To live the life we want.Constantly…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Soldà

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work. I’m passionate about it. It’s my lifeblood. The satisfaction you get when your sketch become real with a high quality fabrics and a very good manifacture is incredible. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To continue to make this passion my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giovanna Bittante

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Surely creativity. The power to give space to art without limits and that the limits are given by the materials  Cuál es la cosa que prefiero de mi trabajo? Seguramente la creatividad. El poder dar espacio al arte sin límites y que los límites sean dados por…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ilaria Vitellio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Ever since I left the academic career, my world has changed, meeting wonderful people with whom to design and realize projects without hierarchies and limitations to the imagination. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is the freedom to choose, to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Camille Hanson

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thrill of dancing, as well as the opportunity that exists in using movement as a language, a tool for communicating, similar to poetry. I see performance as a dialogue between dancer and audience,- a space that activates listening and response. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Magda Pohl-Tontini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s the possibility of reaching people through my Energy and my desire to comunicate, to look into their eyes and feel their connection. It’s the desire to plant a seed of hope and wonder in their hearts. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie Ducaté

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love painting, to think Art with painting,  playing with colors, to try to find the gesture in adequation with the shape, the story, the poetry. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To do  my Art with a good sense of the present, in a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Arianna Fancellu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? (Cosa amo di più del mio lavoro?) (Beh, questa è difficile da spiegare. Penso sia la possibilità di vivere più di una vita: poter esprimere e provare sentimenti nuovi, situazioni differenti, vivere nuove storie che normalmente non vivrei mai. Conoscere altre persone e scoprire…

The Heroine’s Journey of Andreea Kay

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s creative and dynamic. I love constantly creating new things and stretching the boundaries of my imagination. I could never do a job or work on something that is not creative in some way. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being able to make a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Joan Dempsey

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   As a fiction writer, I love getting to spend time inside the skin of characters who are unlike me, to figure out what makes them tick, and to explore the worlds they inhabit. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   An 86-year old friend…

The Heroine’s Journey of Grace Kelly

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the deep sense of peace and fulfilment that comes from helping others. I love that I get to choose my schedule, my location, how I work and how much I earn. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To me perfect happiness is feeling…

The Heroine’s Journey of Becky Doughty

~ What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I am a Bohemian at heart, a girl with a Gypsy soul, and that light in me has inspired many an adventure. I grew up traveling the world, and continued to do so well into my adulthood. I have slept on a dirt…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Bertini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to be profoundly honest, to be able to talk openly about what are reflections on life, about the things around us, not omitting anything because art has the extraordinary potential to communicate directly with the sensitive side of humans. The sphere of the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sheetal Rao

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is that it lets me be authentic to myself. I have the opportunity to work limitlessly, beyond boundaries – and create a life of my choice. I enjoy being a Career Consultant (or a Career…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tatiana Martinez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I can be whatever I want. When I dance, I can forget any situation that may be affecting me at the moment and feel free and happy. I also love that I get to travel a lot and meet interesting people. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Criveller

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think that creativity (as seen as graphic design, illustration or calligraphy) is the ability to express an idea from an abstract concept to a concrete image in a simple blank paper sheet using just colors and inks. I love that moment when I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maya Tyler

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Flexible hours? Unless you count the times my muse makes me burn the midnight oil! Seriously, it’s an amazing pleasure to have the ability and opportunity to create my stories. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Contentment. The pursuit for happiness is a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Serena Bavo

What is the thing that I love the most about my job? I love everything about it! It makes my passion come true: knowing, discovering, living and telling different stories. I am so lucky, it is a privilege to be able to turn your passion into a job. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Travelling…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irene Di Oriente

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is that I can take shelter in my fantasy with it – every time I draw I’m narrating a piece of my world, every single stroke portrays the strength and the anxiety that live in me!…

The Heroine’s Journey of Shéa MacLeod

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to take the worlds and people that I’ve created in my head, and make them real. At least on paper. Seeing them come alive for others to experience brings me great joy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being able to do what…

The Heroine’s Journey of Donatella D’Angelo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a lucky girl because my job matches my passions. So I could say that what I love about my work is my work! The act of creating, whether I’m taking a picture, writing a poem, drawing or organizing a cultural event. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patty Dann

The best thing I love about writing is I feel free to be “creative and bold on the page” as Flaubert would say. Perfect happiness is standing in the garden eating freshly picked tomatoes. My greatest fear is not being kind to my loved ones. I deplore that I am easily distracted. The living writers…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irene Cruz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is the process of doing it, from the idea to the final result, that normally is a piece of video art, a book or an exhibition. I also really enjoy to show and explain the work to other…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Denti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To Act makes me feel good, happy, I love sharing my point of view with others, and discover the human soul What is my idea of perfect happiness? To travel around the world with my family, without thinking about money, learning different languages and knowing different…

The Heroine’s Journey of Verena Schneider

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Never being disconnected from my body, meeting amazing people, sharing the space with people of everywhere in the world, a space without any preconceptions, always learning new things about myself, others and the intelligence of the body and mind, empowerment, joy of music and movement, the realisation that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pegah Lari

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is that I can make a world that is completely private and nobody but me has any interference in that. Connecting various worlds and aligning different colors next to each other. I really enjoy this endeavor in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ashlee Fazio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I get to teach people about minimalism and how simplification can improve their lives, regardless of their lifestyle. Teaching is my passion and being able to make a living doing something I love is so inspiring, especially because I get to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara De Santis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It changes everyday. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Eating carbs and not getting fat! What is my greatest fear? Losing my voice forever. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Perfectionism. I’m too hard on myself. Which living persons…

The Heroine’s Journey of Deb Stover

What is the best thing that I love about my work? This is simple—doing what I love. I’ve always wanted to be a writer, and specifically a storyteller. I grew up with my nose in a book, and my mom often had to take one out of my hands after I’d fallen asleep at night and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jeanie Tomanek

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The challenge and struggle. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Visiting Amsterdam to see my daughter What is my greatest fear? Ending up in an American nursing home What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Being fearful Which living persons in my profession do…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jenna Free

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the connection I get to make with new women every day. These are generally women who are struggling with body image and being stuck in the diet cycle. I was there myself for 10 years so I know what a challenge it can…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emily Holleman

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to explore new worlds—and the way in which these worlds shape and are shaped by their inhabitants. My first two books—Cleopatra’s Shadows and The Drowning King—reimagine the final years of the Ptolemaic dynastic through the eyes of Cleopatra’s forgotten siblings. To create a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dora Argento

What’s the best thing I like about my job? The moment of Immersion inside the text, this wondering in the dark with vibrant antennas, about the characters, listening to their voices, imagining them in a certain space, the way they move, how they ‘must’ be dressed to be just those one and not the other…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heather Day Gilbert

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that as an independent author, I can control how and when my books are presented to the world. I can choose which books to write next. As an author in general, I love being able to work from home, so I can do…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Lah

My main work is communicating art and culture through technologies and visual; then, I’m a journalist specialized in stories about memories and I teach and perform improv theatre. I think I can be defined as a storyteller, using different processes and instruments. I live in Vimercate, a city near Milan, Italy. What is the best…

The Heroine’s Journey of Roxanne Chapelle

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creation !!! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Inspiration… What is my greatest fear? Lose inspiration … What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I’m a smoker Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Quincy Jones The…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gayle Brandeis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing has defined the very core of me since I was a little girl; I feel so lucky to have made a career out of a practice I’ve loved most of my life. Writing helps me understand the world and myself more deeply; it…

The Heroine’s Journey of Iris Biasio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Telling stories is the part I love the most. My work is based on drawing. Every sign, every brush stroke must give life to a narration. I think I began to draw comics because of this need. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Olivia Kate Cerrone

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Connecting with readers. Stories foster greater expressions of truth and awareness. I write fiction absorbed with overcoming social oppression and promoting human rights. The Hunger Saint, a historical novella about hope and survival, involves the carusi, the child miners of Italy. This book draws from years…

The Heroine’s Journey of Simona Bramati

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The good thing about my job is that the inspiration does not have timetables! I can paint without marking the tag and without anyone waiting with your breath on the neck! What is my idea of perfect happiness? I guess it’s to be able to travel…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara De Santis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It changes everyday. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Eating carbs and not getting fat! What is my greatest fear? Losing my voice forever. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Perfectionism. I’m too hard on myself. Which living persons…

The Heroine’s Journey of Peggy Wheeler

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing is not my work so much as it’s my passion and my purpose. I believe as we are fulfilling our passion and our purpose, then we are the most happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living my life as I chose. I write…

The Heroine’s Journey of Suzy Turner

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is the fact that I’m helping people to feel better. I love when a student tells me that something we’ve done in a yoga class has made a difference. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Scarlett Braden

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a writer and I love writing, there is something amazing about finishing a novel. But what I love most is helping other writers and especially aspiring writers to realize their dreams. Each and every book I help someone publish feels like a grandchild…

The Heroine’s Journey of Léa Chervet

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creativity and diversity. Being a 2D/3D animator, I can bring to life several characters on each production. I look for personnalities, attitudes, I make express themselves. My job requires a lot of observation : people in the streets, surroundings… This provides me the needed inspiration…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexanna Ambrosetti

  What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love my job because I love taking care of people, making them feel like in a big family. I love to know people with other cultures. I love exploring Italy and offering my clients only the best, never making them feel like “tourists” but as…

The Heroine’s Journey of Erika Couto

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  What I love most about being a brand and business strategist is getting to connect with other millennials all over the world who are trying to change how work is done and what it means to be an influencer. I am constantly inspired. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susan Brooks

Best thing I love about my work: I love to serve. I live to serve. If my hard-earned lessons and challenges ‘in the trenches’ in building a multi-million dollar, award-winning business can be of value to an up-and-coming entrepreneur, I’m here to support and guide their efforts along the way to achieving their first million in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabine Groenendijk

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is that it makes me live in the now. While dancing, I don’t think about anything else than what I am busy with. It is almost meditative. Dancing really forces me to be in the moment and to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stephanie Dray

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being able to unearth stories about fascinating historical people that I can bring to light in ways that are both educational and entertaining. History can teach us a lot about the world today and how to succeed in it; there are valuable…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pamela Goldstein

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Which job? I was a nurse for twenty years and the most life-changing positions that I was assigned were as an ER, Chemotherapy, and Psychiatric nurse. ER because it gave me a real sense of mortality, Chemotherapy because I was fortunate enough and honoured to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katie de Jong

What is the best thing I love about my work? I love that I’m free to work when I want, on what I want, with whom I want. I work from home so I have the freedom and flexibility to be there for my young children; pick them up from school and take them to their…

The Heroine’s Journey of Berthe Tanwo Njole

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The fact that I have dreamed my life and now I live my dream. Not every day look alike… What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Waking up each morning alive, having my family and true friends around me and having a roof and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Eghonghon Mary Ayemere

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is very exciting,it gives me the freedom to express myself to the fullest.The connection I get with people as they share their stories with me gives me the fulfillment I have always dream of . What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Esther Kaijim

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Make people feel better and aid their the healing journey What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect balance between being busy and rest. With time to learn, share, grow and be surrounded by people I love What is my greatest fear? Loosing my health…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katie Duck

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can play in the dilution of being independent, ever changing, with a platform for what it is I need to voice at any given time-place-context. In the field of the performing arts or any of the arts at this time, we are utterly UN…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Chissalè

What is the best thing that I love about my work? One of the best thing I love about my work is the way images come to life. I like to study, sketch, try and try and try until I reach THAT thing. Sometimes it’s frustrating, but this process always makes you grow as an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kim O’Hara

What is the best thing I love about my work? My work is fascinating. I witness the emergence of new people in my clients through their weekly writing. They are fulfilling a dream to write a book, and at the same time digging deeper into a new perspective on the stories of their life. I lead…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emily Zuzik

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  What I love most about my work is honestly believing that my passion and music affects others. I have seen when I express something in song honestly from my life that a listener will often come up after and tell me how they too had…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tobey Hiller

What is the best thing I love about my work? Writing is ultimately a spiritual act—an act of connection in which the world’s texture seems to make you its sounding board —where I try to find a voice for, melt into, the complexities and landscape of the world within me and the world outside me…

The Heroine’s Journey of Bonnie Randall

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creating beauty. Whether it is a passage of descriptive narrative, a character’s internalization, or a moment between two characters, I love the challenge—and execution—of creating, then offering, beautiful prose that strikes a chord and paints an image for my readers. What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jessica Anya Blau

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about writing is getting outside myself, getting away from myself, entering the creative trance. The best thing about teaching is interacting with my students. They’re interesting, smart, funny people. I love getting to know them. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jacque Ryal

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love telling stories and getting the rage, love, aggression, lust, the difficult things to say out of my system. Finding lyrics and a melody and applying to song is always a miracle to me and I feel an immense joy when a song…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marilyn Brant

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Glee Smith

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Marcia Butler

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Annie Terrazzo

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Susset

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Mantello

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Victoria Landis

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Christina Thomas

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline M.

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Nancy J. Cohen

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Thaisa Frank

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Magneville

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Pasqualina Tripodi

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Pflum

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Susan Sands

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Sonia Cipollari

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Estefania Miranda

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Elynne Chaplik – Aleskow

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Aim Ruivivar

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Liz Talley

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Terrell

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Angeline Straatman

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Laddy Aradhya

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Marcia Fine

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Lindy Michaels

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Kelle Grace Gaddis

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Vedrana Egon

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Claire Fullerton

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Leora Skolkin-Smith

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Kathy L. Murphy

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Bev Katz Rosenbaum

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Jillian Medoff

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Cecilia Sammarco

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Joan Wilking

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline Leavitt

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Suzanne Simonetti

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Martina Monaco

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Pauline Baird Jones

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania Giovo

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Deborah De Rose

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Susan Henderson

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Claire Le Fevre

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Valencia

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Gaëlle Lienhardt

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Lala

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucy Monciel

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Gabriela Valencia

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Flaviyake

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Yvette Carol

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Hazel Iris

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Iro Vasalou

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Alessandra Spada

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Rosella Pellicciotti

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Italia Ruotolo

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania Mazzoleni

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Sheinina Lolita Raj

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Sqaw Evenz

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Ekaterina Abramova

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Inès Carratié

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabeth Schilling

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Tess Marie Roman

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Nantonell

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Miriam Martín

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Neus Kaori

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa James

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Mascolo

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Inma Chopo

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Marité Queral

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