The One Great Story

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Juliette Blat

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The actors. They are raw material, a clay that needs modeling, it’s fascinating. They have no limit, they are constantly looking for the best possible way to express their feelings and emotions. Working with them allows me to broaden day after day my emotional repertoire, they…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristiana Pivari

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like the idea of being able to give moments of serenity and leisure to those who read me, maybe leading them to reflect What is my idea of perfect happiness? Be at peace with myself What is my greatest fear? To lose the people I love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emma Chaibedra

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is that I can be everywoman ( and sometimes even male character!) in One life !! This is just amazing ! I’m a big child and I think this why I love this work so much. I can be a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Scott

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The constant improvements and development of skills it requires, and the beautiful moments shared with other artists, in rehearsals or on stage, and with the audience. It’s worth all the struggle. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Be free to follow my own rules, and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fang Cao

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Being a psychologist can help many people lead a happier life. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Read a Book、with friends, parents, children, have a friend who confides in heart. What is my greatest fear?   Loss of freedom, in a closed…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elizabeth Gilbert

In this groundbreaking heroine’s journey we will examine in the footsteps of Elizabeth Gilbert’s story ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ in Rome the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. Your story is your life. As human beings,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Ricci

First the interview in english, second part the interview in italian.  What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love in my work is the chance to meet so many interesting people sharing my passion and finding always new ideas… and above all: writing!! What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chanel

In this groundbreaking heroine’s journey we will examine in the footsteps of Coco Chanel the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. Your story is your life. As human beings, we continually tell ourselves stories —…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabella Valenti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? how much people enjoy it, appreciate it and respect it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? the planet vibrating to higher love What is my greatest fear? nothing What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am okay with myself…

The Heroine’s Journey in the Louvre

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Azucena Moreno Conde

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it makes people happy. And also makes me happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Dance forever.  I wish i could dance all my life, this is my idea of perfect happiness, do what i like to do all the life and make happy others through        dance and art. What is my greatest fear? That something could happens to my body, that dont let me more dance…not dance anymore is my principal fear, that my legs cannot respond          anymore to dance.  What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? That i only think about dance in my mind, and sometimes i focus too much, from the rest of the things that are happening in the world, that are also important things. Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?    Alicia Alonso, she is an example of overcoming. She is my favourite dancer and          master…

The Heroine’s Journey in Paris

The Heroine’s Journey in Paris Wednesday 11th July – Thursday 12th July  The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into two unforgettable day in Paris. 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabeth Leriche

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to love. I think I’m very fortunate to do something I’m fond of. I had a hard time finding my own path, first starting in management & business but soon leaving everything for Acting. At the end, today I’m where I wanted to…

The Heroine’s Journey in London

The Heroine’s Journey in London Thursday 9th August & Friday 10th August The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into two unforgettable days in London. 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie-Eve Marion

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Promoting the art of my artist Steve Otis in the best ways possible. Having the freedom of creating new projects, experimenting ideas and seeking for potentials associations or participations to events that will be unique and rewarding for the artist, the participants/clients and the manager!…

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome

The Heroine’s Journey in Rome Thursday 6th September & Friday 7th September  The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into two unforgettable days in Rome. 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irina Turcanu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? First of all, writing is reading, learning, feeding the curiosity. And then writing is creation. And this, beside family, of course, means being alive for me. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A good chat – which sometimes can be a good book…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Schork

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Changing the world into a better place by opening up people’s mindset, by being a role model, and by creating pieces of art What is my idea of perfect happiness? Health, love, wealth, time What is my greatest fear? Violence, stagnation, dehumanization, or natural…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Teresa Giunta

The best thing I love about my work is painting. I love representing natural landscapes so for me it is like entering inside my own works. It is not even possible to describe… it is like being on a state of ecstasy. Perfect happiness for me is what I felt the day my children were…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marcella Brianda

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing that I love most about my job are my writers, their personalities, their emotions, their dreams, and these dreams I love the privilege to contribute to their achievement. La cosa che amo di più del mio lavoro sono i miei scrittori, le loro…

The Heroine’s Journey of Safia Bouadan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom to create. Feel what vibrates around you, visible or invisible, capture the light and intelligence, try to transmit it . As an actress and singer or as an author on stage, I like to feel the presence of an audience with whom I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Monika M.

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Quel che amo di più del mio lavoro è la libertà! Posso scrivere ovunque, a qualsiasi ora, in qualunque luogo… ti permette di “viaggiare” leggero, non ti occore altro che il tuo pc. [ What I love most about my job is freedom! I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Agnese Monaco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love so much have a really big space for my creativity. Art & poetry give me power to externalize my soul & experiences of life. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness comes from the simple things of life, a sunset with those…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Torresin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The possibility to express myself creatively, freeing the playful part of me and the one you want to know, to travel both within the human soul – alone or with other mates – and around the world. I love cultural exchanges, I love the invisible…

The Heroine’s Journey at the Paris Fashion Week

The Heroine’s Journey at the Paris Fashion Week September 25  –  September 27, 2018 The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into three unforgettable days in Paris. Paris Fashion Week as Global Classroom for The Heroine’s Journey The access to festival seminars, workshops, master-classes, and related industry sessions deepens The Heroine’s Journey learning.  In this…

The Heroine’s Journey at the Venice Filmfestival

The Heroine’s Journey at the Venice Filmfestival August 29 – Aug 31, 2018 The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into three unforgettable days in Venice. Venice Film Festival as Global Classroom for The Heroine’s Journey The access to festival seminars, workshops, master-classes, and related industry sessions deepens The Heroine’s Journey learning.  In this groundbreaking…

The Heroine’s Journey at the Berlin Filmfestival

The Heroine’s Journey at the Berlin Filmfestival February 7th – 9th, 2019 The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into three unforgettable days in Berlin. Berlin Film Festival as Global Classroom for The Heroine’s Journey The access to festival seminars, workshops, master-classes, and related industry sessions deepens The Heroine’s Journey learning.  In this groundbreaking heroine’s…

The Heroine’s Journey in Florence

The Heroine’s Journey in Florence Tuesday 4th September & Wednesday 5th September  The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into two unforgettable days in Florence. 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emily Shih

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Since I started painting when I was a little girl, it brought me great interests and joy. Moreover, it gives me strength, inner peace, emotion and confidence. I enjoy using rich and bright colors on various geometric shapes to create my own magic colorful…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natascia Cortesi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sono una editor e l’empatia che si crea ogni volta con l’autore e la storia che mi viene affidata è, senza dubbio, la parte che amo di più del mio lavoro. Ogni editing rappresenta un nuovo, meraviglioso, viaggio. I am an editor and the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Valzania

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Meet people, see their look that becomes alive, intense, change of point of view Incontrare le persone, vedere il loro sguardo che diventa vivo, intenso, cambiamento di punto di vista. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Enjoy what’s in the moment without wanting…

The Heroine’s Journey in Amsterdam

The Heroine’s Journey in Amsterdam Thursday 30 August & Friday 31th August  The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into two unforgettable days in Amsterdam. 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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marilena Grafakos

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is the rejuvenating, young and creative energy that surrounds me through my projects/clients and lastly through passing knowledge to my students! The journey of existence, soul searching and creation is one and the same for me. My work challenges…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tracy Watt

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Seeing what happens with paint.     What is my idea of perfect happiness? Peace on high, a moor or a mountain.     What is my greatest fear? The loss of a precious person.     What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?…

The Heroine’s Journey in Barcelona

The Heroine’s Journey in Barcelona Thursday 11th October & Friday 12th October  The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into two unforgettable days in Barcelona. 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…

The Heroine’s Journey at BFI London Filmfestival

The Heroine’s Journey at the BFI London Filmfestival October 10 – October 12, 2018 The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into three unforgettable days in London.   BFI London Film Festival as Global Classroom for The Heroine’s Journey The access to festival seminars, workshops, master-classes, and related industry sessions deepens The Heroine’s Journey learning. …

The Heroine’s Journey of Erin Burley

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is that it is completely cathartic. It feels damned good to fling paint about and mess about with intense pigments. I get to take my experiences and distill them into material for my art. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zem

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   The fact that my work is my calling. Everything I do in my life is part of the inspiration for my creation, so my life is my work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Now. The time I’m living right now! What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marianne Goodell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most about my work is being immersed so deeply in the process because it is so pleasurable that I lose track of time. The sheer joy of allowing emotions to pour through into my work releases them from me…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kerry Zacharia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work as an artist is the subconscious energy that flows from within my soul creating hundreds of mesmerising connections.  The lines and patterns expressed in my paintings have become my trademark. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia Gasparetto

My idea of perfect happiness is being healty and having a life in which small simple things are enough to make happy your day. And of course love…towards my job and towards the people I have around. I would love to be an old woman proud of how I used my time in life. Unsolvable…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Interlenghi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Preparing for an interview. I love discovering new worlds and different creative projects. Learning something new about fashion, art or photography it is always an exciting experience. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  To live freely in order to express myself. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elizabeth Sunday

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can work from my laptop from anywhere in the world. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Doing only what my heart tells me to do. What is my greatest fear? Fear of abandonment. What is the trait that I most deplore in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tine Bieber

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it is all up to me! There are no limits to where I work, with hom I work, when I work and how. I don’t have to make a division between work and my social life. I am able to do the things…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sarah Jane Moon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it evolves and changes and isn’t static. That it is a place to try out new ideas and investigate concepts I’m personally interested in. That it brings me in to relationship with others. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having a multitude of ideas…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jennifer Crowshaw

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom of working on what I love, I have always had a passion for nature, I think it stems from weekends and holidays with my grandparents. My grandfather always took us long walks and taught us about the flora and fauna….

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Farina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Amo la dimensione del mio lavoro quella sorta di mondo parallelo in cui entro , quando immergo me stessa nelle mie idee I love the dimension of my work, that sort of parallel universe in which I enter, when I drown in the deep…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alicia Lasne

What is the best thing I like about my job? To throw oneself into chaos to find a light, colors, to form something coherent. What is my idea of ​​perfect happiness? A house on the edge of a forest near a lake What is my greatest fear? I do not have any. I always say…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marileda Maggi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – I work on the radio and for tv-shows. And I love working on the radio because, as Eugenio Finardi says in a song “I love radio because when it’s really free, it frees the mind”. Here it is. I love the way that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Milán Lonnberg

What is the best thing that I love about my work? the very act of working, feeling that I take advantage of my life doing what I love the most What is my idea of perfect happiness? living in nature with my son and my cat, in a magical place made by us, with my neighbor’s boyfriend…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claudia Natale

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best think that I love about my work is that, I can speak with people and that with my creativity I can awaken their creativity. My job isn’t the same every day, It depends on the project and on the phase of the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Antonietta Gnerre

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   The best thing in my work is the organization of cultural events. . For the past twelve years, I have been the President of a cultural event, “Premio Prata”, that has place in the Church of Prata P.U. (AV). What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cinzia D’Ambrosi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing is to enter into the life of someone else and that trust and connection is a very unique and powerful experience. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is to contribute to humanity and leave a legacy that others…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sifa Alkapon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Art is a languages for me which express myself better that any word and any expression, my word are my strokes. People use diaries to express themselves with words, my diary has my painting which shows my words of memories, fears, ad my feelings……

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Tenta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I perceive acting as an opportunity to open a window within ourselves towards other people’s and therefore a chance to connect with different ways and perceptions of life. I love being a “transformer” and through that a transmitter of feelings,who hopefully bring aspects of the spectators self to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabella Liberto

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Amo poter creare nuovi mondi, nuove storie. Vivere altre vite attraverso i miei personaggi. Innamorarmi, soffrire e gioire insieme a loro. Vivere altre cento vite.  I love being able to create new worlds, new stories. Living other lives through my characters. Fall in love,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Agnes Henneguy

What is the best thing that i love about my work? Meet people to show the treasure of literature and poetry Create emotions with others and dream with them I create my job so it’s up to me and I like it even it is difficult. What is my idea of perfect of happiness I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rei Satoshi

[What is the best thing that I love about my work?] creative idea, inspired passion, well polished, feel the energy — when I finish work, feel ecstacy. [What is my idea of perfect happiness?] Peace, No jealousy, Respect each other, my daughter feels happy … [What is my greatest fear?] “Jealousy” and “Protection” by people…

The Heroine’s Journey of Leila Ataya

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is what I was born to do and can’t imagine not working on anything creative. I am also my own boss so I can plan things ahead and make my own decisions on what I am going to do next. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena B. Arreguín Osuna

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Inspiring and helping another person’s life to reach their goals. Creativity, smells and colors. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is living fullness, passionately surrounded with the human beings you love. What is my greatest fear? To leave this world empty,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christine Koch

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I feel my work isn’t work at all, but pleasure. What I do is my life. It’s everything I want. I’m totally in agreement with myself, when I make my things. That’s feels good. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To do what I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Simi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? rehearsals What is my idea of perfect happiness? to concentrate, to live everything big or little in a maximal way What is my greatest fear? loose my head What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? rage,inconsistency Which living persons in my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucrezia Frenquellucci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Trovare la verità nella finzione recitativa. Farmi attraversare da quella sensazione di inquietudine, da quel suo placarsi a singhiozzi, mai completamente. Find the truth in the acting’s lie.Let me cross by that feeling of restlessness, from its subsiding like a sob, never completely. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Deborah Modiano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Art-direction can be mixed among several art dimensions. Emotions become graphic poetry, pictures, clothes and who knows what else. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be satisfied by myself and be surrounded from who i love. What is my greatest fear? To…

The Heroine’s Journey of Diana Priscila

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love that I don’t have to separate an inner self from a professional, that I can indulge in my most genuine self for my work. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   I don’t really believe in a perfect happiness, it doesn’t allow…

The Heroine’s Journey of Diana Gulezen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing that I love most about my work is that it’s never the same, every day I explore new ways of teaching and working with our body. As a dancer I do the movement research in order to develope awareness of the body…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Bertoldi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   In my work I love freedom. Freedom to decide my times, how to spend my days, freedom to say “NO” if I don’t like projects that are proposed to me. Nel mio lavoro amo la libertà. Libertà di decidere i miei tempi, come passare…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisa Cantarelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom that my signature technique gives me to express myself by playing with different materials and supports. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Love what you do and being able to do it any time you want, surrounded and supported by your family, friends… And…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fleur Chabaud

What is the best thing I love about my work ? The first thing I love the most about my work is the Freedom. Being able to do what I feel deeply, to do my own part, what make me feel full and complete at this point of my life. The other best thing about it…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jessica Markham Stephens

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Painting becomes a solace experience and a form of personal healing and growth for me. My wet specimens and taxidermy are my way of preserving beauty and continuing to cherish and love an animal even after death. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Proia

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

The Heroine’s Journey of Anais Aidoud

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom ! It’s more Passion than work.. I can’t stop writing, I love to create stories, Characters, I create a world in which I can live. What is my idea of perfect happiness? When Sadness fades or disappears even if it’s ephemeral What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Malvina Maury

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Every single day intrigues me, and inspires me in many ways.  But this is just a beginning, you have to take your talent and pursue one thing with all your devotion. I love pushing oneself to the next level within that pursuit. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Roberta Ceppaglia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The simplicity and the complexity that melt together. I think one of the beautiful things is the possibility to connect with myself (body and mind) and with people and things are around me. I can be alone. I can be with other people. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Flavia Coffari

What is the best thing that I love about my work?​ I love to ​hear carefully ​the stories my patients tell me, and helping them ​through ​empathy and taking ​them towards new possibilities. What is my idea of perfect happiness?​ Happiness for me is the possibility to w​ake up every morning with the awareness that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Salerno

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am an editor, I mainly deal with novels. The thing I love the most is contributing to the creative process of a writer I’m working with. In a certain way I am his “second eye”, it’s great to help him express his own…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lauren Rudolph

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love most about my work is that it pulls me forwards, helps me grow, helps expand and to be at my most present. I see art as a vehicle for growth of the self and then sharing the work allows that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Paulina Obando

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom of travelling everywhere, working with people who wants to share and improve their lives What is my idea of perfect happiness? Live in harmony with oneself and with others What is my greatest fear? my greatest fear is dying without having made all my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mihaela Panaitescu

What I love about my work is the fact that I am always able to be connected to creativity,the fact that i am able to see 8n 5he events,generally and în particular în the things around me an inspirational source. To me happiness is about health,freedom and peace within. In my opinion the greatest fear…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marina Abib Candusso

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   As a dancer I love the freedom that I have with that.  I just need my body and nothing else. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Somewhere between me and you. What is my greatest fear?   Inertia. What is the trait that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristina Gafton

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sense of freedom. When I sit in front of my blank canvas I know I can draw/paint everything I want or experiment with the mediums how I please. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I think there are some moments in your day where…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annette Hassell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I used to just try and come up with ideas for paintings. Now the ideas flow much more freely and I concentrate instead on raising the bar for myself as far as advancing my technique. Sometimes-not often enough-but sometimes, I’ll finish a painting and be…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dagmar Renée Ritter

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being an artist is a lifetime job of developing your skills of technique, ideas and recognition. There is always on one hand my status quo as result of that developing process and on the other hand there is also always a new aim. Seeing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Johanna Rupprecht

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   As a concept artist and illustrator, I like it when I can evoke emotions in other people in some way, be that by making them happy by looking at my work, or thoughtful, or any other feeling. I also enjoy working with other…

The Heroine’s Journey of Melissa Zanella

What is the best thing that I love about my work?To tell stories (both as sequential pages or illustrations), to be able to travel everywhere in space and time from one’s own home, carrying along a reader who comes with me from a different place and time. To be able to narrate in any form…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Castellanos

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love art and painting creatures. I believe I travel to other worlds with my imagination and bringing those worlds to life is my passion. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The idea of perfect happiness is ever changing and intangible, for me….

The Heroine’s Journey of Cat Swartz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Making resonating connections with people through my artwork. It’s a wonderful exhilarating emotion to listen to the viewers stories, overhearing someone’s thoughts at an exhibit, or watching some of the viewers faces light up with wonder & magic in their eyes after pausing a bit…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kathy Katz Linden

The best thing I love about my work is the gratification I feel upon completing a work and then receiving kudos from viewers who enjoy it. How lucky am I to have a passion and be able to pursue it. My idea of perfect happiness…. in a word….harmony. When there is no stress personally or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Sollazzo

What’s the best thing I love about my job? The best thing I love about my work is to express my vision of the world through images: to create new parallel worlds and to tell silent stories, where those who look at my art can imagine what they want. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My…

The Heroine’s Journey of Silvana Di Martino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? the satisfaction of seeing customers return to my studio after 15 years What is my idea of perfect happiness? happiness is a moment, serenity is what I mean to define “I’m fine”. What is my greatest fear? losing memory Being alone in the middle…

The Heroine’s Journey of TerriLynn Le Blanc (aka Yvonne White)

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I don’t really see what I do as work because I write to fill a need – an emotional and mental need – and as a form of therapy. I was diagnosed with several health issues, including mental illness, several years ago and have been…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kailyn Deyn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Colour, evolution, and surprises. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A cup of coffee, great company, sunshine and inspiration What is my greatest fear? Not facing all my fears. These are the only thing that hold us back. What is the trait that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fabia Zobel

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  To be my own master. Nobody controls my time. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being deeply connected with all I do – with my work, my movements, the people around me, my thoughts, nature…. Best case: In silence. What is my greatest fear? To loose…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Pavoni

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Surely the possibility of being able to live different lives and different eras with contrasting personalities: a way to know each other better and understand their limits.  Sicuramente la possibilità di poter vivere differenti vite e varie epoche con contrastanti personalità: un modo per conoscersi meglio…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alice Tall

What is the best thing I like about my job? Freedom. Everything is framed but when I’m on stage, I have a feeling of escape, I feel authentic and honest with myself. I like the look and the attention that the public carries on me as well as the exchanges that one can have during a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rosa Maria

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The best thing is the process and the challenge of seeing a piece develop. My work is a visual diary. It has helped me become the person i am today, stronger, wiser and more content. Seeing its improvement and vibrancy is a true depiction of where…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sofie Thomas, Winner The Voice Kids 2017

What is the best thing that I love about singing? Ich liebe es, wenn ALLES aus dem Bauchgefühl gut läuft, dann klappt es am Besten….wenn man improvisieren kann und ich mir zu 100% sicher bin, in dem was ich tue …-ich weiß das ich selbst was dafür getan habe und viel geübt habe:) Dann bin…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Dimitrova

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love reaching to another more sensitive world. I love the touch, understanding and the fusion with the other person, the relationship we build up with each other – without words and unnecessary explanations, just telepathy…just another level of human communication. Also that we…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ambra Tesori

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to express my deepest and most secret emotions through my painting…An expansion of myself that is a constant discovery. While painting the story unfolds, and I am naked and vulnerable…and that is also strength and powerful. Such a gift! What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jaymi Zents

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Drawing can be exhilarating,  meditative, and full of hope all in the same moment. The serendipity of finding beautiful, interesting patterns in the surfaces I draw upon continually makes me want to find more. There is a feeling of luck and grace in being the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jennifer Weigel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Art is my life.  I love human creativity and expression.  I love to communicate with others through my work and to see and hear their stories.  It is about human connection and passion. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m most content when…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucia Vergnano

What I like most about my job is that every day is different, it’s never repetitive. Everyday there’s something new to learn and to discover. My idea of happiness is something that you can reach only for short moments during your lifetime. What’s difficult is being able ti catch and appreciate those little moments: the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Michela Zanarella

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m journalist and writer. I deal with communication and this allows me to stay in touch with many people. Writing, from passion, has become my profession and I think it’s a great achievement. I started writing after surviving a tragic accident. I had never…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emmi Väisänen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I love it. It brings me a lot of joy and inspiration! I love working creativily with body and people. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To have calmness and trust in life. I have everything I need already. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Busca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It is what comes most natural to me. After trying to make up for lacks in my character by practising law, I can finally follow my instinct and legitimate my wild side. I always felt I saw things differently, and putting my point across…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon

What is the thing I love about my work? In my line of work, it’s all about the beauty of creating connections and building community. Whether I’m helping artists network with one another and helping them to be seen and prosper, introducing a new student to the joy of connecting with their inner-selves through the process…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ana Sekularac

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The creative part..when the idea is born from silence, through me..sketching on the white paper….The right design comes when I create while playing and it comes in a flow..when I am not consciously trying to do something-create but when I’m spontaneous. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annie Coe

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my painting process, it takes me to a calm and joyful place, no worries live in that space. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having an assistant to do all the things in my life that take me away from painting….

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Krolikowska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It brings me inspiration and sense of life. I feel that my work help to get more sincere life to the others, and that’s gives me the energy to continue. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Implementation of my dreams with the people…

The Heroine’s Journey of Omana Katzarska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it challenges me to grow professionally and personally. My field of focus and work is in Illustration, Book Design and Typography/ Type Design. They bring different traits of my personality to the surface and I hope my work helps other people. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Trina Merry

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that my art has a breath, a heartbeat, & a twinkle in the eye.  It has a special human connection that other art forms struggle to accomplish. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A challenging question, as happiness is an emotion that happens…

The Heroine’s Journey of Raffaella Bertolini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That “zen” like moment I get when I am totally engaged with my artwork and i am in that perfect place with no time and space and worries. What is my idea of perfect happiness? That “Zen” Moment I mentioned before .. What is my greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabetta Barletta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Quello che amo del mio lavoro è la possibilità unica e personale di raccontare una storia. What I love about my work is the unique and personal possibility of telling a story. What is my idea of perfect happiness? La mia idea di felicità consiste…

The Heroine’s Journey of Camila Verweij Da Silva Santos

The best thing that I love about my work is that I can transform peoples appearances. I am a nailtech and a make up artist. I can give women more confidence. I put highlight on their strong features so it will stand out more. But I also have men and transgenders come to me asking…

The Heroine’s Journey of Antonella Vicari

What is the best thing that i love about my work? The best thing i love about my job is the job itself. I’ve always drawn and wanted to do comics. No less important, being able to work everywhere, the great sense of freedom that it gives me. La cosa migliore che amo del mio lavoro è il…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie Leskimo

What i love about my work is to create. Create my own music and share it. Happiness? To be on stage and share with people music and energy. My greatest fear is maybe myself. Eliane Radigue,Nina Simone, Meredith Monk, Arvo Part, Catherine Ribeiro, Patty Smith and maybe more. I admire them because they are apart…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katie Kozlowski

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I get to help others find peace as they piece together all the parts of themselves that they used to think were wrong or out of place. I spent so much of my life feeling broken and sad, I find great joy…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gaia Picorelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about creating stories (being illustrations, comics, or short stories) is the birth of the idea. The feverish sensation of feeling this idea being born and evolving in the mind, connecting with the farthest points in one’s head. Every time, it is a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sophia Chizuco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I could draw perfect line what I wanted. And when I could make a color that I wanted. What is my idea of perfect happiness? When I finish the piece that became more than I expected. What is my greatest fear? If I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lucilla Stellato

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Il mio lavoro consiste nel disegnare fumetti e, quindi, nel raccontare storie. Trovo che sia molto gratificante contribuire a realizzare un’opera che poi faccia sognare ed emozionare i lettori. I’m a penciler, I draw comics and so I tell stories through pictures. I think it’s…

The Heroine’s Journey of Aunia Kahn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it has been a large tool in healing and personal growth and it’s been a way to connect to people in ways I could have never imagined possible. I also enjoy how my work evolves over time in association with my personal journey through…

The Heroine’s Journey of Teresa Wells

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Watching the engagement between the audience and my work, and hearing the responses about what they perceive and understand, is fascinating and the most rewarding. However I also love process. Developing a concept into a finished piece with all the ensuing challenges of the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Dell’Andrea

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Well, as a visual artist the best part of my work is finding inspiration and good harmony. All the rest is a consequence. At first time, I had been creating artistic works when I was angry or sad, but those works didn’t satisfy me….

The Heroine’s Journey of Loredana Denicola

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My visual work is a process. I use photography as healing practice. It gives me the power to question everything; who I am, what I think, what I feel, my education, society & Religion to name but a few”. It reveals itself as a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Freda Roetjens

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I can make women and men feel special. Especially women that have warped ideas of their own body image. They feel pampered, loved and treated with respect and worthiness in my studio and sometimes burst into tears, as they have never felt so…

The Heroine’s Journey of Helen Dyne

What is the best thing I love about my work?  Gosh there are so many things but I think  being able to continually grow the artist inside me, its a never ending perpetuation of an overactive mind. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being with my family. What is my greatest fear? That one day I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline Reed

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that my work touches people, and possibly makes them think. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being with my family. What is my greatest fear? Not having enough time left to do all I want to do. What is the trait…

The Heroine’s Journey of Abbie Lucas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That being a director is just like playing pretend when you were a child – except now the toys are super expensive and your friends are some of the most talented, interesting and generous people you could imagine. I also love making an audience…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fanny di Favola

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Promoting self-love and feminism in a glittering and sexy way. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  To spend time with friends and family What is my greatest fear? My greatest fear is that we don’t reach equal rights and justice for every woman…

The Heroine’s Journey of Val Romeo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Qual’è la cosa più bella cha amo nel mio lavoro? Ciao a tutti, sono Val Romeo e sono una disegnatrice di fumetti. Hello everyone, I’m Val Romeo and I’m a comic artist. Amo creare qualcosa di coinvolgente che riesce ad arrivare ai cuori dei…

The Heroine’s Journey of Odile Martin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom and creativity. I can play several characters, I can explore many personalities and I think the most important thing for me is that I like my job and it’s a great chance. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I like so much imperfections! It’s…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Chaux

What do I love most about my work? I can write whatever I want, whenever I want. Freely give birth to characters, then watch them live, drink, eat and have sex. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A cat. What is my greatest fear? Not being able to choose the place where I’ll die. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laure Mi Hyun Croset

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being a novelist gives me incredible freedom in terms of working hours and places where I can work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I feel that happiness without a counterpoint of darker moments isn’t very interesting. I love the thrill of discovery,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Grace Sargeant

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Working as a makeup artist and producer constantly leaves me creatively fulfilled. Plus of course, it’s always fun hanging with my film family, whilst working on set of Edelweiss it was freezing, we had us a little party in our tent, turned up the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Allred

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love best about being a filmmaker is that I am able to almost perfectly render the rich, evocative atmospheres that take form within me. No other artistic medium can come close to depicting the emotive fullness of how these atmospheres appear to me….

The Heroine’s Journey of Yulia Romanova

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it actually doesn’t feel like work. I just do what I love all the time. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is when you are able to achieve harmony in both aspects of your life – professional (happy with job) and personal…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jennifer Munoz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It makes me discover unknown things What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t have one. I think it would be something close to.. not wishing to be somewhere else. What is my greatest fear? Death What is the trait that I most…

The Heroine’s Journey of Amaryllis Joskowicz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Share, on my photoshoot, during my exhibition, i’m grateful to can show our world can be beautiful What is my idea of perfect happiness? I m not sure to have an answer, maybe to feel in peace What is my greatest fear? to loose…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kubbi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love hearing the writers of a play I have done say you really made my words come to life. It makes me happy that they approved my acting choices and the depth of the characters I perform. What I love about being an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gaia Bernasconi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love being able to talk, tell stories, worlds, fantastic reality through what I can do with my hands. Whether it is an illustration, an embroidery, a sculpture, a tattoo, a mural, the support is indifferent for me because I love all these techniques and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laurence Esnol

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best think I love is sharing my passion of art with people I meet at the gallery or in my life or wherever. This work is not a ‘normal’ work. It touches heart and soul. It is special. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fiammetta De Innocentis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sounds ordinary and even overrated, but the best thing I love about my work is that it is my passion too. I couldn’t imagine doing anything not art-related. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being content and fullfilled with what you have, not feeling guilty…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elena Visotto

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my ability to create images that I mainly attach to shamanic spirits. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Have in the future a big happy and happy family, with a house or a fixed place where you can always come back…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Zarate

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It is ever evolving. For me, the journey is what matters to me, moreso than the destination. There are so many things I wish to explore, so many mediums I wish to try, that it’s a thrill for me to continue the learning process and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annalisa Manfredi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is the possibility of being able to deal with different topics, the freedom to be able to range from literature to cinema, from music to current events, the freedom to cultivate my interests and put them at…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gerry Ellen

What is the best thing I love about my work? The creativity, the remoteness, the ability to take an idea and transfer it onto the page. Ever since I discovered my passion for writing, I’ve intertwined a touch of wit, a touch of inspiration, and words that come straight from my heart. I look so forward…