The Heroine’s Journey: Your One Great Story

I will take you on a journey of discovery to provide a fascinating answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of ‘basic stories’ in the world.   And more interesting even a small number of stories you tell yourself to yourself, about yourself. Travelling along a wealth of stories,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Vitale

What’s the best thing I like about my job? The best thing I like about my work is the creation, whether it is a season collection or tailor-made dress. For the collection, I start from an inspiration that is always a different culture of the world, joining my second passion that is the travels, I document,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Ramacci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? RAMI (Rescued Archive Memories Initiative) is a project about our memories. So, first of all I love letting people understand how important their family memories are. I love the exact moment they wipe away the dust from diaries or letters and decide to give…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalie Holland

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  No matter how times I’ve done it, the ability to transform a thought or an idea into an image on canvas is still like magic for me. I love this process: creating something out of nothing. And then of course, the freedom to decide when and how much…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dot Bekker

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work for over a decade has been working with Entrepreneurs which I truly love.  Entrepreneurship brings people such a feeling of independence and freedom.  However, right now I am working on returning home to my country of birth, Zimbabwe.  I am planning to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lynsey Baxter

What is the best thing that I love about my work?    I love seeing changes in people.  When I know that I have helped someone to get past a block or overcome something that has been stopping them from moving on with their life, the feeling is amazing. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia Soresina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love books and children very much, but what fills my heart is seeing a dreaming child, astonished, passionate about a book that I read to him. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The freedom to be myself and to be accepted as…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dominique Cozette

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The surprise it gives me when it is finished because it’s always different from all I could believe in starting it. Specially concerning the novels I write. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m not a fan of perfection, I guess it can…

The Heroine ‘s Journey of Graceann Warn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able to turn thoughts that come from poems, songs or even just words into physical entities is magical for me. I never get over it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? There are many things: a full work day with no interruptions,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sharliah Balhmar

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – I get to transform people to make them look beautiful or horror with my free imagination What is my idea of perfect happiness? -when i have nothing to fear of What is my greatest fear? -to be left alone, attacked, suffer physically or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Paige Benjamin

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love fashion,style and travel. Though, what I love most about what I do is that I get to combine all three of these passions for the sake of creating. I travel for research as part of my passion. I am inspired and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tünde Török

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Art. It is inspiring to be surrounded by artworks and work together with creative people. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Cycling to my gallery in sunshine after a nice and relaxed breakfast at home on the balcony and then meeting people with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kirsty McKenzie

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   The colour, the freedom, the message, and my obsession/ addiction to it. And that most of it is done solo. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Making art non-stop and being in supreme manic creation mode. When my art is “on” and I’m…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tanja Roolfs

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – My work as a jewelry maker gives me freedom to follow my own ideas. What is my idea of perfect happiness? – whenever I am conscious of having a happy moment What is my greatest fear? – Apart from losing the people I…

The Heroine ‘s Journey of Fanni Compton

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I adore the variety and the possibilities of being something or someone so different to myself and to being immersed in an unknown, imaginary environment. Fundamentally the greatest element of my job is doing exactly what I was put on this earth to do…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christelle Morize

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best one that I like in the writing is escape. I like to create worlds, characters, give them a past and a special life of their own. I revolve around a universe that becomes mine. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The…

The Heroine’s Journey of Krista Svalbonas

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love the sense of experimentation in my work. I often fluidly cross media or mix media in unexpected ways. So I love that I have the skill set and tools to be able to do that. What if? tends to be a question…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sioux Oliva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Learning. I love to answer questions by digging deeper into whatever topic I am researching. Research leads to more queries that help me understand the world in new ways. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Traveling. Going to new or well known places…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kim Kimbro Taylor

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That what seems to be going on in my work is not actually what’s going on. What is my idea of perfect happiness?When my professional, creative, and personal life are running on all cylinders. They’re all in balance and enhance one another. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Seren Morey

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The feeling of invention, inventing new worlds to occupy What is my idea of perfect happiness? That’s a tough one, I’m not sure I know, I’m trying to figure it out. I have lots of moments of happiness with my husband and daughter and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Anselmi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Imagination. I have to use imagination to view spaces before they exist, so I can spend most of the time in a parallel reality. I also love flexible working hours and places; I mostly work from home but I use to move in different…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Ma

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I’m lucky to have made my passion into my work, what is the most exciting is to be able to direct it precisely  the images I have in mind and see the final result! I also like being alone in the process of creation…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vivienne Aerts

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  As a vocalist and composer I am creating music to express myself and connect with others. At the moment I live in New York where work a lot with Kenny Werner, a pianist that truly finds the greatest sounds in the moment. Besides this,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alessandra Kre

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The things that I love about my job are many. But what I love the most is probably the feeling I get when I do it. The ugliness of life stay out, and it is as if I was lifted to another dimension, the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emilie Hallard

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The opportunities I have to meet some amazing people, sometimes to listen their intimate stories, and the physical pleasure of the moment that you know you are making a great picture. These are 2 things, ok, and there are more… What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura H Elliot

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Firstly, I have never thought of myself as a heroine, but this is a unique interview and the questions allow me to explain more about who I am. It might add more depth of understanding of my art. So, to answer the question: I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie Bokillon

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Quelle est la chose que j’aime le plus dans mon travail ? Je suis actrice, alors ce que j’aime le plus c’est le changement. Jouer un jour une gentille maman et le lendemain une criminelle, passer d’un univers sombre à une comédie, jouer au…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Rutsch Brock

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I am a public high school art teacher, independent curator and artist. My teaching job inspires my personal work every day. The students creative minds are always open and excited to learn new things. Their enthusiasm keeps me fresh, open and experimental. Curating lets…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pamela Michelle Mathis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it is work that actually gives me a purpose. Writing lightens my soul and gives me hope. It changes my perspective when I speak to encourage someone else which turns my words back to my listening ears. As I help others, I am…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lorraine Glessner

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I work with encaustic (pigmented wax). I love the surface texture, the luminosity, the warmth and the smell of the beeswax satisfies all of my senses. The versatility of the medium itself allows me to paint, carve, sculpt and play. Beyond the medium, I am…

The Heroine’s Journey of Robyn Ellenbogen

What is the best thing I love about my work? When I was in kindergarten I vowed to be an artist when I grew up! This vow helped me get through many difficult times. The evolution of making a vow is a remarkable process and continues to inform my work and yet the power of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nicole J. Merchant

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I can get lost in my stories and not get in trouble. I’ve always been a dreamer, getting lost in my own worlds whether it be with Little Peoples—I called them Pebbles growing up—Barbies, dolls, or whatever. I could play for…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daiane Azura

What is the best thing that I love about my work? WELL BEING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS IS SUPER EXCITING TO ME BECAUSE YOU GET TO MEET ALL KINDS OF WONDERFUL TALENTED PEOPLE AND YOU GET TO TRAVEL PLACES WHILE MAKING NEW FANS AND ENTERING NEW DOORS OF OPPORTUNITIES WHICH BRINGS SUCCESSFUL CONNECTIONS. I LOVE…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chuka Susan Chesney

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I can work at home with such flexible hours. My husband has remodeled my studio and the closet. He put in shelves to store my art and cedar walls to keep any bugs away. He bought me a super comfortable chair….

The Heroine’s Journey of Kayla Krantz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I get to explore the unconsciousness of my own mind. When I start a book, I never know exactly how it’s going to end up. I feel like I always end up learning something about myself by the time it’s finished….

The Heroine’s Journey of Mati Russo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It keeps me grateful. It helps me be decisive, to find solutions and deal with alternatives and find the new languages to translate my feelings. It helps me endure. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Peace, both internal and external What is my greatest fear? The absence…

The Heroine’s Journey of Camille de la Poeze

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Être libre dans la création. To be free in creation. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Faire les choses avec passion et tu n’auras jamais l’impression de travailler. Do things with passion and you’ll never feel like working. What is my greatest fear?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sophie Bogdan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have the possibility to explore other characters and feel, walk, behave like them. I love the process of making the role my own. It´s like digging in soil and I am digging deep. This process is never ending and even the film is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dulce Stein

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love The Flow. When I am curating I am in an altered space of my own, where I listen only to the art and my heart. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Pursuit. The idea that I can work hard to accomplish…

The Heroine’s Journey of Robyn Alatorre

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I am painting, I lose myself in the process of creating. I forget all about my frustrations and hardships in my “other life.” Everything disappears except the canvas in front of me. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A paintbrush in my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabetta Ekydarte

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  With my art I can realize the dream of my customers . First of all I listen their desire, second I paint them artistically. My Artshoes are like a tatoo, They are a symbol of something special that you want to fix in time….

The Heroine’s Journey of Martine Plaucheur

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Go on dreaming and playing like when I was a chlid Continuer à rêver et jouer comme lorsque j’étais enfant What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be consistent with my real being, every moment of my life Etre en cohérence avec mon…

The Heroine’s Journey of Connie Goldman

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Its uniqueness. I love that it’s purely my own creation. It accurately reflects my selfhood. I have discovered my influences mostly in hindsight. When I’ve come across someone whose work has similar concerns my faith in the common experience of humankind is stirred. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Serena Potter

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love best about my work is that I learn something from each new piece, whether about myself or my process. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My concept of perfect happiness changes depending on my needs at the time. After an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie – Pierre Durand

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is seeing my models smiling when they leave the shooting set, or when they are moved by the work we had done. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The secret of the happiness it’s…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rebecca Gomez Farrell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is writing speculative fiction and blogging on food, drink, and travel. What I most love about it is when I know I’ve made a connection with another human being through my words, that I’ve made them feel empathy or delighted them or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susanna Mollica

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I like most about being an actor is that it not only allows me to expand my life by letting me live many lives, but it also gives me the honor, the privilege and the responsibility of offering my emotions as a cathartic…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Frigerio

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  My work is extremely various, I can manage my time based on the needs of the Company I work for. The challenge is to reach lovely/exclusive/fashionable products with an interesting price point What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Quite similar to the life…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sherie Franssen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is that it is complete freedom. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t believe in perfect happiness. What is my greatest fear? My greatest fear is to fall into despair What is the trait that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tiffany Miller Russell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to bring something into the world that needs to exist. Being able to catch people’s wonder, and give them a new point of view through my artwork. What is my idea of perfect happiness? First off, I don’t believe in perfection of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabetta Piras

What is the best thing that I love about my job? The best thing that I love about my job is that it is different every day. Sometimes I’m focused on only one aspect of my job, whether it is teaching music, concerts or writing articles, but it’s never such a long time to get…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Cadini

1) What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The creative and emotional aspects. These can be found throughout the event and wedding planning process with my clients: meeting and getting to know their story; creating a personalized vision for them that includes different elements and traditions; putting together all the little…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ola Manana

What is the best thing I love about my work? I work with dream content so the actual dreaming part is very exciting. Even nightmares can be enjoyable. I have an excellent dream life. Otherwise I love when a painting starts to take shape and come to life. I use many layers most of the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patrizia Musso

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m an Adjunct Professor in an Italian University. I consider this work as a vocation because it implicates a great sense of responsibility. I appreciate talking to my students about brand communication themes. But I’m also a senior consultant and trainer, so I love…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabelle Cochereau

What is the best thing I love about my work? Something close to freedom and a real need to do it What is my idea of ​​perfect happiness? These moments when love is shared. What is my biggest fear? I can not even write it for fear of reading it. What trait do I deplore…

The Heroine’s Journey of Peggy Viallat

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The drunkenness – not to be attached to a place, to be opened to the energies, to what connects, in the process even the experience of the temporality becomes different. What is my idea of perfect happiness? ( …) an animist vision … some kinds of child…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gabrielle Jarzynski

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   My freedom of expression. Ma liberté d’être. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   The mirage from a lost life.  Le mirage d’une vie perdue.  What is my greatest fear?   To lose my family. Perdre ma famille. What is the trait…

The Heroine’s Journey of Camille Cier

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most about my work is the people I meet, the encounters I have made.  Having the honor to create these intimate portraits allows me to enter into their world, and inversely, them into mine.  We can interrogate the world around…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kristen Grunewald

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love when I get into what I call the “flow.” It’s a connection to something very spiritual and that is when my creative juices flow naturally without any forced thinking. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having good people around me who…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Vickers

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is doing it. I love to write and push the boundaries of my imagination, to create stories that will pull people in and capture their attention. In 2010, I became very sick and disabled. Writing has helped me to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gabriella Messina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most about my work, about my writing, is being able to learn. Whether it’s history, or religion or science or folklore, or even learning about new people and new ideas through the connections I make with other authors, readers and…

The Heroine’s Journey of C.L. Schneider

What’s the best the thing that I love about my work? I spend my days crafting entire worlds, creating mysteries and adventures, hunting monsters and fighting epic battles. I rearrange words on a screen until they have the power to transport those who read them to another time and place. My stories incite emotions. They…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ariel Bathory

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work? That it is expression of freedom and creativity and that it has no bounds. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is having my dream job as an artist and to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Danielle Futselaar

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love to create and use my imagination. My illustrationwork allows me to do these things. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   My idea of perfect happiness is being able to do the things I love best, which means i am quite…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania Ruda

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love seeing honest emotions and the real life behind a beauty of staged picture. Laughter, tears, happiness, love… moments, when you are who you are, with your dreams, thoughts and feelings. It’s so important for everyone to create memories of such moments. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alejandra Menduina Schneider

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is my way of life. I feel I’m art too. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is a negation of life. I believe in the Greek concept of life, as I see it as tragedy dotted with happy moments…

The Heroine’s Journey of Beatrix Carlotta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Self-expression. As an artist, especially performing and writing, I get to express the things I need to. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being OK with myself. I currently feel to fully accept myself for better and worse, respect my needs, my set…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chloé Mons

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Total freedom. I just have to listen to what I feel deeply and truly, without any king of censorship, and to make some music with it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Love and art. To be with someone who understands me and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Skye Amber Sweet

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I absolutely love being a full time artist and muralist because it allows me to stay home with my children and be creative at any time I feel I need to express.   I love to paint in many different styles and keep…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kade Cook

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Without any doubt it would be the freedom of it all. Being able to write exactly what is meant to be written is so freeing and most days completely exhilarating. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is loving…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kate Taylor

What is the best thing that i love about my work? My work as an artist provides me with the ability to have  the privilege and  freedom to choose my own way of how to impart my knowledge and experience as well as the privilege to appeal to attentive, intelligent, demanding audience of contemporary art…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stacy Nyikos

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The aspect I love most about writing is that it enables me to interact with some of the brightest, most inspiring readers, writers, critics, and material, and that, in turn, challenges me to be a better me. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hikiko Mori

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I’m the mistress of my own world and can give birth to my feelings on stage, or through my paintings. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being serene and loved by people I care about. What is my greatest fear?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Olivia Grant

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most about my work is that I get to do what I love the most and I can speak to people across the globe in the form of music. I love that I can say things with music that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisandre Crowley

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Personnellement, l’écriture est ma manière de communiquer avec les autres. Ecrire permet à mes pensées, mes rêves, mes cauchemars de devenir vivants. J’engendre des situations qui poussent à la réflexion, un moyen comme un autre de partager ma vision du monde et de la…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Petrecca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Share with others the amazing work of different artists and feel part of a big worldwide family. Unity through music! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Live and enjoy the present, do what you love and surround yourself with people you love. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lavinia Iulia Falcan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My first images from my life was with my dad telling stories and with my mom drawing for me some princess dresses. I was surrounded by passion, by talented people in my family and this devotation feeling was embraced since I was little. So,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Azu Moreno

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…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isolde Kanikani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that it is creative and community orientated.  With a lot of space to innovate moving forward in my professional development and the growth of my social business Iwi Studios. Working with people is both taxing and rewarding. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Berenice van Leer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able to express myself with my own sound of voice. It is super personal. And with this I feel free on stage. And love to create a special interaction with the musicians/dj’s and the crowd, and really be in the moment. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisi Prada

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love video art because this is my best way of expression. I’m out the conventional and economical lines, then I’m free to create. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t believe in total concepts but in their search and approach. Happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Scarlett O’Hara

Scarlett O’Hara (Vivien Leigh) travels the heroine’s journey. The story begins with a young naïf: Scarlett, spoiled and pampered, is so used to getting her own way that when drippy Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) refuses her hand, she foolishly marries the first suitor who asks her out of pure petulance. Typically, the naïf is thrust…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katie Monnin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The passion. Growing up I never-ever thought that I would end up doing a job that made me wonder in the world why they would pay me to do something I loved so much, which I think relates to a piece of advice my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heike Fiedler

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To make words move, to move with words and inside them, to mix languages, to cross borders, to perform, to realise installations, to share my work, to touch emotions inside my audience, to meet great colleagues and organizers. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Armelle Yons

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Quelle est la meilleure chose que j’aime de mon travail? What I like about my work is that every day is different, each day has a different taste and color. And above all it is a passion before a job. Ce que j’aime dans…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zébulone Florine

What is the best thing that I love about my work ? Freedom. The freedom to imagine, to make and, to share. It’s a perfect balance between the moments of loniless when I create and, the moments of sharing with other people, my students, my friends, artists or strangers. La liberté. La liberté d’imaginer, de…

The Heroine’s Journey of Debbie Herbert

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom and exploration of creating characters that I grow to know fully and love like a friend when the story is finished. I also love sharing my stories with readers and connecting with them on the story experience. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claudia Árcega

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love mostly about my present job, is that art itself is my raw material, and I make alchemy practices with it. When I work with artists, my spirit rises and my mind flies. Art is my religion. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Maria Giallombardo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I never stop learning about and seeing Beautiful Things. To be a philologist and an art critic makes me able to see and touch manuscripts, memorabilia and other collectibles. I always fall in love of their stories and their aesthetics. Everything has a mysterious…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veruska Puff

The best thing that I love about my work is the the ability to give life to my artistic fantasies. My idea of perfect happiness is peace in the family and success in the work. My greatest fear is a serious incident that may involve me or any of my loved ones. The trait that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annemarie Zethof

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I am engaged with beautiful images every day. What is my idea of perfect happiness? First of all, I think that perfection is unobtainable, let alone perfect happiness. Happiness for me is hidden in small things and moments and is gone before you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christina Katrakis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sheer power of creation. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Is simply to be happy. It’s a choice we all make. Live every day to the fullest, as the first and the last one and make the most of every moment. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kristine Augustyn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the way creating art has helped me to open up. It allows me to see and understand more about myself. It’s made me see the world differently. I see things more vividly, I look more closely, I see the brush strokes in everything….

The Heroine’s Journey of Parker Sinclair

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom and free flow of ideas, control over my schedule and all aspects of my work, and to be able to create stories that will move, inspire, and emote a wide range of feelings in the readers. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To…

The Heroine’s Journey of Milena Loveritas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The Liberty to be who I am, do what my purpose is and to be of service to others by being and doing so. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I trust in the perfect imperfection of All that it is, therefore happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alanna Marcelletti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Many of the materials I use are non-traditional such as clothing from my grandma or broken jewelry. They have a history and purpose all their own that makes the creative process like a conversation between myself and my medium. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rossella Bergo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As actress I love to enjoy life throught my job and the different characters that I play allow me to discover nuances of living. I’m also a clown and thanks to my red nose I like to provoke laughter because I think that those…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fifi Bristoche

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like my work in general What is my idea of perfect happiness? I believe rather in happiness of the moment What is my greatest fear?  Unhappiness of my children What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am not sure…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ksusha Kramarenko

What is the best thing that I love about my work? All people around the world have their dreams. Big or little. I feel that my dreams come true when I make new dress. And also I forget all troubles and problems of routine part of life. I like to dream that all these dresses…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Piolanti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work for many different reasons. It gives me the chance to express my emotions, it challenges me constantly. It teaches me how to have discipline and how to always look for improvement. But probably what I love the most about my career…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ceylan Hulya

What’s the best thing I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is that it is Heart based. It is intuitive. It is a vision. It is a dream. It is empowering. It is ART. It is Creation. It is expressive. It is an experience. It is freeing.It is inspirational….

The Heroine’s Journey of Donna Leon

In this journey in the footsteps of the heroines of past and present like Donna Leon i will examine with you the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories into Heroine’s Journey stories which transform our business and personal lives. Your story is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vivien Horvath-Bereczki

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can meet people from all around the world every day, and this way it’s easy to get to know other cultures and traditions. It makes me more open-minded and I changed a lot since I work for hostels. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sandra Bachl

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a garden designer i can make other people’s dreams come true. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I try to give life as many happy moments as possible, but for sure a perfect happiness for me would be to ride on the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabel Allende

Q. Where do you get your inspiration? A. I am a good listener and a story hunter. Everybody has a story and all stories are interesting if they are told in the right tone. I read newspapers, and small stories buried deep within the paper can inspire a novel. Q. How does inspiration work? A….

The Heroine’s Journey of Angelique Broers

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to help people and especially women to give them more self-esteem. All women deserve to be seen! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being healthy and being conscious of it. I love my freedom and to move. You can do so…

The Heroine’s Journey of Suzanne Barnes

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To quote Robert Louis Stevenson – “to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”. Therefore the journey is the reward and having the creative freedom to express my ideas. The end result is a bonus – the icing on the cake! What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sandie Will

What is my greatest achievement in work? I have two careers. I am a manager/hydrogeologist during the day and an author on nights and weekends. I became a hydrogeologist after finishing my Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology in 1998. From there, I worked for two engineering firms for ten years, became a licensed Professional…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Mantellini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Nella mia vita: …ho sempre avuto una duplice passione,…l’amore per la moda che la vivo fin dall’adolescenza,e quella del cinema e del teatro …. Entrambe, mi permettono di viaggiare e di conoscere un gran numero di persone che vengono da tante parti del mondo…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vivienne Westwood

In this journey in the footsteps of the heroines of past and present like Vivienne Westwood i will examine with you the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories into Heroine’s Journey stories which transform our business and personal lives. Your story is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ana Isabel (Anais) Conde

What is the think I love most about my work? While I was working in the corporate world, I loved having the opportunity to travel the world. I enjoyed exploring each new country and discovering the culture and idiosyncrasies of its population. I loved mingling and learning from my business partners and associates. It allowed…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patty van Delft

I am Patty van Delft, writer of Dutch Fantasy novels and English Dark Poetry. Born and raised in Holland, I chase my dreams and live my life with passion.  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom to do what I like best and setting my own goals…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zulma Rouge Perso

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Work in a team and observe everyone fulfilling his task very professionally. See that the film shooting goes exactly as I had planned. What is my idea of perfect happiness? It’s an intimate thing which varies from person to person, as far as I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chanel

In this journey in the footsteps of the heroines of past and present like Chanel i will examine with you the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories into Heroine’s Journey stories which transform our business and personal lives. In order to be…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marianne Maury Kaufmann

BEST THING ABOUT MY WORK I love mostly my freedom. All the choices I made, I made to stay the freeer possible. (ma liberté. Tous les choix que j’ai faits, je les ai faits dans son sens) MY IDEA OF PERFECT HAPPINESS My experience of happiness matches my experience of falling stars. It’s fleeting. (mon…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anne van der Linden

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It allows me to stay by myself as long as possible without having to justify about it. It also enables me to control my world, I decide of life and death of my images, as the tyrant of my imaginary world What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Manuela Grippi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I chose to become an actress, I did it because the perspective to reinvent myself every day made me feel alive. Each woman I play in my job leaves something within me that improves me as a person. Being in charge of myself makes…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elizabeth George

George’s creative process owes much to her discovery of John Steinbeck’s Journal of a Novel, which he kept while writing East of Eden. “I really liked the idea of creating a journal myself,” she says. “It’s like the way I clear my throat. I write a page every day, maybe 500 words. It could be…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annick Ribaric

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is to wear my outfits when the sewing is finished. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is to enjoy life!! What is my greatest fear? My greatest fear? Well……

The Heroine’s Journey of Ann Louise Lauridsen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I truly love telling stories. And I love being able to help people overcome an obstacle or something really difficult. I love the expression on their faces, when they realize that they can change their story into strength and growth, instead of dragging themselves…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fee Fee La Fou

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The unrivalled freedom it brings to me & the unbridled joy is can bring others. Making Art gives me a fresh perspective on the things I turn upside down. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in having new…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kamerin Mcdonald

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m not afraid to be honest and vulnerable in my music. I sing about very real emotions and experiences, and I don’t shy away from creating work inspired by my own struggles. What is my idea of perfect happiness? First, perfect health. Next, the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Luana Di Maio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom, creativity, passion, madness What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness for me means to appreciate the joy in small things What is my greatest fear? My biggest fear is not see my children grow What is the trait that I most deplore…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kristine Schomaker

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that I am constantly in my head thinking of new ideas, new ways of creating, new ways of deconstructing. My artwork has helped me be braver in my life. I take more risks than I ever did before. I never would have…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mara MP

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There are many things that I love about my job! First I need to travel to find the best vintage pieces for my shop because I want to offer my clients different styles to give them a widechoice to describe themselves. Second I get…

The heroine’s Journey of Emmy Gatrell

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love creating worlds that readers get sucked into; nothing makes me happier than when I hear that I made a reader cry, sounds mean, but that means they invested in the story, and that means everything to me. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Karin Holmström

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a fulltime artist. Paint emotions in oil and acrylic. For 15 years I worked in business and fashion industry. But my hobby and passion, to create, is now my way of living. The best thing is the creative journey, I never know…

The Heroine’s Journey of Babette van den Berg

My name is Babette van den Berg, Digital Artist from Dronten in the Netherlands with a specialty in Fantasy Art I come from a lineage of artists. My Grandfather painted with oils and my father owned his own agency which was specialized in Photography and publishing. These influences are the foundations for my work in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Monia Alessandrini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a web communication and social media manager in an Italian university. But, first of all, I’m a public servant. I consider this work as a vocation. My work is to provide all citizens of my country with good services. My work is a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Emilie Hamm

What is the best thing that I love about my work ? My freedom, I cannot imagine my work and my life without it. This is crucial for my creativity. What is my idea of perfect happiness ? A lunch in the garden, at summer time, with my family and my neighboors, they have always…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vanessa Edwards

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom to paint art with someone using their body as a canvas, sharing the magic of creating something amazing with them. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To have the freedom to create art every day, and to have my own studio….

The Heroine’s Journey of Paola Barzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Ho sempre avuto un duplice amore nella mia vita lavorativa; l’amore per la scienza da una parte e quella dell’arte dall’altra. Quale biologa impiegata in una industria farmaceutica multinazionale amo sapere che è anche grazie al mio contributo giornaliero nello sviluppare nuovi farmaci la…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chef Rossi

What is the best thing I love about my work?  If I weren’t a caterer I’d probably get arrested for force-feeding people. My mother taught me that food is love. I love to share the love. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  In Provincetown Massachusetts. There is a spectacular white angelic light that appears…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sherin Sherin’s

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I would say it is the satisfaction and the happiness I see on my client’s face when they have adorned my hard work on them . What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness would be seeing pure joy in one’s eye specially…

The Heroine’s Journey of Karen Krist

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work, is to work with people and being creative at the same time. I love what make-up does to a face and the woman in general. Make-up must be a tool which empowers you as a person…

The Heroine’s Journey of Michela Polli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Communicate Love through my music for to contribute to build a better world What is my idea of perfect happiness? Here are the doses: Balance, Peace, Love and Harmony What is my greatest fear? The indifference and the badness What is the trait that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Estelle Riviere aka Monsterlune

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to put all the mess of my fabrics everywhere around me like a swimingpool of fabrics and improvise some weird style on a pulsion of creativity. Or take my canevas and paints, just let go my feelings in a mix of colours….

The Heroine’s Journey of Ella Guru

best thing I love about my work? As well as the process of painting itself, I have an endless supply of gorgeous tattooed freaks (in the best sense of the word) who will do anything I ask, as well as contributing ideas and props. Each and every one is an inspiration. Here are some videos…

The Heroine’s Journey of Macarena Madariaga Caro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to use my abilities of perception, intuition and analysis to really listen to others and in so, helping them reach their full potential as human beings, realizing their own path to happiness and self-appreciation. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marzia Vetrano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Research and unexpectedly What is my idea of perfect happiness? happiness means know that there is only one Time in life, “here and now”, and live it fully What is my greatest fear? the people I love suffering What is the trait that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tiffany Stanford

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom to be able to do what I want and need to do on a daily basis. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being with my family and animals, enjoying our beautiful countryside, going for a walk to a local pub and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisiane Rossi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   As an Energetic Therapist I like asking questions and inspiring people to follow their hearts, their dreams, their true. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being fully present and aware in whatever moment I am in, being ME and as an extra…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Yaya Tafner

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom of being a freelance, I can work from everywhere in the world, all I need is a pc and a working wi-fi. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I do not think that perfect happiness is attainable, happiness would…

The Heroine’s Journey of Adeena Karasick

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That no matter where i am in the world, language is a landscape to live in. What is my idea of perfect happiness? On the page or on the stage when i am at one with the words What is my greatest fear? Immobility…

The Heroine’s Journey of Antonia Colasante

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a consultant, mentor, facilitator and trainer, who uses Corporate Storytelling, a Design Thinking approach and the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method. I support organizations and managers in order to unlock their full business potential. Bricks are a natural story maker tool. So I like…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alla Chernetska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? For me, being an art critic is an opportunity to exchange ideas with the artists I admire. When I’m writing an article, or conducting an interview with an artist, it’s an immersion into another reality. All my collaborations with the artists are the quest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maura Maurita Laudicina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF EMOTIONAL AND CONSTANT RISK What is my idea of perfect happiness? I AM BUDDHIST SO THE STRUGGLE FOR SHARED HAPPINESS What is my greatest fear? insensitivity AND NOT HAVE WATER TO DRINK What is the trait that I most deplore…

The Heroine’s Journey of Roxy in the Box

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Every project comes from a personal journey which I experience in total freedom, with no restrictions. This is what I love the most about my work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My perfect happiness is thinking about people I love being in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ylenia Pizzetti

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   The thing I love most about my job is being able to express my emotions through my stories or in my paintings. It’s great that no one tell me when and how to work. Work at any time if I have a project…

The Heroine’s Journey in Paris

In The Heroine’s Journey in Paris, you’ll discover in a journey in Paris in the footsteps of creative heroines in Paris of past and present how you can identify, explore, experience , enrich your creative dream business, and how or if you want to pursue it. Peter de Kuster, founder of The Heroine’s Journey, offers…