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Hero's Journey.

Daily Meditation: The Hero's Journey

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.31.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Shatter the Myth: Create Your Own Hero-Story

Laurie Seymour | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laurie Seymour

What is your story? Whatever it is, know there is more to life and more to understand about yourself than any story you've adopted.

3 Ways to Make Sure You Are Living Your Purpose

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

In other words, how can you live your life on purpose instead of aimlessly wandering through life?

A Night's Ascension Into Enchantment

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization, and, above all, by the 'disenchantment of the world.' Precisely the...

Finding Your Own Hero's Journey

Bri Seeley | Posted 03.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bri Seeley

The Hero with a Thousand Faces was first published in 1949 by Joseph Campbell, an expert in mythology. In this book, Campbell dissects his theory that...

The Collective Journey -- Part 2

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment
Maya Zuckerman

We are all co-creators of the human story, each bringing a piece of it, together creating an immersive, interactive and non-linear narrative that stretches through the ages and into the future.

The Collective Journey - Part 1

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Maya Zuckerman

"Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future." ...

A Call to Adventure -- Geeking Out on the Hero's Journey

Erin McElroy | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

Life is one big journey full of many smaller journeys. Some journeys overlap. Some are quick; some are slow. Some journeys even seem to go backwards. ...

Evolved Archetypes: Stewards and Champions Are Rising in Our Stories

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment
Maya Zuckerman

What is stopping us from collaborating on solutions for the biggest global challenges are not the actual solutions, but our relationships with each other. Our stories do not encompass all of us, they don't welcome and empower all genders, ethnicities, and species.

What Do Lady Gaga, Rihanna and a Story Expert Contribute to Branding You? (Part 2)

Maureen P. Price | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
Maureen P. Price

When you have identified and defined your target audience, you need to provide something of value for them and clearly articulate that value.

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.24.2015 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

After The Parade: An Interview with Lori Ostlund

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 09.21.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

In After The Parade, a new novel from Lori Ostlund, Aaron, an English as a Second Language teacher leaves behind his partner and the home they shared ...

Inspired Leadership: More Is Not More

Brennan Smith | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Brennan Smith

For Tim and most of us, the process of leaving home is only two steps away: 1. Listen, so you recognize the quiet calling that never goes away, and 2. Scare the hell out of yourself by taking an action that moves you beyond the melancholy of the familiar.

The Question All Real-Life 'Heroes' Ask Themselves

OWN | Posted 02.03.2015 | OWN

Eat, Pray, Love was Elizabeth Gilbert's yearlong journey around the world, in search of her true self. It's a memoir, a best seller and a movie, but i...

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Hero/Heroine's Journey

Maria Portas | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

As new budding creative entrepreneurs we actually choose to take the Hero/Heroine's Journey. Our life's work is our business. And it is through our wo...

Accessible Fantasy

Hannah Sutker | Posted 03.25.2015 | Books
Hannah Sutker

There is nothing quite like being transported to a completely new world, of following the turbulent life of a plucky young protagonist who defeats fantastical evil against all odds and grows into their own. Answer this: in the current popularity of realistic fiction, where is everyone's favorite hero?

The Truth You Need To Hear If You're Going To Follow Your Passion

OWN | Posted 10.09.2014 | OWN

When we hear stories about people who follow their passion and make their dreams come true, we often focus on the uplifting nature and beauty of the j...

Inspired Leadership -- Longing for the Hero's Journey

Brennan Smith | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Brennan Smith

Just like every good hero, I was Refusing the Call every time I felt a compelling passion to pursue something, but talked myself out of it. In fact, I was so dead-set on the idea that the Call would come from outside of me, that I didn't even hear it inside.

The Five Archetypes of the Entrepreneur-Programmer

Matt Ragland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Ragland

We all have talents that we can teach people, but it's important to recognize what specific skills people ask for your help with. Maybe you're the go-to guy in your company who teaches new hires the programming work flow, or the optimal way to streamline tasks and project management.

To Chase or Be Chased, That Is the Question

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

As a child did you ever play the game "tag"? I certainly did. I can still remember the screams and yelps of delight and fright as the sun went dow...

Why the Bees Are Dying: An Ancient Solution to a Modern Problem

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kalliope Lee

Whether it was actually practiced or not, my intention is to explore the bugonia as a timeless mythic trope instructive to us now in the midst of our own bee crisis.

Travel 2.0: Traveler As Performer

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

For the traveler, every act of uploading data from the road is an act of performance. The traveler, by virtue of their circumstances, is unconsciously placed on a kind of social stage for the people they've left behind.

Inauguration, Ritual and Renewal

David Kudler | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics
David Kudler

On this third Tuesday of January, I will indeed be filled with hope: hope, not in perfection but in perfectability; hope in the ability of our nation and our world to learn from our mistakes and turn from our excesses.

Jean Houston Answers Oprah's Question, 'What Happens When You Die?'

OWN | Posted 11.29.2012 | OWN

Recently on "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah talked with American philosopher Jean Houston, author of The Wizard of Us. Here are the thought leader's wise a...

Oprah: 'If You Don't Accept The Yearning, You End Up Dying Inside'

OWN | Posted 11.28.2012 | OWN

On the Nov. 25th episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah talked with legendary thought leader Jean Houston -- author of The Wizard of Us -- about the h...