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The Heros Journey

What We Can Learn About True Freedom From Ex-Convicts, Special Ops Vets and Byron Katie

Alisha Das Hayes | Posted 04.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alisha Das Hayes

We can change. I saw it first-hand! But we need to keep choosing into the freedom that lowers our prison walls. Regardless of how constricting our environment is, as we choose our response, over and over, the shackles of our lower natures drop away and we are liberated.

The Feminine Hero: Wholeness, Blood and Positivity

Adam Gilad | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Adam Gilad

In many ways, heroic public figures as well as memoirists such as Anaïs Nin who wrote "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage," find satisfaction in their ongoing inner battles rather than their outer exploits.

Is Joseph Campbell's "The Hero's Journey" Dead in Screenwriting Today?

ScreenCraft | Posted 12.22.2015 | Arts
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

One Minute Experiments - Hero's Journey - Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This past week, I taught a video performance workshop at Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center entitled Minute Experiments. Each student created two one minute films exploring Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey.

The Hero's Journey: Using an Ancient Framework on Modern Stories

Matt Ragland | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Ragland

Joseph Campbell's seminal work was revealing The Hero's Journey, a story structure that could be applied to many different stories and myths throughou...

The Hero's Journey Meets the Screenwriter's Journey

Loren-Paul Caplin | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Loren-Paul Caplin

Why the F*%K do we do it? Money? Fame? Love of the process? What is it? Why do we continue to write screenplays when aside from the outrageously arduous task of getting it even remotely right, the odds of then getting it sold and then made and then becoming a hit are...well doubtful.

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...

WATCH: How To Recognize The Call To Adventure

OWN | Posted 11.26.2012 | OWN

Virtually every human being has what writer and mythologist Joseph Campbell once referred to as "the call to adventure," says his friend and colleague...

The Hero's Journey: Follow Your Bliss and Doors Will Open

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

In the 70s, when I first heard the phrase "follow your bliss," popularized by mythologist Joseph Campbell, it immediately hooked my attention.

On Being Brave, Having Courage

Rob Kall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Kall

I think that the good experiences we have prepare us to face uncertainty, or even potential danger or unknowns, to take risks. That's why I've been writing about the joy of getting arrested lately.

Could You Be A Born Again American?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Before you answer that question, read on. Then watch the video and come back and tell us what you think. I hadn't heard about this until last Saturd...

A Hero's Journey: Barack Obama Goes To Washington

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

The Inauguration and Call to Service Congratulations, America! Today, we got ourselves a new president! Come on now, you have to admit, this is ...