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The Heros 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! Com...