Joseph Campbell’s work, and in particular the volume Pathways to Bliss, is an outstanding place to explore the ways we can go about finding our authentic selves through the land of myth, archetype, and the mythical hero’s journey.
There is nothing that gets at the heart of you like the challenge of writing down in a few words the core beliefs that guide your life and work. If you have not done it, give it a try! This I Believe is a great place to start. Begun in the 1950’s on National Public Radio in the United States, this program seeks to “engage people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives.” Browse essays dating back to the original series, and read the original inspiring invitation published by the producers in 1954.