What the Monomyth Can Teach Us About Living Our Best Lives

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The monomyth, or Hero’s Journey, is a narrative pattern popularized by Joseph Campbell. Campbell’s theory came from his work with comparative mythology in which he studied the structure of myth in various cultures around the world. He wrote about his theory in the book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Joseph Campbell noted a common motif in the structure of all hero myths — we can call…