The Heroine’s Journey of Marta Mezynska

What is the best thing I love about my job?
Freedom of choice.
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
Do what I love and be happy with it.
What is my biggest fear?
Lack of love and passion.
What feature do I regret the most?
Persistence, often it does not give time to consider other options.
Which living people do I admire the most in my profession?
I can’t admire living painters because my admiration could make them dizzy before they leave and become truly admirable.
What is my biggest extravagance?
Pineapple and ketchup pizza
On what occasion would I lie?
To save another person.
What do I dislike most in my work?
Lack of time
When and where was I happiest at my job?
When performing large orders among talented artists
If I could, what would I change in myself?
I would like to be more confident
What is my greatest achievement at work?
There are a lot of achievements so far which I consider to be big but not the biggest yet.
Where would I most like to live?
There is no such place, basically I feel good everywhere
What is my most precious treasure?
My children
What is my most characteristic feature?
What is my most inspirational location in my city?
Train stations.
What is my favorite place to eat and drink in my city?
Piedra del Sol.
What books have affected my life and how?
I read primarily biographies of artists, e.g. Artemision taught me to move forward despite the difficulties, Benvenuto Cellini taught me to enjoy life.
You only die once. What music would I like to listen to on the last day?
Ivan Graziani “Lugano Addio”
Who is my hero or heroine of fiction?
Wonder woman
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
My friend from Poland who helps the needy
Which movie would I recommend to see once in my life?
How I unleashed the Second World War
What role does art play in my life and work?
Art is my job but also life, so it is probably very important
Who is my biggest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
Who would I like to work with in 2020?
With someone who will have an offer you can’t refuse
Which people in my profession would I like to meet in 2020?
Everyone is worth meeting, the most important thing is to have something interesting to convey
What project can I look forward to working on in 2020?
My individual exhibition in the gallery with which I always wanted to cooperate
What do the words “passion never retires” mean to me?
Doing what you love is not a job, so if there is no job, there is no pension either
Which of the creative heroines Peter should invite to tell his story?
Aggie Baldan
Dorota Kozieradzka
How can you contact me?
Instagram marta_mez
Thank you for the picture Francesco Piccolo


Here follows a message of Peter de Kuster, founder of The Heroine’s Journey 


Are you a creative leader or creative professional looking to develop your business skills and storytelling?

Amidst today’s uncertainty, it is more important than ever to reconnect with yourself and others, develop your creative business, and build your story. Dive deep into your unique business style and areas for growth with the coaching of Peter de Kuster.


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    You are a creative leader or creative professional  who is interested in developing yourself, your business, and your story.

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    You are aware that there are no quick fixes. Learning is a journey that works when you are fully committed to it. Coaching can bring awareness and help you navigate, but in the end it’s you who is in charge of your growth.

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    You want to learn more about how to resource yourself, learn about blind spots, and get feedback.

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    You are curious and want to engage in online learning.

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    You are motivated to work in-between sessions on yourself (e.g. working on homework assignments that will help you develop new storytelling, skills, and behaviors).


The Heroine’s Journey Coaching is all about your development. To make the most out of your sessions, we ask you to prepare topics to work on with Peter. These topics can serve as a starting point for further in-depth exploration with Peter.

These coaching topics typically resonate with the creative leaders Peter works with:

How can i tell the most powerful story possible about myself and my creative business?

How can I handle self promotion and marketing of my creative business better?

How do can I stay authentic and with focus when having difficult conversations with potential clients?

What are my creative values and how do I align these with my business values?

How can I manage my time and energy better?

How can I radiate confidence to my clients while feeling anxious inside?

How can I steer myself towards creative excellence without becoming rigid?

About Peter de Kuster

Peter de Kuster is the founder of The Heroine’s Journey & Hero’s Journey project,  a storytelling firm which helps creative professionals to create careers and lives based on whatever story is most integral to their lives and careers (values, traits, skills and experiences). Peter’s approach combines in-depth storytelling and marketing expertise, and for over 20 years clients have found it effective with a wide range of creative business issues.


Peter is writer of the series The Heroine’s Journey and Hero’s Journey books, he has an MBA in Marketing,  MBA in Financial Economics and graduated at university in Sociology and Communication Sciences.

individual coaching for leaders


The Heroine’s Journey Coaching online sessions last 50 minutes and the fee is Euro 189 excluding VAT per session. The Heroine’s Journey Coaching is suitable for people at any stage in their career.


Who can sign up for The Heroine’s Journey online coaching?

Creative leaders and creative professionals who wish to improve their business story and develop their business skills and mindset.

Should I choose 1:1 coaching?

Our The Heroine’s Journey experiences in world cities allow you to learn not only from the coach but also from your peers. For the small group coaching (1 – 4 people), we have selected important, relevant topics that we find regularly come up for creative professional: purpose, storytelling, creative confidence, self promotion, time & money and resilience.

If you would prefer to work alone or on a different topic, individual coaching is a better fit for you.

What language do we speak in the coaching sessions?


Can I buy coaching for my organization?

Yes, you can! We support many organizations around the world with their coaching needs. Please contact us for more information.

Can I bring my own topics?

Yes, for individual coaching you get to choose your own topic.

Are coaching sessions confidential?

Yes. Peter will not share anything that is discussed in the coaching sessions.

Where will the coaching sessions take place?

Sessions will take place online (as per the times we live in) via an online tool like Zoom or Skype. Peter will let you know.

How do I sign up?

Send Peter a mail to to start booking your coaching sessions.

How do I pay?

After you send the mail, you will receive an email with a link to pay.

How do I book and reschedule sessions?

Once we’ve received your payment, Peter will contact you and book your coaching sessions. He will also support you with rescheduling sessions if needed.

What is your cancellation policy?

Individual coaching sessions can be postponed up to one week before the session.

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