19 Nov 2023

Benjamin Rogers: Becoming your own hero

From Sunday Morning, 9:40 am on 19 November 2023

If you want to make your life feel more meaningful, try seeing it as a hero’s journey.  

Researchers have found that the hero’s journey is not just for legends and superheroes, but that individuals can achieve greater well-being and resilience by ‘restorying’ their lives.  

Lead researcher Benjamin Rogers is an assistant professor in the Management and Organization department at Boston College's Carroll School of Management. 

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