DR. TONI GALARDI
MASTERING CHANGE…ITALIAN STYLE

What I Learned From Vittorio De Sica About Change

  Last night I went to this amazing theatre in San Francisco called The Castro where they were doing a retrospective on Vittorio De Sica’s greatest four films.  Twenty years ago, a friend who was an independent filmmaker told me that De Sica had made this amazing film that won the Oscar for best foreign film in 1972 called The Garden of the Finzi-Contini and that if I ever had the opportunity to see it on a big screen to make sure I caught it.…READ MORE

Leaning Back or In?

It seems these days that all the self help authors, new thought teachers, and TED talk speakers are using this term, “lean into it.” It’s replaced Nike’s “Just do it.” Don’t get me wrong, as a licensed psychotherapist for 30 years and executive coach for the past 10, I do advocate going toward your feelings as a means of moving forward.…READ MORE

Moving Backward in August

In Italy, anyone who can afford a vacation and even some who can’t, join a mass exodus out of “the boot”. In New York, all the traditional analysts also tend to leave town during this last month of summer. Of course, it might have something to do with the weather in these two areas being quite comparable: hot and humid.…READ MORE