The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia Marletta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? 

I’m Psychologist, trainer and coach: work with people and with the possibility that they have to find the best way to be themselves. The best thing? Everytime I think to teach something, I find that actually I’m learning: there is always a learning ready for me, so that I can do it and seize treasure.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

In work as in life, when you discover that the most beautiful things are removing, rather than adding the idea that you do not need too many tools, too much equipment, too many ideas … Just as Michelangelo did with his sculptures: the shape was inside the piece of marble, and his job was to free it .

 What is my greatest fear?

At the time the biggest fears that have accompanied me up to today have disappeared. But I am a mother of two children and my fear is not see realized their potential for happiness.

 What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  

It ‘a paradox: I am good at seeing the potential, the value, the present work of art in people, to take it out and show it but then … I can not see my! I ‘m never “enough.”

What is my greatest extravagance?

I have a real phobia for cigarettes.  I have never met anyone with my own phobia.

On what occasion would I lie?

However, there are instances in life , in which lie serves to protect our security , our person and that of those we love , from the possible anger of others .

What is the influence of role models, in my work and in my life? 

I’m Italian. In my country the idea of the woman is still hooked to the idea of “the woman is who sacrifices herself for others.” Many times in my life I have sacrificed some parts of me. But I’m maturing, my children grow up and this model is fading.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?  

Which it is often very underrated. Working on the possibility of making the most of the real nature and talent is still considered a thing ” for people who have time to waste “

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

Every time thre people feel they have done a good job on themselves. That ‘s the time when I feel that my work has been done to the fullest!

If I could, what would I change about myself?

I would change my eternal fluctuate between “sense of duty” and “laziness” without going through the middle.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

When I accept to lose myself in the other’s story and then I realize that I find myself in the exact place where we had to get together.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

A small ladder near the Botanical Garden of Bergamo, located in the old part called “Citta Alta”. There, among the stones of the ancient wall and the scents of many plants, I can see things so much easier.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? 

A ancient monastery called Astino, at the foot of the hills. Unfortunately only open in summer.  

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My friend, counselor and colleague Marta.

Whom would I like to work with in the future?

Work with women from different professions, with different skills but with a strong target linked to the idea of making interventions that cultivate the attitude to happiness. I like working with women!

What project, in the nearby future, am I looking forward to work on?  

Bring the project “A school of happiness” in schools and in particular to explain to those who work in the Public School Italian the importance of taking initiatives to make the kids the chance to work on themselves.

How can you contact me?

By email:

giorgiamarletta@hotmail.com

or

ascuoladifelicita@gmail.com  

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