The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 024: Staying Psychologically and Emotionally Resilient Through the Pandemic


In this special episode, Paul Samuel Dolman, host of the What Matters Most podcast and the author of several memoirs and other works, joins Mel as they share approaches for staying healthy on all levels as the novel coronavirus (covid-19) crisis impacts all of humanity.

Mel shares his techniques for sustaining a vigilance of mind, through which we don’t succumb to fear. The coronavirus ushers in frightening new realities, yet underneath this crisis new opportunities emerge for our growth. Remember that opportunity is always the flip side of crisis.  Trying to ward off uncertainty only induces greater fear. Learning to remain present in the moment is within our power.

The challenges we face through isolation and sheltering in place no longer allow us the distractions to which we’ve  become acclimated. However, the challenges of this pandemic provide us the opportunity to develop deeper levels of connectedness with those we shelter with– and others, from a distance.

Thankfully, the internet allows us this connectivity. We seem now to really be all as one; separation appears truly a myth. The homeless person may ultimately impact the health of the billionaire. We must utilize this connectivity to deepen our sense of humanity, with compassion and empathy.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 023: Bonus Episode ~ Mel on the Sounds True Podcast

In this bonus episode, Tami Simon of the Sounds True podcast Insights at the Edge interviews Mel on a wide variety of topics related to and inspired by his book The Possibility Principle.

Mel particularly enjoyed the challenging, in-depth, probing questions posed to him by host (and Sounds True publisher) Tami Simon. You will, too!

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 022: Why You Shouldn’t Put Your Best Foot Forward

In dating and early stage romantic relationships, there’s a belief that we should put our best foot forward.

If we really look at this tendency, it makes little sense and can be ruinous. Hiding what the other might find displeasing in order to secure the relationship is self sabotaging on two levels:

 

  1. Over time both people may claim, “You’re not who I thought you were.” That would be predictable. This ultimately leads to conflict if not failure.
  2. On another level, we disinvest in our authentic self-worth when we hide what we feel insecure about, thereby doing harm to ourselves and, ultimately, to the relationship.

Before you make a commitment in a relationship, you both owe it to yourselves to invest in genuine emotional intimacy to best assure your relationship success.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 021: Do You Care How I Feel?

It’s all to common to get lost in the facts and details of arguments as we debate over right vs. wrong. This type of argument assures no resolution and contributes to the malaise of a relationship. It’s easy to say, “I love you,” but challenging to act lovingly.

To act with compassion and empathy requires caring how we both feel. The question to ask that can break the impasse of conflict is simply, “Do you care how I feel?”

In this episode Mel explains the dynamic that frees us from mindless back and forth arguments and enables us to come into caring and loving relationships.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 020: Bonus Episode ~ Mel on the Fear Not Podcast

In this bonus episode, Billy J. Atwell of the Fear Not podcast interviews Mel on the nature of fear and methods for transcending this common, yet debilitating emotion.

Although fear has its appropriate place in our lives, we tend to succumb to fear when there’s really no justification for such emotional paralysis. Mel explains what contributes to this sort of fear, ranging from discomfort with uncertainty to self-esteem issues to the very manner in which our thoughts operate. Don’t miss this life-changing episode on a topic dear to most of us.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 019: Bonus Episode ~ Mel on the CoreBrain Journal Podcast

In this bonus episode Mel Schwartz is interviewed by Dr. Charles Parker on his show CoreBrain Journal (hear the original episode here).

Dr. Parker and Mel explore how principles of quantum physics can be applied to our everyday life in unimaginable ways. Mel shares how he learned to untrain his mind from limiting beliefs and thoughts by shifting into that he calls a quantum worldview. He explains the harm done by our habit of either/or thinking that reduces reality to right vs. wrong.

The new quantum  paradigm fosters co-participatory relationships that move beyond the constraints of how we typically engage our lives. From this new perspective change no longer seems hard, but easily accessible. As we learn to embrace uncertainty fear and anxiety retreat as we ride the winds of change.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 018: Overcoming Anxiety


The belief that the best we can do is to cope with or manage anxiety is both wrong, irresponsible and harmful. The epidemic incidence of anxiety suggests that we are living from the wrong game plan.

Anxiety can be overcome once we learn to rethink how reality actually operates and embrace rather than avoid uncertainty.

In this episode, Mel Schwartz shares his approach for overcoming anxiety, fear and distress, which he cultivated from principles of quantum physics inspired initially by the book The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra. By learning to embrace uncertainty fear dissipates and we can become free to experience the wonders of life.

For information on Mel’s Overcoming Anxiety workshop at the 92nd St. Y on Jan. 19th, 2020, or to be notified about his upcoming online course on the subject, please contact Mel!

Want more? Watch Mel Schwartz’ TEDx talk, Breaking Free from Anxiety:

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 017: Word Hacking – Eight Common Words That Disrupt Our Lives and Relationships

Our words matter. They matter far more than we likely understand.

In this episode of the Possibility Podcast, Mel Schwartz introduces eight common words we use in most sentences and which occur in most of our thoughts. These words wreak havoc in our relationships and block our personal growth. They also keep us stuck in a seventeenth century worldview which dehumanizes us and keeps us stuck in victimhood.

Listen to this episode to discover those eight words, learn to limit their use, and adopt ways to hack your vocabulary to gain better control over your self-image, your relationships, and your life to actualize reaching your possibilities.

Mel recently presented a TEDx talk on this topic which will be available to view this January.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 016: Reclaim Your Lost Potential

In this episode Mel explains how our innate state of potential becomes narrowed and finite due to personal experiences; often early in life.

From these events our sense of self can become limited and we may attach to limiting personal beliefs. He demonstrates how we came to these false beliefs and how we can transcend them. Mel utilizes a principle from quantum physics to explain this phenomenon and illuminates the pathway for us to once again stake claim to our infinite possibilities.

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The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 015: The Moment That Changed My Life


In this episode Mel shares a personal life-altering experience that both challenged his identity and yet also provided an opportunity for his deeper growth.

He reveals very intimate and private events from his life for the greater purpose of helping others evolve to their greater potential.

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