Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 027: How To Change People’s Minds

Trying to change people’s minds remains a frustrating and failure-ridden experience. When we argue facts and truths, our words tend to fall on deaf ears.… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 027: How To Change People’s Minds

Staying Resilient and Manifesting New Possibilities in the Time of Pandemic: An Interactive Zoom Workshop

Wednesday 05/13/2020 3:00 PM – 4:15 EDT This event will be recorded and sent to registrants Sliding scale fee: $30.00, $40.00, $50.00 To Register Join… Continue reading Staying Resilient and Manifesting New Possibilities in the Time of Pandemic: An Interactive Zoom Workshop

Don’t Personalize Your Partner’s Issues

They may impact you but they may not be about you Our close personal relationships often feel like we’re under a microscope, as we examine,… Continue reading Don’t Personalize Your Partner’s Issues

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

Turning the Tide Of Negativity In Your Relationship

I find it troubling that our inclination toward criticizing one another, particularly in familial or committed partnerships, overwhelms our ability to share approval or praise.… Continue reading Turning the Tide Of Negativity In Your Relationship

Our Words Matter

I’ve been struck by how often our words fly by each other without any real sincerity to them. Have you noticed how punctuated and meaningless… Continue reading Our Words Matter

The Possibility Podcast Episode 004: Getting Past the Argument — Why Is It So Important to Be Right?

The compulsion to be “right,” the need to win the argument, can be mind-numbing. This tendency withers our relationships. Mel Schwartz asks the question, “Would… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast Episode 004: Getting Past the Argument — Why Is It So Important to Be Right?

The Possibility Podcast Episode 003: Rethinking How We Think and How We Communicate (Radio New Zealand Interview)

Special bonus content episode! After reading Mel’s new book, The Possibility Principle, a producer with Radio New Zealand contacted Mel for an interview with Sunday Morning host Jim Mora. Thanks… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast Episode 003: Rethinking How We Think and How We Communicate (Radio New Zealand Interview)

The Possibility Podcast Episode 002: Love Isn’t All You Need

In this second episode of the Possibility Podcast, Mel Schwartz explores the nature of love. Unlike the Beatles song, “All You Need Is Love,” Mel… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast Episode 002: Love Isn’t All You Need

Change a Word—Change Your Life

Many years ago, I’d often fall into a recurring disagreement with my former wife. At bedtime I’d frequently find myself saying, “It’s hot in here.”… Continue reading Change a Word—Change Your Life