Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 026: We All Just Want to be Loved

We all just want to be loved…but we struggle as we get in our own way. In this episode, Mel navigates the nuances and complexities… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 026: We All Just Want to be Loved

Why Acting Strong is Actually Weak

A troubling theme that I come across in my work as a therapist — and in my observation of people in general — is the… Continue reading Why Acting Strong is Actually Weak

Self Esteem or Other Esteem?

In my previous article, Self-Esteem: A Missed Diagnosis, I proposed that a devaluation of one’s self lies at the heart of most psychological and emotional… Continue reading Self Esteem or Other Esteem?

The Paradox of Confidence

As with many goals that we struggle to attain, we tend to go after them in a way that blocks our success. Quite often I… Continue reading The Paradox of Confidence