The Bitch Blog

A blog about self-esteem, positive thinking, and how to be happy.

FREE Teleclass 12/16 on Tuning Out The Bitch!

I'm happy to share with my readers a FREE 30-minute Teleclass on tuning out your inner critic! The class will take place December 16th at 1pm EST (10am PST). Register here. During the sessions you can tweet questions and comments to @dr_plumez or @MassWomen. Spread...

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What Would You Do If Anything Were Possible?

Adapted The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. When I got my Ph.D. in psychology at Columbia, I was trained in psychotherapy, marriage counseling and career counseling.  While in graduate...

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Three Ways To Bitch-Proof Your Life Forever

Adapted from Chapter 16, Ding dong the Bitch is Dead: And How to Keep Her That Way, from The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. If you’ve been reading the “Three Way” series of emails, or...

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Three Ways To Deal With The Bitch in Someone Else’s Head

(Adapted from Chapter 14, The Bitch in Someone Else's Head: Self-Protection, from The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.) Sometimes a mean comment gets stuck in your head. It could be an...

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Three Ways The Bitch in Your Head Blocks Good Health

Adapted from Chapter 17, Sick Bitch: Some of It's In Your Head, from The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. When you get a bad diagnosis, it’s natural to feel fearful, depressed and angry....

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Three Ways The Bitch in Your Head Promotes Fears and Phobias

Adapted from Chapter 12, Bitch-a-Phobia: She's Really Scary , from The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Everyone is afraid of something – and sometimes The Bitch in your head turns a...

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Enter My Goodreads Book Giveaway!

Goodreads Book Giveaway The Bitch in Your Head by Jacqueline Hornor Plumez Giveaway ends October 19, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter...

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Three Ways The Bitch in Your Head Can Derail a Career

Adapted rom Chapter 7, The Bitch at Work: How Not to Get Promoted, from The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Why do women make less money than men? There are many societal reasons,...

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How The Bitch in Your Head Blocks Effective Parenting

Adapted rom Chapter 6, The Parenting Bitch: Give Her a Time Out, from The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, by Jacqueline Plumez, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. I’m a psychologist, career counselor, writer, public speaker and parent. And...

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How The Bitch In Your Head Has Helped Women

Since releasing the book, The Bitch In Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic, we've heard from numerous women about how the concept has helped them identify and stop their self-critical voice. Notes From Our Readers   The old bitch in my head often...

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Read the Book Together for #FriendshipDay!

Friends don't let friends live with a Bitch in their heads! Read the book with a friend, then work through these questions together. It's easier to ditch the Bitch when you have support of your friends! What do you think of labeling self-criticism, The Bitch? Can you...

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Learn to Be Your Own Sports Psychologist

Blowing your golf or tennis game? Adapted from Chapter 8 Sporty Bitch: What Makes Athletes Lose Sports psychologists have completely reversed training techniques. In the old days, coaches used to tape players so they could show them what they did wrong. Makes sense,...

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