The Bitch Blog

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

The Confidence Gap Between Men and Women

Everyone from Amy Poehler to The New York Times is talking about how women are less self-confident than men. But they don't say why the gap exists or what to do about it. Having researched self-esteem since graduate school and written The Bitch in Your Head: How to...

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How Widespread is The Bitch in People’s Heads?

Most women and many men live with a litany of self-critical statements running through their mind, wearing away their self-esteem and limiting their aspirations. How could you be so stupid? Nobody wants to hear what you have to say. Don’t even try, it will never work....

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Why Do I Use the Ugly Word “Bitch”?

Are you are offended by the title, The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic? If so, I want to explain that I hate the word “Bitch” too.   It’s sexist and ugly and I never use it in my personal life. But as a psychologist, I searched for a way to...

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