To-Do List Magic

To-Do List Magic

How “Errand Paralysis” Affects us All It was early January: the season of goal-setting and getting stuff done. I was approached by a BBC producer and asked if I’d like to share my tips on how to overcome “errand paralysis” in response to...
The Self-Promoter

The Self-Promoter

How to promote yourself better at work.   It’s a weird thing when a BBC Radio 5 Live producer contacts you saying we’d like your expert opinion as a Business Psychologist. On live radio. In two hours time. Part of me (my Inner Critic) screams...
Tackling the Imposter Syndrome

Tackling the Imposter Syndrome

The Fear of being Exposed is Crippling According to research 70% of us will feel like an “imposter” at some point in our career (and it’s not just specific to women). The classic signs include the following psychological elements. At some level you might… fear...
Tame Your Inner Critic in 8 Steps

Tame Your Inner Critic in 8 Steps

Tame Your Inner Critic in 8 Steps with Jess Baker Welcome to this Tame Your Inner Critic series of blogs with me, Jess Baker. I am a Chartered Psychologist, Women’s Leadership Coach. The Inner Critic prevents us from feeling confident and satisfied with our...
Empower Yourself (you deserve to)

Empower Yourself (you deserve to)

Focusing on You This is my lovely, colourful, and all-encompassing  “Empower Yourself  – a Personal Leadership” model. Okay, I’m a bit biased, but don’t you think it incorporates some much-needed focus on key elements that we as...
The Value of Knowing your Values

The Value of Knowing your Values

“Values enable us to fully connect with who we really are”  ~ Professor Amy Cuddy     Tricky little things Personal values are the trickiest of things to try to define. We are exposed to other people’s expectations from birth and then we have to adhere to...
How to Tame Your Inner Critic

How to Tame Your Inner Critic

This is an excerpt taken from a recent recording I did on how to Tame Your Inner Critic as part of my Empower Yourself series.  This blog is an introduction to the theme (for more info on my programmes, please scroll down). I do hope you find it useful.   Hi,...
Sunday Blues…?

Sunday Blues…?

Happy Sunday! (or not?) Are you familiar with the Sunday blues? It’s what I call that sense of looming dread I have often experienced before an important occasion, or the last day of the holiday before going back to work. I used to get it on a Sunday at the...