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Curse of the Good Girl

My First Rant: Why Can't Women Keep Up with Men? Try the Curse of the Good Girl

Rachel Simmons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Simmons

Many girls aspire to a version of selfhood that puts a psychological glass ceiling on their potential to succeed. They suffer from what I call the Curse of the Good Girl: the pressure to be liked by everyone, generous to a fault and flawless at everything you do, modest and teeth gnashingly friendly.

"I'm So Sorry for the Delay in My Reply:" Do You Have the Curse of the E-Good Girl?

Rachel Simmons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Simmons

I need to confess something: If even a few days go by without me replying to you, I start to worry. Am I making you feel bad? Am I being rude? And the most fifth grade fear of all: will you be mad at me?

What Price Success? Girls, Stress and Being Your Own Worst Enemy

Rachel Simmons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Simmons

This weekend, sixteen year old Mirai Nagasu took second place at the United States Figure Skating Championship. But the real headline was the New York...