The Goodbye Good Girl Project

Lori Kirstein
Radical authenticity and kicking the "good girl" rules to the curb - because we need real
Created 06 Jun 2021
  • Catching "Merveilles et Miracles" in Everyday Life
    27 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    How can it be that I really dislike my job while I so treasure the experience of the unique conglomeration of the people and situations I am experiencing? Because I am aware of two things at the same ...
  • A Thanksgiving Miracle
    25 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    I mean, Happy Thanksgiving and all that - and if you’re into parades Macy’s provides one of the best ever - but oh God here are the holidays!!! AGAIN! How did this happen again so quickly? One minute ...
  • Fascination Spoken Here
    22 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    I like to break things - break things open and expose the LIGHT inside. This makes a whole lotta noise in my world! At the same time, I like peacefulness and quietude and letting things and people be ...
  • When you tell your boss the truth
    18 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    THAT is an unusual situation. And it feels damn good, I’ll tell you. Sadly, it doesn’t answer the question the song poses: Should I stay or should I go? But tonight I just stopped working. It was abou...
  • No, seriously, though...working with the lights off? For FUN?
    15 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    This will be a short one. I have a question for you. Just how weird a request at work - a clean request - has it ever taken for you to just say, “Nah…I’m out”? Those which have been the weirdest here ...
  • How do you KNOW when to take a leap of faith?
    14 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    As I begin writing this I am waiting for an interview to happen 50 minutes from now. And I want to leave my current position. I urgently want to leave it. I am so distraught over my current job, I was...
  • Do YOU Think Children's Toys Are an Adult Motivation??? Me Neither!
    06 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    When I was a kid, it took very little to motivate or pacify me. A little compliment, a bit of appreciation for something well done, and I would scamper off, satisfied, assuaged, appeased, and ready to...
  • "Fixing" Lori
    04 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    I literally can’t count the number of workshops I have attended in order to “fix” something about me. And God knows there has been a lot to address. But actually, not to “fix” - I’m not a flawed machi...
  • F*** racism - or - last week at work
    25 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    So I told you in my last post that I had had a terrible week, and a particularly terrible Thursday. It started with racism. Not against me - no, as a woman of any color we get our doses of sexism dail...
  • Enough of this bullshit...I'm transforming my life!
    24 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    This one is longer than most of my posts, so get a cup of tea and settle in to that comfy chair, ‘k? Here we go… **** Yeah, I’m done. I’m ready to confront the next level of my own bullshit and get a ...
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