Did you really overshare or is it all in your head? Keep reading to better understand what’s happening when you feel awkwardly self-conscious or outright humiliated. Plus, learn how to recover from your embarrassment faster—and with more grace.
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This counterintuitive exercise can spark creativity.
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The embarrassment continued when I hired a Latinx woman who reminded me so much of my own family.
Immanuel Kant held that moral education is hydraulic: shame squashes down our vices, making space for virtue to rise up.
FURTHER READING: How Shame and Not Oversharing Can Actually Be a Good Thing via Vox.
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