Why We Get Embarrassed and How to Overcome It - Deepstash
Embarrassment Is a Fear Response

Embarrassment is a self-conscious emotion dictated by a disconnect between how we feel we should respond or act in public and how we actually respond or act. 

We are most likely to be...

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Why We Get Embarrassed and How to Overcome It

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Why Some People Turn Red

Our minds see embarrassment as a threat, as do our bodies. 

A unique feature of the veins in your face and neck is that they are equipped to respond to social threats. Though emba...

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People Can Make It Worse
  • Our fear of blushing in front of others can cause us to alter our behaviors in a way that does result in poorer judgment from others. It’s not the blushing that causes people to judge us negat...

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Aim For A Healthy Perspective

Humans tend to overestimate just how negatively people will view us, we get trapped inside of our own head and lose perspective on just how little people are actually paying attention to us....

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  • Talk about things that embarrass you: When you talk about embarrassing stories with friends or other people you trust, you take away the power those moments have over you. 

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“Relax; the world’s not watching that closely. It’s too busy contemplating itself in the mirror.”

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