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Many people squirm in their seats when someone's compliment catches them off guard.
A study of more than 400 people showed that 70% associated receiving a compliment with feelings of embarrassment or discomfort.
We most often feel uncomfortable if compliments catch us by surprise. When we're surprised, we move through the following sequence:
Learning to take a compliment well starts with self-awareness.
Get curious about your learned behaviours and how they impact your response to a compliment.
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