24: Melissa Dahl | The Not-So-Cringeworthy Truth about Awkwardness

Melissa Dahl (@melissadahl) is a senior editor covering health and psychology for New York's The Cut. In 2014, she co-founded New York magazine's popular social science site Science of Us. Her first book, Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness, is out now. What We Discuss with Melissa Dahl: Awkwardness does not have to make us feel alone -- in fact, the things that make us cringe can serve to remind us of how connected we all truly are. Our concept of ourselves is often constructed externally -- by how we think other people view us. How awkwardness can help us have tough conversations about race, politics, and gender. How we can stop stop reliving embarrassing memories. How to remap and reframe feelings of awkwardness or embarrassment and use them to our advantage. And much more... Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/courseLike this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! Full show notes and resources can be found here.

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