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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...
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