You Should Be Embarrassed | Melissa Dahl | TEDxPenn

An expert on the awkward moments that make us cringe, Melissa Dahl explores what “cringe-worthy” moments really are and what they reveal about human nature. Throughout her talk, she draws on embarrassment—what it is, where it comes from, and how we can use it to improve ourselves. Her conclusions are based on the research of top experts in the field, and her suggestions are worth considering to live an intentional, confident life. An expert on the awkward moments that make us human, Melissa
Dahl will be exploring why and how we “cringe,” and what they
can reveal about our priorities and personalities. Moreover, she
will be discussing what we can learn from these inevitable moments of embarrassment, and new ways to approach them. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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