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Awwwkward! How To Make Your Embarrassing Moments Work For You

From telling the waiter “You, too” after he says to enjoy your meal, to making an off-key joke at a funeral, we all know the cringeworthy horror of an awkward moment. The worst ones will pop back up in your memory 10 years later, keeping you up at night, cringing at your own gawkiness. 

But what if you were able to put a positive spin on all that awkwardness? Author and journalist Melissa Dahl stops by the Morning Shift to talk about her study into people’s cringiest experiences.

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Melissa Dahl, senior editor of New York Magazine’s 'The Cut,' and is the author of the new book Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness


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