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Episode from the podcastSomething You Should Know

Interesting Answers to Baffling Questions & What to Do When You Get Embarrassed

Released Monday, 16th November 2020
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Why do we get embarrassed? Why does the sense of embarrassment feel so awful? And what is the best way to handle embarrassing situations? That’s what Charise Harper is here to discuss. Charise is a prolific writer having written several books, mostly children’s books and one of her latest is called So Embarrassing: Awkward Moments and How to Get Through Them (https://amzn.to/35uLpFZ). Listen and feel a lot better knowing that everyone gets embarrassed just like you.
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