Posts tagged "embarrassment"

Do Something New: The Science Of Embarrassment

I like to try new things. My comfort zone is pretty large. This is why, when I was first brainstorming a column to write for my job, I decided to do one that involved trying new fitness activities in the hopes that giving them a shot myself would encourage other people to try new kind…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 1, 2015

Sunglasses For When You’re Embarrassed To Be Seen With People Just Like You

How meta! Urban Outfitters sells these coy little “Embarrassing Photo Protective Sunglasses” so that you won’t have to be spotted in photos–presumably with your other too-cool-for-school-Urban-Outfitters-sporting friends. Whoa! It’s like the universe is folding in on itself! [$12, Urban Outfitters]…

Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2011

15 Positions You Never Want Him To See You In

This past weekend, I headed to the Catskills with some friends, including a super hot dude. I also happened to have my period. I was in the bathroom changing my tampon, thinking about how, like, unbecoming a position one has to take in order to put in a tampon and how it would be MORTIFYING…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 2, 2010