Stop Re-Playing/ Dwelling On It
THE worst part of embarrassment is reliving the mortifying incident over and over again in your mind. When that happens, take a walk or do a boring, methodical task like cleaning. Teach kids to sing a song in their heads or do something silly but challenging, like walking backward in a circle. “You have to recruit different parts of your brain for an exercise like that. It gets your mind unstuck,” says Kenney.