Using Humor to Gain Control and Empowerment After a Failure

Psychology Today

November 19, 2014

"Failures are not only disappointing and demoralizing, as they can also cause embarrassment, shame, anxiety, and fear. Some people feel so shameful about failing, they hide their failures from others, some develop test anxiety, performance anxiety, or other unconscious worries that can lead them to self-sabotage future efforts."

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