Coping with embarrassment
Done something that's got you blushing? Take your pick from the following ways to deal with whatever's making you cringe.
Usually these things feel worse than they look, and by ignoring it you can reduce the obvious signs that you are embarrassed such as blushing and sweating. Denial ("that didn't happen, that's my body double having a night out on the town and trying to make some cash from the tabloids"); disguise (dye your hair, grow a beard, wear a paper bag over your head); and/or hibernation (sleep for a few weeks/months until it's all gone away) can often help.
Laugh it off
"So I did something stupid, what's new? I know it was hilarious, and so kind of you to send those photos to my boss. Ha ha bloody ha." Well it might work, humour can deflect embarrassment and turn the situation into a funny, bonding one, rather than total humiliation. However one word of warning for those of you with a short temper, avoid this one or you may end up having violent urges.
Tough it out
Accept the fact you've done something embarrassing and face the music. Think about how to avoid the same situation occurring in the future (must not drink Tequila slammers/must wear knickers when going out) and carry on with your life as normal. If you don't make a big deal about it, others will tire of bringing it up, and the matter will go away, eventually.
Leave the country
Run, run, run, run, run, run, run awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! Move to a desert Island and start a new life. No one will find you there, even if they're all still laughing at you on the other side of the ocean.
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