The Usefulness of Awkwardness
Every emotion, even jealousy and anger, has a purpose. What is the purpose of awkwardness and how can we use it to our advantage?
Five Common Awkward Situations and How to Navigate Them
These can include workplace or social situations.
The Science of Romantic Relationships
Melissa writes a column for NY Mag on relationships, so she’s a good authority on this!
She’ll make your awkwardness work for you.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Elle, and The Guardian, among other publications; she’s also appeared on NBC’s Today show, and she’s a repeat guest on BuzzFeed’s AM2DM, where she gives evidence-based advice on topics like how to overcome self-consciousness, or how to identify your personal sleep pattern. (Melissa, fwiw, is a reluctant night owl who wrote an entire book about overcoming her own self-consciousness.)