If you’ve ever been embarrassed by anything, studies show that that pain was more harmful than any pain you might have experienced physically.
Why? Because social pain can and is almost always relived by it’s sufferers for extended periods of time.
A simple way of dealing with social pain is to be more empathetic towards others when they suffer social pain. This way, you’ll learn to also cut yourself some slack when you recall awkward and embarrassing moments in your life.