Is blushing a sign of goodness?

However uncomfortable it may be to blush, doing so indicates a range of admirable character traits we should honour in ourselves and welcome in others. Far from a disability, blushing is a sign of virtue, says this delightful new video from the School of Life.

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  1. In pairs, try to think about the last time you blushed. Then, discuss what the reasons were. Were you embarrassed or nervous? Decide between the two of you whether the reasons were selfless or selfish.
  2. Write a sketch about somebody who cannot stop blushing and perform it as a group.