Wellbeing - Mask shaming


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The social norms that guide our behaviour in the world aren’t often quick to change - but the imperative to wear a mask in public has rapidly taken hold, establish by law, but policed by the public. Mask shaming is a new phenomenon, but in this podcast, Brandy Schillace, author, historian and editor in chief of Medical Humanities (a BMJ journal) joins Cat and Abi to discuss how ineffective shaming is as a tool for behaviour change, and what mask-shaming reveals about the ways in which society treats those who are seen as non-conforming. For more on The BMJ’s wellbeing campaign


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