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So, here’s the sitch. Compliments make me really uncomfortable. While I do appreciate the sentiments, and I’m grateful when someone has something sweet to say, I struggle to welcome admiration with ease. I usually end up trying to reach for the nearest pocket to stick my hands into or grab my coffee cup in hopes that I might just choke on the bean. Someone once told me I had the loveliest smile, and I immediately folded my lips over my teeth to smudge them with lipstick and awkwardly made a joke asking, “Are you sure?” Seriously, what in the world is wrong with me? As time goes on, and the more I put myself out there, some of you (and strangers) have had some charming things to say. Words of encouragement are often shared, and the most flattering comments always circle back to the fact that I’m somehow inspiring. So,…