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13 People Talk About What They’re Good at But They Don’t Brag About

Go on with your bad self!

Yeah, I’m talking to you!

You deserve to brag a little bit about yourself because we think you’re being way too humble about your awesomeness.

Can you dig it?

AskReddit users talked about what they’re good at but they don’t like to brag about.

Check it out.

1. I’d like to see that.

“Being over 6 ft, broad as a s**t house, think Scottish accent, beard down to my middle of my chest…

I can skip surprisingly fast, like I can skip faster than I can run.”

2. That’s great!

“Making people feel good about themselves by helping them understand their worth and finding strengths and positives in most human beings.”

3. Handy.

“I am a very handy individual with little formal training.

From replacing a timing belt to wiring a house, building a roof or a patio, computer repair, stripping and waxing floors. I can do or fix it all.

Luckily I have a career doing maintenance and custodial work, so I never need to spend money on equipment repair.

And just bought a fixer upper home that requires a lot of fixing.”

4. Quite a life.

“I have done a fair amount of disaster relief work.

I’ve held people and cried with them as they told me of their lost family members, their destroyed homes, and been able to compartmentalize that and lead groups of volunteers to build shelters.

I’ve dealt with corrupt politicians, dangerous gangs, almost died in an earthquake, and been about to keep going when it was so hard, my body hurt so much, and I was so emotionally drained.

I’ve had my moments. I’m currently depressed and in a very dark spot, but dammit, I’ve helped this world. I’ve helped people who were sleeping in the dirt to get under better shelter.

I’ve helped a baby whose mother was crushed in an earthquake get formula when no women were lactating in her village. I’ve played with children in a refugee camp and given my heart fully.”

5. That’s a good skill.

“I am a great time manager.

I can get so much work done without having to cancel anything important and I never leave anything last minute.

I don’t like to brag about it because I know how many people struggle with that and I don’t want them to feel insecure about it.

I don’t know how I got that skill but I feel really privileged with it especially after I seen how many closed ones suffer from the lack of it.”

6. Home is where the heart is.

“I never take credit for being an excellent homemaker.

Now, to be fair, I only work p/t so I do have more time on my hands than the average person.

BUT still… I keep a spotless, lovingly decorated home and I love to cook a good meal for visitors.

Not too many people enjoy or are good at homemaking these days.

It’s a lost art, if I do say so myself.”

7. Lifesaver.

“I saved a kid from drowning.

She and her sis had swam too deep for them to reach the bottom and the waves were going over their heads. Even I was slightly overwhelmed with the strength of the waves. She could barely pop over them to breathe occasionally. If she didn’t have her big sister with her to yell for help she’d have drowned.

It was years ago, but I still think about it sometimes. I always squish the impulse to talk about it, although it’s on my mind every once in a while. Sounds like bragging of the worst sort.”

8. Can’t talk about it.

“I ghostwrote for Columbia Records but ghostwriting is taboo in hip-hop so I can’t really talk about how awesome of a writer I am.”

9. I’m jealous!

“I read OBSCENELY fast.

Like, on a day where all I do is read, I can do three or four novels.

My friends timed me once and it was between 8 and 11 seconds per page.”

10. Good skill to have.

“I’m very, very good at mental math. Not savant level but it really used to wow people when I was a kid.

Now that I’m an adult with a job with no connection to math it doesn’t come up much.”

11. Multi-talented.

“I can mix drinks really well and have a great sense of what would go great in a cocktail since I was 14 because my mother used to own a restaurant and bar.

I’m 18 now and make good stuff for my parents.

I’m also well versed in French and Northern Italian cooking and can make amazing dishes.

It comes from the fact that my father is a good cook and my aunt is a professional chef and will own her own gourmet past restaurant in a year.”

12. Break it up.

“I’m ridiculously good at mediating fights/arguments.

Used to do it constantly for my mom and her ex-boyfriend as a teen.

Could’ve been a career path if I wasn’t mentally unstable myself.:

13. Can I come over?

“I make amazing chicken soup. I am making some tomorrow.

I make the stock from scratch. It’s actually a 3 day thing. Day 1 I roast a whole chicken covered in rosemary lemon butter. I shred the leftover meat off the carcass.

Day 2 I make chicken sandwiches out of some of the leftover meat. Basically a chicken melt on sourdough bread with the leftover chicken, Jarlsberg and smoked gruyere cheese.

Then I make the stock out of the chicken carcass, herbs, carrots, celery and onions. I add the last of the chicken meat and egg noodles to make the soup. I’m no pro chef but it’s really good soup.”

Now you’re up!

In the comments, tell us about what you’re good at but you don’t like to brag about.

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