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Crying at Work

Thanks, Obama, For Confirming That It's Totally Fine For Powerful Men To Cry

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business

Real men don’t cry. Except, of course, they do. All the time. And it’s OK. Crying, especially for guys, is having a moment. While delivering an im...

Research Doesn't Back Up Biochemist's Comments About Women Crying At Work

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.17.2015 | Science

A new front opened in science's battle of the sexes started by Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Tim Hunt who said that women should work in segregated l...

What 15 Female Leaders Really Think About Crying At Work

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women

There may be no crying in baseball, but whether there's a place for it in the office is another question entirely. Facebook COO and Lean In evange...

Crying at Work -- Is It Ever Okay?

Magnolia Ripkin | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business
Magnolia Ripkin

Because this is an advice article, I am not just going to tell you not to do it. If you could stop yourself then you wouldn't be reading this. I will tell you that prevention is the key.

It's Alright To Cry... Shedding Tears On The Job

Marlo Thomas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

I'm not much for watching golf on TV, but something happened this weekend that endeared me to the sport. Just moments after links veteran Phil Mickelson sank his final putt to win his first ever British Open title, his caddie of more than two decades, Jim Mackay, fell into the new champion's arms and burst into tears.

Why We Cry

Martha Pasternack | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

In my own experience, both professionally and personally, crying is one of the body's ways to bring itself back to balance. It is not necessarily a sign of weakness or even sadness. Infants cry to communicate with their universe. New mothers cry... a lot. And so do the rest of us.

How To Handle A Colleague Who Does This

Posted 01.24.2013 | Women

Jennifer Winter | The Daily Muse Unless you’re on the set of Days of Our Lives, crying is generally something we all try to avoid at work. But, t...

Workplace Confessions: What Really Happens at the Office

LearnVest | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women

Whether you're hitting happy hour with your boss or bawling your eyes out in the stairwell, time at the office isn't always the marathon of productivity and engaging meetings we might expect.

The Tissue Controversy: Tears in Hospitals

Wendy Cadge | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Wendy Cadge

When health-care providers cry -- as they almost all do, at least occasionally -- I encourage all of us as their family members, friends, colleagues, and sometimes patients to offer them an ear, a tissue, and a reminder that even though it is rarely talked about, they are not crying alone.

Why I Cry In Public

Jillian Lauren | Posted 10.18.2012 | Women
Jillian Lauren

What do we travel for if not this -- to be lifted out of our ingrained identities and to experience our humanity?

Sheryl Sandberg Tells Women It's OK To Cry At Work

Emma Gray | Posted 07.30.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Sandberg's point that we should (somewhat) blur the lines between our "professional selves" and our "authentic selves" seems relevant to Americans in a whole variety of fields.

How To Deal With Tears At Work

CNN | Anthony Balderrama | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a Q-and-A session with voters the day before a 2008 presidential primary, former White House-hopeful Hillary Clinton got a little choked up during ...