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Maybe This Is How It Begins

Christine Skoutelas | Posted 07.01.2015 | Parents
Christine Skoutelas

She grabbed my hand and squeezed it hard enough to stop the blood from flowing to my fingertip, and it must have caused an unnatural backflow of blood surging towards my chest, because even when I wanted to be mad at her for not letting me rest, somehow she managed to lift me up out of my horrific mood.

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...

Kim Kardashian Breaks Down Over Kris Jenner's Reaction To Bruce Jenner

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment

Keep your tissues ready, Kardashian fans. In a preview for the new special "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce," Kim Kardashian breaks do...

Have the Courage to Be Vulnerable

Mike Robbins | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

May 6, 2015 Given the focus of my work, especially in the past five years since the release of my book Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken, w...

15 Feelings That Are Best Conveyed By This Steve Ballmer Vine

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.01.2015 | Sports

We are all Steve Ballmer.

The Myth Of The Sleeping Toddler

Ravishly | Posted 06.20.2015 | Parents
Ravishly

My kids like to go to sleep, oh, around whatever the hell time they please. This might be 8. This might be 10. The first person who says anything to me that even closely resembles, "If you set a schedule, they will follow it," gets to take them for a week. Anyone? I didn't think so.

5 Key Things This Grandmother Forgot About Motherhood

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

My babies will be 23-years-old this year and even though my husband and I raised five children there are some things about motherhood that I had forgotten. Maybe I forgot because I didn't want to remember.

On Experiencing The 5 Stages Of Grief And Loss After Divorce

Jenny Kanevsky | Posted 06.05.2015 | Divorce
Jenny Kanevsky

We loved each other once, my soon-to-be-ex and I. We had wonderful times together. We traveled; we laughed; we made a family. It's OK to cry, it's OK to be sad and to talk about it and to ask for a hug. So, when I need to cry, I just let it out.

Let's Stop Sharing Photos Of Our Kids' Crying, Snot-Nosed Meltdowns

Meg Conley | Posted 05.31.2015 | Parents
Meg Conley

Do we want our kids exposing their vulnerabilities on Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat? Do we want them to think a screen is the correct receptacle for their heartbreaks or triumphs? Do we want our children to spend more time tagging their experiences than actually experiencing them?

Life After Death: When Looks Are Deceiving

Melissa Gould | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Gould

I know in time, things will feel better. It really does help heal. I still have some really sad days. I have some incredibly happy days, too. On a lot of days, I feel both. But still I grieve... which for now, is exactly what I need to do.

An Effective 'Workout'

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

In these times of health, wellness and fitness... where everyone is clocking their steps, movements, repetitions, gym hours and/or yoga positions......

The Tracks of Men's Tears

Michael Kimmel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Michael Kimmel

Modern masculinity is measured not by a stoicism that makes us resemble an inanimate object (a rock, a pillar) but by a capacity for feeling, a capacity to be moved -- even moved to tears. It may once have been true that, as the Cure sang, "Boys don't cry." But not anymore. Today, real men cry.

3 Ways to Manage Anxiety: Advice From My Daughter - by Kristi Jo Jedlicki

Kindness Blog | Posted 03.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

As I recover from this latest battle with the anxiety, I am looking for the lessons it has to offer me. Two of the greatest lessons are to be kinder to myself and to take my daughter's advice more often, as she is both kind and wise indeed.

Crying Babies and Other Beautiful Blessings in Life

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Aimee Heckel

Babies don't yet know how to hide their hearts and concoct masks. They are not afraid of looking stupid. They don't know judgment. What you see on a baby's face is the closest glimpse inside the human soul as possible.

Nervous Laughter, Tears of Joy

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.06.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Everyone has witnessed or experienced discordant expressions -- crying at a wedding, growling at the sight of a newborn baby, screaming in the presence of a teen idol. Are these inappropriate emotional expressions simply embarrassing aberrations? What psychological purpose could they serve?

40 Ways to Practice Self-Kindness

Kindness Blog | Posted 11.26.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

As we all know modern life can be very stressful. With so many demands on our time, through juggling family, work and friends, it can be a little difficult to give ourselves the attention that we really need and deserve.

Don't Act Like You Don't Hear The Baby Crying!

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

It's amazing what a lack of sleep will do to a person. I don't know about you, but no sleep for me equals psychopath. Well, psychopath is a bit strong of a word. I'll go with lunatic.

Regarding My Altercation With The Security Guard At A Mississippi Rest Stop

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 09.21.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

Parenting kids... man, it rocks you to the core. You think pushing them out is gonna be the hard part -- they call it labor for a reason. But that is a Disney cruise compared to the years that follow.

Sadness: You're Doing It Wrong (Why I'm Mad at Crying)

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pesoli

It's not for me to judge how you process any disappointment you may have experienced as a result of the narrow-minded approach to emotional health evidenced by that test. But when it comes to the emotional intelligence you evidenced by your quiz answer, you get an A+ in my book.

Permission to Cry

Sara Goldfarb | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldfarb

nd then I knew. She didn't need me to tell her it was going to be OK. Or to stop crying. Or to move on. She needed permission to feel it.

5 Sneaky Reasons You're Crying All The Time

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

We all cry for different reasons. For some of us, it takes a tragedy to set us off. For others, a scene from "The Notebook" is enough to bring on the ...

When Depressed, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Risa Sugarman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Risa Sugarman

My psychiatrist has told me I am a "person of integrity," and I am finally beginning to believe her. I can only conquer this race by continuing to take my meds and actively doing the hard work in therapy. The ups and downs will continue, and I have to simply roll with it.

Ease Parenting Challenges With These Two Simple Words

Elycia Rubin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Elycia Rubin

I'm not claiming "No Biggy!" is foolproof, but it's definitely been an effective tool for everyone in our family. Sometimes, a little levity is all you need to change your perspective.

Earning My Maternal Instincts

Dr. Jessica Michaelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jessica Michaelson

It was my third day of being a mother, and our first night home from the hospital. My husband, son and I were up at 2:00 a.m., all desperate to decode why he (the baby, not my husband) was crying so loudly and incessantly.

The Best and Worst Places to Cry in New York City

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

I randomly ducked into the Bank of America for a place to cry today and I am very happy I did. The ATM line was luckily very long so I hopped in and cried until it was my turn to use the machine (about 6 minutes). A very average, basic, no-frills, in and out place to cry.