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20 Things To Say To Your Child Instead Of 'Don't Cry'

Roma Kitty Norriss | Posted 11.15.2016 | Parents
Roma Kitty Norriss

What if every time your child cries or tantrums, they are actually doing something highly worthwhile? We don't always appreciate it when our children ...

'Crying Screen' Let's You Cry In Public Like You've Always Dreamed!

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.24.2016 | Comedy

Sometimes, life throws you a wicked curveball that hits you square in the face, and your first instinct is to curl up and cry the tears of a thousand ...

6 Battles I'm Glad I Stopped Picking With My Toddler

Jennifer S. White | Posted 10.17.2016 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

Parenting is exactly why the phrase “pick your battles” was invented. However, not everything has to be a battleground. Instead, some aspects of r...

Crying As An Evolutionary Advance

Jan Phillips | Posted 08.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jan Phillips

I encouraged crying. I think we cry when we're in the presence of truth. I think cry-talking is what happens when the soul is in on the conversation. Tears are part of the body's purification system. They are sacramental, like baptismal waters.

Best Mentor Ever Tells Boy ‘It’s OK To Cry’ In Moving Viral Video

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Good News

A man is offering kids a shoulder to cry on. The viral video above features a martial arts instructor telling a boy named Bruce “It’s OK to cry”...

Like A Girl

Zoha Qamar | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Zoha Qamar

The deep brown shade that glazed the wood was almost heavier than the door. It melted the light that snuck in via the stained glass of glittering gold and grassy green into hues and shadows that crashed by the waves of my shivering feet.

Laugh, Think, Cry: A Philosophy for Life

Ken Budd | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Budd

"Number one is laugh--you should laugh every day. Number two is think--you should spend some time in thought. And number three is, you should have your emotions moved to tears--it could be happiness or joy. But think about it: If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heckuva day."

JetBlue's 'FlyBabies' Misses The Mark

Shawna Kaszer | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Shawna Kaszer

Are we beginning to lose our humanity? JetBlue's recent FlyBabies promotion really disturbed me. It seems to me that marketing over the years has t...

Tears of a Clown

Bryan Behar | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Bryan Behar

I'll be honest, I've finally reached an age where I've come to accept that I'm not like everybody else. I play ping pong with a two-handed, Tracy Aust...

Big Boys Should Cry

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

So women, support your man when he seems to need to cry. Encourage him, and reinforce this behavior so he continues to express his feelings. That opens the door to talk about emotions and should help him become a more sharing man as well as more openly expressive of feelings.

Emotional Showers Bring Mental Flowers

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rupa Mehta

Spring, the season of renewal is a perfect time to explore how to access and express these emotions. Here are a few reasons why expressing your emotions physically can actually strengthen you.

The 30 Reasons Why Our Kids Cried Today

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 04.01.2016 | Parents
Kristen Hewitt

I'm not quite sure how single moms do it, every day of their life, but I have learned that weekends are hard by yourself. I know that not feeling well added to the particularly teary day, but just curious, have you ever had a day like this?

A Kleenex Salute to the Helping Professions

Amanda Redhead | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact
Amanda Redhead

For all of you in helping professions of all kinds- I raise my soggy Kleenex in salute to you. May you live to fight another day and not be ashamed to purge the pain when you have to, in whatever way works for you. You are amazing.

Learning to Cry

Sarah Nechamkin | Posted 03.29.2016 | Religion
Sarah Nechamkin

With that solitude came a new willingness to allow myself to just be, to take time to do something not because I have to, but because I want to wrap myself up in a narrative that will both warm me and prick me, tug at my heartstrings and sting my senses.

When the Tears Flow at Work

Heather Furby | Posted 03.22.2017 | Business
Heather Furby

Life at work can be difficult. The office, whether corporate or a spare closet at home, is where we spend much of our time. Work is the cause of many of our frustrations. And yet, showing tears as a form of emotion is generally not seen as a powerful move in business.

'Since My Toddler Was Born, I Have Become Too Empathic'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.12.2017 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Your new sensitivity isn't necessarily a bad thing, and it's pretty common to become more emotional about upsetting stories about kids when you become a parent.

Adorable Baby Is Moved To Tears While Listening To Mom Sing

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents

An extremely cute baby appears to be moved to tears by his mom's beautiful singing voice in a video currently going viral. In the clip above, you can ...

Finding Love in the Morning Mirror Fog

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 12.14.2016 | Women
Heather Gillis-Harris

They either want to give it or don't. Does it suck when you've opened up your heart because you were led to believe this was more than a casual affair? Hell yeah! But I have to believe that there is someone out there who will finally get it, who will match my depth.

These Are The Best Movies To Watch When You Need An Ugly Cry

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.28.2016 | Entertainment

It's the holiday season, and the combination of eggnog, family, travel and gloomy weather may make you a little weepy. But if you need some cover for ...

For 1 Month, This Guy Wrote Down Everything That Made His Wife Cry

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.23.2015 | Weddings

Aaron Gillies and his wife Lex have been married for a year. In that time, Gillies has observed his wife's tendency to cry at just about anything and ...

Why We Need to Cry More

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 11.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Shauna Mackenzie

Whether you prefer to cry in private or if you end up breaking down in public, crying can be essential in maintaining emotional health. But why is it so important?

For All Who Lost a Loved One: 10 Ways to Cope

Toby Nwazor | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Toby Nwazor

Don't hole up in your apartment and cry forever. Get up and take a walk. You can go jogging, go to the gym or even go swimming. Exercise doesn't just make you physically fit; it also improves your mental state.

7 Reasons Why Therapy Is The Best Decision You Can Make

Cheyanne Dunn | Posted 10.14.2016 | Impact
Cheyanne Dunn

People often give me odd looks of compassion when I say that I have been in therapy since I was a young kid. They'll often ask me what happened to me that made me decide to start therapy or if my personal life is that crazy that it put me in therapy. But the truth is, it's neither of those things.

I Cried On 'Shark Tank' Last Week, And I'm Not Sorry

Mikki Bey | Posted 10.07.2016 | Women
Mikki Bey

In front of the investors and the world, my passion raged on until I could no longer contain the importance of the moment. I left everything I had on that stage, including the tears of the journey it took to get me there.

A Reminder from Tears

Alexandra Allam | Posted 10.05.2016 | College
Alexandra Allam

It is so easy to overlook the humanity in others when it's custom for people to live in thick skin. Because people can laugh off their hurt, or hide it or ignore it themselves, we often forget how deeply one another feels. Until someone cries.