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Tears Of Joy, Tears Of Pain

Adina Ciment | Posted 08.22.2016 | Parents
Adina Ciment

It might just be a consequence of getting older. My kids are going off to college, to camp, to higher grades in high school. The family dynamic is shifting in subtle ways and I am home in an empty house on more occasions than I could ever remember.

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...

A Mother's Tears

Christine Zgaljic | Posted 04.25.2016 | Parents
Christine Zgaljic

You see, the things is, you can't stop time. It is the part of life that happens when you least expect it. It is how you spend your time that is the key to life. This makes me smile for our future is a blank slate. Crying is a part of motherhood we can't escape. But the wonder and awe of the future is what brightens my days. And the little smiles that greet me every morning.

Students Move Teacher To Tears With His First Birthday Cake In Years

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.15.2016 | Good News

It was a throwaway remark that sparked a beautiful act of kindness. Kyle Simpler told his students at Burleson High School in Burleson, Texas, this we...

Alzheimer's Journal: Tears for Yesterday

Marie Marley | Posted 02.06.2016 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was about to burst into tears and sit there sobbing. I looked up at the ceiling and around the room to distract myself. I didn't want to make a scene in front of Ed, the staff and the other residents. She kept right on playing and I kept struggling to keep the tears at bay.

The Broken Crib -- Future Loss Experienced Through Divorce

Leah Dillon | Posted 02.05.2016 | Divorce
Leah Dillon

Rivers of tears. Rivers and rivers, accompanied by some sniffling, and a wet hand trying to smear away the bursting streams that flooded - refusing to cease. My tears.

Three Reasons Good Girls Like Bad Boys

Leah Dillon | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Leah Dillon

It happens all the time, without fail. The sweetest girl goes for that terrible worthless bad boy - AGAIN! She has so much to offer, the perfect catch...

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 ...

Lady Gaga Fights Back Tears During Emotional Speech

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.19.2015 | Entertainment

No need for a poker face here. Lady Gaga was honored as Woman of the Year during Billboard's Women in Music event on Dec. 11, and on Friday we finally...

The Power of Tears

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Is there someone going through a hard time you've been propping up with your good intentions? Who is this person? Are you willing, the next time you meet with him or her, to stop trying to save them from their pain and simply let them feel what there is to feel?

Ishtar and Tammuz

Austen Petersen | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
Austen Petersen

Yesterday, I told the story of Ishtar and Tammuz as our Wisdom Story. You've probably heard of the Ishtar Gate, currently in the Pergamon Museum in B...

An Unforgettable Lesson in Forgiveness

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Forgiveness is a process, not an event. It doesn't occur in a single moment, but rather over time, and often not as quickly as it did for Ashton. Perhaps if we were all more able to see the world through the eyes of a little child, it would.

What I Never Want to Forget...

Tammy L. Coia | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty
Tammy L. Coia

To located a specific memory becomes difficult as I am finding my cerebral cortex becoming hazy. Out of the millions upon millions of memories, my retrievals are becoming less and less.

I Couldn't Stop

Tammy L. Coia | Posted 10.29.2015 | Fifty
Tammy L. Coia

I couldn't stop. The tears were streaming down my face, I couldn't breathe. I was stuck. Literally stuck. Was this a panic attack? Panic attack? I don't have panic attacks!

Why Do My Eyes Tear Up When I Yawn?

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 09.02.2016 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

When you see someone yawn, you might yawn too and something else may also happen. You might shed a tear or two.

Girl Realizes She's Going To Be A Big Sister, Dissolves In Happy Tears

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.02.2015 | Parents

It took just 10 words to trigger an outpouring of emotion from Lilia, a girl in the U.K. who celebrated her seventh birthday last week: "Lots of love ...

Here's Scientific Evidence That Crying Can Be Therapeutic

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Feeling bad? Sometimes having a good cry is all that it takes to lift your spirits. New research shows that while shedding a few tears leads to a d...

Just A Butterfly Drinking Some Turtle Tears

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.13.2015 | Science

When you can't find unicorn tears (and who can these days?), take a page out of the butterfly playbook and seek out the nearest turtle. These Julia bu...

Thinking and Tears

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The thought of young mothers discovering poisons in their breast milk froze me in place while tears filled my eyes. The young mothers are not alone. The entire world is worthy of tears.

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.

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... I...

One Rabbi's Response to the Chapel Hill Shootings

Rabbi Eric Solomon | Posted 05.24.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Eric Solomon

Originally, I had grand visions of how our Muslim-Jewish dialogue would change the world. But, suddenly, on a soccer field turned funeral chapel, I realized that "world-changing" was beside the point. I was there simply to deliver God's love to friends in agonizing pain.

Crying Isn't Just For Babies

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.10.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

There's a powerful cleansing release that comes with tears. I am not embarrassed or ashamed when I cry, and the only reason I won't speak at my mother's funeral next week is because I don't want the snot running down my chin to be a distraction.

Am I Allowed To Forget?

Elea Acheson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
Elea Acheson

I bicycled 1,200 miles of this coast in the fall of 2009. My 6-year-old son died that summer, and I was alone for the first time in my life. Not the alone that you find in a quiet moment with a cup of tea and a book. I mean the alone that follows you into crowded rooms and pushes everyone away.

Grief Is Not Broken

Elea Acheson | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Elea Acheson

Grief is not broken, and it doesn't need fixing. Maybe that's why people are so scared of grief, because the word "broken" is used so often. Broken is a horrible thing. Broken is something that may mend, but will never heal. Broken will always leave scars to remind us of the pain.