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Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Why Crying is Good for You

The Benefits of Tears (Link)


Most people feel better after a good cry. (At least most women do.) After shedding tears, there is generally a feeling of relief and renewed strength to face difficult situations. But new evidence suggests that there may be more to crying than just expressing feelings. Scientific research has found that tears produced by emotional crying, may be one of the ways that the body disposes of toxic substances. (Read more)


Further reading:
The miracle of tears
Understanding Tears and Tantrums
HAVE A GOOD CRY


7 comments:

Judy Abbott said...

i hate crying, i hate tears, i hate seeing others cry specially elder ones.

no matter how many researches prove that crying is good.. it will never make me agree.

Blue Ice Envy said...

I cry a lot but I hate it, it doesn't make me feel better and it gives me a headache! When I start crying I don't know how to stop!!!

tony said...

only in the last year or so did i realize that for the first chunk of my life, i never cried. but once those floodgates opened...

here's something i wrote about it.
thought i'd share it:

t u e s d a y s: i wish it would rain

iRise said...

Really? Then my body must be 100% toxic free... :) Hehe...

SOS! said...

isn't it great when you shed a tear watching oprah?

I ♥ pink Sugar said...

I agree, crying does make you feel better...
but some people use and abuse crying! they become weepers!!!

Anonymous said...

i agree with pink.. most of you girls must be whiners.