Feeling stressed during the holidays? Maybe all you need is a good cry. Shedding tears is actually a process your body uses to release
There are three types of tears associated with crying; reflex, continuous and emotional. All three have the ability to heal. Reflex tears are a response to environmental stimulants such as exposure to chemical irritants, smoke
Emotional tears have the ability to improve breathing and heart rate after the crying spell, relieving the tension associated with the cause of the event.
Reflex tears contain mostly water. Continuous tears contain lubricating chemicals that keep your eyes moist and flush bacteria. Emotional tears release stress-related hormones and enhance your mood.
Have you ever heard of the expression, “I laughed until I cried?” I have a history of doing just that. In
So next time you feel all tensed up and ready to shout at someone or send an ugly email, put it on hold for a while and watch a movie first. It might be a