Sadness

The Benefits of Not Holding Back on Crying

Holding back on crying or holding back tears during difficult times denies an escape for your emotions. Tears are a way to purge negative emotions so that they don’t lodge inside ourselves and then come out as stress, depression, pain,…

Forget Your Pain to Start Over

Life is full of emotions, and sadly, also pain. There are moments that can overwhelm you and paralyze you, but you must forget your pain to truly start over. The emotions that are related to it are fear and sadness.…

8 Steps to Stop Being a Sad Person

At some point in our lives, we have all felt sad. Although we do not like to experience it, sadness is a natural emotion. Actually, it’s even useful. However, too much sadness can get in the way of who we…

Can You Overcome Sadness with Natural Foods?

Did you know that you can overcome sadness naturally by means of diet and some natural remedies such as Bach flowers or essential oils? Discover how to feel full of joy, energy and optimism again without having to turn to medication. 

5 Tips to Help Cope with Emotional Pain

Emotions affect people deeply and can cause a great amount of suffering if they’re not managed properly. That’s why it’s important to know some key ways to deal with emotional pain. These will keep you from sinking down into despair even…

Team Up with a Dog to Fight Homesickness

Nostalgia is the pain or unease you feel after losing someone or something that you loved. According to Freud, when this happens you think that a part of yourself has left with them, and so this emotion can go downhill even…

How Crying Is Good for You

Crying is good for you. If you don’t cry, your body will suffer the consequences. If you keep it all in and hold in all your problems, you could end up exploding. We weren’t designed to harbor emotions without expressing…

Learning to Selflessly Cope with Death

Losing someone close to us is a part of life. In fact, if there’s anything sure in this life, it’s death. While some cultures celebrate death and others consider it the liberation of one’s soul, our culture sees it as a…

The Key Difference Between Sadness and Depression

Sadness and depression aren’t the same, even though a lot of people use these terms interchangeably. While sadness is a normal human emotion, depression is a mental health issue. Most people aren’t trained to recognize the difference between sadness and…

Sometimes Crying Isn’t A Sign of Weakness

Sometimes you just get tired. You reach the limits of your strength and you let go. But sometimes crying isn’t a sign of weakness. It doesn’t always mean you’re giving up. Sometimes there’s nothing to do but just give yourself that release,…