07/08/2023 11:48 AM | Click to read full article
As we navigate life's challenges and triumphs, shedding tears is an innate and therapeutic response that transcends cultural boundaries. Crying is not a sign of weakness but rather a natural process. Shedding tears can help alleviate stress and serve as an emotional purging mechanism. As we experience emotional release through crying, our mood is uplifted, making us feel more emotionally balanced. Crying triggers the release of oxytocin, the "bonding hormone" or "love hormone."