Although many people consider tears as a reflection of weakness, numerous studies show that crying boosts confidence, reduces allergy, relieves pain in rheumatoid arthritis, regulates the immune system, and affects overall well-being.
Actually, crying is boosting our mood
That emotivists are happier than other people was shown in a Dutch study due which respondents watched movies “Life Is Beautiful” and “Hachiko: A Story About a Dog both quoted high by the number of spilled tears. Just over 50 percent of respondents cried while watching the selected movies. After the film was finished, participants were asked how they felt, then again after 20 minutes, and back after 90 minutes.
The mood of those who didn’t cry did have no changes immediately after the movie, even after some time. Those who are emotionally poorly felt right after the end of the film, but their mood returned to normal after 20 minutes, and after 90 minutes their mood was better than before watching a movie.
It seems that crying acts like an emotional cleaner, researchers concluded and that it can fix the mood. Next time, take a packet of handkerchiefs in the cinema and leave a tear out of your mouth.
Five reasons why it’s good to cry
Reduces stress. Long-lasting stress increases the risk of heart attack and can damage some parts of the brain, and crying makes it easier to carry with stress and positively affects the general condition of the body. It can be seen as the initial phase of stress management, and this is a step towards better human health. Crying solves emotional luggage and all the bad emotions we have accumulated and frees up space for new, positive experiences.
Crying lowers blood pressure. It has been proven when you cry, you reduce blood preasure and heart rate.
Tears remove toxins from the body. Crying reduces the amount of poison from the body that is accumulating during stressful periods. These poisons are otherwise responsible for elevated cortisol (hormone stress), which in turn stimulates the desire for sweet, but also weight gain, diabetes, and prediabetes.
Connect with your feelings
People who cry are more honest and open. People who do not like crying are usually authentic and honest with themselves, and they do not need to hide their vulnerability from the environment. Crying shows the strength, because people often wear masks that make them look strong and brave, writes portal Aging care.
People who cry are connected with their feelings. Although the eyes of all mammals are moist, only people are crying because of emotional stress. Crying is the expression of the emotions and inner state of people. Feelings motivate us to sympathize with others and function in the community. Honestly showing emotions also helps people to be more creative.