40. Crying Can be a Safety Valve - Deepstash

40. Crying Can be a Safety Valve

When we’re undergoing extreme mental or psychological stress, crying is an important action that helps protect the brain and our physical health. If we refuse to allow ourselves to cry, we end up doing what is called “repressive coping,” and it can be very bad for our health. 

Studies have linked this repressive coping tendency to lower immune system functionality, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension, as well as mental health conditions.  

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