Many of us believe that crying is sign of weakness. When we show our emotions, we are letting our guard down.  But crying serves an important purpose. Crying is good for you. Case in point…

I was talking with a couple of friends who are in the midst of medical treatment. Both of these women are successful business women who often travel for work. They each have magnetic personalities that emanate warmth and enthusiasm for life. And they are both mothers of teens. They seemed to be handling their diagnosis and treatment with bravado, both maintaining active social calendars and managing work and being moms. It’s been remarkable to see them keep it all together and manage it all. They were never without a smile because, well, crying was not an option. But underneath all these layers, they confessed that they each hit an emotional wall. Continue reading