Whether we're happy or sad, it doesn't take much to turn on the waterworks. But how and why do humans cry?
On World Mental Health Day, a philosopher explains how to learn from the stoicism of Roman philosophers.
After learning of Ishiguro's Nobel win, a literature professor recalls her 2006 interview with the writer in a London cafe.
Terrorism, confusion and fear are leaving many feeling demoralized. While not quite on the level of depression, demoralization is still something to pay attention to. Here are some ways to do that.
Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we live in an age that ignores or devalues them. But we've much to gain from feeling sad now and again.
Feeling sad while feeling pain may make the experience even more painful. Participants in a Japanese study were shown pictures…