Tiny Tip Thursday: Have a Good Cry

Today I’m introducing a brand new video series: Tiny Tip Thursday!

I’ll be sharing quick videos with easy tips because the best advice is short and sweet.

As women, we’re overstressed and super busy, but if you bottle up your emotions for too long then you’re going to burst.

Today’s tiny tip will teach you how to release your emotions in a controlled way so you won’t lose your cool when it really counts.

Watch the video below for your tiny tip.

What things make you want to cry in a good way?

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  1. Ashley Urke | Domestic Fashionista on September 11, 2013 at 3:32 pm

    You are on to something! So this is a…thing?! Not just a coincidence! I never thought in a time of stress or frustration to do something like watch a movie that would get me to cry. I go to the ice cream or to the internet which both don’t usually help. I think I would consider sitting down for an entire movie a time waster but if I consider the time wasted being upset or drowning my sorrows else where, an hour and a half of a movie could actually lift my spirits quicker! Great tip Sage!

    • Sage Grayson on September 12, 2013 at 5:35 pm

      Thanks, Ashley! If I don’t give myself time to cry and be upset, then I see it affecting me in some other negative way. If you don’t have time for a movie, think of other things that make you cry…ASPCA commercials? Sad songs?

  2. Sarah @ Long Island Nerd on August 29, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    I love the tiny tip idea!! Your videos are always so great and this one is no exception! Crying is a really great emotional release. I went for years without crying and then eventually I gave in and cried and was shocked by how much of an emotional release it was. Sometimes I don’t need a trigger and I can just think about some things that are stressing me out and I can get my crying out then. Other times I watch movies that make me emotional and I allow myself to feel the emotions and I cry. I NEVER would cry at movies when I was younger but over the past few years I started crying way more watching movies and even some TV shows.

    • Sage Grayson on August 29, 2013 at 6:11 pm

      I had trouble letting myself cry when I was younger too, Sarah. But now it feels so refreshing to let it all out when I’m safe at home. As we get older, we have more responsibilities and stressors, and I think it’s important to have an outlet. Thanks for saying you like my videos! I have more planned. 🙂

  3. Vivienne on August 29, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    Interesting idea! I’ve never done that but I’ll think about it. I definitely get stressed and overwhelmed sometimes!

    • Sage Grayson on August 29, 2013 at 6:12 pm

      I’d go crazy if I didn’t give myself time to cry and be a mess! It makes it easier to keep going if I don’t have to bottle up my emotions. Thanks for commenting, Vivienne! 🙂

  4. Bethie the Boo on August 29, 2013 at 7:33 am

    I have to say there is something satisfying and releasing about a good cry! When I need one, I pop in my wedding DVD, that usually gets me going!

    • Sage Grayson on August 29, 2013 at 12:46 pm

      That’s a great way to cry, Beth! Happy tears can feel really good too.