sadness

What to Do When You’ve Got a Case of the Summertime Sads

Summer is supposed to be the best. Unlike winter, which is aggressively mad at you, summer thinks you’re the tits — it’s always down for a good…

Everything You’ve Been Told About Crying Being Good for You Is Probably Bullshit

When it comes to human tears, the scientific community mostly cries uncle. “We hardly know what happens when we cry,” says Ad Vingerhoets, a professor…

A Gentleman’s Guide to Offering Condolences

Grief is complicated. Whether the death of a loved one is expected or a complete shock, the feelings people go through are complex, confusing and…

Why Someone Asking Whether You’re in a Bad Mood Puts You in the Worst Mood Ever

If you’ve ever sulked through the day just waiting for it to be over, only for someone to walk up and comment on your bleak…