At India’s first “healthy crying club” in Surat, India, audience members share personal stories from their lives and cry it all out. Photo: courtesy of Kamlesh Masalawala
At India’s first “healthy crying club” in Surat, India, audience members share personal stories from their lives and cry it all out. Photo: courtesy of Kamlesh Masalawala
Wellness

Crying clubs show laughter isn’t always the best medicine – feeling sad for a while can be just as good for you as feeling happy

  • At India’s first ‘healthy crying club’, members share deeply personal stories to trigger tears and the release of feel-good chemicals in the body
  • Crying clubs originated in Japan after an entrepreneur noticed how emotional typically repressed Japanese people became in divorce ceremonies

At India’s first “healthy crying club” in Surat, India, audience members share personal stories from their lives and cry it all out. Photo: courtesy of Kamlesh Masalawala
At India’s first “healthy crying club” in Surat, India, audience members share personal stories from their lives and cry it all out. Photo: courtesy of Kamlesh Masalawala
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