Posts by Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor is a UK-based IT consultant, freelance writer and blogger. He runs a self-improvement site at TinyLittleChanges.com, and provides advice to home workers at HomeWorkingClub.com.

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How My Son Taught Me That Crying Can Boost My Mental Health

“And some days life is just hard. And some days are just rough. And some days you just gotta cry before you move forward. And all of that is okay.” ~Unknown

Over the years I’ve built myself a bit of a reputation as “the emotional one.”

I was always the first to cry at weddings, and that included my own. At that one I barely stopped throughout the ceremony! And as soon as I’m beyond the half-way point of any good holiday, it’s inevitable that a pretty epic sob is waiting in the wings.

At this point I should probably …