Yes, Boys Must Cry

June 11, 2015
Hosted by Dr. Paula Joyce

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How often were you told: Don't cry. You're fine. It doesn't hurt. That's enough now. Pull yourself together. Don't be a crybaby. Or maybe even: Stop crying or I'll give you something to really cry about. I'd like to think that this doesn't happen anymore, but I know better. Boys get a much heavier dose of this kind of training than girls do. We have a distorted idea of what it means to be strong. The truth is that strength develops by allowing ourselves to feel. That's what it means to be human. We must learn for ourselves and then teach our children that feelings are normal. It is not only OK to cry, it is necessary. Tears actually have a healing chemical in them. It's part of our body's wisdom and innate drive to heal. Strength is when we come out the other side, knowing that we can handle more than we ever thought possible. We must be open to all of our feelings, including pain in order to feel empathy and love. Join us Thursday to learn the importance of feeling in healing abuse.

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The best or worst place to live is in our own mind. You will learn how to weed out the negativity and to be grateful and positive in word, thought and deed, resulting in your ever-increasing happiness. Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula, The Life Doctor, has helped thousands of people improve their health, wealth and relationships through writing, coaching and speaking. Her clients attain success, achieve breakthrough thinking and enhanced productivity with her Ultimate Creative Problem Solving Process, which aligns and integrates information in both sides of the brain. Clients dissolve hidden fears and blocks, solve challenging problems and reach their goals.

Despite being told that she couldn't write creatively, paint or dance, Dr. Paula is a best-selling author, an internationally shown artist and an accomplished Argentine Tango dancer. She broke the family rules by being a working mother who did postdoctoral work at Yale and was Director of Leadership Development in a school district where she coached and trained top level executives. She overcame emotional and psychological abuse and learned to see the positive in every experience and feel the gratitude for all of it.

Dr. Paula co-authored a best-seller, Nothing But Net. Her column, Ask Dr. Paula, is in Dallas Yoga Magazine, in print and on the web. Her first e-book is 33 Tips for Self-Empowerment.

She has spoken to organizations such as: American Express Financial Services, Baylor University Medical Center and Jung Society.

Dr. Paula was in USA Today, Dallas Morning News and on national television and radio. She was named a Leading Expert and recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors.

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