Sadness is healthy
Sadness is a healthy and normal feeling.
You might feel sad because you:
- Feel left out
- Lost a friend
- Miss someone who has died
- Feel bad about yourself
- Are sick or in pain
Sadness is in both our minds and our bodies.
When you feel sad, you might notice:
- Pain behind your eyes
- A lumpy feeling in your throat
- Achy chest
- You cry or feel like crying
- You want to be alone
- You want to curl up in a ball
- Feeling small
The next page is about how to be sad.