crying for no reason

Everybody cries. However, crying for no reason is something different and this happens to many people due to many conditions that we are about to address. Perhaps it is anxiety, perhaps you are worried of things that you can’t control or comprehend, or perhaps it’s a reflection of the past.

If you can figure out what you are crying for, then that is a different case. But crying for no apparent reason, where you just find yourself crying in the middle of the night is something that you need to address. Some of the big questions that many people ask;

  • Why do I cry for no reason?
  • Is it okay to cry for no reason?
  • Is crying a sign of mental illness?
  • How do I stop crying randomly?

Maybe you have found yourself in this situation and you are wondering whether it is a mental illness or it’s just fine to cry. While it’s fine to cry, as we earlier mentioned, uncontrollable crying that you cannot understand is something that we are going to address.

Crying and laughter

This is another situation that brings the mix for some people. It’s a mix of laughter and crying. You find yourself in a situation where every clip that you watch trigger laughter at the same time crying. Everything that happens near you gets you into the mix. If you find yourself in this situation also, then there is something that you need to know about it.

What causes one to cry for no reason?


This condition happens to anyone. But when it gets to a point where you can cry for no reason, and you can’t understand the cause of stress, then you need to give yourself a break and go through your thoughts to find out the cause of your problem. Or even better, speak to someone that can guide you into making better choices about your condition.


This is a condition in which you find yourself in panic or you are just not comfortable with everything. You feel like you have not done enough, and this makes your heat to beat even faster or your stomach to grumble for no reason. While in this situation of helplessness anxiety, you just find yourself crying. When this happens to you, it could be an anxiety disorder that needs medication.


Maybe something just happens and you are frustrated. When you take it for some time without healing, it may grow into a depression without you even understanding. You may then find yourself in a situation where you are just angry for no reason, you feel irritated at everything, or you just cry for nothing. It is always good to talk to your doctor if you are in the same situation so that you can find the way out on how to handle what could be ailing you.

Of course, there could be other causes that can lead to this situation but it is always important to speak it out to someone that can help you. Or even better a psychological counsellor. It is a situation that is not permanent when addressed the right way.

Author info: This article was contributed by Shadrack Korir, a Founder of Utensils List, and other sites.


  • Korir Shadrack is a passionate writer, blogger, marketer, and an entrepreneur. He has been in the freelancing industry since 2015 and has mastered the art of writing, blogging, and marketing among other skills. His vision is to bring a positive impact to the society and make it more habitable.