You know how, sometimes, your boss says something that really hits a nerve, or a million other things are going haywire at work, and you decide it’s time to stop by the bathroom stall for a quick little tear fest? Something about seeing your mascara winking back at you on toilet paper feels semi-unnerving (is it all over your face now, too?) yet cathartic. You then head back to your desk because you think you’re fine, but one look at your inbox, and the tears start creeping their way in again. Now you just want to cry because you’re crying.
Next time that happens, let these tips collectively come together as your anti-cry amour. Your keyboard will thank you when it remains oh-so-dry until 5 p.m., after which you can immediately head to a bar and sip away your pain: