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Wildest Moments From Past Democratic National Conventions

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics

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WATCH: Being in Your Right Mind

Brad Yates | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There may be a lot of people around of whom you are saying, "They just aren't in their right minds." Of course, we're much more able to discern that ...

TV Ambulance

Anthony Mennella | Posted 06.10.2016 | Comedy
Anthony Mennella

Have a broken TV? Shattered? Won't turn on? No matter what the problem is, the TV Ambulance are here to help! Check out what they're capable of an...

Ariana Grande - Into You - Reaction Video

Anthony Mennella | Posted 05.26.2016 | Comedy
Anthony Mennella

Ever wondered how to tell that special someone that you're into them? Ariana Grande has the solution with her newest single, Into You!

On Mad Advantage: A Letter to 'The Normals' (and to the Rest of Us)

Diane R. Wiener, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Diane R. Wiener, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

Deaf gain, rather than hearing loss, has long been theorized in capital-D-Deaf cultural spaces. Borrowing liberally from this "reframing," I wish to forward a perspective that I call "mad advantage."

Unraveling and How to Prevent It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.

What a Crazy, Quirky, Funny Adventure! Albert Up, Up and Away

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.29.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Inspired by the beloved children's book, Albert by Ole Lund Kirkegaard, this lively, animated tale whisks you on a journey that has to be seen to be b...

Who Were You? Who Are You Now? Who Will You Be?

Greg Frucci | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

This Is Who I Was... And Who I Am Now. I was alone on a small sailboat by my own choice. I was 300 miles out to sea in the Atlantic Ocean during the...

Showtime's 'Shameless' -- Ian Gallagher and Me

Paolina Milana | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paolina Milana

I am grateful for Showtime and Shameless and other programs that keep it real, and that through their portrayal, help bring about change for the better in how we treat and support people who have a mental illness as well as the people who love and care for them.

Has Grief Made You Lose Your Mind?

Megan Devine | Posted 02.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

Because we don't talk about the reality of grief in our culture, lots of grieving people think they're crazy. When my partner first died, I lost my m...

The Loneliness of Crazy Making

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

In order to manage another's crazy making behavior, you need to name and manage the painful feeling of loneliness that occurs when you are at the othe...

Texas Is So Insane It's Now Slang For Crazy In Norway

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.22.2015 | Weird News

Blame it on the rodeos, the enormous cowboy hats, the passion for high school football or the Bush dynasty: Texas is so nuts it's become synonymous wi...

5 Reasons Celebrity "iTunes Psychic" May Not Be As Crazy As He Seems

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Mark DeCarlo

To visualize and predict a person's future, Dr. Lars Dingman, the upstart Hollywood "Psychic to the Stars" from Prague, doesn't consult a crystal ball, Tarot cards or an Ouija Board. He listens to music. Random music, shuffle played by that person's - and ONLY THAT PERSON'S - digital music player.

Crazy

Francesca Milliken | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Francesca Milliken

I started cross-posting my writing on The Huffington Post Blog last November, but for the first several months no one commented on any of my pieces. ...

A Second Take on Trump

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Frank A. Weil

I stand on all I said in my August 12th post about "The Donald" (namely, that he's a blowhard who is running for President only to boost the Trump bra...

My Boyfriend Is Quite Kooky And I'm Ok With That

Hope Kumor | Posted 07.06.2016 | Women
Hope Kumor

I wouldn't change my boyfriend's odd and strange habits for the world. He's a bit off his rocker at times when he makes strange noises and licks my face, but hey, I wouldn't have it any other way. Dating a guy who isn't afraid to be a little weird is quite wonderful because it shows he's not afraid to show his true self.

9 Books That Redefine 'Crazy'

Sandra Block | Posted 05.28.2016 | Books
Sandra Block

Instead of using labels like 'crazy' to define a complex human being, these books present complicated characters who show us the nuances of mental illness.

A Single Man Reveals Why Previous Relationships Have Failed

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.07.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

When you get to be 50-plus, you've likely had more than a few relationships, and more than a few reasons why you haven't found that lifelong soulmate (who exists only in your mind). Have we failed? Not found the 'right' person? Sabotaged the relationships for reasons only shrinks can discern?

The Cross of Mental Illness

Sarah Griffith Lund | Posted 05.30.2015 | Religion
Sarah Griffith Lund

For contemporary Christian artist Mary Button, the cross is the key to connecting Jesus' ethics to modern day suffering.

5 Reasons Rejection In Online Dating Hurts So Bad

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.27.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Online dating over 50 is a petri dish for weird behaviors, a lot of it kind of fascinating. But one of the weirdest behaviors is the phenomenon of people getting their feelings hurt by, and reacting angrily to, people they haven't even met.

5 Reasons To Think Twice Before Calling A Woman 'Crazy'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.02.2014 | Women

"Crazy" remains one of those terms directed almost exclusively toward women. While men can be "passionate," "hardheaded" or "angry," none of those are...

Stigmatize Me, Fool

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Kruczyk

Depression isn't weakness. It's an illness. I think this message will make itself clearer as more people feel free to talk about it. So here I am, talking about it.

What I Learned When I Climbed a Mountain

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

Can something be awesome and horrific at the same time? Apparently, because that's what this was for me. I really hated the climbing part; it was much, much tougher than many of us imagined it would be. But it was more awesome than it was horrible.

No More Crazy Talk: Changing Usage of the C-Word

Chelsea Stephens | Posted 01.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Chelsea Stephens

Because this word is so offensive when used to describe an individual with mental illness, I would encourage people to rethink the way they use it, and to never use it as an insult to someone suffering from mental illness.

Welcome to Myanmar's (Empty) Capital City, President Obama!

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

President Obama is about to go to Myanmar for the second time in two years - #BIGDEAL alert! - but, after a recent visit to Myanmar's brand spanking new capital, Nay Pyi Taw, I was wondering: Will anyone actually be there to greet him when he gets there?