Caroline Beaton

mind

Your Brain Can be Tricked Into Thinking an Experience Is Meaningful

We search for it in in art, relationships, religion—but meaning is actually made inside of our brains.
Caroline Beaton
1.30.18
mental health

You Don't Have to be 'Tortured' to Be an Artist

Sadness isn't the only creative fuel.
Caroline Beaton
12.22.17
mental health

Stressed Out Kids Are More Likely to Become Bad Decision Makers

Childhood stress affects you long after you've moved out of the house.
Caroline Beaton
12.8.17
On Edge

A 4-Day Work Week Isn't Necessarily Better for You

Those long weekends would come with a pretty big catch.
Caroline Beaton
12.5.17
mental health

You Don't Need Mantras and Chakras and All That New Age Crap to Meditate

A lifelong skeptic became the kind of guy who meditates two hours a day.
Caroline Beaton
12.4.17
Eat This

Why Does the First Bite of Ice Cream Taste Better Than the Last?

It has to do with something called “sensory specific satiety.”
Caroline Beaton
11.17.17
anxiety

Is Anxiety a White-People Thing?

Either there are significant differences in how races feel—or significant improvements needed in how we research them.
Caroline Beaton
11.9.17
Mind Games

Women Are More Likely to Outlive Their Savings Than Men

Your gender could influence how you stash your money away.
Caroline Beaton
10.25.17
mental health

Being in Debt Could Seriously Screw With Your Mental Health

The longer you have until you've paid off your debt, the more anxious you're likely to be.
Caroline Beaton
10.9.17
mental health

Anxiety and Stress Are Messing With Your Good Looks

Your worries can lead to weight gain and rapid aging.
Caroline Beaton
9.20.17
mental health

Narcissists Are Sick, Stressed, and Insecure

They put up a self-satisfied front that shatters every time something goes wrong.
Caroline Beaton
9.19.17
mental health

You're Probably Psychologically Sabotaging Your Own Health

If you think you're unhealthy, you're more likely to become unhealthy.
Caroline Beaton
8.23.17
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