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Sep 24, 2019

Best-selling author and confidence queen, Caroline Foran, is on the show today helping us to assess and address how to get to the root of our anxiety. 

Caroline Foran is a freelance lifestyle journalist and cofounder of the digital publishing venture Prior to her career in media, she obtained a degree in communications and a master’s in film and TV, both from Dublin City University. Caroline lives in Dublin. She is the author of Own It and The Confidence Kit.

Caroline is a beautiful example of unending perseverance, and in this episode she reveals how to navigate our own overwhelming anxiety using tools to take back control.

In this Episode You’ll Learn: 

  • All about today’s guest, Caroline Foran [ 0:45 ]

  • How Caroline’s anxiety manifested [ 5:15 ]

  • About Caroline’s book, Own It [ 14:00 ]

  • How to use the assess and address approach [ 16:55 ]

  • Why we may benefit from medication [ 22:20 ]

  • About the importance of owning our anxiety [ 25:10 ]

  • How different generations understand anxiety [ 30:45 ]

  • Why we need to normalize mental health [ 36:10 ]

  • About Caroline’s book, The Confidence Kit [ 40:55 ]

  • What Caroline would tell a former version of herself [ 45:45 ]

Soul Shifting Quotes: 

  • “When you’re going through anxiety, you feel like you’re the only person in the world.”

  • “There is such a negative reaction to needing medication for mental health.”

  • “Embrace your vulnerability.”

  • “Mental health is something we all have.”

  • “Vulnerability is my superpower.”

Links Mentioned: 

Learn more about Nicole at her website: and be sure to follow her on Instagram: @carolineforan

Twitter: @carolineforan


Tag me in your big shifts + takeaways: @amberlilyestrom 

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