Society & Culture:Personal Journals
Caroline Foran: Episode 231
Caroline Foran is the journalist and author behind the number one best-selling book ‘Owning It: Your Bullshit-Free Guide to Living with Anxiety.’ With refreshing honesty, Caroline cuts through the rubbish that surrounds conversations about mental health and speaks frankly about getting ‘woke’ to anxiety, (9:00), how it becomes embedded in childhood (15:00) and the terrifying moment when her anxiety became so severe that she thought she was suffering from ovarian cancer (28:00).
From the empowering nature of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (49:00) to why she sees social media as comparing your ‘behind-the-scenes’ with someone else’s highlights reel (30:00) and much more, this is an incredible conversation with someone who is currently at the forefront of raising open and honest mental health awareness in Ireland.
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