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Owning it: Your Bullsh*t-Free Guide to Living with Anxiety

By Caroline Foran

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For those facing the same struggle, Caroline explores exactly what anxiety is, its triggers and the various treatments - from CBT, acupuncture, diet and the often debated role of medication - that worked for her. With honesty, humour and a bullsh*t free perspective, Owning It is a no-frills account of anxiety from the front line.

'Offers a frank and funny approach to the ins and outs of anxiety - what it is, why it happens, and how to manage it. I love Caroline Foran's message of self-acceptance and leaning into mental illness rather than trying to outrun it. Highly recommended!' Sarah Knight, bestselling author of Calm the F**k Down

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER - A bullsh*t free perspective and a no-frills account of anxiety from the front line.

Through the filtered lens of social media, it may seem like life's a peach, but for lots of people - journalist and author Caroline Foran included - anxiety is always bubbling beneath the surface. Here, she chronicles her experiences. From being unable to cope with the thought of venturing outside, to walking away from her fast-paced job, to the different, and sometimes controversial, treatments available - from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to acupuncture to medication - Caroline shows us how she eventually found a way of owning her anxiety so that it doesn't own her.
With extensive research and help from the experts, Owning It is written with honesty and a bullsh*t-free perspective; consider it your ultimate, practical guide that aims to get you feeling good again.

Biographical Notes

Formerly of IMAGE Publications (and entertainment.ie, where she was the Editor), Caroline Foran is now a freelance lifestyle journalist working in Dublin, and also runs her own digital publishing venture, GAFFInteriors.ie.
Prior to her career in media, she obtained a degree in Communications and a Masters in Film & TV, both from DCU.
She is the author of Owning It and The Confidence Kit, both Irish bestsellers.

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