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Owning It: The Anxiety Podcast

Caroline Foran

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Owning It: The Anxiety Podcast

Owning It: The Anxiety Podcast

Caroline Foran

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From the number one non-fiction bestseller, comes Owning It: The Anxiety Podcast - with everything you need to hear to get on top of your anxiety. This practical and relaxed series explores everything from what anxiety is and why it happens to us, how our brains work and why it''s actually very normal to the various tools and techniques necessary for owning it. Author Caroline Foran shares her story, along with some expert input, in an attempt to help you show your anxiety who's boss. Most importantly, this is a series that tackles the reality of anxiety from a refreshing and relatable perspective.

Latest Episodes

Owning It: The Books That Helped My Anxiety + Ujjayi Breathing Exercise

In another of my shorter solo episodes that make up season 3, I wanted to talk through some of the books that had the biggest impact on me when it came to my own management and understanding of anxiety, as well as changing my perspective on it and allowing me to get to a place where the idea of owning it was possible. Also within this episode I offer a simple breathing exercise utilising the Ujjayi breathing technique that is my absolute favourite when I need instant calmness in my body. I hope you find it helpful. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20 MIN3 d ago
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Owning It: The Books That Helped My Anxiety + Ujjayi Breathing Exercise

Owning It: Step by step guide to regaining control in an anxious wave

In this solo episode, I talk through exactly what I do when I feel anxiety rising, which happened again just last week. I talk you through my practise of taking pen to paper, exactly what kind of questions I ask myself and how I put myself back in the driving seat which helps to ease the anxiety massively. The most important thing? Employing the Assess and Address technique and asking yourself 'what vulnerability factors are at play here?' I hope you find this episode helpful. Please support the series with the price of a cup of coffee over on www.patreon.com/carolineforan or if you can't do that, get your hands on one of my books or simply share the series with someone who you think might find it helpful. Thanks so much See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Owning It: Step by step guide to regaining control in an anxious wave

3 Practical Ways To Manage Working From Home Anxiety During Lockdown

In this solo episode, the 6th of this season which is more geared towards helping us cope better during Covid-19, I take a look at some recent research that has emerged about how we are getting on working from home. Unfortunately, there is a huge increase in anxiety for several reasons, and that's understandable and okay but there are things we can do to put us back in the driving seat which will positively impact your symptoms of anxiety. Couple these with the mindset approaches we've been working on throughout this series and you will notice an improvement as your are shifting your focus towards what you can control and away from dwelling on that which you can't. Please tip the series over on Patreon if you are finding it helpful; it makes such a massive difference and allows me to keep sharing this content for free. www.patreon.com/CarolineForan and if you'd like to buy Owning It or The Confidence Kit (my two books on which this series is based) you will find them easily on Amazon or most online retailers. Thanks and take care. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

18 MIN2 w ago
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3 Practical Ways To Manage Working From Home Anxiety During Lockdown

OWNING IT: 8 Things We Get Wrong About Anxiety

In this solo episode, alongside a therapeutic breathing exercise to help relax the mind and body as you listen, I offer 8 common misconceptions we can have about anxiety that serve only to enhance the anxiety itself. These are 8 beliefs I held that quite literally held me back from getting to a point of owning it and feeling better. I hope these will be helpful reminders for you too, especially as we navigate our way through the pandemic. If you find the series helpful and want to support it financially, please tip the price of a cup of coffee to the show over on my patreon page, patreon.com/carolineforan - it is much appreciated! Buy Owning It the book or The Confidence Kit book here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MIN3 w ago
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OWNING IT: 8 Things We Get Wrong About Anxiety

Owning It: What is Comfortable Neutrality and why is it important for anxiety?

Another solo episode as part of season 3. This time I am introducing you to the concept of Comfortable Neutrality which is essential for increasing confidence and an incredibly helpful tool for down-regulating our anxiety response. It is an idea put forward in my second book The Confidence Kit (which is out now in the US/Canada but called 'You Got This') and once you wrap your head around it you can start to practise it daily. This episode also includes a meditative body scan. If you'd like to support the series please tip the podcast at www.patreon.com/carolineforan or purchase either Owning It (Own It in the US) or The Confidence Kit (You Got This in the US) or pre-order NAKED which is all about the power of vulnerability and is due for release next January. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINAPR 27
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Owning It: What is Comfortable Neutrality and why is it important for anxiety?

OWNING IT: How to approach financial anxiety

For this episode I am joined by financial expert and author of How to be Good with Money, Eoin McGee. Right now financial anxiety might be an issue for a lot more of us than would normally be the case, thanks to the impact of the pandemic. It's certainly something I am feeling and as such it's something I wanted advice on. Knowing how to manage financial anxiety, with practical steps, will not only be helpful now but always stand to us should we ever find ourselves struggling against this very tangible vulnerability factor. Support Owning It The Anxiety Podcast here on Patreon, and a huge thank you in advance. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42 MINAPR 20
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OWNING IT: How to approach financial anxiety

Owning It: What is a 'stretch zone experience' and why is it important?

Hi guys, in this second episode of season 3 I am drilling down into some of the content explored in my second book, The Confidence Kit. I am looking at the comfort zone model and the importance of what's called a stretch zone experience when it comes to owning our anxiety and building our confidence. I talk through the ideal scenario so that we are not feeling excessive anxiety at any point but are not so stuck in our comfort zones that we are not growing our challenging our anxiety so as to ensure it doesn't own us. Support the podcast on patreon here. WWW.PATREON.COM/CAROLINEFORAN Buy The Confidence Kit here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINAPR 13
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Owning It: What is a 'stretch zone experience' and why is it important?

Owning It: Why your anxiety makes perfect sense

Hello dear listener and welcome back to season 3 of Owning It The Anxiety Podcast. I am back a little sooner than planned with slightly different episodes than planned and for that we can blame the pandemic, hurrah! I know anxiety is at an all time high right now so I want to be there for people who need reassurance via the podcast. For season 3 it will be just me releasing weekly short episodes that will offer a coping mechanism, a how-to or something useful that I hope will help you to feel more at ease not just during the pandemic but outside of it too. These are anxiety management skills that have turned my life around and often they are very simple. First up I want to reach out to anyone who has maybe never experienced anxiety before and is feeling unnerved by its presence or for those who thought they were doing fine and suddenly feel its weight again. This 20 minute episode will reassure you that whatever you are feeling is A-OK. Thanks for supporting me if you already have b...

20 MINAPR 6
Comments
Owning It: Why your anxiety makes perfect sense

Owning It: Covid19 anxiety coping skills

While I'm in between seasons but we are in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic which is all kinds of anxiety inducing, I wanted to create this short 8 minute long coping skills episode that also plays like a meditation that will soothe your anxiety and give you practical advice to implement once you've finished listening. This is a tough time and the anxiety that goes with it is enormous. Understanding the anxiety and how much sense it makes, not trying not to feel it and not berating ourselves for the fact that we feel anxious about this is key to coping. Work with it and then set boundaries in place. All advice within this 8 minute episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

8 MINMAR 15
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Owning It: Covid19 anxiety coping skills

OWNING IT: Pregnancy and anxiety

This is the final episode of season 2 but worry not I will be back before you know it with season 3. This episode explores anxiety and pregnancy as I am currently pregnant. You don't have to be pregnant to find this helpful but if you are anxious about the prospect of having kids or becoming pregnant - especially dealing with morning sickness - you might find this useful. PRE ORDER MY NEW BOOK HERE Support me on patreon here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

26 MINMAR 4
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OWNING IT: Pregnancy and anxiety

Latest Episodes

Owning It: The Books That Helped My Anxiety + Ujjayi Breathing Exercise

In another of my shorter solo episodes that make up season 3, I wanted to talk through some of the books that had the biggest impact on me when it came to my own management and understanding of anxiety, as well as changing my perspective on it and allowing me to get to a place where the idea of owning it was possible. Also within this episode I offer a simple breathing exercise utilising the Ujjayi breathing technique that is my absolute favourite when I need instant calmness in my body. I hope you find it helpful. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Owning It: The Books That Helped My Anxiety + Ujjayi Breathing Exercise

Owning It: Step by step guide to regaining control in an anxious wave

In this solo episode, I talk through exactly what I do when I feel anxiety rising, which happened again just last week. I talk you through my practise of taking pen to paper, exactly what kind of questions I ask myself and how I put myself back in the driving seat which helps to ease the anxiety massively. The most important thing? Employing the Assess and Address technique and asking yourself 'what vulnerability factors are at play here?' I hope you find this episode helpful. Please support the series with the price of a cup of coffee over on www.patreon.com/carolineforan or if you can't do that, get your hands on one of my books or simply share the series with someone who you think might find it helpful. Thanks so much See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Owning It: Step by step guide to regaining control in an anxious wave

3 Practical Ways To Manage Working From Home Anxiety During Lockdown

In this solo episode, the 6th of this season which is more geared towards helping us cope better during Covid-19, I take a look at some recent research that has emerged about how we are getting on working from home. Unfortunately, there is a huge increase in anxiety for several reasons, and that's understandable and okay but there are things we can do to put us back in the driving seat which will positively impact your symptoms of anxiety. Couple these with the mindset approaches we've been working on throughout this series and you will notice an improvement as your are shifting your focus towards what you can control and away from dwelling on that which you can't. Please tip the series over on Patreon if you are finding it helpful; it makes such a massive difference and allows me to keep sharing this content for free. www.patreon.com/CarolineForan and if you'd like to buy Owning It or The Confidence Kit (my two books on which this series is based) you will find them easily on Amazon or most online retailers. Thanks and take care. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

18 MIN2 w ago
Comments
3 Practical Ways To Manage Working From Home Anxiety During Lockdown

OWNING IT: 8 Things We Get Wrong About Anxiety

In this solo episode, alongside a therapeutic breathing exercise to help relax the mind and body as you listen, I offer 8 common misconceptions we can have about anxiety that serve only to enhance the anxiety itself. These are 8 beliefs I held that quite literally held me back from getting to a point of owning it and feeling better. I hope these will be helpful reminders for you too, especially as we navigate our way through the pandemic. If you find the series helpful and want to support it financially, please tip the price of a cup of coffee to the show over on my patreon page, patreon.com/carolineforan - it is much appreciated! Buy Owning It the book or The Confidence Kit book here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MIN3 w ago
Comments
OWNING IT: 8 Things We Get Wrong About Anxiety

Owning It: What is Comfortable Neutrality and why is it important for anxiety?

Another solo episode as part of season 3. This time I am introducing you to the concept of Comfortable Neutrality which is essential for increasing confidence and an incredibly helpful tool for down-regulating our anxiety response. It is an idea put forward in my second book The Confidence Kit (which is out now in the US/Canada but called 'You Got This') and once you wrap your head around it you can start to practise it daily. This episode also includes a meditative body scan. If you'd like to support the series please tip the podcast at www.patreon.com/carolineforan or purchase either Owning It (Own It in the US) or The Confidence Kit (You Got This in the US) or pre-order NAKED which is all about the power of vulnerability and is due for release next January. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINAPR 27
Comments
Owning It: What is Comfortable Neutrality and why is it important for anxiety?

OWNING IT: How to approach financial anxiety

For this episode I am joined by financial expert and author of How to be Good with Money, Eoin McGee. Right now financial anxiety might be an issue for a lot more of us than would normally be the case, thanks to the impact of the pandemic. It's certainly something I am feeling and as such it's something I wanted advice on. Knowing how to manage financial anxiety, with practical steps, will not only be helpful now but always stand to us should we ever find ourselves struggling against this very tangible vulnerability factor. Support Owning It The Anxiety Podcast here on Patreon, and a huge thank you in advance. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42 MINAPR 20
Comments
OWNING IT: How to approach financial anxiety

Owning It: What is a 'stretch zone experience' and why is it important?

Hi guys, in this second episode of season 3 I am drilling down into some of the content explored in my second book, The Confidence Kit. I am looking at the comfort zone model and the importance of what's called a stretch zone experience when it comes to owning our anxiety and building our confidence. I talk through the ideal scenario so that we are not feeling excessive anxiety at any point but are not so stuck in our comfort zones that we are not growing our challenging our anxiety so as to ensure it doesn't own us. Support the podcast on patreon here. WWW.PATREON.COM/CAROLINEFORAN Buy The Confidence Kit here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINAPR 13
Comments
Owning It: What is a 'stretch zone experience' and why is it important?

Owning It: Why your anxiety makes perfect sense

Hello dear listener and welcome back to season 3 of Owning It The Anxiety Podcast. I am back a little sooner than planned with slightly different episodes than planned and for that we can blame the pandemic, hurrah! I know anxiety is at an all time high right now so I want to be there for people who need reassurance via the podcast. For season 3 it will be just me releasing weekly short episodes that will offer a coping mechanism, a how-to or something useful that I hope will help you to feel more at ease not just during the pandemic but outside of it too. These are anxiety management skills that have turned my life around and often they are very simple. First up I want to reach out to anyone who has maybe never experienced anxiety before and is feeling unnerved by its presence or for those who thought they were doing fine and suddenly feel its weight again. This 20 minute episode will reassure you that whatever you are feeling is A-OK. Thanks for supporting me if you already have b...

20 MINAPR 6
Comments
Owning It: Why your anxiety makes perfect sense

Owning It: Covid19 anxiety coping skills

While I'm in between seasons but we are in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic which is all kinds of anxiety inducing, I wanted to create this short 8 minute long coping skills episode that also plays like a meditation that will soothe your anxiety and give you practical advice to implement once you've finished listening. This is a tough time and the anxiety that goes with it is enormous. Understanding the anxiety and how much sense it makes, not trying not to feel it and not berating ourselves for the fact that we feel anxious about this is key to coping. Work with it and then set boundaries in place. All advice within this 8 minute episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

8 MINMAR 15
Comments
Owning It: Covid19 anxiety coping skills

OWNING IT: Pregnancy and anxiety

This is the final episode of season 2 but worry not I will be back before you know it with season 3. This episode explores anxiety and pregnancy as I am currently pregnant. You don't have to be pregnant to find this helpful but if you are anxious about the prospect of having kids or becoming pregnant - especially dealing with morning sickness - you might find this useful. PRE ORDER MY NEW BOOK HERE Support me on patreon here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

26 MINMAR 4
Comments
OWNING IT: Pregnancy and anxiety
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