About Me

This is my professional website with details of what I do and how we might work together. If you are looking for my writing and my personal blog, head to mindandbeauty.ie

Caroline-5Caroline Foran is the number 1 international bestselling author of Owning It and The Confidence Kit. Her third book – NAKED: Ten Truths To Change Your Life – will be published in May 2020. Caroline is also a number 1 podcaster, award-winning journalist and public speaker.

BOOKS

NAKED: Ten Truths To Change Your Life is Caroline’s third book to be published with Hachette in May 2020. This book follows a similar, no-frills structure to her previous two books as the author explores the power of vulnerability, how it can become our greatest strength, the behaviour and thought patterns that might not be serving us all that well and how we can remedy them to create the life we want. Complete with expert input and Caroline’s signature wit and personal experience, NAKED is set to be another bestseller for the Irish author. PRE-ORDER the book here.

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Owning It was her first book, chronicling her experiences with anxiety and offering her ‘Assess and Address Approach’. Following its release in May 2017, it remained at the number one spot for 16 solid weeks. She was also nominated for a Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award in the 2017 Book of the Year Awards. She didn’t win that one (sob) but she did win the Gamechanger award at the 2017 U Magazine Awards which glistens on her mantlepiece and is nominated as a ‘Thought Provoker’ for the 2018 Xpose Benefit Awards.

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The Confidence Kit – her second book  was also a bestseller and tackles our struggles with the fear of failure, the confidence gap between men and women and so much more, offering a toolkit to help give your confidence a kick up the proverbial.

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All books are being published in France, Germany, Russia and rather excitingly in the US and Canada. Owning It has been reimagined as Own It for the US release and received two incredible blurbs from two New York Times Number One Bestselling Authors – Jenny Lawson and Sarah Knight. The Confidence Kit will be retitled ‘You Got This’ for an April 2020 release.

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PODCAST

Caroline also hosts Owning It The Anxiety Podcast which went straight to number one on the iTunes charts in Ireland upon its release. You can listen to it on iTunes, Spotify and other podcast platforms. Read the 5 star reviews for this podcast here. Within its first year of being released, the series passed 1 million downloads. It has also been the number 1 health podcast across the whole of the UK. Season 3 is due for release in May 2020, coinciding with her third book publication.

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My new podcast Owning It is number one in Ireland on iTunes! 🙌🙌🙌 what a nice send off before Thailand. Thought this must be a mistake. Thrilled to be featured alongside @georgie.crawford who will be a guest of mine too soon! Thanks for the support. #OwningIt #Anxiety

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JOURNALISM

Alongside her work as an author, Caroline is a freelance journalist, writing for various key publications. Caroline has a particular interest in the areas of health and wellbeing, beauty and interiors. Her experience spans both traditional print (formerly Beauty Editor, Sunday Business Post, the Independent Weekend Mag, IMAGE Magazine) and digital publishing (IMAGE.ie, beaut.ie, entertainment.ie, LovinDublin.ie), and not forgetting a blue furry diary she used to keep, chronicling her teenage disco days. Currently she is writing for her own website mindandbeauty.ie, sharing a pregnancy bi-weekly blog series, career advice, wellbeing content and more.

GAFF INTERIORS

She also founded GAFF Interiors with business partner Jo Linehan which has become Ireland’s ultimate go-to digital destination for all things interiors. GAFF partnered with Dulux in the summer of 2017 for a series that lived on the RTE Player; The Good Room and has gone from strength to strength with numerous brand collaborations. Most recently, GAFF Interiors produced a six part podcast series called The Home Stretch which was sponsored by Bank of Ireland.

PUBLIC SPEAKING / EVENT HOSTING / BRAND COLLABORATIONS

On the back of her books, Caroline now gives corporate and creative talks on the subject of anxiety, stress management and mental health. More on that here.

She has also worked extensively with brands with whom her message aligns, including Smart Water, Lily O’Briens, Eason and more.

Whether you’re a brand looking to collaborate, a publisher, a creative agency or a PR company looking to collaborate on deadly content across a multitude of platforms, or you would like to book Caroline to speak at your event, please email her wonderful agent Amy on amy@publicityloft.com.

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