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Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with Super Soul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.

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Oprah Winfrey: The Roots

There is no moving up and out in the world unless we are fully acquainted with the person we are meant to be. Whatever our calling, it?s already rooted within, and while those roots may get trampled on or tugged at, they can never be removed. They grow stronger only when tended, nurtured and most importantly, shared with others. In this Super Soul conversation, Oprah Winfrey sits down with such inspired writers and thinkers as Nate Berkus, Brian Grazer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tracy Morgan, Sister Joan Chittister, the Rev. Ed Bacon, RuPaul Charles, Glennon Doyle, President Joe Biden and Pastor Wintley Phipps. Each share individual stories of what it was like to tap into their own roots and wellsprings of talent to discover their greater purpose and deeper levels of fulfillment. Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah?s Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation, and other insightful conversations, in Oprah?s best-selling book The Path Made Clear.
2021-03-03
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Oprah Winfrey: The Seeds

When you pay attention to what feeds your energy, you move in the direction of the life for which you were intended. Trust that the Universe has a bigger, wider, deeper dreams for you than you could ever imagine for yourself. Think about the parable of the mustard seed: if you have faith, even if it?s as tiny as a mustard seed, you can move mountains. In this Super Soul podcast, Oprah sits down with such acclaimed teachers, writers and thought leaders as: Sue Monk Kidd, Tim Storey, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Pastor A.R. Bernard, Barbara Brown Taylor, Elizabeth Gilbert, Jean Houston, Caroline Myss and Deepak Chopra to discuss the seeds of potential that sprouted in their own lives, leading to an evolution of consciousness. Similar seeds are waiting to sprout and awaken in each of you.  Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah?s Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations, in Oprah?s best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-02-24
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Oprah Winfrey: Love and Connection

Everything we do, every relationship we have, succeeds or fails based on our level of true spiritual connection with others. How do we get back on track when we find ourselves disconnected from people? In this episode of ?Super Soul,? Oprah sits down with acclaimed spiritual teachers?including Jill Bolte Taylor, Dr. Maya Angelou, Sister Joan Chittister, Thich Nhat Hanh, Gary Zukav and Linda Francis, Meagan Good, Rob and Kristen Bell, President Jimmy Carter, Pastor Wintley Phipps, Brené Brown, Tracy Morgan, Phil Jackson, Shawn Achor, Gloria Steinem, Bryan Stevenson, Malala Yousafzai, and Elie Wiesel?to discover the steps we all can take to find creative ways to nurture the bonds of love and a connection with the people in our lives, and then gradually expanding that to the rest of the world. Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah?s Emmy Award-winning show ?Super Soul Sunday.? You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations in Oprah?s best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-02-17
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Cicely Tyson

In this never-before-heard interview from 2012, Emmy and Tony-award-winning actress, Cicely Tyson explains the surprising story of how she found her calling, shares behind-the-scenes history of her most iconic roles and reveals the biggest life lessons she?s learned. Cicely Tyson passed away on January 28, 2021. She was 96-years-old.
2021-02-10
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Tom Brady: How to Reach Peak Performance

In a rare interview from 2018, superstar quarterback Tom Brady, often called ?the greatest quarterback of all-time,? reveals what he believes is the key to his longevity and success. At the time of this interview, he was 40 years old. Brady discusses his #1 New York Times best-selling book, The TB12 Method, what he still wants to accomplish and his approach to mind, body and spiritual balance. Tom also shares how he found resilience after the headline-grabbing ?deflategate? controversy, and how he and his team chose to address NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem. Plus, his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen stops by to support her husband as he talks about parenting, marriage and his childhood. Tom Brady will be first quarterback in NFL history to play in 10 Super Bowls after Super Bowl LV on February 7, 2021. 
2021-02-04
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Oprah Winfrey: FULFILLMENT

Making the shift from self to service brings joy and also a deep sense of fulfillment to our jobs, relationships and the vision we create of our best life, says Oprah's friend Gary Zukav. He says this is the moment when we discover authentic power--?when your personality comes fully to serve the energy of its soul.? Fulfilling your purpose, with meaning, is what gives you that powerful spark of energy unique only to you, he says. In this episode of Super Soul Conversations Oprah sits down with such inspirational teachers, including Gary Zukav, Mastin Kipp, Paulo Coehlo, Sue Monk Kidd, Pastor Wintley Phipps, Nate Berkus, Diana Nyad, India.Arie, Janet Mock, Jack Canfield, Daniel Pink, Daniel Goleman, Shawn Achor, Jeff Weiner, Wes Moore, Shonda Rhimes and Devon Franklin to reveal how we can tap that source, which is our highest and truest version of ourselves. Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah?s Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations in Oprah?s best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-02-03
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Oprah Winfrey: GRACE AND GRATITUDE

One of Oprah?s favorite quotes comes from German mystic Meister Eckhart. He said, ?If the only prayer you say in your entire life is ?thank you,? that will be enough.? Oprah says when she started keeping a gratitude journal more than 20 years ago, it was one of the most important things she?s done. The daily practice of writing down five things to be grateful for balanced her life in subtle and inspiring ways. "It sounds simple,? Oprah says, ?but when you go through the day staying conscious about what you put on your gratitude list, it shifts the lens through which you see the world.? In this episode of Super Soul, Oprah sits down with luminaries like Mark Nepo, Ram Dass, Elizabeth Lesser, Reverend Ed Bacon, Tracey Jackson, Paul Williams, Geneen Roth, Cheryl Strayed, Caroline Myss, Gretchen Rubin, Shawn Achor, Marie Forleo, Lynne Twist, Louie Schwartzberg and Norman Lear to discover that the practice of gratitude can elevate our lives to a state of grace. Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah?s Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations in Oprah?s best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-01-27
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Oprah Winfrey: BROKEN OPEN

Job loss, addiction, a break up, the death of a loved one, illness? these are the kinds of struggles that have the potential to break us wide open. Oprah says that before you ask the question Why me, Why me? Realize that nothing is happening out of order.  Your life is always speaking to you. When that wake-up call comes, understand that it?s your life trying to push you in another direction? onto the next leg of your journey. Don?t resist. Instead let the truth break you open. No experience is ever wasted. In this episode of Super Soul, Oprah sits down with acclaimed spiritual teachers: Elizabeth Lesser, Gabrielle Bernstein, Father Richard Rohr, Ali McGraw, Sarah Ban Breathnach, Caroline Myss, Lewellyn Vaughn Lee, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Elizabeth Gilbert, Glennon Doyle, Michael Singer, Iyanla Vanzant, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Pema Chödrön, Cheryl Strayed, Deepak Chopra and Adyashanti to reveal the true meaning of what it means to be broken open and what to do when those life-challenges arise. Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah?s Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations, in Oprah?s best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-01-20
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Oprah Winfrey: FORGIVENESS

Oprah Winfrey says that for many people searching for peace and purpose, one of the biggest obstacles can be the struggle to forgive. Especially if one has suffered trauma, abuse or personal betrayals, forgiveness can seem like an insurmountable hurdle. The journey to releasing resentments and vengeful thoughts, and the letting go of all hope for a better past, are probably some of the biggest spiritual challenges any of us will ever face. Oprah says if we accept these challenges, the rewards are great because on the other side of forgiveness is freedom. In this episode of Super Soul, Oprah sits down with such luminaries as Dr. Maya Angelou, Karen Armstrong, Marianne Williamson, Adyashanti, Mark Nepo, Wayne Dyer, Gabrielle Bernstein, Don Miguel Ruiz, Tracey Jackson, Shaka Senghor, Bryan Stevenson and Michael Singer to discover what it means to truly forgive and the steps we all can take to find personal freedom. These interviews with talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from her Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations, in Oprah?s New York Times best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-01-13
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Oprah Winfrey: EGO

Oprah Winfrey says that she didn?t understand the true meaning of ego until she met Eckhart Tolle. He opened her eyes to how an ego-based mind can sabotage everything. Initially she thought ego meant arrogance or superiority. But now she sees it's the part of us that identifies as our personality, our accomplishments, our talents, essentially the false self. The key to continued spiritual growth is to understand the ego?s disruptive role in our lives. In this SuperSoul Conversation Oprah talks with Eckhart Tolle, Wayne Dyer, Father Richard Rohr, Brene Brown, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Jack Canfield, Jeff Weiner, Phil Jackson, Pema Chodron about the many challenges the ego presents and what we can do to stay on track. These talented writers, speakers and thought leaders have been featured on her Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations in her New York Times best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2021-01-06
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Oprah Winfrey: SPIRITUAL GPS

Oprah calls that persistent knowing inside of us our Spiritual GPS. She says it?s our inner compass guiding us to move through our lives no matter what difficulties come our way. In this SuperSoul Conversation Oprah talks with renowned spiritual teachers Michael Beckwith, Caroline Myss, Cheryl Strayed, President Jimmy Carter, Dr. Robin Smith, Mastin Kipp, Elizabeth Gilbert, Marianne Williamson, Sue Monk Kidd about what we can do to tune into that inner guidance. Intuition may speak to us in subtle ways, through longing or restlessness.  Or it may sound louder, when we get a wake-up call: a beloved relationship ends, a job loss or money problems arise. One thing is certain, when we ignore our Spiritual GPS, we risk peril in the process.  This episode is a compilation of some of her most profound conversations with guests from her Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can find these conversations  and more in Oprah?s New York Times best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2020-12-30
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Oprah Winfrey: MINDFULNESS

Oprah believes mindfulness will not only help us to be fully present for those we love, but will also propel us further down the road to living a conscious and awakened life. But how many of us miss out on the beauty or the joy of the present because we?re projecting into the future or worrying about the past? In this SuperSoul Conversation Oprah consults with some of the leading spiritual teachers of our time on the practice of Mindfulness. This episode draws from conversations with guests on Oprah?s Emmy award-winning show Super Soul Sunday, withworld-renowned visionaries such as Jon Kabat Zinn, Shonda Rhimes, Arianna Huffington, Deepak Chopra, Father Richard Rohr, Rainn Wilson, Norman Lear, Iyanla Vanzant, Michael Singer, Anne Lamott, Jill Bolte Taylor, Zainab Salbi, and Thich Nhat Hanh.  You can find this compilation and additional enlightening conversations in Oprah?s New York Times best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2020-12-23
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Oprah Winfrey: Intention

Oprah Winfrey says intention is at the heart of her every decision and has become an intrinsic part of her spiritual journey. When she first encountered the idea of intention in Gary Zukav?s best-selling book The Seat of the Soul, she says it was life changing. It soon became the guiding principle of her life.  This episode draws from Oprah?s conversations with Gary Zukav, Joel Osteen, David Brooks, Brené Brown, Sue Monk Kidd, Devon Franklin, Amy Purdy and Diana Nyad, all of whom have been featured on her Emmy Award-winning show SuperSoul Sunday.  You can find this compilation and more profound conversations in Oprah?s New York Times best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
2020-12-16
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Oprah Winfrey: AWAKENING

Oprah Winfrey talks with some of today?s most admired thought leaders, writers and thinkers, gathering some of the most powerful spiritual lessons on the subject of ?awakening.? Based on her New York Times best-selling book, The Wisdom of Sundays, this episode is a compilation of some of Oprah?s most profound conversations with guests from her Emmy Award-winning show SuperSoul Sunday. World-renowned visionaries?including Caroline Myss, Gary Zukav, Eckhart Tolle, Sue Monk Kidd, Deepak Chopra, Jack Kornfield, Elizabeth Lesser, Rob Bell, Llewellyn Vaughn Lee, Sister Joan Chittister, Thomas Moore, Elizabeth Gilbert and Michael Singer?share their soulful wisdom and life-changing experiences on what it means to live an awakened life. They also prompt each of us to ponder those burning essential questions: Who am I? Where did I come from? Where am I going? What am I here for?
2020-12-09
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Dr. Maya Angelou

From April 4, 2002: Poet, writer and icon Dr. Maya Angelou joins Oprah to celebrate her 74th birthday on the Oprah Winfrey Show and discuss her New York Times best-selling book, A Song Flung Up to Heaven. Dr. Angelou opens up about motherhood, growing older and the lessons she learned from her friends Malcom X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Dr. Angelou passed away in 2014 at the age of 86.)
2020-12-02
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Conversations with Oprah: Elie Wiesel

From July 15, 1993 Oprah Winfrey Show: Activist, author and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, Elie Wiesel, discusses his New York Time Bestseller, Night, which recounts his experience as a Holocaust survivor. Wiesel opens up about his memories of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the first thing he did once he was freed and the lessons he learned through it all. Elie Wiesel passed away in 2016 at his home in Manhattan. He was 87. 
2020-11-25
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Shirley MacLaine on Love, Sex and Reincarnation

From April 11, 2011: On the Oprah Winfrey Show, Oscar-, Golden Globe-, Emmy-winning actress and author Shirley MacLaine discusses her New York Times best-selling book I?m Over All That. She opens up about her decades in show business, her favorite leading men and her lifelong spiritual journey. Shirley also describes what she calls ?orphan psychology,? and how it allows her to be kinder to herself and others.
2020-11-18
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Understanding ?A Return to Love?

From the June 24, 1992: Spiritual leader, activist and author Marianne Williamson joins The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss her New York Times best-selling book A Return to Love. She explains her concepts of love and inner peace, and what she considers ?a real miracle:? perspective change. Marianne also answers questions from the audience.
2020-11-11
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Oprah & Dr. M. Scott Peck

From July 14, 1993: Oprah talks with psychiatrist and author Dr. M. Scott Peck about his New York Times best-selling book, The Road Less Traveled. Dr. Peck explains why discipline is necessary to solve problems, how every life experience is a lesson and why love is an act?not a feeling. The Road Less Traveled went on to spend the equivalent of more than 13 years on the New York Times best sellers list. (Dr. Peck passed away in 2005 at the age of 69, after suffering from Parkinson?s disease and pancreatic and liver duct cancer.)
2020-11-04
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Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III: Otis? Dream

Pastor and author, Reverend Dr. Otis Moss III shares his short film, Otis? Dream, which details the legacy of his grandfather, Otis Moss, Sr. The beautifully crafted film retells the story of Otis Moss, Sr., a black man who was denied the right to vote in 1946. He died before he could ever cast a vote.  His story is both heartbreaking and inspirational at the same time. Oprah shares her personal, full-circle moment about Otis? story. Dr. Moss also opens up about his grandfather?s lasting impact, the process of creating the film and how exercising our right to vote honors our ancestors.
2020-11-01
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How Does That Feel?

From October 19, 2001 Oprah Winfrey Show: Oprah talks to Mattie Stepanek, an 11-year-old boy who, despite having muscular dystrophy, has written two New York Times best-selling inspirational books of poetry, Heartsongs and Journey Through Heartsongs. He aims to help create world peace. Mattie shares his poetry, describes what he calls ?Heartsongs,? and details how he sees miracles every day. Oprah then talks with singer, author and motivational speaker Tom Sullivan about how it feels to be blind. Mattie, who later became one of Oprah?s most memorable guests passed away in 2004 at the age of 13.
2020-10-28
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He Says He Can Talk to the Dead

From February 23, 1998: Oprah talks to James Van Praagh?television personality and author of the No. 1 New York Times best seller Talking to Heaven?about his communications with those who have passed on before us. He discusses how he receives messages from the dead, explains how the bond of love doesn?t cease after death and shares his beliefs of how we all create our own heaven. People who have lost loved ones also detail their experience after a session with James, with some remaining skeptical and others becoming believers. 
2020-10-21
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Nelson Mandela

From November 27, 2000: In what she considers an interview of a lifetime, Oprah talks with philanthropist, revolutionist and former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. In this memorable Oprah Showinterview, Nelson Mandela opens up about his struggles, including the 27 years he spent in prison and the impact that had on his family. He also explains what he believes it takes to be a peacemaker, and why he believes humility is one of the most important qualities to have. Then, celebrities and public figures including Denzel Washington, Stevie Wonder, Sarah Ferguson and Bill Gates share how the great leader influenced their lives. (Nelson Mandela passed away in 2013 at the age of 95 from a prolonged respiratory infection.)
2020-10-14
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What's Your Spiritual Belief?

From January 30, 1996: Psychotherapist, speaker and author of The Little Book of Big Questions, Jonathan Robinson joins The Oprah Winfrey Show to share how asking certain questions can create a spiritual connection with friends and family. Oprah asks the audience some of the book?s big life questions, ?If you were in a room with God, what would you ask him?? and ?Does prayer change things?? Oprah then leads a panel discussion on religion and spirituality with Dannion Brinkley, author of the New York Times best-sellers Saved by Light and At Peace in the Light; Sophy Burnham, the New York Times best-selling author of A Book of Angels and Angel Letters; and Betty Eadie, author of the #1 New York Times best-seller Embraced by the Light.  
2020-10-07
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Finding Your Authentic Self

From October 13, 1998: Public speaker, philanthropist and #1 New York Times best-selling author Sarah Ban Breathnach discusses her book Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self. She explains what she calls the three secret wounds that lead to inauthenticity: self-loathing, betrayal and marital indifference. Sarah talks about how knowing yourself is the key to joy, explains why we should keep a ?discovery journal? and shares a self-love exercise.
2020-09-30
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John Legend

In 2013, Oprah sat down with 11-time Grammy winner John Legend in his Hollywood Hills home to talk about his first solo album in five years and his passion for education. John's then-future-wife, Chrissy Teigen?who is a model, TV host and social media personality?also joins the conversation to discuss their relationship and tabloid rumors of infidelity.
2020-09-23
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Beyoncé

From 2013: Oprah sits down with global superstar, multi-platinum artist and 21-time Grammy Award-winner Beyoncé about the making of her documentary, "Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream." Beyoncé talks to Oprah about her daughter, Blue Ivy, and what Jay-Z is like as a father and as a husband. Beyoncé also discusses letting go of her father, music executive Matthew Knowles, as her manager, her heart-breaking miscarriage and what is next for her career and her life.
2020-09-16
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David Letterman

In 2013, Oprah Winfrey spoke with legendary late-night talk show host David Letterman at his alma mater, Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana. No question is off-limits in this rare interview: David is candid about the public sex scandal that rocked his marriage; he speaks frankly about his relationships with "Tonight Show" hosts Johnny Carson and Jay Leno; he discusses his battle with depression; he also opens up about fatherhood. Plus, Oprah shares with David the true reason behind their 20-year feud.
2020-09-09
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Rihanna

In 2012, Oprah travelled to Rihanna's home on the island of Barbados for a rare, no-holds-barred conversation with the pop star about her career, her family, the passing of her grandmother and the price of fame. In an emotional discussion, Rihanna reveals how she really feels about Chris Brown and her relationship with him. Oprah and Rihanna drive through Rihanna's childhood neighborhood and meet Rihanna's mother, Monica Fenty.
2020-09-02
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Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

Oprah is joined by New York Times best-selling author and University of Houston graduate professor Dr. Brené Brown, as they delve into the power of vulnerability. In front of a live studio audience, Brené shares the four myths of vulnerability, explains why vulnerability means being truthful to who we are and offers examples of how to integrate vulnerability into your everyday life. Brené also answers audience questions.
2020-08-26
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Hugh Jackman

Oprah sits down for an intimate conversation with Hugh Jackman, the man behind the iconic Wolverine character from the "X-Men" franchise. Hugh talks about his wife, Australian actress Deborra-Lee Furness, and about their two children. He also talks about the discipline it takes to maintain his chiseled body and about his very public zipline accident during his entrance atop the Sydney Opera House while taping The Oprah Winfrey Show. The two also discuss his Academy Award-nominated performance in Les Misérables, the secret to his success, and about his relationship with his mother, who left the family when he was just 8 years old. Plus, Hugh's wife Deborra-Lee joins the conversation.
2020-08-19
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Tina Turner

In 2013 Oprah, headed to the South of France for an intimate conversation with rock-and-roll legend Tina Turner. In the only television interview following the iconic singer's private wedding ceremony in Switzerland to longtime love Erwin Bach, Oprah joins Tina during a stop on their honeymoon to talk love, retirement and her private life out of the spotlight.
2020-08-12
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Steven Tyler pt. 2

In part two of Oprah?s intimate conversation with Aerosmith front man, Steven Tyler, they are joined by Steven?s daughter, Mia Tyler and his long-time girlfriend, Erin Brady from their home in Sunapee, New Hampshire. Steven opens up about American Idol, seeing himself through Mia?s eyes in her 2008 memoir, Creating Myself and how he?s building trust in his relationship with Erin.
2020-08-05
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Steven Tyler pt. 1

In the two-part podcast, Oprah visits idyllic Sunapee, New Hampshire for an intimate, heart-to-heart talk with rock n' roll icon, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. The conversation takes place just days after the death of Steven?s beloved father. Steven speaks of his parents' influence on him and his own role as an often-absent father of four. Steven reflects on ex-wives and ex-girlfriends, the feuds with bandmates that almost destroyed Aerosmith, his decades-long struggles with drug and alcohol addiction and what he really thinks of the man he replaced on "American Idol," Simon Cowell.
2020-08-05
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Deepak Chopra: Spiritual Solutions

Through Facebook, Twitter, Skype and an audience of more than 5,000 in New York's Radio City Music Hall, Oprah and world-renowned thought leader Deepak Chopra take questions from all around the world. Deepak teaches people to find spiritual solutions to life's most difficult problems. He also explains how to connect to something greater than ourselves, how to live fully in the present and how to dissolve negative thoughts to create richer, more joyful lives. Oprah and Deepak also talk to gossip blogger Perez Hilton about his path to spiritual awakening and how it has impacted his business. 
2020-07-29
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Life First Speaks to You in a Whisper

Oprah looks back at her interview with Allison Jacobs and Lisa Williams, the two U.C. Berkeley campus officers who acted on instinct and helped rescue Jaycee Lee Dugard. Jaycee had been missing for 18 years. Through this powerful story and others, Oprah talks about how life first speaks to you in a whisper and explains why if we don't listen to that whisper, life can get out of control. Oprah also shares how her life has spoken to her in a whisper and how it affected the decisions she?s made.
2020-07-22
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Author Terry McMillan and her Gay Ex-Husband

Oprah looks back on best-selling author Terry McMillan's riveting appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and explores how McMillan's intense rage almost destroyed her. Oprah, for the first time, reveals how uncomfortable she was during McMillan's 2005 appearance with her ex-husband Jonathan Plummer. McMillan learned after they married that her husband was gay. Oprah also recalls McMillan and Plummer's Oprah Show reunion five years later. Plus, Oprah talks about one of the guests that changed her life forever and helped her understand the value of forgiveness. Also, a viewer from New Jersey opens up about how the show gave her the strength she needed to forgive her estranged father, after not speaking to him for eight years.
2020-07-15
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Director James Cameron and Author Toni Morrison

In an enlightening and spiritual hour, Oprah remembers one of the most profound moments of validation on The Oprah Winfrey Show: when Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison asked, "Do your eyes light up when your child walks into the room?" Plus, Oprah reveals why the highest grossing movie of all time, Avatar, directed by James Cameron, is the perfect example of validation. (Toni Morrison passed away in 2019 from complications of pneumonia.)
2020-07-08
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Jane Fonda and Mary Williams

Oprah Winfrey visits Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda and her adopted African-American daughter Mary Williams for their first-ever interview together. They discuss how they met and Mary shares what it was like becoming a part of Jane's larger-than-life world. Jane's biological son Troy also joins the conversation, discussing what it was like to have Mary come into their family. Later, Oprah and Jane speak one-on-one about the importance of giving back to the world, love and motherhood.
2020-07-01
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Kevin Hart

Comedian, producer and actor Kevin Hart discusses his comedic influences, his NAACP Image Award for ?Entertainer of the Year? and how social media played a role in his success. Hart also talks about raising his children with his ex-wife, the support his mother gave him when he was first starting out and how he learned to forgive his father for being absent during much of Hart?s childhood.  
2020-06-24
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Where Do We Go From Here? Part 2

In part 2 this special conversation continues in response to the continuing civil unrest in America following the tragic murder of George Floyd, Oprah speaks directly with Black leaders, offering insight and tangible plans to answer the following questions: ?What matters now? What matters next? Where do we go from here??Featured guests include politician Stacey Abrams, journalist Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, professor and author Jennifer Eberhardt, journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning founder of the 1619 Project Nikole Hannah-Jones, historian and author Ibram X. Kendi, award-winning actor David Oyelowo, Color of Change president Rashad Robinson, and co-chair of the Poor People?s Campaign  Bishop Dr. William J. Barber II. The group discusses white privilege and the importance of voting, and each guests expresses what they would like to see happen next.  (Part 2 of 2)
2020-06-17
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Where Do We Go From Here? Part 1

In this special conversation in response to the continuing civil unrest in America following the tragic murder of George Floyd, Oprah speaks directly with Black leaders, offering insight and tangible plans to answer the following questions: ?What matters now? What matters next? Where do we go from here??Featured guests include politician Stacey Abrams, journalist Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, professor and author Jennifer Eberhardt, journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning founder of the 1619 Project Nikole Hannah-Jones, historian and author Ibram X. Kendi, award-winning actor David Oyelowo, Color of Change president Rashad Robinson, and co-chair of the Poor People?s Campaign  Bishop Dr. William J. Barber II. The group discusses the anger and pain they are feeling, the protests for Black Lives Matterand the generational impact of racism. (Part 1 of 2)
2020-06-17
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Sheryl Sandberg and Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Oprah Winfrey travels to Silicon Valley to have lunch with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who ignited a firestorm with her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Cheryl takes Oprah to her favorite restaurant, the place where she and Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg first sat down to discuss her future at his company. Oprah also travels to the Bronx to sit down with Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina to ever serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. The two meet at the Justice's alma mater, Cardinal Spellman High School, where Justice Sotomayor candidly talks about her revealing memoir, her humble beginnings and the promises she made to President Obama. She also discusses the perils of dating when you sit on the highest court in the land.
2020-06-10
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Stephen Colbert

Oprah travels to Stephen Colbert's hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. While sipping sweet tea on the piazza of Stephen?s in-laws? house, a place where he celebrated his wedding and spends Christmas with his family, Oprah discusses what makes Stephen one of the smartest, most creative thinkers in late-night television. The long-time host of Comedy Central's critically acclaimed "The Colbert Report," Stephen reveals the truth behind "truthiness," what went into creating his beloved TV alter ego and what he learned about comedy from Jon Stewart. Stephen, who rarely talks about his private life, shares what he's learned from his mother and opens up about losing his father and two brothers in a tragic plane crash. Oprah also talks to Stephen?s wife, Evelyn, who calls Stephen's TV character an "idiot," but says the real Stephen is one of the funniest, most romantic guys around.
2020-06-03
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Ellen DeGeneres Comes Out

Oprah talks about her controversial 1997 interview with Ellen DeGeneres, which at the time brought Oprah the most negative mail she had ever received. Through Ellen?s story and others, Oprah shares what she knows for sure about the power of truth in our lives and how it can set you free. Plus, Oprah remembers one of her favorite "Aha!" moments in ?Oprah Show? history.  She also revisits the story of Jeannette Walls, an entertainment reporter and Park Avenue socialite who revealed the surprising truth about her family in her best-selling memoir The Glass Castle"
2020-05-27
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Bishop T.D. Jakes: Suffering Is Part of the Journey

Author and filmmaker Bishop T.D. Jakes explains how he is using prayer and scripture to remind us there are so many lessons to be learned during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Bishop Jakes explains why this is a time to bring correction and re-direction to all our lives. He offers advice on how to manage our fear and grief by leading with faith, and reminds us that it is still possible to be joyful no matter the condition. Also, Bishop Jakes offers a prayer for humanity.
2020-05-20
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Eckhart Tolle: How to Find a New Spiritual Awakening During the Pandemic

World renowned spiritual teacher and New York Times bestselling author, Eckhart Tolle,  discusses how COVID-19 reminds us of the two polarities of life: order versus disorder. Eckhart explains how the current global pandemic, which is a time of chaos and disruption, is an invitation to accept the present moment for what it is. Eckhart shares how he believes we can suffer less during the pandemic and how Covid-19 might lead us all to a new spiritual awakening. He also shares the importance of stillness, how our consciousness extends beyond physicality and why he believes love is to recognize another as yourself.
2020-05-13
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Dr. Alan Lightman: How to Lead a Less Hurried Life

Oprah Winfrey talks with Dr. Alan Lightman, an MIT professor of humanities, physicist and best-selling author. Dr. Lightman is one of the rare scientists who also embraces spirituality, after having a transcendent experience while on a boat on the ocean. He discusses why he believes the COVID-19 pandemic offers us an opportunity to lead a less hurried life. He shares why stillness is so important to our daily lives and explains how our country now has a chance to nurture what he calls its ?inner self.? Dr. Lightman also discusses his article ?The Virus Is a Reminder of Something Lost Long Ago,? published in The Atlantic.
2020-05-06
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Joel Osteen: Dream Big

In front of a live audience in Houston, Pastor Joel Osteen discusses how to dream big and pray bold. Oprah and Pastor Osteen ask, ?What is the dream you hold for yourself?? Pastor Osteen explains why it?s important to focus on how far you?ve come and not on how much further you need to go to achieve your dream. He also shares why he believes gratitude plays a key role in dreaming big.
2020-04-29
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Oprah and Angela Manuel Davis: Your Life in Focus

Former All-American athlete, world-renowned fitness expert and celebrity trainer, Angela Manuel Davis, joins WW presents Oprah?s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour for a talk in front of a live audience in St. Paul, Minnesota. Angela opens up about a difficult divorce and post-partum depression. Angela explains how she uses her body to helpf fulfill her life?s intention. She shares what wellness means to her, why we should pay attention to the words we say and discusses what she believes is the difference between vision and sight. Angela also leads the audience in what she calls a vision activation exercise.
2020-04-22
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