The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on July 29th, 2019
Oprah talks about the life-changing advice she received from her mentor Dr. Maya Angelou, "When someone tells you who they are, believe them.? Oprah also shares how she learned this lesson the hard way. She recalls teaming up with Dr. Phil to help engaged couple Angela and Eric confront mistrust and infidelity in their relationship. Then, Oprah revisits her interview with Dina McGreevey, ex-wife of former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, who resigned from office after admitting to an affair with a man. Dina shares the secrets and signs of deception she missed in their marriage.
Oprah sits down with Shaka Senghor for part two of their powerful conversation. Oprah and Shaka go soul to soul as he shares what tested him during the pandemic and answers some of life's biggest questions.
Oprah sits down with New York Times bestselling author, mentor and criminal justice activist, Shaka Senghor, for a powerful conversation about his new book, Letters to the Sons of Society: A Father's Invitation to Love, Honesty, and Freedom. After being incarcerated for nearly two decades for second-degree murder, Shaka walked out a transformed man in 2010. In this conversation, Shaka shares the lessons he's learned as a father to his sons Jay and Sekou. He also shares why he believes mindfulness, radical honesty and vulnerability are key to healing and living an authentic life.
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on September 25th 2019
Oprah Winfrey invites medical pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish and his wife Anne to her vegetable garden in Maui. They talk about their book, ?Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases.? The book, which is now out on paperback, highlights four lifestyle changes they claim can reverse both chronic disease and the aging process.
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on August 8th, 2017
How do you use a crisis as a springboard to a truer life? After a setback, how do you rise up instead of giving up? Glennon Doyle, best-selling author and creator of the popular online community Momastery, explains how sharing the truth of our lives is the key to unlocking a true spiritual connection with those around us. Oprah says this about Glennon, ?It?s as if she reached into her heart, captured the raw emotions there and translated them into words.?
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on Sept 18th, 2017
Spiritual teacher and best-selling author Don Miguel Ruiz believes there are four agreements that, if applied in your daily life, will bring you freedom, happiness and love. His revered book The Four Agreements has been translated into 40 languages, was on The New York Times Best-Seller list for over a decade and has guided millions of readers, including Oprah, to live their most authentic lives.
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on September 20th, 2017
Life changing wisdom and insights from one of America?s key spiritual voices, Sister Joan Chittister. Sister Chittister is a Roman Catholic nun and author of over 50 books. She?s a tireless advocate of justice, peace and equality, especially for women, all over the world.
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on Sept 11th, 2017
Pastor A.R. Bernard is the founder of the largest church in New York City, Brooklyn?s Christian Cultural Center. In his book Four Things Women Want from a Man, Pastor Bernard reveals the qualities men need to have for a happy, lasting relationship. The pastor says he can help you make your relationship one that is ?built to weather any storm.?
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on October 16th, 2017
On December 14, 2012, the unthinkable happened when a lone gunman shot and killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. One of the lives lost that day belonged to 6-year-old Ben Wheeler. Ben?s parents, Francine and David, share how embracing love, light and even suffering can be a catalyst for transformation.
In part two of the conversation, Brené Brown shares the surprising revelations she discovered during research for her new book, Atlas of the Heart. She shares how those insights can change the way we interact with everyone we meet.
In part one of this conversation New York Times best-selling author, professor and social scientist Brené Brown reveals the inspiration behind her latest book, Atlas of the Heart. She explains why expanding the language with which we communicate our emotions can lead us to deeper, more meaningful connections.
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on August 28th, 2017. It?s been twenty years since Mitch wrote about the most impactful life lessons he learned from his former professor, Morrie Schwartz, who was dying from ALS. Mitch chronicled their weekly visits in one of the best-selling memoirs of all time, ?Tuesdays with Morrie,? which has been translated in 41 languages. Oprah and Mitch discuss how Morrie?s lessons continue to resonate because of their universal truths about life and happiness.
Oprah talks to Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of The Power of Women, Dr. Denis Mukwege. Dr. Mukwege has dedicated his life to caring for the survivors of rape and sexual violence in his home country, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr. Mukwege has operated on more than 60,000 women who have suffered unthinkable atrocities to their bodies. He has also survived several assassination attempts. Dr. Mukwege says he has a responsibility to saving these women both physically and emotionally, as well as educating men and making sure the world knows that sexual violence is still happening to women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and around the world.
Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith: Manifest the Life of Your Dreams
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on October 25th, 2017.
Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, spiritual pioneer and founder of the renowned Agape International Spiritual Center, offers several practices for manifesting the kind of life you want. He explains that letting go, shifting your vibration and living with intention are all keys to unlocking the blessings that the universe has in store for you. Michael also discusses the four stages of unfolding, an intensive process of spiritual alignment with your life?s purpose. Michael says, ?Your potential is always bigger than whatever problem you?re going through.?
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on August 10th, 2017. Oprah?s conversation with best-selling author Paulo Coelho continues from his home in Switzerland. In Part 2, Paulo shares his unique spiritual journey and how he never lost faith in his personal dream.
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on August 10th, 2017. Why are you really here? What is your personal purpose on earth? In an extraordinarily rare interview from his home in Switzerland, Paulo Coelho, the author of The Alchemist, one of the best-selling books of all time, answers life?s biggest questions. He teaches us about dreams, destiny and the one thing he believes will make us happy. Oprah says this about The Alchemist: ?It?s the kind of book you want to share with the whole world.?
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on October 4th, 2017.
His New York Times number one best-seller, ?The Untethered Soul,? is one of the books that is always on Oprah?s nightstand. Author and spiritual teacher Michael Singer reveals practical methods for allowing feelings to pass through you without taking over your life. He says spiritual growth begins by learning to silence the negative thoughts in your mind. Oprah says Michael Singer will ?help you find a greater sense of inner peace.?
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on August 6th, 2017.
What is the real catalyst for human connection, and can we make our lives more meaningful through vulnerability? Oprah asks Dr. Brené Brown, a professor, New York Times best-selling author and nationally acclaimed speaker.
Brené Brown Part 2: Living with a Whole Heart (From August 7th, 2017)
The Best of Oprah's Super Soul | This Episode Was Originally Published on August 7th, 2017.
How to conquer shame and live with a whole heart? This is Part 2 of Oprah?s interview with renowned researcher Dr. Brené Brown. Oprah calls this an ?aha-a-minute conversation!?
From September 11, 1998 Oprah Winfrey Show: Iyanla Vanzant, author of "In The Meantime: Finding Yourself And The One You Want" and "One Day My Soul Just Opened Up," talks about how to love yourself and counsels women in the audience about how to change what you believe, in order to get what you want. Iyanla also talks about how she connects with her spirit.
Super Soul listeners? we?d like to introduce you to our newest podcast: The SonRise Project. It?s created by Emmy Award-winning creative visionary, mother and wife Kelli Richardson Lawson. The weekly podcast is a resource for parents and families to engage and share personal experiences with children struggling with depression, anxiety and addiction issues. In this episode Kelli introduces Spirit, a licensed clinical psychotherapist, media personality, host of Love Goals on OWN, forensic evaluator, wife and mother of seven children. Spirit says so many of us struggle with painful and often unfulfilling relationships with those we love. She says what we need to understand is that these relationships act as a mirror and are a reflection of the way we feel about ourselves. Spirit explains we often get stuck in the belief that life is something that is happening to us. She says what?s actually true - is everything we think and feel drives the way we show up in our lives. If we want change, then we must shift our relationship with ourselves. You can subscribe to The SonRise Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever podcasts are available.
From a June 18, 2001 Oprah Winfrey Show: Gary helps guests learn to let go of their pasts so they can move forward into the future. He explains that surrender is simply accepting your life and Oprah shares how by letting go, we step into the lives we are meant to live.
From a January 7, 2009 Oprah Winfrey Show: Oprah speaks with Dr. Deepak Chopra about his book "Ageless Body, Timeless Mind." We learn about the mind and how the way we think controls both our health and how we age.
Oprah says in order to experience life, you?ve got to start asking life?s big questions. Each person on earth is charting their own spiritual course. Your soul is as unique as your fingerprint. And the journey to connect to the deepest part of yourself can only be explored by you. As long as you?re asking the right questions, the answers will readily reveal themselves. Most of Oprah's Super Soul conversations end with a series of ?big questions.? This podcast is a compilation of answers to those questions from such legendary teachers as: Jack Kornfield, Elizabeth Lesser, Diana Nyad, Arianna Huffington, India.Arie, Mark Nepo, Daniel Pink, Debbie Ford, Eckhart Tolle, Llewellyn Vaughn Lee, Thomas Moore, Pema Chödrön, Iyanla Vanzant, Devon Franklin, Sister Joan Chittister, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nate Berkus, Sarah Ban Breathnach, Gabrielle Bernstein, Charles Eisenstein, President Jimmy Carter, Shonda Rhimes, Jack Canfield, Pastor Wintley Phipps, Pastor A. R. Bernard, Shaka Senghor, Cheryl Strayed, Tracy Morgan, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Timothy Shriver, Louis Schwartzberg and Gretchen Rubin. They all recommend taking time to ask yourself those same big life questions. Answering them just might change your life. Interviews with these 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 best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
Oprah sits down with the founder of #MeToo, Tarana Burke, to discuss her new memoir, Unbound. In this candid conversation, Tarana reveals how her own experiences with sexual abuse, shame and unkindness helped her discover her true calling as an empathetic leader.
In part 2 of this powerful conversation, activist Tarana Burke tells Oprah about the spiritual awakening that led to her creating the #MeToo movement.
From a December 24, 1998 Oprah Winfrey Show: Author Gary Zukav, discusses the meaning of life, our intention, the purpose of your soul, the need for a soulful relationship and the sacred contract that every human being has with the universe.
From a January 7, 2009 Oprah Winfrey Show: Oprah talks with spiritual leaders and teachers about how to handle life when it isn't as expected. She reflects on past episodes when guests taught her important life and spiritual lessons. These spiritual teachers include Reverend Michael Bernard Beckwith, Elizabeth Lesser and Reverend Ed Bacon.
From a September 17, 1998 Oprah Winfrey Show: Caroline Myss describes how she is able to read a person's energy and diagnose medical conditions even before doctors do. She performs several readings on audience members and debunks commonly held myths about healing.
From a March 28, 2003 Oprah Winfrey Show: Oprah sits down with author and couples therapist, Dr. Harville Hendrix to discuss his book Getting the Love You Want. We hear from two couples who were on the brink of breaking up. They spend two intense days with Dr. Hendrix applying techniques from his book to hopefully turn their relationship around.
From a January 29, 2001 Oprah Winfrey Show: Gary Zukav shares the spiritual power necessary to overcome temptation and addiction. We hear from various audience members about their struggles. Gary sees temptation as the energy through which your soul is given the gracious opportunity to have a dry run at a life lesson.
From a January 25, 2001 Oprah Winfrey Show: Tara Bennett-Goleman, author of "Emotional Alchemy," counsels panelists on their different emotional styles and gives them each tips on how to better control their emotions to improve their lives.
From January 2, 1996: Oprah Winfrey sits down with a group of spiritual leaders. These guests include Marianne Williamson, Maya Angelou (passed away in 2014), Jeff Greenfield and Dr. Stephen Covey (passed away in 2012). The group shares life principles that help navigate challenging times. The topics include forgiveness, intentionality, kindness and how to live a principle-filled life.
Oprah shares excerpts from her New York Times Best-Selling book, What I Know For Sure. Inspired by her widely popular O, The Oprah Magazine's column, the compilation book includes Oprah's insight on how to become your best self. Oprah reflects on the moments that shaped her life. From meeting Reverend Jesse Jackson as a child to a lesson her father taught her at a young age, Oprah shares how authentic power comes when you're fulfilling your soul?s intention.
Oprah shares excerpts from her New York Times Best-Selling book, What I Know For Sure. Inspired by her widely popular O, The Oprah Magazine's column, the compilation book includes Oprah's insight on how to become your best self. Filled with personal Aha moments and the life-changing lesson she learned from a near-death experience, Oprah shares the importance of finding awe and clarity within your own life.
Oprah Winfrey shares excerpts from her New York Times Best-Selling book, What I Know For Sure, which offers her insights, revelations and wisdom on how to live the life you want. From reminiscing about her first interview with Robin Williams to revealing one of her life?s biggest mistakes... in this episode Oprah shares her greatest life lessons about possibility and awe in life.
Oprah Winfrey shares excerpts from her New York Times Best-Selling book, What I Know For Sure which offers her insights, revelations and wisdom on how to live the life you want. In this episode, Oprah shares her greatest stories about finding true connection with others, how she practices gratitude and how she made peace with her own body struggles.
Oprah Winfrey shares excerpts from her New York Times Best-Selling book, What I Know For Sure which offers her insights, revelations and wisdom on how to live the life you want. From meeting her best friend Gayle King for the first time to dancing with Tina Turner on stage, in this episode Oprah recalls moments from her life that brought her pure joy and taught her resilience.
OPRAH WINFREY: HOME
Oprah says that throughout her life certain works of literature and film have completely changed the lens through which she sees the world. One of the films that spoke to her deeply, especially as a child, was The Wizard of Oz. As an adult, she says she realized the message of the film is one of the great spiritual teachings of all time. Like so many of us, Dorothy believed she needed something outside herself? like the great and powerful Oz, to find her way home. Glinda, the good witch, later tells Dorothy she?s had the power all along, but she had to learn it for herself. Oprah says this was one of the greatest aha moments of her life. Today she says no matter how far you have strayed from yourself, there is always the path back. And you don?t have to look any further than your own back yard to find it. You already know who you are and how to fulfill your destiny. In this podcast Oprah sits down with such legendary writers and spiritual teachers as: Debbie Ford, Father Richard Rohr, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sue Monk Kidd, Elizabeth Lesser, Stevie Nicks, Sidney Poitier, Jack Canfield, Mitch Albom, Shawn Achor, Robin Roberts, Jean Houston, Jane Fonda and Gary Zukav. They all share how they found their own path Home to discover their individual purposes, talents and live their greatest truths. No matter how many yellow brick roads they encountered, it was always right there... at home in their hearts. The same is true for all of you. Interviews with these 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 best-selling book The Path Made Clear.
Oprah says, ?What I know for sure is that no matter how much wealth you come to possess, everything passes and changes with time. What is real, what is forever, is who you are and what you are meant to share with the world. That is your true treasure.? In this podcast Oprah sits down with: Pico Iyer, Cicely Tyson, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Lynne Twist, Sarah Ban Breathnach, Jack Canfield, Goldie Hawn, Jordan Peele, Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Weiner, Trevor Noah and William Paul Young. They share their hard won wisdom and what they feel is their own reward for living an authentic life, true to who they are. Interviews with these 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 best-selling book The Path Made Clear.
Oprah says, ?I?ll never forget the first time Maya Angelou shared with me what would become a much beloved refrain: People may not remember what you did or said, but they always remember how you made them feel. What her words so brilliantly remind us, is that every single moment is an opportunity to be of service to another human being. That is what I hope will be your takeaway from this podcast. I?m not referring just to volunteering or contributing to a cause, though those are wonderful, worthwhile activities that strengthen us. What I am talking about is committing, decision by decision to a sustained compassionate approach to life.? In this podcast, Oprah sits down with: Mark Nepo, Bryan Stevenson, Gloria Steinem, Thich Nhat Hanh, U.S. Representative John Lewis, Marianne Williamson, Deepak Chopra, Charles Eisenstein, Lynne Twist, President Jimmy Carter, Mindy Kaling, Gary Zukav, Wayne Dyer. They all share their incredible experiences using their unique talents and abilities in service of others. Interviews with these 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 best-selling book The Path Made Clear.
Eckhart Tolle says that we should not panic when life?s difficulties arise. He says adversity actually plays a critical role in the evolution of our consciousness. Without it we would not learn to lead what he calls an awakened life. Eckhart quotes an ancient Roman aphorism: Per Aspera Ad Astra... which translates into, ?It is through adversity that we reach the stars.?
Oprah says, ?I have always thought a mountain is a magnificent metaphor for life. From a distance, the ascent looks clear and smooth, but once you actually set out for the summit, you discover unexpected valleys and precarious ridges along the way. If your internal compass isn?t set to keep climbing, every stumble will give you an excuse to turn back. Over the years, there have been many times when I?ve found myself climbing a steep rocky road and there have been setbacks which threatened to overwhelm me or stop me in my tracks. But I?ve learned to keep going and to tell myself, ?This too shall pass and I will be better for it.? In this Super Soul podcast, Oprah sits down with such legendary spiritual teachers and thought leaders as: Eckhart Tolle, Stephen Colbert, President Joe Biden (VP at the time), Father Richard Rohr, Kristen and Rob Bell, Alanis Morissette, Cheryl Strayed, Paul Williams, Tracey Jackson, Glennon Doyle, Tracy McMillan, Cindy Crawford, Jon Bon Jovi and Joel Osteen. They discuss how they made their way up their own mountains, and what kept them going, no matter how steep the climb. A similar path is waiting for you. Interviews with these 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 best-selling book The Path Made Clear.
Oprah talks to New York Times best-selling author and clinical psychologist Dr. Shefali Tsabary about her fifth book, A Radical Awakening: Turn Pain into Power, Embrace Your Truth. Sharing life experiences and her East-meets-West approach, Dr. Shefali teaches women how to discover their inner truths and awaken the conscious self.
OPRAH WINFREY: THE MAP
How many times have you witnessed someone get close to achieving a goal, only to see it suddenly fall apart? Or they reach the top of the mountain but can?t seem to hold on. Maybe you too have struggled with near-misses and dreams that didn?t quite materialize. Self-sabotage can be a devastating cycle. Oprah believes the variable between winning the race and faltering at the finish line lies with one of the guiding forces in her life: Intention. She says, ?Those who sense your truth and your authenticity will rise up to support you. But most importantly you must believe with your whole heart that you are capable of achieving your goal. So first ask yourself Why? What is the real intention? Then ask: How will I execute the action?? In this podcast, Oprah sits down with such legendary spiritual teachers and writers as Gary Zukav, Gabrielle Bernstein, Brené Brown, Stephen Colbert, David Brooks, President Joe Biden (VP at the time) Marianne Williamson, Daniel Pink, Carole Bayer Sager, Cheryl Strayed, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Meagan Good, Devon Franklin, Janet Mock and Goldie Hawn. They share their own personal trajectories and the inner map they followed which led them to the ultimate fulfillment of their dreams. 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.
Award-winning actress Julianna Margulies joins Oprah to discuss her new memoir, Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life. She shares candid reflections on her unconventional childhood, her marriage and the most memorable moments from her career. Julianna also explains why she walked away from a $27 million dollar deal when she left the hit show E.R.
Oprah and Dr. Bruce Perry discuss their new book What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing. Dr. Perry explains how childhood trauma impacts our adult lives, health and behavior. He also offers a path toward healing.
Oprah is joined by Pulitzer-Prize winning author and historian Jon Meacham to discuss his book, The Soul of America. By examining America?s past, Meacham offers insights into our current political climate and provides a hopeful outlook for the future.
Oprah talks with Viola Davis, the most nominated Black actress in Oscar history, about her new film Ma Rainey?s Black Bottom. In yet another superb performance, Davis inhabits ?the Mother of the Blues? in an adaptation of the August Wilson play. Davis reveals what Ma's struggle says about today's America and what it taught her about harnessing her own powers as a Black woman. She also shares her thoughts on working with the late Chadwick Boseman on his final film.
Oprah talks to Harvard-trained sociologist, world-renowned coach and New York Times bestselling author Martha Beck about her latest book "The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path To Your True Self." They discuss how living in alignment with our inner truth is the key to a purposeful and joyful life. Beck shares how she found integrity in her own life and why that involved committing to not lying for one year.