Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations

Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations Podcast

Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. 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.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...


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...

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


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 Misérab...

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 Misérab...

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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....

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...


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...

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 Pere...

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. See omnystu...


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...

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.) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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. See omnyst...


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.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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 Jennife...

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, jour...


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, Ca...

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 ...

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 ...


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. See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...

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 ...

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. ...


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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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...

Oprah and Dr. Dean Ornish: Your Life in Focus
As part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” medical pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish talks in front of a live audience in San Francisco about the direct connection between chronic diseases and personal lifestyle choices. Dr. Ornish, author of Undo It! How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases, shares the four components that can undo chronic disease and lead to a happier life. He also discusses the power of meditation, how intimacy is the root of healing, and the key t...


Oprah and Common: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus,” Oscar-, Grammy-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning rapper, actor, writer, philanthropist and activist Common talks in front of a live audience in Denver. In a spoken essay from his New York Times best-selling memoir, Let Love Have the Last Word, Common shares his journey in discovering love, where he failed in love, and the three components that helped him discover self-love. He punctuates his talk with spurts of rhythmic, poetic flow about he...

Oprah and Alicia Keys: The Interview
Fifteen-time Grammy winner, actress, activist and author Alicia Keys talks about how her family is doing during the coronavirus lockdown. Oprah spoke to Alicia over Facebook while each of them practiced being “safer at home.” Alicia discusses her brand-new book, More Myself: A Journey, in which she writes about standing in her truth, moving through the world with intention and why she believes we don’t become what we desire, but what we believe. Alicia also explains to Oprah how she was able to pay tribute ...

Oprah and Jesse Israel: Your Life in Focus
Jesse Israel—social entrepreneur, meditation leader and founder of mass meditation movement “The Big Quiet”—joins Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour Presented by WW for a talk in front of a live audience in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jesse discusses why we live noisy lives in a culture that glorifies being busy, explains why 90 percent of doctor visits in the U.S. are stress-related and shares why being quiet benefits our lives. Jesse also leads the 15,000-person audience in a group meditation. ...


Oprah and Laila Ali: Your Life in Focus
Undefeated world champion boxer, fitness expert, cookbook author and host of OWN’s Home Made Simple, Laila Ali joins WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour” for a talk in front of a live audience in Charlotte, North Carolina. Laila opens up about her legendary father Muhammad Ali, taking a chance on herself and where her confidence comes from. She discusses creating her own legacy, why she feels heathier now than she did 15 years ago and how she earned her father’s respect. Laila also tal...

Oprah and Gayle King: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” CBS This Morning co-host and O, The Oprah Magazine editor-at-large Gayle King sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Denver. Gayle discusses her favorite memories during her 40-year friendship with Oprah, talks about raising two kids after divorce and explains why “gracious” is her word of the year. She also opens up about leaving the Oprah Winfrey Network for CBS, her thoughts about her explosive interview with singer R. ...

Oprah and Jennifer Lopez: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” Grammy -, Golden Globe- and Screen Actors Guild Award-nominee Jennifer Lopez sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Los Angeles. A business mogul and four-time platinum recording artist, Jennifer opens up about motherhood, sharing the Super Bowl stage with her daughter and why she said yes to fiancé, former MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez. She also shares her thoughts on not receiving an Oscar nomination for her role in Hustle...


The Oprah Winfrey Show: How to Make Love Last
From January 8, 1993: Oprah interviews self-help author and Oprah Show regular guest Harville Hendrix, who teaches us how to make our relationships not only last longer, but become happier. He talks about overcoming trust issues, childhood wounds appearing in adulthood and how marriage is a structure for healing. He also works with several couples on making their love last and discusses his books Getting The Love You Want and Keeping The Love You Find. Oprah explains how Getting the Love You Want helped imp...

Oprah and Kate Hudson: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” Golden Globe winner, Oscar-nominated actress and co-founder of fitness brand Fabletics Kate Hudson sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in San Francisco. Kate discusses motherhood, living optimistically and growing up as the daughter of Goldie Hawn. She also opens up about her relationship with her estranged father, Bill Hudson, and explains the importance of forgiveness in her wellness journey. See omnystudio.com/listen...

Oprah and Tracee Ellis Ross: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus,” Golden Globe winner, Emmy-nominated actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross sits down with Oprah for their first one-on-one interview. In front of a live audience in Dallas, Texas, Tracee shares her thoughts on growing older, explains what she calls being “choice-ful” and discusses how the phrase “my life is mine” has changed her. She also opens up about finding her voice, facing her biggest fears and growing up with her mother, the legend...


Oprah and Tracee Ellis Ross: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus,” Golden Globe winner, Emmy-nominated actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross sits down with Oprah for their first one-on-one interview. In front of a live audience in Dallas, Texas, Tracee shares her thoughts on growing older, explains what she calls being “choice-ful” and discusses how the phrase “my life is mine” has changed her. She also opens up about finding her voice, facing her biggest fears and growing up with her mother, the legend...

Oprah and Michelle Obama: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus,” Grammy-winner, New York Times best-selling author and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Brooklyn, New York. Michelle Obama discusses her memoir, “Becoming,” which held the #1 spot on the New York Times best-seller list for 58 weeks. Michelle Obama talks about what life is like for her and Barack now that they are officially empty nesters.  She also discusses the ups and...

Greg Behrendt: Stop Settling and Start Dating Smarter
Comedian, musician and co-author of He's Just Not That Into You, Greg Behrendt and his wife Amiira Ruotola explain why they believe so many women lower their standards when it comes to dating. Together, they share the biggest mistake women make in dating, what single men are really thinking and why it is important not to lower your personal standards. They also discuss their book It’s Just A F***ing Date. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Oprah and Dwayne Johnson: Your Life in Focus
As a part of Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour Presented by WW, New York Times best-selling author, wrestler, producer and actor Dwayne Johnson sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Atlanta, Georgia. Dwayne opens up about the sudden loss of his father, legendary wrestler Rocky Johnson. He also discusses his childhood, mental health, fatherhood and fame. Dwayne then explains why he believes being true to yourself is one of the most powerful lessons he’s ever learned. To date, Dwayne'...

Oprah and Amy Schumer: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW Presents Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour, Peabody- and Emmy-winning comedian, actress and New York Times best-selling author Amy Schumer sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Charlotte, North Carolina. Amy gets personal about her struggles with IVF, explains why she believes all women are warriors and talks about her revealing social media posts.  Amy also shares her thoughts on marriage, being authentic and how she learned to love herself. Amy is also a Grammy, To...

Oprah and Tina Fey: Your Life in Focus
As a part of Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour Presented by WW, Emmy-, Golden Globe- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Tina Fey sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in St. Paul, Minnesota. The actress, comedian, writer, producer, playwright and New York Times best-selling author discusses her lifetime WW membership and the positive impact the program has had on her personal life and career. Tina also talks about the first time she played Sarah Palin on SNL, her Golden Globes hostin...


Oprah and Lady Gaga: Your Life in Focus
As a part of WW presents Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour, Grammy- and Oscar-winner Lady Gaga sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Lady Gaga talks honestly about the lessons she’s learned as an international pop star, actress and cultural icon. As she says, “There’s a discipline for passion, and it’s not about how many times you get rejected or you fall down or you’ve been beaten up; it’s how many times you stand up and are brave and you keep on going.” L...

Transform Your Life with Bishop T.D. Jakes
Oprah and Bishop T.D. Jakes talk about how to use transformational thinking to get to the core of who you really are, move beyond limiting beliefs and live life in a new and more purposeful way. Bishop Jakes is known for cutting to the core of many matters and now he's demonstrating how to become who we are meant to be. Bishop Jakes uses an apple to show how we are often surrounded by situations and expectations that prevent us from getting to our true centers. Find out why he says that at the center of eve...

Faith, the Two-Legged Dog
Oprah talks about the many ways animals teach and inspire us. Oprah shares the lessons she's learned from her own dogs and from other animals featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Oprah says one of her greatest teachers was her beloved dog Sophie. Oprah was also inspired by one of her most memorable guests, Faith, the dog who overcame severe deformities to learn to walk on two legs. "If that little dog can do that, what can you do?" Oprah asks. Oprah also takes a look back at a ground-breaking program called ...


Oprah & Joel Osteen — I Am: Life is How You See It
Oprah and Pastor Joel Osteen take the stage at Houston’s Hobby Center, with an audience of thousands, to share the principles that guide our lives. Pastor Osteen explains why what we say after “I am” is what we become. He says the words you speak can become your destiny. Pastor Osteen leads Oprah and the audience in a powerful "I am" exercise. If you want to know what you're going to be like in five years, Pastor Osteen says, you should listen to what you're saying about yourself right now. Oprah and Pastor...

Oprah and Dr. Phil: Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World, Part 2
Oprah is joined by Dr. Phil to talk about his New York Times best-selling book “Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World.” Using the principles in his book, Dr. Phil explains how to play big and become the star in your own life by defining success, spotting obstacles and harnessing the right tools to get what you want in life. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Oprah and Dr. Phil: Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World, Part 1
Oprah and Dr. Phil join together to uncover how to spot and stop the bad people in your life, using principles from Dr. Phil's New York Times best-selling book "Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World." They uncover the truth about who may be taking advantage of you: the users, abusers and overall bad people we all have in our lives. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Oprah and Newton’s Third Law
Oprah explores what she calls one of the most important laws of physics and in life: Newton’s Third Law of Motion. Oprah explains why she lives her life by this law, which states, "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Oprah then explains to an audience why she believes the law affects everything we do physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually. She says, “The energy you’re putting out right now is coming back to you all the time whether you recognize it or not. And, if you c...

Oprah and Dr. Gary Chapman: The Five Love Languages
Oprah talks with Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the New York Times best-selling book The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts. Oprah learns her love language and Dr. Chapman explains how knowing your partner’s love language can transform your relationship. Couples across the country demonstrate how this concept brought their marriages back from the brink of divorce. Plus, The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, one of Dr. Chapman's biggest fans, explains how the book changed her marriage. See omny...

Oprah & Iyanla Vanzant: Growing Beyond Guilt
Iyanla Vanzant joins Oprah to help viewers move beyond the guilt weighing them down in their lives. Iyanla teaches us how to grow beyond guilt so that we may experience true freedom. Oprah and Iyanla talk with Amy, a mother of three, who says she is shackled to her guilt after making a terrible decision two years ago. Iyanla helps Amy uncover the root cause of her guilt and shame. Then, through Facebook, Twitter and Skype, Oprah and Iyanla take questions from people around the world. See omnystudio.com/l...


Oprah & Iyanla Vanzant: Growing Beyond Guilt
Iyanla Vanzant joins Oprah to help viewers move beyond the guilt weighing them down in their lives. Iyanla teaches us how to grow beyond guilt so that we may experience true freedom. Oprah and Iyanla talk with Amy, a mother of three, who says she is shackled to her guilt after making a terrible decision two years ago. Iyanla helps Amy uncover the root cause of her guilt and shame. Then, through Facebook, Twitter and Skype, Oprah and Iyanla take questions from people around the world....

Lady Gaga: Heal Through Kindness
Grammy and Oscar winner Lady Gaga talks about the lessons she’s learned as an international pop star, actress and cultural icon. Lady Gaga shares intimate details on how and why she created her famous persona. She also talks about her personal traumas, her daily rituals of mental and physical wellness and how she learned it’s her life’s purpose to help heal the world through kindness. Lady Gaga also discusses why she recently became an entrepreneur, creating Haus Laboratories, her brand-new beauty company. ...

Cynthia Erivo: At Home with Oprah Winfrey
Grammy-, Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cynthia Erivo discusses her starring role in the upcoming film “Harriet.” “Harriet” is the first feature film to tell the true story of one of the most iconic women in American history, Harriet Tubman. Harriet Tubman went from being a runaway slave to becoming one of the most revered abolitionists of her time, guiding more than 70 slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Cynthia addresses the backlash on social media surrounding the fact that she is British, pla...


Lupita Nyong’o: At Home with Oprah Winfrey
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o discusses her fast rise to fame, colorism and her new children’s book, Sulwe.  Sulwe tells the story of a young, dark-skinned girl struggling to discover and embrace her beauty. Lupita talks about winning the Oscar for her performance in “12 Years A Slave,” the $1.3 billion blockbuster Black Panther and her dual role in Jordan Peele’s psychological thriller, Us. Lupita also shares the details behind the explosive New York Times op-ed article she wrote about her alleged s...

Pema Chödrön: Welcoming the Unwelcome
Buddhist nun, author and a pioneer of the mindfulness movement, Pema Chödrön discusses her new book, Welcoming the Unwelcome. Pema reminds us how to connect to our basic goodness. She shares the first thing we should do when things show up for us that are uncomfortable, stressful or hopeless. Pema also addresses the recent sexual abuse allegations that rocked the Buddhist community. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Suzy Amis Cameron: One Meal a Day
Environmental activist, actress and author Suzy Amis Cameron discusses her new book, OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline and Save the Planet. Suzy asks readers to commit to one plant-based meal a day to help save the planet and improve health. She also discusses her storied career, her marriage to director James Cameron and what she is most grateful for. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Suzy Amis Cameron: One Meal a Day
Environmental activist, actress and author Suzy Amis Cameron discusses her new book, OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline and Save the Planet. Suzy asks readers to commit to one plant-based meal a day to help save the planet and improve health. She also discusses her storied career, her marriage to director James Cameron and what she is most grateful for....

Joy Harjo: An American Sunrise
The first Native American to be named United States Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo discusses her tumultuous life, her career as an award-winning poet and her newest book of poetry, “An American Sunrise.” Joy also talks about reparations, universal connection, her native ancestors and our innate, self-protective instincts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Bonus: Know My Name audio book excerpt by Chanel Miller
Chanel Miller, the Stanford rape survivor previously known as “Emily Doe,” powerfully narrates her own story in the audiobook format of Know My Name, published by Penguin Random House Audio. Chanel’s statement to Brock Turner during his sentencing gave voice to millions of survivors, and now you can hear her voice here, telling her own story. You can purchase the audiobook wherever digital audiobooks are sold. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Chanel Miller: Know My Name
Chanel Miller, formerly known to the world as “Emily Doe,” steps out of the shadows after she was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus in 2015. In her memoir, Know My Name, Chanel shares the personal impact of the aftermath of the assault and the trial that followed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Bob Iger: The Ride of a Lifetime
Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger, discusses his book, The Ride of a Lifetime. Bob shares the values and lessons he’s learned from his legendary 40-plus-year career in the entertainment business. Bob also talks about his close relationship with Steve Jobs, the origins of the blockbuster movie Black Panther and canceling TV’s number-one hit, Roseanne, after her infamous tweet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Dr. Dean and Anne Ornish: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases
Oprah Winfrey invites medical pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish and his wife Anne to her vegetable garden in Maui. They talk about their new book, “Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases.” The book highlights four lifestyle changes they claim can reverse both chronic disease and the aging process. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Malcolm Gladwell: Talking to Strangers
Journalist, podcaster and New York Times best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell discusses his new book, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know. Malcolm examines his theory that prejudging people we don’t know can lead to dangerous consequences. Through well-known cases like the Bernie Madoff scandal, the Amanda Knox trial, the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse trial, and the racially charged arrest and death of Sandra Bland, Malcolm explains his belief that many of us unconsciously...

Aging Well With Cybill Shepherd, Bo Derek and Beverly Johnson
Oprah talks to Cybill Shepherd, Ali MacGraw, Beverly Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis and Bo Derek about what it's like to age in the spotlight. In a candid conversation, Cybill Shepherd reveals that her model looks opened doors for her and also discusses the moment she realized that heads were no longer turning her way. Oprah also sits down with ‘70s icon Ali MacGraw to talk about how she's learned to embrace getting older, as well as what it was like for her to realize she was not the "It girl" any more. Supermo...

Oprah and Eckhart Tolle: Acceptance of Troubled Times
In a live interview from Vancouver in Canada, Oprah sits down with visionary thought leader, spiritual pioneer and New York Times best-selling author Eckhart Tolle. As a part of her Path Made Clear book tour, Oprah is joined on stage by Eckhart, a special guest who impacted her journey, for a unique one-on-one conversation. The two discuss how we can best accept the present moment and see it in its purest form; Eckhart also talks about how to control our ego and get to the “essence of who we are.” Finally, ...


Oprah and Cheryl Strayed: Regret and Forgiveness
In a live interview, Oprah sits down with New York Times best-selling author Cheryl Strayed. As a part of her “Path Made Clear” book tour, Oprah is joined on stage by this special guest, who impacted her journey, for a unique one-on-one conversation. Oprah and Cheryl discuss the meaning of forgiveness and the importance of vulnerability and regret. Cheryl also talks about turning 50 and why she now puts herself first. Cheryl’s best-selling memoir “Wild,” which recounted her spiritual journey hiking the Paci...

Oprah and Gary Zukav: Live from Calgary
Oprah sits down with Gary Zukav, spiritual pioneer, master teacher and author of four consecutive New York Times best sellers, including the internally acclaimed “The Seat of the Soul.” As a part of her “Path Made Clear” book tour, Oprah is joined on stage by this special guest, who impacted her journey, for a unique one-on-one conversation. Gary talks about living with intention and authentic power, and explains what he calls “holy, sacred moments.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

“The Oprah Winfrey Show”: Toni Morrison
In memory of legendary author Toni Morrison, this encore presentation of an “Oprah Winfrey Show” episode features an interview with the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. They discusses one of Oprah’s all-time favorite books, Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye.” Oprah and Morrison are joined by four diverse viewers who have a special connection to the book. This discussion also contains one of the greatest lessons Oprah has ever learned, when Morrison posed the question: “When your child enters the room, does...


Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant: Live from Montreal, Canada
In a live interview, Oprah sits down with bestselling author, spiritual life coach and host of OWN's "Iyanla: Fix My Life," Iyanla Vanzant. As a part of her Path Made Clear book tour, Oprah is joined on stage by a special guest who impacted her journey for a unique one-on-one conversation. Iyanla talks about love, relationships, smart phones, spiritual practices, childhood trauma and her new book, Get Over It!: Thought Therapy for Healing the Hard Stuff. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...

Best Lifesaving Lessons
Oprah discusses the best lifesaving lessons she's learned and says we should use our intuition and the voice in our heads that says, "Something is off here." Oprah reflects on her Oprah Winfrey Show conversation with protection expert Gavin de Becker about what he calls “the gift of fear.” Oprah also recalls the lifesaving advice she never forgot from expert Sanford Strong: Never let an attacker take you to a second location. Actress Gabrielle Union shares her story about how she was brutally raped when she...

The Best Relationship Advice
Oprah talks about the life-changing advice she received from her mentor Dr. Maya Angelou—"When someone tells you who they are, believe them"—and shares how she learned this lesson the hard way. Oprah also 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...


When You Know Better, You Do Better
Maya Angelou once told Oprah, "When you know better, you do better." Oprah underscores this message with insightful stories from her own life and from those of Oprah Winfrey Show guests who learned from the mistakes they made. Oprah shares that she has empathy for other people's mistakes because she's made her own. Her message is, "It's never too late to change." Oprah also talks candidly about a 1988 episode with racist skinheads that forever changed the course of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Oprah reflects on ...

Oprah on the False Power of Ego
Oprah talks about the power of ego and why she now regrets pulling out the infamous "wagon of fat" on The Oprah Winfrey Show—the most-watched Oprah episode in history. Oprah shares the ways in which it affected how others viewed her, as well as her own self-image. She explains what it felt like to finally make the connection, years later, to what was really driving her decision to share her weight struggles with the world. Oprah also offers advice for knowing when your ego is getting the best of you. See...

India.Arie: Life After Rock Bottom
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter India.Arie reveals the five most important lessons she learned after she hit rock bottom. India.Arie uses what she calls "songversation" to beautifully describe her journey from breakdown to breakthrough. "Songversation is not a concert," she explains. "It's not a lecture. It's not a performance, even. Songversation is a practice that is part meditation, part prayer, part fellowship and part action." At the height of her f...


Pastor John Gray: The Bridge
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Pastor John Gray discusses the Bridge, a figurative place where people can “bridge” the divide that he says seems to be evident everywhere you look these days. With his unique preaching blend of heart and humor, Pastor Gray has everyone LOLing as he explains why “meeting in the middle” is the key to healing the country. He also describes how his grandmother inspired him to build bridges with people who don’t look like him. Pastor Gray currently stars in OWN’s The B...

Kris Carr: How to Live a Crazy, Sexy Life
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author, wellness activist and cancer survivor Kris Carr teaches us how she let go of old habits in order to embrace her new crazy, sexy life. At age 31, Kris was diagnosed with an incurable cancer. She fought back, embracing a healthy lifestyle and launching a career as a wellness activist. More than a decade later, she is still thriving with cancer, and her healing journey has inspired many. Yet, Kris confesses in her SuperSoul Session,...

Cheryl Strayed: The Humble Journey to Greatness
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author Cheryl Strayed explains why you shouldn't let your dreams get in the way of achieving your goals. Cheryl says at the age of 33, she rented a cottage in the town of Sheffield, Massachusetts, hoping to finish writing her first book. It had been her lifelong desire to write the great American novel, but now that she was so close, she found herself procrastinating and watching TV instead. She says she started to feel like a failure. "...


Shaka Senghor Session: Things I Learned in Prison You Can Apply to Your Life
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, author, mentor and criminal justice activist Shaka Senghor uses his powerful story to share the surprising universal life lessons he learned in prison. At the age of 19, Shaka was sent to prison for second-degree murder. After being incarcerated for nearly two decades, he walked out a changed man in 2010. Shaka also describes the moment in prison when he realized that compassion was the key to his spiritual transformation. See omnystudio.com/listener for p...

Eckhart Tolle Session: The Awakening of Consciousness
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author and spiritual thought leader Eckhart Tolle explains the awakening of consciousness by taking on one of Oprah's signature questions: What do you know for sure? "I know for sure that I'm sitting on a chair," Eckhart says. "That's the most surface level of things. I know for sure that this is a table." His answer is simple enough, but Eckhart delves further. Even these seemingly simple truths are not concrete, he says. Eckhart goes s...

Deepak Chopra Session: Belief Creates Reality
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Deepak Chopra explains why a belief is simply a "thought that is true for you." He says the world that we create for ourselves is based on these thoughts, and thus beliefs shape our reality. Deepak goes on to discuss how, as babies, we are filled with curiosity, wonder and bliss. But when we start to be conditioned by the world around us, we begin to build a separate self—one that can fill us with anxiety, pressure and fear. Deepak shares why this “separate self” i...


Dr. Edith Eva Eger: The Choice
Holocaust survivor, psychologist and author Dr. Edith Eva Eger discusses her international bestselling book, “The Choice: Embrace the Possible.” In a gripping discussion, Dr. Eger shares how her traumatic experiences at the Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp shaped her life, and talks about her philosophies and her work as a clinical psychologist. At 91, she reminds us what courage looks like in the worst of times. Dr. Eger helps us to understand that our circumstances don’t define what makes us free and...

Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now, Part 2
This special podcast episode features the first-ever conversation between Oprah and the five exonerated men who were once known as The Central Park Five. Their story is dramatically told in the Netflix series, “When They See Us,” a historical account of the five teenagers wrongfully convicted of sexual assault in Central Park in 1989. The four-part Netflix series focuses on the young men—Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise—who were sentenced between five and 15 year...

Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now Pt. 1
This special podcast episode features conversations with When They See Us creator, co-writer and director Ava DuVernay together with the talented cast of the four-part docu-drama from Netflix. Since its release on May 31st, Netflix says When They See Us has been the most-watched series on the platform. Based on a true story, When They See Us is an historical account of the five teenagers wrongfully convicted of sexual assault in Central Park in 1989. The four-part series focuses on the young men – Antron Mc...


Wes Moore: The Difference Between Your Job and Your Work
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author, Rhodes scholar and decorated U.S. Army veteran Wes Moore asks a powerful question: “After years working at the same job, have you ever realized you've just been going through the motions for as long as you can remember?” Wes shares how he believes we can all discover and pursue our true life’s purpose. As a combat officer in Afghanistan, a White House Fellow and a Wall Street banker, Wes discusses his journey of self-discovery, w...

Elizabeth Gilbert: The Whole Human Experience
International best-selling author of the phenomenon “Eat Pray Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert returns to “SuperSoul Sunday” to discuss her latest novel, “City of Girls.” Set in New York City during the 1940s, the epic story follows 19-year-old Vivian Morris as she comes of age during World War II, and follows her all the way through 2010. Elizabeth says Vivian’s quest to find her authentic self and challenge the societal expectations of the time mirrors her own life story. Elizabeth explains why she believes in th...

Gabrielle Bernstein: The Universe Has Your Back
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, motivational speaker, life coach and New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein shares five steps to what she calls “spiritual surrender.” In a deeply personal and emotional talk, Gabrielle explains why she believes the universe will always have your back. “It’s one of the most vulnerable talks I’ve ever given,” Gabrielle says. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Father Richard Rohr: The Universal Christ
Contemporary theologian, mystic and author Father Richard Rohr discusses his new book, The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe. A Franciscan friar for more than 40 years and founder of The Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Father Rohr shares why he believes the essential function of religion is to radically connect humanity with the world around us, and why “Christ” is another name for everything. He also explains true e...

Amandla Stenberg: My Authenticity is my Activism
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, actress, social media disrupter and feminist Amandla Stenberg talks about the importance of vulnerability and finding strength in your identity. She shares her journey of becoming comfortable with her authentic self and loving who she was born to be. Amandla—who portrayed Rue in The Hunger Games, Madeline in Everything, Everything and Starr in The Hate U Give—was declared "one of the most incendiary voices of her generation" by Dazed magazine. The Ms. Foundation fo...

Sister Joan Chittister: The Time is Now
Author, activist and Benedictine nun Sister Joan Chittister discusses her newest book, The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage. In a powerful conversation, Sister Joan defines what it means to be a prophet in today's modern world, and challenges us to combat complacency and apathy in our own lives. She outlines the key steps we can all take to lift America (and the world) out of its current state of polarization and political disarray. Rather than wait for others to solve the problems of inequality, inj...


Marie Forleo: Everything is “Figureoutable”
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, author, entrepreneur and award-winning web host Marie Forleo explains why she believes everything in life is what she calls “figureoutable.” Marie wonders, “Why do some people struggle while others find a way to thrive, often despite the most challenging circumstances?” In exploring the answer, Marie shares the valuable life lessons her mother taught her about how to handle life’s inevitable problems. Marie also believes our attitude, spirit and tenacity can affect...

David Brooks: The Quest for a Moral Life
New York Times best-selling author, columnist and political commentator David Brooks discusses his new book, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life. David explains there are two metaphorical mountains we must climb to live a moral life. He describes the “first mountain” life, which is self-centered, vs. the “second mountain” life, which is others-centered. David provides insight into how our culture operates from a “first mountain” perspective, by shaping us to be individualistic, but says it is th...

Glennon Doyle: First the Pain, Then the Rising
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author Glennon Doyle asks what would happen if we stopped being afraid of our pain. The founder of the online community Momastery and president of the nonprofit organization Together Rising, Glennon takes us on what she calls the “journey of the warrior,” explaining there is no easy way out when it comes to life’s challenges. “The willingness to dwell in our discomfort and truly listen is how we turn our pain into power,” she says. Se...


Dr. Shefali Tsabary: The Awakened Life
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, clinical psychologist, parenting expert, and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Shefali Tsabary teaches us how to let go of traditional ways of thinking in order to become the essence of who we truly are. She explains how our essential “selfhood” is stripped from us, piece-by-piece, as we grow into adulthood. Dr. Shefali also makes a plea for what she calls “a case against parenting.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Marianne Williamson: The Spiritual Purpose of Relationships
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, spiritual adviser, activist and New York Times best-selling author Marianne Williamson explains how, through relationships, we can transcend worldly concerns and achieve a greater sense of spiritual enlightenment. She shares what she believes is the most powerful thought you can have and why it will benefit all your relationships. Marianne also offers a powerful metaphor to explain how we’re all connected to each other and to the universe. See omnystudio.com/lis...

Tara Westover: Educated
New York Times best-selling author Tara Westover discusses her memoir, “Educated.” Tara describes what it was like growing up in the remote Idaho mountains as the daughter of survivalist Mormons. She explains her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when Tara’s older brother became violent. Tara did not attend school or see doctors, and had minimal interaction with the outside world for 17 years. Despite th...


Caroline Myss: Myths and Truths About Healing
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, author, spiritual teacher and intuitive Caroline Myss shares a powerful exercise that demonstrates why healing doesn’t begin in the mind, but deep within the soul. Caroline also explains how to know when something is incongruent in your life and how to fix it. Caroline is a five-time New York Times best-selling author and internationally renowned speaker in the fields of human consciousness, spirituality, mysticism, health and the science of medical intuition. S...

Melinda Gates: The Moment of Lift
Philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates discusses her new book, “The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World.” Believing that all lives have equal value, Melinda and her husband, Bill Gates, have donated more than $50 billion to improving equity, health and education in the United States and around the world. Through her work at the foundation over the last 15 years, Melinda has seen firsthand that empowering women and girls can bring transformational...

Elizabeth Gilbert: The Curiosity-Driven Life
New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert is known for following her passion, but says she no longer advises others to do the same. Instead, Elizabeth makes the case to follow your curiosity. Elizabeth says she believes the word "passion" can trigger feelings of stress and pressure, and doesn't even know if she believes in following it anymore. “At some point in your life, you were told, ‘Chase your passion,’” she says. “Not everyone knows how to answer that command.” See omnystudio.com/listen...


Rob Bell: The Joy of Growing Younger
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author, pastor and podcaster Rob Bell raises profound questions about being alive. Rob explains how our attitude can actually turn back the hands of time and reveal to us what he calls “the joys of growing younger.” Rob also shares that his prayers are far from poetic. “They’re actually straight forward and sound more like, ‘You take it,’” he says. Rob explains how these prayers have led to some of his biggest revelations.   See om...

Michael Bernard Beckwith: Participate in Your Unfolding
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Michael Bernard Beckwith, spiritual pioneer and founder of the world-renowned Agape International Spiritual Center, discusses what he calls the four stages of unfolding. Michael explains the stages are an intensive process of spiritual development for people seeking to be in alignment with their life’s purpose. “We’re not in this world to get anything--we are in this world to let something unfold from within us,” he says. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...

Dr. Brené Brown: The Anatomy of Trust
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, research professor, social scientist, New York Times best-selling author and TED Talk sensation Dr. Brené Brown discusses the fundamentals of trust. Brené explains how she was moved to focus on the topic after watching her daughter struggle with a betrayal of trust. Brené says she eventually found a way to teach her daughter to build trust and identify the people in her life who deserve it. She also explains why gossip harms relationships more than we realize and c...


Shawn Achor: The Life-Altering Power of a Positive Mind
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author, happiness expert and Harvard-trained researcher Shawn Achor says that pleasure isn't the only thing that brings people happiness. How do you explain the joy felt during spiritually and emotionally challenging moments, such as when your legs are burning halfway through a marathon or when you cradle your 1-year-old in the middle of the night until she falls back to sleep? He offers a definition of happiness that encompasses all thi...

Janet Mock: The Path to Authenticity: Embracing the Otherness
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, New York Times best-selling author and transgender advocate Janet Mock says she grew up “othered” and was taught that “normal” was the path to success and contentment. However, what she learned was something entirely different. Janet speaks about the deep space of lack in marginalized communities caused by a society that closes its eyes to the problems of people who are different. No matter where you are in life, Janet says, there's one question we all need to ask ...

Iyanla Vanzant: You Matter
How do you say “no?” In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, author, life coach and host of OWN’s trailblazing show “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” Iyanla Vanzant shares how you can build your "no" muscles. Iyanla says decisions matter and so do you! She mixes spiritual teachings with her unique brand of humor, including a hilarious anecdote about showing up to The Home Depot looking “tack-a-licious,” which led to a realization about self-valuation and how she presents herself to the world. See omnystudio.com/...


Oprah Winfrey: “The Path Made Clear”
On a special edition of “SuperSoul Conversations,” Oprah Winfrey presents her new book, “The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose,” featuring some of the most profound insights and Aha! moments. In this follow-up to her New York Times best-selling book “The Wisdom of Sundays,” Oprah shares her own key lessons and the personal stories that helped set the course for her best life. Hear from luminaries and trailblazers in a wide array of fields share the life lessons that helped them ...

Tim Storey: The Heart and Soul of a Comeback
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, acclaimed author, motivational speaker, ordained minister and life adviser Tim Storey explains why we weren’t created to live an "almost" life. Tim urges us to not let the inevitable setbacks in our lives push us too far off course, and shares how we can transform a setback into a comeback at any age. Tim mixes humor with heart, sharing his personal insights on how to remain the best versions of ourselves.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Oprah Winfrey: Your Own Truth
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Oprah explains why it’s important for all of us to find our own truth. “What is the truth of me? Why am I here? And what do I have to offer?” Oprah asks. “The answer,” she says, “is yourself.” Oprah shares why you are enough, just as you are, and offers up the one question you need to ask whenever life throws you a curveball. She also shares what she wants everyone to stop doing right now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Cynthia Bond: “Ruby” (An Oprah’s Book Club Selection)
New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Bond discusses her first novel, “Ruby,” which is an Oprah’s Book Club choice. Cynthia says that as an adult she was flooded with painful memories of sexual abuse from her childhood. She found healing in a writing class and her work there eventually led to the idea for the novel that would take her 10 years to complete. “Ruby” was finally published in 2014. Cynthia says the message she wants to share in her book is about survival. "The lesson is that it is possible ...

Shefali Tsabary: The Awakened Family
In her second SuperSoul Conversation, New York Times best-selling author Dr. Shefali Tsabary discusses the revolution of conscious parenting, creating an awakened family and raising confident children. Dr. Shefali shares teachings from her book "The Awakened Family." She provides daily tools for parents on how to manage expectations, avoid the pressure to succeed and embrace the child they have rather than dream of the child they want. Dr. Shefali challenges myths of traditional parenting and provides skill...

Deepak Chopra: Creating Harmony
World-renowned spiritual thought leader Deepak Chopra welcomes Oprah to his homeland, India. Deepak discusses his groundbreaking work in the field of mind-body medicine, the life lessons he's learned from his family, and the influence that India's rich cultural traditions have had on his life’s work. Deepak explains how we can create harmony in our own lives. He says learning to move with the flow of life wherever you are is key to appreciating every moment. He also describes his life-changing experience as...


A New Earth: “A New Earth” (Chapter 10)
In this final episode, which focuses on Chapter 10 of “A New Earth,” Oprah and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, discuss how to bring your newfound consciousness into your everyday life. Eckhart also answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” These insightful and uplifting podcast conversations give you a chapter-by-chapter class on p...

A New Earth: “Your Inner Purpose” (Chapter 9)
In this episode, which focuses on Chapter 9 of “A New Earth,” Oprah and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, talk about how aligning your life with your inner purpose can bring you greater joy and fulfillment. Eckhart also answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next two Mondays, these insightful and uplifting podcast conversa...

A New Earth: “The Discovery of Inner Space” (Chapter 8)
In this episode, which focuses on chapter eight of “A New Earth,” Oprah and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, discuss the importance of stillness, and how finding it can help you connect with the present moment. Eckhart also answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next three Mondays, these insightful and uplifting podcast c...


A New Earth: “Finding Who You Truly Are” (Chapter 7)
In this episode, which focuses on chapter seven of "A New Earth,” Oprah and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, discuss ways to help you discover who you truly are at your core. They also share an unexpected place to practice what Eckhart calls “diminishment of ego,” and Eckhart answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next fo...

A New Earth: Breaking Free (Chapter 6)
In this episode, which focuses on chapter six of “A New Earth,” Oprah and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, discuss how to spot the pain-body in yourself, how to contain negative thoughts, and why embracing life's difficult moments will lead to a stress-free life. Eckhart also answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next fi...

A New Earth: The Pain Body (Chapter 5)
In this episode, which focuses on chapter five of “A New Earth,” Oprah Winfrey and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, discuss how unresolved emotional pain can wreak havoc in people's lives and relationships. Eckhart also answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next six Mondays, these insightful and uplifting podcast convers...


A New Earth: Role-Playing: The Many Faces of the Ego (Chapter 4)
In this episode, which focuses on chapter four of “A New Earth,” Oprah Winfrey and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, discuss how defining yourself by the roles that you play in life can keep you from knowing who you truly are. Eckhart also discusses the real key to finding lasting contentment and answers questions from people who are reading along in the book. The episode is part of a 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpo...

A New Earth: The Core of Ego (Chapter 3)
Oprah Winfrey and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, present their 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next eight Mondays, these insightful and uplifting podcast conversations give you a chapter-by-chapter class on practical teachings to help you discover an enlightened state of consciousness. You’ll learn how to quiet your mind, get your ego in check and live a fully present life. If you're seeking a more lo...

A New Earth: Ego: The Current State of Humanity (Chapter 2)
Oprah Winfrey and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, present their 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next nine Mondays, these insightful and uplifting podcast conversations give you a chapter-by-chapter class on practical teachings to help you discover an enlightened state of consciousness. You’ll learn how to quiet your mind, get your ego in check and live a fully present life. If you're seeking a more lov...


A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose
Oprah Winfrey and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, present their 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” For the next 10 Mondays, these insightful and uplifting podcast conversations give you a chapter-by-chapter class on practical teachings to help you discover an enlightened state of consciousness. You’ll learn how to quiet your mind, get your ego in check and live a fully present life. If you're seeking a more lovin...

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland
Listen to a conversation hosted by Oprah Winfrey, featuring Wade Robson and James Safechuck, subjects of the two-part HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland,” alongside director Dan Reed. Taped before an audience of people whose lives have been impacted by sexual abuse, the conversation also features interviews with actor Anthony Edwards and ex-NFL linebacker Al Chesley, both survivors of sexual abuse. Dr. Howard Fradkin, author of “Joining Forces: Empowering Male Survivors to Thrive,” explains the telltale pat...

Gary Zukav: Celebrating 25 years of “The Seat of the Soul”
Spiritual teacher and New York Times best-selling author Gary Zukav discusses the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking book “The Seat of the Soul.” Gary talks about healing addiction, understanding emotions in a deeper way and how to challenge your fears. He also discusses how his spiritual life has evolved over the decades and shares what soothes his own soul. Gary explains what it really means to be soulful and how we can apply the principles taught in “The Seat of the Soul” to see the world in a new wa...


Beto O’Rourke: A Hopeful Voice
Oprah sits down with political hopeful Beto O’Rourke, who many say has emerged as a fresh voice for Americans who feel detached, divided and disillusioned in today’s political climate. Beto, who’s known for his successful grassroots political campaigns, became one of the youngest city council members to ever serve in El Paso, Texas. In 2012, he pulled off a political upset that landed him three terms in Congress. Then, Beto created big buzz on social media, galvanizing support across the country during his ...

Byron Katie: Set Yourself Free
Best-selling author, speaker and teacher Byron Katie shares how she believes we can end our own suffering forever. Katie, as she is known, guides us through her powerful process of inquiry she calls “The Work.” She says we can radically shift our stressful beliefs about our lives, other people and ourselves. Katie explains that all the problems in the world originate in our thinking and gives us the tools to open our minds and set ourselves free. Based on her own experience of how suffering is created and e...

Michael B. Jordan: Exceeding His Dreams
Award-winning actor and producer Michael B. Jordan discusses his skyrocketing career and why he says his life has already "exceeded his dreams.” Michael’s breakout performance came in 2013’s “Fruitvale Station,” directed by visionary Ryan Coogler. The duo teamed up again for the “Rocky” sequel, “Creed,” and then for the mega-blockbuster “Black Panther,” now nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. Michael says after playing superhero villain Erik Killmonger in “Black Panther,” he went to therapy. “A...


Bradley Cooper: A Soulful Star Is Born
Grammy-, Golden Globe-, Tony- and Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper discusses how he has emerged as a visionary filmmaker. His first try at directing a film became the box office smash “A Star Is Born,” which has been nominated for eight Academy Awards and earned more than $400 million at the box office. Over a four-year period, Bradley wrote, produced, directed, starred in and even wrote music for “A Star Is Born.” “The fact that I had an opportunity to co-write and direct a movie and see it from an ide...

Gary Zukav and Linda Francis: Spiritual Partnerships
Spiritual pioneer, teacher and New York Times best-selling author Gary Zukav and his wife Linda Francis discuss spiritual partnerships. Gary and Linda share what they’ve identified as “phases of a deeply connected relationship.” The couple describes the unusual way they met, their perspective on lasting love and how spiritual partnerships can help you find greater joy and happiness in life. Gary and Linda are co-founders of The Seat of the Soul Institute. Gary also talks about the inspirations for his book ...

Devon Franklin: Produced by Faith
Award-winning film and TV producer, New York Times best-selling author and spiritual success coach DeVon Franklin explains how he believes you can find your life's purpose. Devon describes how he climbed the corporate ladder, starting out as an intern for Will Smith to later becoming Senior Vice President at Columbia Pictures. Today, Devon is CEO of his own production company, Franklin Entertainment. Devon also discusses his book "Produced By Faith," which uses the filmmaking process as a metaphor for findi...


Larry Dossey: The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things
Physician and New York Times best-selling author Larry Dossey discusses the power of prayer, what to pray for and how to pray to get the best results. Larry, who is deeply rooted in the scientific world, explains how he became an influential advocate for the roles of the mind, consciousness and spirituality in healthcare. Larry also talks about his books “Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine” and “The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things.” Before Larry’s books were publi...

Elizabeth Lesser: The Marrow of Who We Are
New York Times best-selling author and co-founder of the Omega Institute Elizabeth Lesser returns to “SuperSoul Conversations” to further discuss her sister's battle with cancer and their two-year spiritual quest to reconnect. Elizabeth talks about the spiritual journey she and her sister, Maggie, shared as they built an eternal sacred bond during Maggie's final days. In her book “Marrow: A Love Story,” Elizabeth writes about the importance of knowing ourselves down to the "marrow" of who we are in order to...

Steven Pressfield: Unlock Your Creative Genius
New York Times best-selling author Steven Pressfield discusses his book "The War of Art." Steven offers practical steps on how to "unlock the creative genius" he believes lives inside all of us. He reveals four questions that can help you identify your true calling in life. Whether you want to change careers, run a marathon, write the great American novel or be an entrepreneur, Steven's advice can help all of us express our deepest yearnings from the inside out. Steven shares the insights he gained from his...


BONUS: Phil in the Blanks - Dr. Phil's new podcast
Get ready for a side of Dr. Phil McGraw you may have been missing. On his new podcast Phil in the Blanks, join Dr. Phil as he delves into the minds of the most interesting and accomplished people in the world today. His first guest is Shaquille O'Neal. From celebrities (like Jay Leno, Steve Harvey, & Vivica A. Fox), to ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, to the world’s leading experts and “disrupters,” every guest will be provocative, informative and relevant. Listen now in Apple Podcasts...

Cheryl Strayed: “Wild”
New York Times best-selling author Cheryl Strayed reflects on her soul-stirring memoir “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.” Filled with honesty, raw emotion and breathtaking moments, the book outlines the events that led Cheryl to embark on an 1,100 mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. In 1995, Cheryl was a 26-year-old waitress whose life hit rock bottom after she lost her mother to cancer. Cheryl says she scarcely resembled the healthy, strong, and happy woman she used to be. She kn...

Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence 101
Do you have a good sense of how others see the world? Psychologist, journalist and best-selling author Daniel Goleman discusses his ground-breaking research on emotional intelligence. Daniel explains how we can enhance and manage our emotions to expand our brain capacity. As a pioneer in the emotional and social intelligence movement, Daniel's research changed the way we look at what it means to be smart. He explains how people can sharpen their emotional intelligence to improve their relationships, work an...


Karen Armstrong: Steps to a Compassionate Life, Part 2
Former Catholic nun, world-renowned religious scholar and author, Karen Armstrong discusses her memoir, "The Spiral Staircase." Karen discusses the details of her fascinating spiritual journey, which began when she joined a convent at the age of 17. Hoping to forge a deep connection to God, her inspiration was met with harsh disillusionment. Karen says she was deeply unhappy as a nun and unable to pray. Seven years later, she left the convent feeling like a failure, with her future in question. Karen says s...

Karen Armstrong: Steps to a Compassionate Life, Part 1
Former Catholic nun, world-renowned religious scholar and author Karen Armstrong discusses her memoir, "The Spiral Staircase." Karen discusses the details of her fascinating spiritual journey, which began when she joined a convent at the age of 17. Hoping to forge a deep connection to God, her inspiration was met with harsh disillusionment. Karen says she was deeply unhappy as a nun and unable to pray. Seven years later, she left the convent feeling like a failure, with her future in question. Karen says sh...

Charles Eisenstein: A More Beautiful World Is Possible
What will come to define the human race for future generations? Philosopher, teacher and writer Charles Eisenstein provides insight into what could await us in the future, and discusses how cynicism, self-delusion and separation help to create our troubled world. In his book The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible, Charles explains why he believes the one way to resolve conflict is when opponents make an effort to understand one another on a human level, become less judgmental and then begin to...


Ayana Mathis: “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie”
New York Times best-selling author Ayana Mathis discusses her sweeping debut novel, “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie.” The book tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one indomitable heroine, Hattie Shepherd, and her unforgettable family. Ayana shares her thoughts on the book's soul-stirring themes, including parenting, loss, survival and redemption. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Ayana opens up about how she overcame criticism and self-doubt and went on to creat...

Oprah at Home with Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade & Their New Baby, Part 2
Oprah Winfrey sits down with actress, activist and New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Union and NBA superstar Dwyane Wade at their home in Los Angeles for a conversation about their unique path to parenthood. In an exclusive interview, the power couple introduces their beautiful new daughter, Kaavia James, to Oprah and the world. Gabrielle and Dwyane candidly discuss their struggles with infertility, the stigmas that surround the use of a surrogate and the backlash they’ve received on social media...

Oprah at Home with Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade & Their New Baby, Part 1
Oprah Winfrey sits down with actress, activist and New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Union and NBA superstar Dwyane Wade at their home in Los Angeles for a conversation about their unique path to parenthood. In an exclusive interview, the power couple introduces their beautiful new daughter, Kaavia James, to Oprah and the world. Gabrielle and Dwyane candidly discuss their struggles with infertility, the stigmas that surround the use of a surrogate and the backlash they’ve received on social media...


Mark Nepo: 7,000 Ways to Listen (Part 2)
Best-selling author, poet and philosopher Mark Nepo explains how battling cancer led to a profound spiritual awakening. In 1987, Mark discovered a lump on the back of his head and was eventually diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. While undergoing treatment, he embarked on a journey that would ultimately lead to his greatest life lessons and influence his later works. Now a two-time cancer survivor, Mark is the author of nearly 20 books, including the New York Times best seller “The Book of Awakening.” ...

Mark Nepo: 7,000 Ways to Listen (Part 1)
Best-selling author, poet and philosopher Mark Nepo explains how battling cancer led to a profound spiritual awakening. In 1987, Mark discovered a lump on the back of his head and was eventually diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. While undergoing treatment, he embarked on a journey that would ultimately lead to his greatest life lessons and influence his later works. Now a two-time cancer survivor, Mark is the author of nearly 20 books, including the New York Times best seller “The Book of Awakening.” ...

Sue Monk Kidd: The Life of the Soul
New York Times best-selling author Sue Monk Kidd discusses her fondness for rituals, her devotion to faith and discovering her soul’s calling to become a writer. “We have this immense interior life inside of us, we could call it the life of the soul… this is where the Divine lives in us,” she says. Sue’s first novel, “The Secret Life of Bees,” sold more than 8 million copies and was translated into 36 languages. The book was also turned into a Hollywood film, produced by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. Sue’s 2...


John Mackey: Conscious Capitalism
While some might say the act of being conscious and the practice of capitalism have little to do with one another, Whole Foods Market co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey believes differently. John discusses the consciousness, mindfulness, creativity and love that goes into running the billion-dollar business. A strong believer in the adage "follow your dreams," John shares his inspiring personal story and why he believes it is critical that we all strive to live more conscious lives. John also talks about his...

Daniel H. Pink: A New Mind
Is there one sentence that sums up your life? New York Times best-selling author of several provocative books about business, work and behavior, Daniel H. Pink says a great person can be summed up in just a few words. Daniel discusses his book, “A Whole New Mind,” which has been translated into 39 different languages. Daniel explains the "six senses" he believes can help you learn to be more creative and successful, and to live up to your full potential. He offers tangible exercises that will help you find ...

Michelle Obama: Becoming, Part 2
At the Hearst Tower in New York City, Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama sit down for a conversation about Mrs. Obama’s much-anticipated memoir “Becoming.” The two speak in front of an audience that includes a group of local, female high school students. The former first lady, mother, wife, attorney and author discusses the life experiences that have shaped her. She reminisces about her humble childhood on the South Side of Chicago with her family, which she describes as “four corners of a square:” her mother...


Michelle Obama: Becoming, Part 1
At the Hearst Tower in New York City, Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama sit down for a conversation about Mrs. Obama’s much-anticipated memoir “Becoming.” The two speak in front of an audience that includes a group of local, female high school students. The former first lady, mother, wife, attorney and author discusses the life experiences that have shaped her. She reminisces about her humble childhood on the South Side of Chicago with her family, which she describes as “four corners of a square:” her mother...

William Paul Young: See God In a New Way
New York Times best-selling author of "The Shack," William Paul Young shares his inspiration behind the book and how it has allowed people to see their relationship with God in a new way. "The Shack" was initially written as a Christmas gift to his children on the train commuting to one of his three jobs, with no intention of publishing it. The book's success led to a motion picture starring Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer and Tim McGraw. However, the author's journey to success was riddled with a lifetime...

Dr. BJ Miller: How to Die
Dr. BJ Miller is a hospice and palliative care specialist who treats patients with life-altering and terminal illnesses at the University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Miller shares his revelations about a subject that is often taboo in our culture: the experience of death. He describes the moment after a person's death, and explains why it is both sacred and unknowable. While a sophomore in college, Dr. Miller suffered a devastating electrical shock throughout his body. He lost half his arm and both ...


Anne Lamott: Three Prayers for Challenging Times
New York Times best-selling author, public speaker and writing teacher Anne Lamott discusses what she says are the three types of prayers that can help anyone through challenging times. Anne says it's easy to thank God when life is going well, but when times get tough, she says feelings of anger or complete silence can also act as prayer. Anne believes that as long you’re telling the truth of your heart, prayer can take on many forms. Anne talks about her book "Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repa...

Kathy Freston: The 8 Pillars of Wellness
New York Times best-selling author, spiritual counselor and wellness activist Kathy Freston explains how she believes we can reach our highest level of health and contentment through small, focused changes. In her book “Quantum Wellness,” Kathy outlines what she calls the “8 Pillars of Wellness:” meditation, visualization, fun activities, conscious eating, exercise, self-work, spiritual practice and service. Kathy says if we show interest and lean into these areas of our lives, we can “feel more connected i...

John Gray: The True Purpose of Joy
Pastor John Gray discusses his belief that every person was created on purpose and with a purpose. Pastor Gray's unique preaching blend of heart and humor has drawn thousands to hear his sermons since he became a pastor at the age of 21. Since then he has toured in a play with Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin, worked with megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen and appeared on TV’s “Sister, Sister” and “House of Payne.” Pastor Gray currently stars in OWN’s “The Book of John Gray,” in which he gives viewers ...


Debbie Ford: The Shadow Belief
The late spiritual teacher, best-selling author and life coach Debbie Ford opens up publicly about her dark secret: At the time of this interview, she had been battling cancer for more than a decade. Debbie talks about why she thought it was the right time to share her news, why she was in denial about having cancer for so long and what the disease ultimately taught her about life. Debbie says she had no idea what courage was before she began her battle with cancer. Debbie explains what she calls the “shado...

Julia Roberts: Daring and Vulnerable, Part 2
Oprah continues her conversation with Oscar-winning actress, mother and wife Julia Roberts, who shares the most daring thing she's ever done, the top quality she taught her children and when she feels the most vulnerable. Julia opens up about her private life, including the truth about her 16-year marriage and how tabloids affect her family. She talks about a negative Instagram experience and what she believes are the neurological effects of social media. Julia reveals the surprise her husband, cinematograp...

Julia Roberts: Daring and Vulnerable, Part 1
Oprah talks with Oscar-winning actress, mother and wife Julia Roberts, who shares the most daring thing she's ever done, the top quality she taught her children and when she feels the most vulnerable. Julia opens up about her private life, including the truth about her 16-year marriage and how tabloids affect her family. She talks about a negative Instagram experience and what she believes are the neurological effects of social media. Julia reveals the surprise her husband, cinematographer Danny Moder, orch...


Jonas Elrod: Wake Up
Is there more to life than we can see? Writer, director and film producer Jonas Elrod discusses his documentary “Wake Up.” At work one day, Jonas suddenly started seeing angels, auras and ghosts. Perplexed by his new ability to experience the supernatural, he set out on a soul-seeking journey, looking for a deeper meaning to his life. In the film, Jonas documents his spiritual exploration to find larger truths about the universe, inviting us all to accept that there is more to this life than meets the eye. ...

Tina Turner: My Love Story, Part 2
Oprah continues her conversation with icon, legend and survivor Tina Turner about her new book, "Tina Turner: My Love Story," and the upcoming Broadway musical based on her life, "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical." In this two-part podcast, Tina reveals that she has privately suffered several life-threatening illnesses over the past five years. She explains how the health scares caused her to look back and reflect on her six-decade career, and how her faith in Buddhism and the love of her life, husband Erwin B...

Tina Turner: My Love Story, Part 1
Oprah talks with icon, legend and survivor Tina Turner about her new book, "Tina Turner: My Love Story," and the upcoming Broadway musical based on her life, "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical." In this two-part podcast, Tina reveals that she has privately suffered several life-threatening illnesses over the past five years. She explains how the health scares caused her to look back and reflect on her six-decade career, and how her faith in Buddhism and the love of her life, husband Erwin Bach, helped her throu...


Dr. Robin Smith: The Truth About Being Emotionally Full
New York Times best-selling author, ordained minister and licensed psychologist Dr. Robin Smith explains how she overcame a series of personal setbacks and a condition she describes as "emotional anorexia." As a best-selling author, a regularly featured expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and host of her own national radio show, Dr. Robin appeared to have it all. However, after a serious car accident left her unable to work, Dr. Robin fell into a financial crisis. Dr. Robin says the situation became so dire ...

Iyanla Vanzant: The Four Essentials of Trust
In her third SuperSoul Conversation, best-selling author, spiritual life coach and TV host Iyanla Vanzant discusses one of life's most difficult lessons: learning to trust. Based on her book “Trust,” Iyanla explains the importance of mastering what she calls the four essential types of trust: Trust in Self, Trust in God, Trust in Others, and Trust in Life. She believes that without these four types of trust, we cannot flourish. Iyanla stresses the significance of building your trust muscles on a daily basis...

Suze Orman at the Apollo: Women and Money, Part 2
In a live appearance for the relaunch of her New York Times number one best-selling book "Women & Money," financial expert Suze Orman inspires a sold-out audience at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Suze believes the time has never been more right for women to take control of their finances. In this two-part special, Suze offers practical advice on how to financially protect yourself, spend your money more wisely and build a secure future. She stresses that money itself is not the end goal; it's the means ...


Suze Orman at the Apollo: Women and Money, Part 1
In a live appearance for the relaunch of her New York Times number one best-selling book "Women & Money," financial expert Suze Orman inspires a sold-out audience at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Suze believes the time has never been more right for women to take control of their finances. In this two-part special, Suze will offer practical advice on how to financially protect yourself, spend your money more wisely and build a secure future. She stresses that money itself is not the end goal; it's the me...

Louie Schwartzberg: Nature Is Our Greatest Spiritual Teacher
Award-winning nature cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg discusses his breathtaking time-lapse photography and his viral video "Gratitude." He tells Oprah why he believes focusing on nature's beauty helps us experience a truer spiritual connection to the world around us and to the deepest parts of our souls. Louie says that the awe of nature can make us more present and mindful, and that it can help a person listen to his or her inner voice. Louie has filmed many different facets of nature in his career, but...

Pico Iyer: The Art of Stillness
Best-selling author and travel writer Pico Iyer discusses the benefits of bringing stillness into our lives. Pico, a lifelong traveler who has journeyed all over the world, from India to Ethiopia to Cuba to Kathmandu, realized our lives are crowded, chaotic and noisy. He says there has never been a greater need to slow down, tune out and give ourselves permission to be still. Pico walked away from a successful career writing for Time magazine in New York City, where he worked on the 25th floor and had a nic...


Jon Kabat-Zinn: Mindfulness 101
With the demands of modern times, it can be difficult to live a life that feels truly balanced. Jon Kabat-Zinn, author and professor emeritus of medicine, says mindfulness can be a vital tool in cutting through the noise of daily life. Jon, the founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, offers an introduction to the practice of mindfulness and reveals how it can be used to help manage stress, anxiety, pai...

Elie Wiesel: Living with an Open Heart
The late Nobel Peace Prize winner, professor, New York Times bestselling author, humanitarian and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel discusses his life-changing heart surgery and his latest memoir, “Open Heart.” He shares the fears associated with his life-saving operation and how they allowed him to re-examine his career and deepen his devotion to his family. Elie also explains what he hopes will be the destiny of his life's work. Elie Wiesel was just 15 years old when he was sent to the Auschwitz concentratio...

Ralph Lauren, Part 2: Celebrating 50 Years of Design
On the eve of his 50th anniversary gala event, iconic designer and philanthropist Ralph Lauren looks back on the half century of his storied career in the fashion business. At his world-famous The Polo Bar restaurant in the heart of Manhattan, Ralph discusses the future of fashion, managing his international business empire and his thoughts on the status of the American dream. In a rare, personal moment, Ralph talks about being a father, grandfather and husband. Also, Oprah shares how Ralph’s brand has touc...


Ralph Lauren, Part 1: Celebrating 50 Years of Design
International fixture, innovator and true legend Ralph Lauren is celebrating his 50th year in the fashion industry. Ralph explains how passion, conviction and intention were the keys to his early success when he was selling ties out of a drawer in the Empire State Building. He reflects on the valuable life lessons he learned during his humble childhood in the Bronx, where he was raised by Russian immigrant parents. Ralph also shares the “out-of-body” experience he felt when he was diagnosed with a brain tum...

Rodger Kamenetz: The Hidden Path to the Soul
What do your dreams mean? Can you use them to transform your life? Award-winning poet, author, teacher and certified dream therapist Rodger Kamenetz explains how the deeper meanings of our dreams can lead us into spiritual realms we would otherwise never discover. In his book “The History of Last Night’s Dream,” he searches for the spiritual truths and directions of our dreams and, in the process, opens a new world to the soul. Oprah says, "What's so exciting about this book is that it talks about how there...

Tracy McMillan: The Spiritual Aspects of Love
Oprah sits down with relationship expert Tracy McMillan, author of "Why You're Not Married...Yet," to talk about the spiritual path of relationships and the self-destructive behaviors that can hold people back from finding meaningful, authentic love. In 2011, Tracy published an article in The Huffington Post titled "Why You're Not Married." The piece went viral, becoming one of the all-time most popular articles on the site. Through her trademark humor, Tracy shares what she believes are the spiritual aspec...


Jeff Weiner: Leading with Compassion
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner discusses his spiritual evolution, what it means to lead with compassion while finding meaning in your work, and his unique approach to running a multi-billion dollar tech company. With nearly 500 million members, LinkedIn operates the world's largest professional networking website. Jeff stresses the importance of being clear about your vision and dreaming big. He explains how implementing core values from the top down has given his company “an incredible competitive advantage.” Je...

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee: Sufism 101
Sufi author, teacher and mystic Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee defines Sufism and explains how it's all about love and the heart. Llewellyn reveals what he believes to be the source of true happiness, and he discusses why it's difficult for people to embrace the idea of oneness when the world feels so broken. Llewellyn also shares why he believes technology helps connect us and create oneness around the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Zainab Salbi: Giving Women a Voice
Women’s rights activist and international humanitarian Zainab Salbi discusses her dedication to helping women in war-torn regions rebuild their lives. An Iraqi-American, Zainab talks about growing up in Saddam Hussein's inner circle, leading a life of privilege and luxury but also one of fear and terror. When she was 19 years old, Zainab left Iraq for an arranged marriage in the United States, which turned out to be abusive, forcing her to leave the marriage and start a new life. She later founded Women for...


Pastor Wintley Phipps: Becoming the Person You Were Created to Be
Pastor, education activist and U.S. Dream Academy founder Wintley Phipps discusses how faith and character can help create a life of value, meaning, purpose and fulfillment. Wintley shares how he believes we can all step into our best lives by adopting and strengthening the eight essential pillars of God's ethos, which he details in his book "Your Best Destiny: Becoming the Person You Were Created to Be." Wintley is a world-famous pastor who has preached on six continents, and a renowned gospel singer who h...

Gloria Steinem: Letting the Road Take You
Women's rights pioneer and living legend Gloria Steinem talks to Oprah about her lifetime of travel, her political activism and her book "My Life on the Road." From her early days at the forefront of the women's liberation movement to the founding of the groundbreaking Ms. magazine to receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her decades of activism, Gloria Steinem has lived a full life. She reflects on how the most transformative ideas sometimes come from unexpected people and encounters. Most of all...

Ainslie MacLeod: Living the Life Your Soul Intended
Author and psychic Ainslie MacLeod says your soul may hold the secrets to your path in life. Ainslie came to this conclusion more than a decade ago after a great epiphany took him from successful illustrator to renowned psychic and investigator of the soul. He believes that each person's soul holds a life plan that was created before that person was born. In his book, "The Instruction: Living the Life Your Soul Intended," Ainslie explains how you can decode your soul to help understand your own personal des...


Barbara Brown Taylor: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Oprah sits down with one of America's leading theologians, the Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor, who was named one of Time magazine's most influential people in 2014. The former Episcopal priest, religion professor and best-selling author explains why we should accept darkness in all its forms and how facing the unknown can be a spiritual practice. In her book "Learning to Walk in the Dark," she writes about how we can transform ourselves by facing the challenging situations in our lives head-on, including moments...

Mitch Landrieu, Part 2: A White Southerner Confronts History
Oprah's conversation with former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continues. Mitch documents the historical removal of four Confederate monuments from New Orleans in his New York Times best-selling memoir, "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History." In his book, Mitch writes, "Here is what I know about race. You can't go over it. You can't go under it. You can't go around it. You have to go through it." As the country remains divided along racial and political lines, Mitch and Oprah di...

Mitch Landrieu, Part 1: Mayor of New Orleans “In the Shadow of Statues”
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu joins Oprah for a candid, spiritual conversation about the realities of race, culture and politics in our modern age. He discusses his controversial, headline-making decision to remove four prominent Confederate monuments that stood in the city for more than 100 years. Mitch documents the removal of the monuments in his New York Times best-selling memoir “In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History.” He also shares personal stories from his youth, i...


Panache Desai: Discovering Your Soul Signature
Oprah sits down with contemporary thought leader and spiritual teacher Panache Desai, who discusses the transformative power of energy, offering step-by-step advice on how we can change our lives by shifting our energy. Panache reveals what he believes are the keys to overcoming anger, rage, fear and insecurity. The young luminary shares his best advice for how we can achieve what he describes as our "infinite potential," the key to unlocking who we are and how to identify what he refers to as our "soul sig...

Adyashanti: Falling into Grace
Spiritual thinker, teacher and author Adyashanti explores the meaning of grace and how it shows up when and where we least expect it. Adyashanti offers practical insights into how and why the thoughts in our heads must not be mistaken for our true identities. He explains why all negative energy is looking for resolution, and reveals a surprising way to let go of painful emotions and unlock true happiness. Adyashanti also discusses his books “Falling into Grace: Insights on the End of Suffering” and “Resurre...

Caroline Myss: Discovering Your Life's Purpose
This is one of Oprah's favorite SuperSoul Conversations. New York Times best-selling author, spiritual teacher and intuitive Caroline Myss reveals how to tap into your intuition to discover your life's purpose. Caroline says that if you're alive, you have purpose, but sometimes we can lose clarity as to what our path should be. Caroline details three daily practices to help you hone in on your true purpose, and offers a list of telltale signs that you are fulfilling your divine potential. She explains how y...


Eckhart Tolle: Being in the Now
New York Times best-selling author Eckhart Tolle returns for his second SuperSoul Conversation. Eckhart gives guidance on how to live in the present moment and shares tips for improving your own spiritual practices. Oprah and Eckhart discuss their groundbreaking “A New Earth” webcast, and Eckhart’s remarkable journey to true consciousness. Eckhart also explains how to avoid becoming a victim in your own mind and how to break free from stress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Brené Brown: Rising Strong
We've all been there: You have a strange or unpleasant encounter with someone, and you keep replaying it in your head all day long. You wonder what you did to offend this person, and you invent a story about why he or she mistreated you. In her New York Times best-selling book "Rising Strong," research professor and social scientist Brené Brown describes three phases everyone goes through in these moments: the reckoning, the rumble and the revolution. To create a true revolution in your life, Brené says, "Y...

Dwayne Johnson
This is a special preview of a brand new podcast, “Oprah’s Master Class: The Podcast.” To subscribe now and listen for free, go to applepodcasts.com/oprahsmasterclass. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson started his career as a professional wrestler and is now an actor, producer and father. Dwayne shares deeply personal stories about his life, from his humble beginnings all the way through his blockbuster movie career. For years, Dwayne says, he and his parents lived paycheck to paycheck, moving to a differe...


Gary Zukav: Finding Your Authentic Power
Gary Zukav is a spiritual pioneer, a master teacher and the author of four consecutive New York Times best sellers, including the internationally acclaimed “The Seat of the Soul.” Gary explains how we can find more meaning and purpose in our lives, sharing three ways everyone can tap into their own authentic power. Gary believes owning your intentions will help lift your soul, and that what you put out into the world directly relates to what you get back. It is one of the passages in “The Seat of the Soul” ...

Father Richard Rohr: Finding Your True Self
Contemporary theologian and author Father Richard Rohr discusses how we can reconnect to our true self by overcoming the many ways in which our ego blocks our path. A Franciscan priest for more than 40 years and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Father Richard has firsthand understanding of how silence and meditation, deeper spiritual intuition and the inherent experience of love can lead to transformational discoveries within oneself. According to Father Richard...

Michael Pollan: Conscious Eating
New York Times best-selling author and food expert Michael Pollan discusses our evolving relationship with food, what it means to eat with a fuller consciousness and how having a heightened awareness of the food that goes into our bodies can improve our physical and spiritual well-being. Michael says that food is an important link to other people, from those we dine with to those who produce what we eat. In light of that connection, Michael says mealtime is an opportunity to express what we believe in and l...


Elizabeth Lesser: The Healing Power of Love
Author of the New York Times bestselling book “Broken Open,” Elizabeth Lesser shares how she likes to unwind, make each day matter and learn from the challenges life puts in front of her. Elizabeth explains how she used what she calls the healing power of love to “clear up” relationships in her life and why she believes we should never wait to have life-changing conversations with those we love. Since the publication of “Broken Open,” Elizabeth has been through many tough times, including the return of her ...

Wayne Dyer: The Art of Manifestation
The late Wayne Dyer, known as the “Father of Motivation,” discusses his book “Wishes Fulfilled.” In his interview with Oprah, Wayne speaks candidly about his battle with leukemia and his decision to seek controversial treatment. Wayne explains why he believes we all have the ability to manifest anything we want into our lives, and why he feels the art of manifestation is different from the law of attraction. Wayne also shares his definition of God, what he believes happens after death and what he knows for ...

Maria Shriver, Part 2: Forgiveness, Love and the Truth
Oprah continues her conversation with Maria Shriver as the journalist, producer and author shares more from her number one New York Times best-selling book "I've Been Thinking...: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life." Maria explains why she chooses to "see the good" and what it means to reclaim your personal power. "Lately," she says, "I've been choosing to widen my gaze beyond the daily news I consume and seek out the good -- the light, the love and the truth -- that's shining throu...


Maria Shriver, Part 1: Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful Life
Maria Shriver, the Peabody- and Emmy-award winning journalist, producer and best-selling author, sits down with Oprah to share inspiring quotations, prayers and reflections featured in her number one New York Times best-selling book "I've Been Thinking...: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life." Oprah and Maria discuss their nearly 40-year friendship and the lessons they both learned from Maria's mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Maria looks back on the personal challenges she's experien...

Tom Brady, Part 2: Life After Football
Oprah’s conversation with superstar quarterback of the New England Patriots, Tom Brady, continues. After nearly two decades in the NFL, Tom explains to Oprah what he still wants to accomplish and why “life after football” may have to wait just a little bit longer. Tom’s supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen stops by to support her husband as he talks about parenting, marriage and his childhood. Tom also shares how he and his team chose to address the recent trend of NFL players taking a knee during the National A...

Tom Brady, Part 1: How to Reach Peak Performance
In a rare interview, the superstar of the New England Patriots, Tom Brady, often called “the greatest quarterback of all-time,” reveals what he believes is the key to his longevity and success. Forty-year-old Brady discusses his #1 New York Times bestselling book “The TB 12 Method” and shares his insights into the spiritual side of football. Tom says, "Spirituality is my deepest purpose.  I want to know the whys of life and I want to know why we're here and where we're going." See omnystudio.com/listener...


Anthony Ray Hinton, Part 2: Finding Life, Hope and Redemption on Death Row
Oprah continues her extraordinary interview with wrongly convicted death row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton, who shares a remarkable story about an unlikely friendship he formed in prison. He explains how he eventually found his way to freedom through the help of civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative. Anthony describes how he felt on the day he was finally released, in 2015, and how he adjusted to life outside prison. He also shares the powerful lessons he learned on death row: t...

Anthony Ray Hinton, Part 1: Freedom After 30 Years on Death Row
Anthony Ray Hinton's memoir, "The Sun Does Shine," the latest selection for Oprah's Book Club, chronicles his ability to endure, survive and thrive. Oprah sits down with Anthony to talk about his transformative, gripping and emotional story of faith, forgiveness and redemption. Oprah says, "I've been listening to people's stories for most of my career, since I was 19 years old, and this is one of the most incredible stories I've ever heard." In 1985, 29-year-old Anthony was convicted of the brutal murders o...

Bryan Stevenson: The Power of Mercy and Forgiveness
Oprah sits down with Bryan Stevenson, the law professor, civil rights attorney and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, who shares why he has dedicated his life to giving a voice to incarcerated men and women. Bryan has spent more than three decades challenging poverty and racial discrimination within the criminal justice system. He explains why he believes we are not fully evolved as human beings until we care about universal human rights and basic dignity. Bryan has won major legal challeng...


will.i.am: The Future of Social Media and Artificial Intelligence
Grammy-winning musician, producer, tech entrepreneur, author and philanthropist will.i.am is best known as the founder of the Black Eyed Peas. He shares why he's shifting away from making music and has been focusing his energy on using technology to create a better future through artificial intelligence and robotics. Oprah and will.i.am have a conversation about the dangers of technology, the era of social media, and how people have become "digitally rude." With a passion for giving back to underserved comm...

Diana Nyad, Part 2: “Find a Way”
Oprah’s conversation with marathon swimming champion and female warrior Diana Nyad continues. Diana captivated the world when, on her fifth and final attempt, she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida, without a shark cage. Diana explains why it was important for her to dream big, achieve the impossible and find joy in the face of skepticism. While experts, friends and family said it couldn’t be done, Diana's iron-will would not be swayed. When faced with unending obstacles and excruciating p...

Diana Nyad, Part 1: The Swim of Her Life
At 64, marathon swimming champion Diana Nyad inspired the world by becoming the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. Proving the human spirit is capable of triumphing over extreme adversity, Diana explains why she decided to take on the quest and shares why the swim was about far more than breaking records. She also reveals her empowering three-word mantra, and shares how “The Wizard of Oz,” Stephen Hawking and the Taj Mahal helped her through the toughest times in the o...


Sarah Ban Breathnach: Surviving the Fall
Author of the international phenomenon “Simple Abundance,” Sarah Ban Breathnach opens up about the spiritual lessons she learned from earning a multimillion-dollar fortune and eventually losing it all. “Simple Abundance” is a collection of comforting, practical and simple essays written for women who want to live their most authentic lives. The 1995 book became a runaway hit: It was translated into 30 languages, sold more than seven million copies and stayed on the New York Times best-seller list for two ye...

Wes Moore: Is Your Job Your Life’s Purpose?
Does this sound like you? After years working at the same job, you realize you've just been going through the motions for as long as you can remember. Wes Moore, a war veteran, entrepreneur, Rhodes Scholar and New York Times best-selling author, believes we can all discover and pursue our life’s purpose. “If your job no longer brings you joy, there's an important question you need to ask yourself: ‘What is your real work and who will you fight for?’” In his book “The Work,” Wes, a former combat officer in A...

Dr. Phil, Part 2: The Keys to a Successful, Full and Contented Life
Oprah continues her conversation with Dr. Phil, who shares the principles of his spiritual foundation and how they shifted when he became a parent. The TV host and author opens up about a recent time when his faith was tested, and explains when he most leans on his relationship with God. He recounts how he practices what he calls the "continuity of life" and how it keeps him connected to his past. Dr. Phil reveals who counsels him when he has a problem, and he shares what he believes are the keys to a succe...


Dr. Phil, Part 1: Lifelong Lessons on Accountability, Responsibility and Forgiveness
Psychologist, TV host and author Dr. Phil McGraw sits down with Oprah to share personal stories from his childhood that he's never before spoken about publicly. He talks about growing up with an alcoholic father and the spiritual lessons he learned from that experience, recounting a vivid, life-changing dream he had about his father after he passed away. Dr. Phil also looks back on his 16 years in television as host of "Dr. Phil" and shares the core lessons he's learned from his guests about accountability,...

Dr. Shefali Tsabary: Conscious Parenting Can Change the World
Clinical psychologist, parenting expert, and “New York Times” bestselling author Dr. Shefali Tsabary shares her eye-opening ideas on raising happier, more conscious children. Dr. Shefali believes that traditional methods of parenting and disciplining are broken, and that if done consciously, the parenting journey "holds the potential to be a spiritually regenerative experience for both parent and child." Dr. Shefali also discusses her groundbreaking book “The Conscious Parent,” explaining how to take a hand...

Thich Nhat Hanh: How to Listen with Compassion
Thich Nhat Hanh, the Buddhist monk, author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, sits down with Oprah to discuss his dedication to mindful meditation and his legacy of nonviolent opposition to the Vietnam War. In 1966, the spiritual leader met with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and urged him to publicly denounce the Vietnam War. After the meeting, Dr. King nominated Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize, saying, "His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity." N...


Marianne Williamson: A Return to Love
Best-selling author Marianne Williamson talks about the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking book "A Return to Love." A global phenomenon, the book went on to sell more than 1.5 million copies in the United States and has been published in 23 different languages. The New York Times best-selling spiritual guide explores how love is the key to inner peace. In the book, Marianne writes that our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate; it's that we are powerful beyond measure. It's a passage that remains o...

Jay Williams: You Can Survive Your Worst Mistake
Former professional basketball player Jay Williams opens up to Oprah about his near-fatal, career-ending motorcycle crash, his regrets and how he's learned to fulfill his destiny despite those who say he threw it all away. Jay was poised to become one of the biggest superstars in the NBA until his devastating accident brought it all to a heartbreaking halt. After Jay's big mistake cost him his career, his dreams and nearly his life, he began to refocus his energies on overcoming not just the physical challe...

Jean Houston: Lessons from 'The Wizard of Oz'
American philosopher and best-selling author Jean Houston describes herself as an "evocateur of the possible" and a "midwife of souls." She sits down with Oprah to talk about her expansive career, mythologist Joseph Campbell, her work with luminaries like Hillary Clinton and the moment she had her spiritual awakening at age 6. Jean discusses her book "The Wizard of Us: Transformational Lessons from Oz," which examines the timeless American classic "The Wizard of Oz," a mythic tale brimming with spiritual in...


Amy Schumer: A Modern-Day Warrior Woman
Amy Schumer, the Peabody- and Emmy-winning comedian, actress and best-selling author, discusses one of Oprah's favorite life lessons: You become what you believe. This message of empowerment is the theme of Amy's latest romantic comedy, "I Feel Pretty." Amy's character in the film, Renee, suffers from low self-esteem and a lack of confidence until a series of events allows her to shift her paradigm and believe in her own beauty and self-worth. Oprah describes Amy as a "modern-day warrior woman changing the ...

Timothy Shriver: Fully Alive, Discovering What Matters Most
Oprah sits down with Timothy Shriver, the impassioned chairman of the Special Olympics and a member of the prominent Kennedy family, to talk about some of the spiritual lessons he's learned from the athletes, how courage and grit are fundamental to success, and why vulnerability is a virtue that everyone can nourish. The son of 1972 Democratic vice presidential candidate Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics in 1968, Timothy grew up among some of the most powerful publi...

Madonna Badger: Finding Light After Unimaginable Tragedy
Madonna Badger, who lost her three children and her parents in a devastating Christmas Day house fire, opens up to Oprah about how she found the strength and courage to live after the unthinkable tragedy. Madonna discusses the ever-present spiritual connection she feels to her children, her quest for answers and the legacy of love she knows will endure forever. She talks about how she puts one foot in front of the other in moments of grief. Madonna also shares a life-changing definition of grief and reveals...


Tim Storey: How Do You Turn a Setback into a Comeback?
Oprah sits down with Tim Storey, the acclaimed author, motivational speaker, ordained minister and life adviser, to talk about finding deeper meaning in your life and how to transform a setback into a comeback at any age. Tim has helped guide people, including many celebrities, through some of life's most difficult circumstances, including cancer, drug addiction, depression and divorce. He reveals how to move forward when your situation seems insurmountable. Tim also discusses the power of manifesting dream...

Jack Kornfield: Buddhism 101
What is Buddhism? How could it help your daily life? Is it a religion? And what does the statue we always see really represent? Jack Kornfield, one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America, introduces the basic principles behind Buddhism, discusses the steps involved in mindful living and offers practical tips on how to grow your own spiritual practice. His teachings begin with the idea that people are born whole and good, and that later, they can choose to turn back to their innate goodness. Jack also s...

Malala Yousafzai: What Is Your Defining Moment?
In every life, there are defining moments when a person must decide whether to stand up for what is right or remain silent. At a young age, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai began boldly advocating for girls' access to education, which had been denied by the Taliban, an extremist Islamic group. The consequences were grave. In October 2012, the Taliban shot Malala point-blank in the head because of her outspoken beliefs. Miraculously, Malala survived and would go on to become the co-founder of the Malala F...


Carole Bayer Sager: Music as Prayer
Oprah sits down with Carole Bayer Sager, the Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Oscar-winning singer/songwriter and painter, to discuss her legendary career. Carole shares the stories behind some of her biggest songs, including "That's What Friends Are For" and "The Prayer." One of the most prolific writers in pop history, Carole has worked with numerous legendary performers, such as Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and Stevie Wonder. In her memoir, "They're Playing Our Song," Carole reflects on her s...

The Rev. Ed Bacon: Do You Recognize Grace?
Oprah sits down with the Rev. Ed Bacon, a retired priest from the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and the author of the book "8 Habits of Love." Saying that we often obscure our ability to identify grace in our lives, the Rev. Bacon reveals how to recognize grace in your life, especially during the toughest times. He tells Oprah that people operate from a place of either fear or love when it comes to their relationship with God, and explains why he believes there is a bit of God in all of us and why we sho...

Yara Shahidi: Next-Generation Actress and Activist
At Harlem's famed Apollo Theater, Oprah sits down for the first time with Yara Shahidi, the teenage star of ABC's hit comedy "Black-ish" and its spinoff, "Grown-ish." Just a few days from her 18th birthday, Yara talks about her generation's view on politics, social media and history. She discusses her family's involvement in the civil rights movement during the '60s and why that era fascinates her. Yara also shares behind-the-scenes stories and insights from the sets of "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish," and open...


Lin-Manuel Miranda: Creativity and Compassion
At the famed Apollo Theater in New York City, Oprah sits down with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the genius behind the Tony-, Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Hamilton." Lin-Manuel shares behind-the-scenes stories and insights into how he wrote and created the show that became a Broadway phenomenon. He explains how legacy plays a huge role in the lives of both Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, and reveals what he believes will be the greatest legacy of the show. Lin-Manuel provides an update on his newbor...

Trevor Noah: Born a Crime
In his interview with Oprah at the famed Apollo Theater in New York City, Trevor Noah, the late-night comedy host and best-selling author of "Born a Crime," discusses his childhood in South Africa, his mother who risked her life to raise him, and his unlikely path to becoming the host of "The Daily Show." Trevor shares inspiring stories about overcoming extreme poverty under apartheid. Oprah tells Trevor, "You're the only person I've interviewed, that I can remember, who's a famous person, who grew up poore...

Jimmy Kimmel: What Do You Stand For?
Oprah speaks to joke-teller-turned-truth-teller Jimmy Kimmel about the watershed year that changed his personal life and public image. Jimmy reflects on hosting the Oscars, losing his mentor Don Rickles, turning 50 and speaking out on gun control. He also discusses his emotional, tear-filled monologue about his son Billy’s rare congenital heart defect.  Speaking from his heart and soul, Jimmy explains how the past year has made him a more spiritually connected person. “I’ve been praying a lot more, that’s f...


Salma Hayek Pinault: Making Peace with Yourself
In her interview with Oprah at Harlem's famed Apollo Theater, activist, producer and Oscar-nominated actress Salma Hayek Pinault reveals why she published her personal essay in The New York Times titled "Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too." Salma opens up about the emotional abuse she suffered during the making of her Oscar-winning film, "Frida,"and other sexual harassment she has endured during her life. Salma also discusses her spiritual approach to aging, her commitment of 20-plus years to fight for wome...

Salma Hayek Pinault: More to Say About Harvey Weinstein, Aging and Gratitude
After Oprah and Salma Hayek Pinault's conversation at the Apollo Theater in New York City, Harvey Weinstein issued a statement through his spokesperson in which he "deeply apologizes for any pain [Salma] has suffered as a result of his behavior or comments." In this supplemental podcast, Oprah and Salma pick up their conversation as Salma reacts to the statement and adds additional insight to the lessons she's learned about sexual predators. Salma also shares her thoughts on the importance of gratitude, how...

Stephen Colbert: Finding Your Stride
In an interview at Harlem's famed Apollo Theater, Stephen Colbert, host of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and best-selling author, discusses his nightly talk show, the times we live in and his deep-rooted Catholic faith. Stephen opens up about the nervousness he felt in taking David Letterman's old time slot and how his intention for the show guided it to the top of the ratings. Stephen also reveals how he keeps his ego in check, why love is the most important thing we have, and what he thinks is the ...


Oprah at the Apollo, Part 2: Stephen Colbert, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson
In another special edition of "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations," Oprah continues her one-on-one interviews at Harlem's world-famous Apollo Theater. Stephen Colbert, the best-selling author and host of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," discusses the nightly intention of his show and his deeply rooted Catholic faith. Broadway genius Lin-Manuel Miranda opens up about his newborn baby, his Pulitzer Prize-winning show, "Hamilton," and the state of his beloved Puerto Rico. "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish" star Yar...

Jordan Peele: Can Film Change Our Culture?
For the first time, Oprah sits down with Jordan Peele, the funnyman-turned-screenwriter/producer/director, for a one-on-one conversation at the world-famous Apollo Theater in New York City. Jordan shares the stories behind his groundbreaking film "Get Out," which was nominated for four Oscars and has sparked a national conversation about race, becoming one of those rare films that has had a truly profound impact on our culture. Jordan is the first African-American filmmaker to be nominated for the Oscar tri...

Oprah at the Apollo, Part 1: Jordan Peele, Salma Hayek Pinault and Trevor Noah
In this special edition of "SuperSoul Conversations," Oprah welcomes Jordan Peele, Salma Hayek Pinault and Trevor Noah to the legendary Apollo Theater in New York City for one-on-one conversations. Writer, director and producer Jordan Peele discusses his Oscar-nominated film, "Get Out," which sparked a national dialogue on race. Oscar-nominated actress, film producer and co-founder of the Time's Up movement Salma Hayek Pinault shares her personal experiences with sexual assault and emotional abuse. Comedian...


Dani Shapiro: What Do You Believe?
Best-selling author Dani Shapiro discusses one of life's biggest questions: What do you believe? When Dani's young son asked her what happens when we die, she realized that she didn't know what she truly believed. This question inspired a spiritual quest that caused her to delve deep inside her past to find the answers for her son. Dani shares her path to discovering a deeper, fuller and more joyful life. Dani says she finally learned to live in the moment and not take life for granted, something she says a...

Carl Lentz: A New Generation of Spiritual Seekers
Carl Lentz is a lead pastor at Hillsong Church in New York City and is the dynamic force behind one of the most talked-about new congregations in American Christianity. His come-as-you-are approach to faith appeals to a new generation of spiritual seekers, including pop singers, young Hollywood and NBA players. Pastor Lentz says, "Our soul is who we are without the InstaFilter and without the hair and makeup." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling: Brave New Worlds
Oprah sits down with Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling, her co-stars from the film "A Wrinkle in Time," for a lively conversation about ambition, guardian angels, learning to say no, and the pressures women face in today's culture. Reese and Mindy discuss the hardest decisions they had to make in order to fulfill their destinies. Oprah says, "I'm so excited to have a conversation with such beautiful, innovative, powerful women." Directed by pioneer filmmaker Ava DuVernay, "A Wrinkle in Time" is adapted fro...


Reese Witherspoon: It's About Time
In light of the Time's Up and #MeToo movements, Reese Witherspoon, the producer, activist and Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress, discusses her own story of being sexually assaulted by a director when she was just 16 years old. She also shares her reaction to first hearing about the Harvey Weinstein scandal. During the conversation, Oprah talks about the sexual harassment she endured during her early years in TV, saying, "It was absolutely, implicitly understood that if I said a word about it, I would have bee...

Ram Dass: The Life of a Spiritual Teacher
In a rare interview at his home on the Hawaiian island of Maui, cultural icon Ram Dass sits down with Oprah to discuss his role as a global spiritual teacher. Born in 1931 to a wealthy family outside of Boston, Richard Alpert was the star of his family. By age 27, he was an assistant professor at Harvard University, with a corner office. When another professor, Dr. Timothy Leary, moved into the office next door in 1959, Dr. Richard Alpert began the journey to become the man we know today as Ram Dass. Learn ...

Janet Mock: Redefining Realness
Janet Mock, the transgender advocate, television host and New York Times best-selling author, discusses her powerful journey, the importance of speaking your truth, and becoming the person you know you were always meant to be. Janet offers insight into not only her transgender experience but also the importance of creating a vision for what is possible, and shows us how to see and accept one another through love. Janet's first memoir, "Redefining Realness," details her bold and inspiring perspective on bein...


Amy Purdy: The Power of Visualization
After losing both her legs at age 19 as a result of bacterial meningitis, Amy Purdy survived to lead a life of extraordinary accomplishments. She embodies inner strength as she continues to overcome obstacles and serve as a role model for those who have faced their own challenges. Amy is a Paralympic bronze medalist in snowboarding, a finalist on "Dancing with the Stars". Her inspiring conversation with Oprah is about rising above your circumstances, living with spiritual courage and the power of visualizin...

Brian Grazer: The Secret to a Bigger Life
From "A Beautiful Mind" to "Empire," Brian Grazer has produced some of the greatest films and television shows of the past 40 years. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Brian sits down with Oprah to discuss his book, "A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life," in which he writes about how expanding our curiosity should be as much a part of our culture as creativity and innovation. Brian not only attributes his success to curiosity but also says it's his daily spir...

Thomas Moore: A Religion of One's Own
Religious scholar, psychotherapist and former monk Thomas Moore has dedicated his life to exploring the questions at the heart of theology. Thomas' classic 1992 book, "Care of the Soul," redefined spirituality in the modern age, and now he believes we are facing an exhilarating new phase of our spiritual evolution. Thomas and Oprah talk about ways to bring the soul and spirituality back into your life. While discussing his book "A Religion of One's Own," he explains the difference between the part of us tha...


Dr. Maya Angelou, Part 2: Best Advice She Ever Received
Oprah’s heart-to-heart conversation with the late Dr. Maya Angelou continues. Dr. Angelou shares some of her greatest life lessons on aging brilliantly and living with gratitude. She is moved to tears as she recalls the revelation that changed her life forever, and reveals the best piece of advice she ever received. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Dr. Maya Angelou, Part 1: 9 Words That Changed Her Life
In the first of a special two-part podcast, Oprah has a conversation with her beloved mentor, the late poet, author, icon and activist Dr. Maya Angelou. She's also the woman Oprah called her mother, sister and friend for more than 30 years. Oprah says, "She was there for me always, guiding me through some of the most important years of my life. The world knows her as a poet, but at the heart of her, she was a teacher." Dr. Angelou discusses her last book, "Mom & Me & Mom," delving into one of the deepest pe...

RuPaul Charles: We’re All In Drag
Underneath his over-the-top hair, makeup and outfits, RuPaul Charles believes that at the core “we’re born naked and the rest is drag.” It’s a radical way of interpreting who we are, but whatever we claim as our identity is considered our drag, he says. A pop culture fixture since the early 90s, RuPaul has preached a gospel of self-love and tolerance that has permeated American culture. Now more popular than ever, thanks to the success of his Emmy-award winning competition show “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” RuPaul ...


Lynne Twist: The Soul of Money
Would you like to expand your wealth and improve your relationship with money? Lynne Twist, author of the groundbreaking book "The Soul of Money," exposes three deep-seated financial myths and explains how letting go of these beliefs can align our money habits with our souls. She explains why our deep-rooted connection to money can be our most unexamined and "wounded" relationship.  Lynne says we can even create a spiritual relationship with our finances, transforming our values and ourselves so as to lead ...

Rob Bell: Let's Talk About God
Time magazine named Pastor Rob Bell "one of the most influential Christian leaders in the country." Rob's progressive and unique interpretation of the Bible considers new ways of thinking about God, religion and faith. In his book "What We Talk About When We Talk About God," Rob explains why more people are identifying with spirituality over religion, and walks listeners through his three basic principles: "God is with us, God is for us, and God is ahead of us." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...

Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson: A Better You Through Trust and Gratitude
Paul Williams is the songwriting legend behind hits such as Barbra Streisand's Oscar-winning song, "Evergreen," Kermit the Frog's beloved "Rainbow Connection" and the Carpenters classic "We've Only Just Begun." Paul says that, at the height of his fame, an addiction to alcohol and drugs nearly destroyed him. After hitting rock bottom in a harrowing public meltdown, Paul got sober and started a difficult journey to discovering the true happiness he feels today. Together with author, director and screenwriter...


Gretchen Rubin: 8 Rules to Happiness
A graduate of Yale Law School, Gretchen Rubin spent a year doing scientific research and practical projects in an attempt to discover how to lead a happier life. This experiment of self-discovery led to her New York Times bestselling book and phenomenon “The Happiness Project.” The book recounts what Gretchen learned about herself and how she was able to become happier and more fulfilled.  Gretchen shares her eight personal rules of happiness, which she says can help fill your day with more joy. See omny...

Geneen Roth: Conscious Eating
New York Times bestselling author and weight loss pioneer Geneen Roth was one of the first people to link compulsive eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal and spiritual issues that go far beyond food, weight and body image. Geneen believes that our relationship to food reveals everything about our lives.  She discusses guidelines for mindful eating and the real reasons people binge eat. Geneen also shares her acceptance with losing her life savings to the Bernie Madoff financial scandal, and why...

Norman Lear: Lessons on Longevity
He’s the creator of some of the most groundbreaking shows in television history. Legendary producer, writer and director Norman Lear talks about changing the landscape of TV, his life as a spiritual seeker and his political activism.  Norman shares behind-the-scenes stories from his socially conscious shows “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons” and “Good Times.” Norman explains why he believes there may be no greater unifying spiritual expression than when we laugh together. He also discusses his documentar...


Jack Canfield: Fulfilling Your Soul’s Purpose
How do you find your purpose? Jack Canfield is co-creator of the worldwide phenomenon “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series, which has sold more than 110 million copies and been translated into more than 43 languages. Based on the lessons in his New York Times bestseller “The Success Principles,” Jack explains how to align our vision and goals with the fulfillment of our purpose. “Everyone has a purpose on this planet,” Jack explains. “The key is figuring out what you really want, deep inside, by listenin...

Shawn Achor, Part 2: How to Find Happiness in Today’s World
The conversation with Harvard-trained researcher and New York Times bestselling author Shawn Achor continues. Shawn offers advice on how to turn down the noise of the electronic, hyper-connected world we live in, which he says is blocking us from true happiness. Shawn also shares how we can increase the levels of happiness for others in our lives. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Shawn Achor, Part 1: The Secrets of Happy People
Do you want to be happier? Harvard-trained researcher and bestselling author Shawn Achor shares his simple, achievable steps to diminish depression, increase joy, and shift our perspective to be more positive. Shawn brings to life his research on the science of happiness and the techniques of what he calls positive psychology. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Sebastian Junger: The Quest for a Tribe
Sebastian Junger, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Perfect Storm” and “War,” discusses his newest book “Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging.”  Sebastian challenges us to rethink some of our culture’s most fundamental ideas about purpose and prosperity.  He says, “It’s about what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging and the eternal human quest for meaning.”  Read more about identity and belonging in the January 2018 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. See omnystudio.com/list...

Pema Chödrön: Dealing with Difficult Times
Born in New York City, Pema Chödrön is one of the first Western women to be fully ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun. Pema explains how difficult times can be an opportunity for growth and change if you're willing to embrace the situation and the feelings that come with it. One of the basic Buddhist tenets, Pema says, is that change is constant. "Things are going to keep changing," she says. "If you're invested in security and certainty, then you're not going to feel good a lot of the time." See omnystud...

Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams: Finding Soul Connections
Would you like more fun, love, laughter and adventure in your life? Oscar-nominated actress and best-selling author Mariel Hemingway and her boyfriend, Bobby Williams, a stuntman and extreme athlete, say they have the answers to living a simpler, more vibrant life. In their book, "Running with Nature," Mariel and Bobby show us how to tap into our soul's mission and reconnect with our true selves. Mariel also opens up about her famous family, including her grandfather Ernest Hemingway, and their legacy of ad...


Cheryl Strayed: Brave Enough
The New York Times best-selling author Cheryl Strayed talks to Oprah about her book "Brave Enough," a collection of her own quotes, which Cheryl describes as a "mini instruction manual for the soul." Cheryl also says the book urges readers toward their own "incredible capacity for love, compassion and forgiveness." Cheryl's best-selling memoir, "Wild," which recounted her spiritual journey hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, was an Oprah's Book Club selection and was adapted into the critically acclaimed film s...

Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 2: What Is a Soul Mate?
Oprah's conversation with New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert continues. Elizabeth shares what she knows for sure about love, happiness and what it means to be a soul mate. Elizabeth says, "A true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that's holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention." She also opens up about her decision not to have children and its impact on her life spiritually. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 1: Your Life’s Calling
Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love," sparked a global conversation about what it means to fulfill your life's purpose. Elizabeth opens up about the soulful lessons she learned from her yearlong quest around the world. She also discusses how the uncertainty of transformation in our lives is never easy or painless, but is essential to experience. Elizabeth gives practical advice on how to start your own spiritual quest and answer your life’s calling. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...


Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor: “My Stroke of Insight”
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a Harvard-trained brain scientist, describes how a massive stroke gave her a second chance at life. Dr. Jill couldn't walk, talk or remember her own name, but she was able to turn this life-changing experience into a spiritual awakening. Although she was unable to communicate, Dr. Jill says she was aware of the energy around her. She learned a simple, powerful and profound lesson while recovering in the hospital: “Please take responsibility for the energy you bring into this space.” ...

David Brooks: The Road to Character
New York Times columnist, political pundit and bestselling author David Brooks reveals how we can discover and build a stronger, more meaningful moral character and deeper inner life. David shares his personal and well-researched path on the road to “save his own soul.” He takes listeners on a journey through history, sharing examples of people who cultivated their own character with self-sacrifice and honor. David also shares his thoughts on vulnerability, the importance of believing in yourself and gainin...

Shonda Rhimes: Change Your Life By Saying “Yes” (And "No" Too)
Prolific TV show creator, writer and executive producer Shonda Rhimes reflects on her memoir “Year of Yes.” The force behind the hit shows "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," Shonda explains how saying “yes” for one year allowed her to live a more awakened life. She also shares the one sentence to use when you want to say “no” without feeling rude. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Former Vice President Joe Biden: Hardship, Hope and Purpose
Former Vice President Joe Biden reflects on his political career and his personal tragedies. The vice president shares how his faith informed his toughest moments, including his decision not to run for president and the death of his beloved son Beau. He also discusses a time in his life when he lost his faith and describes the journey to get it back. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Marie Forleo, Gabrielle Bernstein and Mastin Kipp: 9 Ways to Become More Spiritual
Three young, socially aware thought leaders from the next generation of soulful thinkers, Marie Forleo, Mastin Kipp and Gabrielle Bernstein, share their unique perspectives and open up about the life-changing events that began their spiritual journeys. They have developed self-made businesses, written reflective best-sellers and lectured to sold-out crowds about how to enrich your life. Each guest gives three simple ways to enlighten your life today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Oprah's Book: "The Wisdom of Sundays"
In a special edition of "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations," Oprah presents her latest New York Times number one best-selling book, "The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations," with an episode filled with Oprah's most memorable aha! moments from "SuperSoul Sunday." It is a soul-stirring hour from an extraordinary group of thought leaders, including Caroline Myss, Gary Zukav, Eckhart Tolle, Sue Monk Kidd, Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Jack Kornfield, Elizabeth Lesser, Sister J...


Ali MacGraw: Aging, Love and Sobriety
In 1994, iconic actress and author Ali MacGraw left Los Angeles and moved to Santa Fe in order to live her spiritual journey more fully. In a frank conversation, Ali discusses what she's come to know about aging with grace, shares the real-life lessons in love she learned from her marriages to legendary actor Steve McQueen and famed film producer Robert Evans, and opens up about how sobriety allowed her to feel more connected to her soul. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Brother David Steindl-Rast: Happiness Begins with Gratitude
Benedictine monk, author and scholar Brother David Steindl-Rast guides us to the source of lasting joy and the essence of grateful living. He invites listeners to exercise gratefulness as a spiritual practice and a source of well-being that can be embraced every day. He also shares lessons on love, hope and life. Brother David Steindl-Rast says, “Hope is something very different from our hopes. Hopes are something we can imagine… but hope, in a truly spiritual sense, is openness for surprise.” See omnyst...

Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith: Manifest the Life of Your Dreams
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 t...


Eckhart Tolle: Free Yourself From Anxiety, Stress and Unhappiness
Visionary thought leader and author of “A New Earth,” Eckhart Tolle explains his view of where we are in the state of the new Earth today. With a shift that has separated millions of Americans, Eckhart teaches us how to lift the pain that can show up for all of us. Oprah calls Eckhart Tolle one of the “greatest spiritual teachers and inspirations here on the planet.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good: Sex Worth Waiting For
Hollywood power couple DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good discuss their faith, courtship and marriage as well as the spiritual keys to their successful relationship. They candidly share how celibacy allowed them to form a deeper, more soulful connection. In their New York Times best-selling book, “The Wait,” they write, “To wait is to delay the temptation for instant gratification in relationships in order to get what you really want in life.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

David and Francine Wheeler: Life After Loss
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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Shaka Senghor: Prison Taught Him the Power of Love, Forgiveness and Redemption
Oprah calls this interview one of the most powerful in her career. Author, mentor and criminal justice activist Shaka Senghor turned his life around after spending 19 years in prison and solitary confinement for committing second-degree murder. During his incarceration, an unexpected act of forgiveness led to his spiritual redemption. Shaka discusses the challenges of fixing the soul of a broken prison system that doesn’t focus on rehabilitation and reintegration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...

Phil Jackson: The Soul of Success
They call him the Zen Master. Legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson says that when he began coaching the Chicago Bulls, and later the Los Angeles Lakers, he drew upon the Zen philosophy of mindfulness to help build both teams. He used tai chi, yoga and meditation to help his players live in the moment and put their egos in check. Learn why Phil says, “What I put into the lives of others will come back unto its own.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Michael Singer: Free Yourself from Negative Thoughts
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.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Shirley MacLaine: A Legendary Seeker
During her iconic 60-year Hollywood career, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine was also a pioneer by being outspoken in her beliefs about spirituality, meditation and reincarnation. Oprah calls Shirley one of her “great spiritual teachers.” This episode is a continuation of the metaphysical conversation Oprah and Shirley have been having together for more than 30 years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Nate Berkus: Surviving the Storm
Oprah’s conversation continues with award-winning interior designer and best-selling author Nate Berkus. Nate describes how he picked up the pieces of his life after surviving the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which claimed more than 200,000 lives in several countries. Oprah describes Nate’s harrowing story of survival as “emotional, spiritual and metaphysical.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Nate Berkus: Design for Your Spirit
How does your home make you feel? Does it lift you up or soothe your soul? Our surroundings greet us each morning and welcome us home each night. Award-winning interior designer Nate Berkus reveals how design can bring beauty, meaning and memories to our lives–and sometimes represent our very soul. Nate says, “When our homes really do reflect who we are and who we aspire to be, that’s when we have a space that everyone is drawn to.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Sister Joan Chittister: Two Words That Can Change the World
Life changing wisdom and insights from one of America’s key spiritual voices. Sister Joan 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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Don Miguel Ruiz: Find Freedom, Happiness and Love
It’s the book that Ellen DeGeneres recommended to Oprah. Renowned 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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...

Howard Schultz: Pouring Your Heart into Your Business
Can a company have a soul? Oprah interviews the executive chairman of Starbucks Coffee Company, Howard Schultz, who shares his inspiring story of rising from the Brooklyn housing projects to becoming one of the most innovative business leaders of our time. Howard explains how companies can be committed to fostering the human spirit. For him, Starbucks’ motto is “One person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Pastor A.R. Bernard: Four Things Women Want from a Man
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.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Cookie Johnson: Why She Stood by Magic Through It All
Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist Earvin “Magic” Johnson, opens up about how her deep faith and spiritual beliefs have guided her through some of life’s darkest challenges. She reveals how her husband’s HIV diagnosis brought her to her knees, and how she found the strength to stand up again. Cookie also discusses how she reconciled her Christian faith with acceptance of her gay son, E.J. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

President Jimmy Carter: His Prayers from Inside the White House
The former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner discusses how his faith guided him and how his global influence grew after he left the White House.  He also opens up about the secret to his over 70-year marriage to former First Lady Rosalynn. Following this interview, Mr. Carter announced he had been diagnosed with cancer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Rainn Wilson: Why Are We Really Here?
Actor Rainn Wilson of “The Office” fame comes with his own list of “Life’s Big Questions.” Rainn reveals his uniquely spiritual upbringing and how it has affected every aspect of his life. Rainn also discusses his meaningful digital platform, “SoulPancake,” which challenges people to be “creative, explore their souls and dig into life’s big questions.” Rainn’s revelations about his beliefs in regards to art and prayer causes Oprah to say, “That made the hairs on my head raise.” See omnystudio.com/listene...

Mitch Albom: The Dying Know the Secrets to a Good Life
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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Alanis Morissette: Is Happiness Temporary? (Maybe That’s Okay)
Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette reflects on passion, art and the spiritual lessons that helped her become grounded. Alanis is candid about the toll that fame took on her life. After admitting she didn’t laugh for two years, Alanis shares what she has come to realize about happiness: “I think happiness is a state, and it’s a temporary state. … Sitting in the seat of awareness can give some relief … but I wouldn’t call it happiness. I would call it the bliss, or the joy, of consciousn...


India.Arie, Part 2: Refresh Your Spiritual Roots
In Part 2 of Oprah’s conversation with India.Arie, a member of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100, the Grammy winner reveals how she returned to her spiritual roots, regained her energy and rediscovered her true identity. Oprah says, “India’s honesty and openness moves me deeply.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

India.Arie, Part 1: Why She Walked Away from Music
Do you ever feel spiritually exhausted but aren’t sure how to replenish or reconnect to your soul? Multiplatinum-selling singer India.Arie opens up about hitting rock bottom and ignoring the signs that her “soul was sick.” The Grammy winner tells Oprah about the spiritual crisis that caused her to walk away from the music industry for a four-year self-imposed hiatus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Joel Osteen: The Two Powerful Words That Can Change Your Life
Learn how to manifest the life you want with two simple words. Pastor Joel Osteen, one of America’s most influential religious leaders, discusses personal success, the power behind the words we speak and how each of us can make a difference. Oprah says Pastor Osteen changed the way she speaks power into her life. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Deepak Chopra: Meditation 101
What is the best time of day to meditate? How much time should you meditate each day? What is a mantra? Listen as renowned spiritual pioneer Deepak Chopra demystifies meditation and answers the most frequently asked questions. Oprah has known Deepak for 25 years, and she says he has “inspired her to lead a more conscious life.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Paulo Coelho, Part 2: Your Journey of Self-Discovery
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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Paulo Coelho, Part 1: What If the Universe Conspired in Your Favor?
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.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Arianna Huffington: What Will Be Your Spiritual Wake-up Call?
Is your life in overdrive? Are you frantic, stretched thin, doing too much with too little time? Entrepreneur and media mogul Arianna Huffington discusses the unexpected spiritual wake-up call that shifted her entire perception of success and what makes life meaningful. Oprah says this about Arianna’s candid interview: “Finally, someone says out loud what so many of us have been thinking.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Tracy Morgan: What His Near-Death Experience Taught Him About How to Live
Superstar comedian Tracy Morgan, of “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” fame, opens up about the near-death experience he had after a horrific multicar crash in 2014. While in a coma, Tracy encountered his late father, who told him, “I’m not ready for you, son.” Oprah says, “Anybody who has been able to live, go to the other side and come back has the greatest story to tell.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Glennon Doyle: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life
How to 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.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Iyanla Vanzant, Part 2: Back from the Brink
Oprah continues her conversation with life coach Iyanla Vanzant, who reveals how she came back from the brink of suicide and survived her daughter’s tragic death. Iyanla explains how she uses the lessons she’s learned throughout her life to help others in crisis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Iyanla Vanzant, Part 1: Put the Pieces Back Together and Find Peace
Spiritual teacher/author/life coach Iyanla Vanzant sifts through the tragedies, misfortune and abuse she suffered in her early life. Iyanla opens up about how she was able to reinvent herself and claim the life she knew she was destined to live. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Sheryl Sandberg: How to Build Resilience and Find Joy After Loss
Cutting-edge research and advice on how to move forward after life’s inevitable setbacks, and how to build up your own resilience practically. Applying the lessons she learned after the unexpected death of her beloved husband, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explains how to lean in to those uncomfortable conversations with friends and loved ones after loss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....


Brené Brown Part 2: Living with a Whole Heart
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!” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

Brené Brown Part 1: Daring Greatly
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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

An Introduction
Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. 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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....