Ainslie MacLeod: Living the Life Your Soul IntendedOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 destiny.
Barbara Brown Taylor: Don't Be Afraid of the DarkOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 of profound sadness. Find out why Barbara believes people need to embrace the deepest shadows of their lives in order break through their fears and find strength.
Mitch Landrieu, Part 2: A White Southerner Confronts HistoryOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 discuss the importance of forgiveness and how acknowledging the mistakes of the past is the only true path to healing. Oprah also asks Mitch whether he has any plans to run for president of the United States of America. (Please note that this conversation includes strong language in the context of discussing racism in the United States.)
Mitch Landrieu, Part 1: Mayor of New Orleans “In the Shadow of Statues”Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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, including the challenges of growing up as the son of the mayor of New Orleans. (Please note this conversation includes strong language in the context of discussing racism in America.)
Panache Desai: Discovering Your Soul SignatureOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 signature." In this interactive conversation, Panache answers compelling questions from listeners, including how to be thankful for the difficulties in our lives, how to experience deeper personal fulfillment at work, and how to maintain self-care while caring for an ailing loved one.
Adyashanti: Falling into GraceOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 “Resurrecting Jesus: Embodying the Spirit of a Revolutionary Mystic.”
Caroline Myss: Discovering Your Life's PurposeOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 you can tap into your gut instinct to help you make the right choices. Caroline also shares what she believes love is, whom she most wants to forgive and what wisdom she's gained with age.
Eckhart Tolle: Being in the NowOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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.
Brené Brown: Rising StrongOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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, "You first must come to terms with the false stories you tell yourself. These erroneous tales can be quite dangerous and hold you back from your higher purpose." Here, Oprah sits down for a conversation with Brené, who has inspired millions through her insights on courage, vulnerability, shame and worthiness.
Dwayne JohnsonOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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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 different city every time his dad, a professional wrestler in the '80s, got a new gig. As a high school student, Dwayne started getting into trouble. He was arrested for everything from fighting and stealing to forging checks. Nevertheless, Dwayne says, he was able to start changing his life for the better when he was 16 years old. After playing football for four years at the University of Miami, Dwayne was passed over by the NFL. Although he played for the Canadian Football League for a short time, he was ultimately cut from his team, the Calgary Stampeders. At 23, Dwayne found himself living in his parents' small apartment, battling depression. How he was able to leave his parents' home and eventually become one of the biggest names in Hollywood is a story that is as amazing as it is inspirational. To date, Dwayne's films, such as "Jumanji," "San Andreas" and the "Fast and Furious" franchise, have earned a combined box office totaling more than $3 billion. His current movie, "Skyscraper," is in theaters now.
Gary Zukav: Finding Your Authentic PowerOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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” that has resonated most with Oprah and is the principle that guides every part of her life. Gary and his spiritual partner Linda Francis co-founded The Seat of the Soul Institute. Gary’s books have sold more than six million copies and been translated into 32 languages.
Father Richard Rohr: Finding Your True SelfOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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, within each of us lies the true self and the false self. The true self, he says, is what religion often calls the soul—your eternal essence. The false self is the persona you create for yourself. Father Richard believes your goal in life is to find and manifest your true self.
Michael Pollan: Conscious EatingOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 learn about others' values as well. He says his awakening about the deeper meaning of food came about in the garden, a place he says has taught him many life lessons. Michael was named one of Newsweek magazine's Top 10 "New Thought Leaders" and Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World."
Elizabeth Lesser: The Healing Power of LoveOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 younger sister's lymphoma and later death. Elizabeth reveals what she would write if her book had an epilogue. Elizabeth is the co-founder of the world-famous Omega Institute. Based in the Hudson Valley area of New York, the institute is recognized as a pioneer in holistic studies.
Wayne Dyer: The Art of ManifestationOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 sure. Oprah and Wayne had an ongoing spiritual conversation for more than 30 years before he passed away in 2015.
Maria Shriver, Part 2: Forgiveness, Love and the TruthOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 through the cracks." Oprah also asks the former first lady of California whether she will ever run for political office.
Maria Shriver, Part 1: Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful LifeOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 experienced, including how she found the strength to navigate her mother's death and the grief that came afterward. Maria speaks candidly about growing up as a member of the powerful Kennedy family, and opens up about seeking her own passion and purpose beyond the legacy of her famous forebears. Maria is the founder of the Women's Alzheimer's Movement, a nonprofit committed to researching why women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer's disease and, in so doing, finding a cure.
Tom Brady, Part 2: Life After FootballOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 Anthem. Tom also reveals how he found resilience after the headline-grabbing “Deflategate” controversy. Tom also discusses his approach to mind, body and spiritual balance. Oprah asks Tom to end their conversation by reading an emotional Facebook message that he recently posted representing his beliefs.
Tom Brady, Part 1: How to Reach Peak PerformanceOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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."
Anthony Ray Hinton, Part 2: Finding Life, Hope and Redemption on Death RowOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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: the true meaning of compassion, the root of racism and how we can all overcome our circumstances and learn how to love. Anthony's memoir, "The Sun Does Shine," is the latest selection for Oprah's Book Club.