Tina Turner: My Love Story, Part 2Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 Bach, helped her through these difficult times. Tina also opens up about her explosive marriage to the late Ike Turner, her strained relationship with her mother and the devastating suicide of her eldest son, Craig. Part 2 of 2.
Tina Turner: My Love Story, Part 1Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 through these difficult times. Tinaalso opens up about her explosive marriage to the late Ike Turner, her strained relationship with her mother and the devastating suicide of her eldest son, Craig. Part 1 of 2.
Dr. Robin Smith: The Truth About Being Emotionally FullOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 she was spiritually drained and felt lost. Dr. Robin discusses how she confronted what she calls a gnawing hunger in her soul and how she finally nourished her spirit back to life. Dr. Robin also talks about her book "Hungry: The Truth About Being Full," in which she teaches readers how to recognize, survive, embrace and conquer what she calls "emotional hunger."
Iyanla Vanzant: The Four Essentials of TrustOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 through spiritual practice. She believes restoring faith in ourselves is the only path toward letting go of anger and ultimately experiencing the contentment we all crave. Iyanla is the host and executive producer of OWN’s award-winning series “Iyanla: Fix My Life.” She is also a minister, a mother and the author of more than 15 books.
Suze Orman at the Apollo: Women and Money, Part 2Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 to living a full and more meaningful life. In Part 2, Suze introduces the woman whom she credits with giving her a start and ultimately changing millions of women's lives. Get ready to take notes, because it's time to continue down the path to financial freedom!
Suze Orman at the Apollo: Women and Money, Part 1Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 means to living a full and more meaningful life. Suze also opens up about her personal journey of growing up on Chicago's South Side, being a waitress until she was 30 and eventually becoming one of the country's most successful financial advisers. Get ready to take notes, because your path to financial freedom starts now!
Louie Schwartzberg: Nature Is Our Greatest Spiritual TeacherOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 one subject has particularly fascinated him: bees. He explains what interests him about these creatures and why their dwindling population may present "the most serious environmental threat to mankind."
Pico Iyer: The Art of StillnessOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 nice apartment on Park Avenue. "I was making a great living, but that's not the same as making a life," Pico says. In his book "The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere," he writes about the unexpected adventure of staying put and that sitting quietly in a room just might be the ultimate adventure. Pico also reveals how we can take our feelings of home with us wherever we go.
Jon Kabat-Zinn: Mindfulness 101Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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, pain and chronic illness. He also discusses his books, including the best-seller "Wherever You Go, There You Are" and "Coming to Our Senses," and shares a simple test to help you begin cultivating your own mindfulness practice.
Elie Wiesel: Living with an Open HeartOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 concentration camp. Years later, he would write his firsthand account of the Holocaust in what has become what many consider to be one of the most important books of our time, “Night.” In 2006, Elie returned to Auschwitz to meet Oprah and walk the grounds of the 6,700-acre complex and reflect on the lives that were lost in the 20th century’s greatest tragedy. Elie passed away in 2016 at his home in Manhattan. He was 87 years old.
Ralph Lauren, Part 2: Celebrating 50 Years of DesignOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 touched her life.
Ralph Lauren, Part 1: Celebrating 50 Years of DesignOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 tumor and how the health scare brought him a greater sense of empathy to his own life.
Rodger Kamenetz: The Hidden Path to the SoulOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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's a whole other life that we are living when we sleep, and that our dreams are there as offerings and gifts to us if we only recognize what the dreams are there to teach us."
Tracy McMillan: The Spiritual Aspects of LoveOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 aspects of love, and explains why our ability to love ourselves is key to loving others. Tracy also opens up about her morning ritual, her favorite way to unwind and what most inspires her.
Jeff Weiner: Leading with CompassionOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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.” Jeff also talks about what his life was like before meeting his wife, Lisette, and explains why it was a pivotal moment for him.
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee: Sufism 101Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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.
Zainab Salbi: Giving Women a VoiceOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 Women International, a grassroots humanitarian and development organization dedicated to serving female survivors of war. Zainab talks about following her calling and what she's learned about humanity through her advocacy work.
Pastor Wintley Phipps: Becoming the Person You Were Created to BeOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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 has sung for six U.S. presidents. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago and later raised in Montreal, Canada. As a boy, Wintley imagined escaping his difficult childhood by traveling the world, which he now sees as his first yearning to achieve his God-given destiny.
Gloria Steinem: Letting the Road Take YouOprah’s SuperSoul Conversations add
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, Gloria reminds us that living in an open, observant and "on the road" state of mind can make a difference in how we understand others, our times and ourselves.
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.