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Oprah's Super Soul podcast

Oprah's Super Soul

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  Oprah  

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

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

 

#395

Super Soul Special: Oprah and Gary Zukav: Live from Calgary Canada

Original Air Date: Aug 21, 2019Oprah 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, authentic power and explains what he calls “holy, sacred moments.” ... Read more

29 Jun 2022

22 MINS

22:34

29 Jun 2022


#394

Super Soul Special: Oprah and Cheryl Strayed: Regret and Forgiveness

Original Air Date: Aug 28, 2019 In a live conversation, 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 in front of a live audience by this special guest for a unique one-on-one conversation. Oprah and Cheryl discuss the meaning of forgiveness, the importance of vulnerability and the meaning of 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 Pacific Crest Trail, was chosen as an Oprah’s Book Club selection and went on to become a critically acclaimed film starring Reese Witherspoon. ... Read more

22 Jun 2022

12 MINS

12:12

22 Jun 2022


#393

Super Soul Special: Aging Well With Cybill Shepherd, Bo Derek and Beverly Johnson

Original Airdate: September 11, 2019 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. Supermodel Beverly Johnson shares the moment she realized she should stop trying to look like a younger woman and Jamie Lee Curtis discusses why aging has finally given her freedom. Bo Derek reveals why getting older makes her better. ... Read more

15 Jun 2022

32 MINS

32:04

15 Jun 2022


#392

Super Soul Special: Pema Chödrön: Welcoming the Unwelcome

Original Airdate: October 23, 2019 Buddhist nun, author and 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 things we should do when moments show up for us that are uncomfortable, stressful or hopeless. Pema also addresses the sexual abuse allegations that rocked the Buddhist community. ... Read more

08 Jun 2022

40 MINS

40:32

08 Jun 2022


#391

Super Soul Special: Oprah and Lady Gaga: Your Life in Focus

Original Airdate: January 8, 2020 As a part of 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.” Lady Gaga also shares intimate details on how and why she created her famous persona, which she describes as a “superhero.” She talks about her personal traumas, her struggle with chronic pain, and her daily rituals of mental and physical wellness. Lady Gaga also shares her greatest spiritual awakening. ... Read more

01 Jun 2022

55 MINS

55:25

01 Jun 2022


#390

Super Soul Special: Tara Westover: Educated

Original Airdate: May 6, 2019 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 this unorthodox upbringing, Tara taught herself enough mathematics and grammar to earn acceptance into Brigham Young University. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her to Cambridge University, where she earned her Ph.D. in history. This coming-of-age story of courage serves as an inspiring reminder to anyone looking to find their own voice. This conversation was recorded in front of an audience. ... Read more

25 May 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:12

25 May 2022


#389

Molly Shannon

Oprah and actress Molly Shannon discuss her new best-selling memoir Hello, Molly! Molly takes us behind her funny persona to share how she had to “walk through her fear” to write her new book. She discusses the life-altering tragic loss of her mother and sister when she was just four years old. Molly shares how she got her big break on Saturday Night Live and why learning that “not having to be the best” became a game-changing revelation. ... Read more

18 May 2022

35 MINS

35:23

18 May 2022


#388

Michael Singer

Oprah talks to author and spiritual teacher Michael Singer about his new book, Living Untethered: Beyond the Human Predicament, which is the sequel to his #1 New York Times bestseller, The Untethered Soul. Michael provides guidance for moving beyond the feelings, thoughts and habits that keep us stuck so we can heal our past and find peace within. He explains how difficult experiences get lodged in our psyches and cause "blockages." Michael explains techniques to help us let go and free ourselves.  ... Read more

11 May 2022

42 MINS

42:22

11 May 2022


#387

Trials to Triumphs

In this sneak speak episode of OWN’s newest podcast, Trials to Triumphs, host Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins has a soulful chat with acclaimed actress Sonequa Martin-Green. Sonequa starred as Sasha Williams on The Walking Dead and currently plays the main role of Captain Michael Burnham on Star Trek: Discovery. Sonequa opens up about losing both her parents within 24 hours of each other. She explains how she learned to accept that “grief stays with you, it’s just part of you from that point forward.” She describes how she now sees her parents through her children. Ashley and Sonequa also discuss the difficulties of juggling a full-time career and raising a family. Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins is one of the stars of the movie and Netflix series “Dear White People.” ... Read more

04 May 2022

42 MINS

42:29

04 May 2022


#386

Super Soul Special: Byron Katie: Set Yourself Free

Original Airdate: February 20, 2019 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 ended, Katie says her simple process is accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds and requires nothing more than a pen, paper and an open mind. Katie is the founder of “Byron Katie International,” an organization that includes The School for the Work and Turnaround House in Ojai, California. TIME magazine describes her as "a spiritual innovator for the 21st century." ... Read more

27 Apr 2022

48 MINS

48:35

27 Apr 2022


#385

Super Soul Special: Marianne Williamson: The Spiritual Purpose of Relationships

Original Air Date: May 8, 2019 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 metaphor to explain how we’re all connected to each other and to the universe. ... Read more

20 Apr 2022

27 MINS

27:02

20 Apr 2022


#384

Super Soul Special: Gabrielle Bernstein: The Universe Has Your Back

Original Air Date: June 5th, 2019 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. Gabrielle says, “It’s one of the most vulnerable talks I’ve ever given.” ... Read more

13 Apr 2022

19 MINS

19:24

13 Apr 2022


#383

Arthur Brooks: Strength to Strength

Oprah talks to Harvard Professor, social scientist and author Arthur Brooks about his #1 New York Times bestselling new book, From Strength to Strength: Finding Happiness and Success at Every Stage of Life. Arthur explains that by refocusing our priorities and habits, we can set ourselves up for joy and deepening purpose in the second half of life. He introduces the concepts of a fluid intelligence curve and a crystallized intelligence curve and how we must move from one to the other at some point in our lives to increase our happiness. ... Read more

06 Apr 2022

52 MINS

52:38

06 Apr 2022


#382

Johann Hari: Stolen Focus Pt. 1

Oprah talks to journalist and author Johann Hari about his New York Times bestselling new book, Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention and How to Think Deeply Again. Johann explains why there are 12 forces working to distract us and steal our focus. Johann tells Oprah why so many people can’t reach a place of depth in their daily lives anymore. He also explains why he believes we're now becoming a society based on “scanning and skimming.” ... Read more

30 Mar 2022

53 MINS

53:44

30 Mar 2022


#381

Johann Hari: Stolen Focus Pt. 2

In Part 2, Oprah continues her discussions with journalist and author Johann Hari about his New York Times Bestselling new book, Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention and How to Think Deeply Again. Johann tells Oprah the forces that are distracting us and stealing our focus are human made and can be unmade. He lays out three bold goals we can collectively do to regain our daily focus.  ... Read more

30 Mar 2022

25 MINS

25:52

30 Mar 2022