Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

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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.

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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.

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.

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." 

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.

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!

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!

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."

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.

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.

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.