Oprah's Super Soul

Oprah's Super Soul

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.

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February 14, 2024 45 mins

On this Super Soul, Oprah and New York Times Best-Selling author Jamie Kern Lima, talk about her new book, Worthy: How to Believe You Are and Transform Your Life. Jamie Kern Lima, who has been on Forbes’ list of America’s wealthiest self-made women for six years, started “IT Cosmetics” in her living room with her husband, Paulo, and eventually sold it to L’Oreal for $1.2 Billion. Jamie, who once waited tables and bagged groceries t...

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Oprah talks to Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of The Power of Women, Dr. Denis Mukwege. Dr. Mukwege has dedicated his life to caring for the survivors of rape and sexual violence in his home country, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr. Mukwege has operated on more than 60,000 women who have suffered unthinkable atrocities to their bodies. He has also survived several assassination attempts. Dr. Mukwege says he has a responsi...

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January 31, 2024 23 mins

Original Air Date: January 6, 2021

Oprah Winfrey says that she didn’t understand the true meaning of ego until she met Eckhart Tolle. He opened her eyes to how an ego-based mind can sabotage everything. Initially she thought ego meant arrogance or superiority. But now she sees it's the part of us that identifies as our personality, our accomplishments, our talents, essentially the false self. The key to continued spiritual growth is...

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January 24, 2024 20 mins

Original Air Date: April 7, 2021

Your life is always speaking to you in whispers, guiding you to your next right step. In many situations, the whisper is also the first warning. It’s a quiet nudge from deep within saying, Hmmm, something feels off. A small voice that tells you, “This is no longer your place of belonging.” It’s the pit in your stomach, or the pause before you speak. It’s the shiver, the goosebumps that raise the hair...

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Original Air Date: January 30, 2019

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 Entertainme...

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Original Air Date: May 23, 2018

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...

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January 3, 2024 18 mins

Sofia, Sofia, Sofia! In the final episode of this three-part series, Oprah sits down with TV, Film and Tony-nominated Broadway star Danielle Brooks to talk about her role as Sofia in The Color Purple. In this captivating conversation, the pair discusses Danielle’s life-changing trip to Broadway as a teenager, how God prepared her for this role, and how her rendition of the song ‘Hell No’ helped her cast out fear and disbelief. In a...

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December 27, 2023 19 mins

In the second episode of this three-part series, Oprah and Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson sit down to discuss her role as the sultry Shug Avery in The Color Purple. Taraji shares how she revisited her gift of singing and how the role challenged her to face her fears. She reflects on the sisterhood formed amongst the cast, their deep appreciation to reimagine this iconic film, and the life-long bonds...

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December 25, 2023 42 mins

Oprah invites Emmy-winning actress and political activist Kerry Washington to her home to talk about her new memoir, Thicker Than Water.  In this revealing conversation, the notably private Washington opens up about enduring difficult childhood trauma, her struggles with her own body image, mental health, and the revelation of a shocking family secret that changed the trajectory of her life.  Kerry explains how acting saved her lif...

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In a sneak peek episode of the upcoming ‘Jamie Kern Lima Show’ Jamie sits down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss the new, reimagined film version of The Color Purple. Oprah shares why Alice Walker’s 1982 book The Color Purple resonated with her, how she was cast in the iconic role of Sofia in Steven Spielberg’s 1985 classic movie and why she leads her life with intention. Jamie Kern Lima created IT Cosmetics in her living room with her...

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December 20, 2023 22 mins

In the first episode of this three-part series, Oprah welcomes Grammy award-winning singer, Fantasia, to talk about her feature film debut as 'Celie' in the reimagination of the classic film, The Color Purple. In this emotional conversation, Fantasia shares the personal inspiration behind her portrayal and how her character empowered her to heal her own past trauma. Oprah and Fantasia celebrate the sisterhood of the women at the he...

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December 18, 2023 42 mins

An especially powerful presentation, Oprah sits down with Tony and two-time Emmy winner Courtney B. Vance and Dr. Robin Smith, a renowned psychologist, for a crucial discussion that asks the question, “How do we begin to uplift and empower Black men in a world that refuses to see their humanity?”  As co-authors of the book The Invisible Ache: Black Men Identifying Their Pain and Reclaiming their Power, Vance and Smith put a spotlig...

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December 13, 2023 45 mins

Oprah talks to New York Times best-selling author, world-renowned clinical psychologist and Super Soul favorite, Dr. Shefali, about her new book, The Parenting Map: Step-by-Step Solutions to Consciously Create the Ultimate Parent-Child Relationship. Dr. Shefali shares a revolutionary new parenting method that she believes will empower children while transforming parents. She explains how parents can disrupt dysfunctional inherited ...

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December 11, 2023 42 mins

In this intimate special, Oprah welcomes filmmaker, diplomat and philanthropist Nicole Avant. Oprah and Avant reminisce about her childhood, dotted with visits from luminaries like Sidney Poitier, Muhammed Ali, Whitney Houston and Bill Clinton. She also takes Oprah through the terrifying moment when she learned that her beloved mother had been shot in her own home, resulting in a shocking death that rocked both her family and Holly...

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Original Air Date: April 11, 2018

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 h...

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December 4, 2023 42 mins

This is the third and final Build the Life You Want Super Soul Podcast with Oprah and Arthur Brooks, co-authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling book,  Build the Life You Want. Together, they talk with readers around the country about the “Friendship Pillar of Happiness” by uncovering the difference between “deal friends” and “real friends.” They discuss the PANAS test which readers can take to find out their personality profi...

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November 29, 2023 22 mins

Oprah sits down with two-time National Book Award winning author Jesmyn Ward to talk about her new novel and Oprah’s Book Club 103rd pick Let Us Descend. The narrative is set in the 19th century during the time of slavery. It follows a teenage girl’s journey across the American South. Announced in October on CBS Mornings, Oprah describes Jesmyn’s latest novel as “a vital work for our culture.” In this moving conversation, Oprah and...

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November 27, 2023 38 mins

In Episode Two of the Build the Life You Want Super Soul Podcast, Oprah and Arthur C. Brooks, co-authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller “Build the Life You Want,” take questions from readers who are curious how to make their own lives happier with the science-based research and actionable practices from the book. Arthur Brooks explains that living a happier life starts with focusing less on yourself by saying, “Your load is li...

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Original Air Date: May 7, 2018

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, "...

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November 20, 2023 53 mins

In Episode One of the Build the Life You Want Super Soul Podcast, Oprah and Arthur Brooks offer listeners a better understanding of the science behind happiness and why Arthur says, “Happiness is not a destination, happiness is a direction.” Together, they take questions from people across the country who have read Build the Life You Want who are curious how to apply topics from the book to their own lives. They discuss the “The Fo...

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