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.
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.
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.
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.”
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."
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.
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.”
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I have just been introduced to these podcasts and listen to one or two everyday. I feel like a load has been lifted from my shoulders. I’m learning something new everyday and know I will become a better person as I learn from many different fascinating people. Thanks Oprah for sharing
Oprah’s voice just feels like home. She’s so calm and attentive with her guests, I just love starting my morning this way!