Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations Podcast

Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations 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.

  • Dr. Phil, Part 2: The Keys to a Successful, Full and Contented Life
    by Oprah on May 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Oprah continues her conversation with Dr. Phil, who shares the principles of his spiritual foundation and how they shifted when he became a parent. The TV host and author opens up about a recent time when his faith was tested, and explains when he most leans on his relationship with God. He recounts how he practices what he calls the "continuity of life" and how it keeps him connected to his past. Dr. Phil reveals who counsels him when he has a problem, and he shares what he believes are the keys to a successful, full and contented life. He also explains how he thinks our fractured, divided country can come together and heal. […]

  • Dr. Phil, Part 1: Lifelong Lessons on Accountability, Responsibility and Forgiveness
    by Oprah on May 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Psychologist, TV host and author Dr. Phil McGraw sits down with Oprah to share personal stories from his childhood that he's never before spoken about publicly. He talks about growing up with an alcoholic father and the spiritual lessons he learned from that experience, recounting a vivid, life-changing dream he had about his father after he passed away. Dr. Phil also looks back on his 16 years in television as host of "Dr. Phil" and shares the core lessons he's learned from his guests about accountability, responsibility and forgiveness. Dr. Phil tells Oprah what he loves about doing the show every day and explains why his wife, Robin, has never missed sitting in the audience for one of his shows. Plus, Oprah shares one of her favorite Dr. Phil aha! moments. […]

  • Dr. Shefali Tsabary: Conscious Parenting Can Change the World
    by Oprah on May 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Clinical psychologist, parenting expert, and “New York Times” bestselling author Dr. Shefali Tsabary shares her eye-opening ideas on raising happier, more conscious children. Dr. Shefali believes that traditional methods of parenting and disciplining are broken, and that if done consciously, the parenting journey "holds the potential to be a spiritually regenerative experience for both parent and child." Dr. Shefali also discusses her groundbreaking book “The Conscious Parent,” explaining how to take a hands-on, fully present approach to parenting that will help any child thrive. […]

  • Thich Nhat Hanh: How to Listen with Compassion
    by Oprah on May 7, 2018 at 5:00 am

    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, "His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity." Nhat Hanh also explains how to practice "compassionate listening," which he believes will help ease suffering, end wars and change the world for the better. &nbs […]

  • Marianne Williamson: A Return to Love
    by Oprah on May 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Best-selling author Marianne Williamson talks about the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking book "A Return to Love." A global phenomenon, the book went on to sell more than 1.5 million copies in the United States and has been published in 23 different languages. The New York Times best-selling spiritual guide explores how love is the key to inner peace. In the book, Marianne writes that our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate; it's that we are powerful beyond measure. It's a passage that remains one of Oprah's favorites. Marianne explains why we fear our light more than our darkness and how everyone has a built-in platform to connect with others. She also shares how living in the present, without fear or resentment, can bring you closer to inner peace. […]

  • Jay Williams: You Can Survive Your Worst Mistake
    by Oprah on April 30, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Former professional basketball player Jay Williams opens up to Oprah about his near-fatal, career-ending motorcycle crash, his regrets and how he's learned to fulfill his destiny despite those who say he threw it all away. Jay was poised to become one of the biggest superstars in the NBA until his devastating accident brought it all to a heartbreaking halt. After Jay's big mistake cost him his career, his dreams and nearly his life, he began to refocus his energies on overcoming not just the physical challenges of his injuries but also the spiritual and mental hurdles he faced in the aftermath. Jay explains why he says that the worst decision he ever made has turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him. "I was lost. Basketball had defined me. My accident had defined me. And I had no idea what I wanted to do," Jay tells Oprah. "I don't think it was until later, a couple of years later, until I started going to counseling, started to try to go to church. I put my faith into something bigger." […]

  • Jean Houston: Lessons from 'The Wizard of Oz'
    by Oprah on April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    American philosopher and best-selling author Jean Houston describes herself as an "evocateur of the possible" and a "midwife of souls." She sits down with Oprah to talk about her expansive career, mythologist Joseph Campbell, her work with luminaries like Hillary Clinton and the moment she had her spiritual awakening at age 6. Jean discusses her book "The Wizard of Us: Transformational Lessons from Oz," which examines the timeless American classic "The Wizard of Oz," a mythic tale brimming with spiritual insights and lessons. Jean reveals how Dorothy's journey can be a catalyst to live an authentic life filled with heart, brains and courage. Oprah also shares her favorite spiritual lesson from "The Wizard of Oz." […]

  • Amy Schumer: A Modern-Day Warrior Woman
    by Oprah on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Amy Schumer, the Peabody- and Emmy-winning comedian, actress and best-selling author, discusses one of Oprah's favorite life lessons: You become what you believe. This message of empowerment is the theme of Amy's latest romantic comedy, "I Feel Pretty." Amy's character in the film, Renee, suffers from low self-esteem and a lack of confidence until a series of events allows her to shift her paradigm and believe in her own beauty and self-worth. Oprah describes Amy as a "modern-day warrior woman changing the way so many women perceive themselves and their lives." Amy also talks about her personal #MeToo story, her work to help prevent gun violence, and the one lesson that took her the longest to learn. Plus, she opens up about her recent marriage to chef Chris Fischer. […]

  • Timothy Shriver: Fully Alive, Discovering What Matters Most
    by Oprah on April 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Oprah sits down with Timothy Shriver, the impassioned chairman of the Special Olympics and a member of the prominent Kennedy family, to talk about some of the spiritual lessons he's learned from the athletes, how courage and grit are fundamental to success, and why vulnerability is a virtue that everyone can nourish. The son of 1972 Democratic vice presidential candidate Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics in 1968, Timothy grew up among some of the most powerful public and political figures in American history. Yet, he says, it was his Aunt Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy, born with intellectual disabilities, who taught him that self-worth isn't defined by accomplishments. Timothy also discusses his memoir, "Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most," in which he shares the story of the remarkable teachers and inspiring way of life he discovered during his search for how to make a difference in the world. […]

  • Madonna Badger: Finding Light After Unimaginable Tragedy
    by Oprah on April 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Madonna Badger, who lost her three children and her parents in a devastating Christmas Day house fire, opens up to Oprah about how she found the strength and courage to live after the unthinkable tragedy. Madonna discusses the ever-present spiritual connection she feels to her children, her quest for answers and the legacy of love she knows will endure forever. She talks about how she puts one foot in front of the other in moments of grief. Madonna also shares a life-changing definition of grief and reveals three things that have helped her cope. Her journey to the light from the depths of despair will touch anyone's life and remind us all what it means to be grateful for what we have. […]