Dr. Eben Alexander describes his first memories of his near-death experience.
Mariel Hemingway and her soul mate, Bobby Williams, say every day is an opportunity to find ways, big and small, to transform our lives. One way to connect with the day ahead is to start with a simple morning ritual. Watch as Mariel, Bobby and Oprah share theirs. Plus, find out what two nighttime reflections can ensure your tomorrow is already off to the right start.
See what it's really like to be on a SoulPancake video shoot!
Dr. Wayne Dyer talks with Oprah about how he practiced the Tao for one year.
In September 2013, after four unsuccessful previous attempts, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. Find out what mantra kept her going.
Legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson says he's long sought spiritual practices to help quiet his restless mind. In his new book, 'Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success,' Phil says three Zen principles have been critical to him as a leader. One of them, in fact, particularly helped him in managing rule-breaking player Dennis Rodman on the Chicago Bulls. Find out how letting go of control helped Phil allow Dennis to become a better player.
Benh Zeitlin reveals where the name for his character, Hushpuppy came from.
The novel that became the second Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection would never have been written without, as author Ayana Mathis puts it, an "ugly cry crisis moment." Watch as Ayana explains how a difficult time at the acclaimed University of Iowa Writers' Workshop helped birth The Twelve Tribes of Hattie.
Mastin Kipp's spiritual journey hit a bump when his life fell apart in one week.
In April 2000, Howard Schultz stepped down as CEO of Starbucks but remained chairman of the board. By 2007, he sensed something was missing in the company and began to consider returning as CEO. Just as he resumed his role, the recession hit and sales were down for the first time in the history of Starbucks. Worst of all, he says, the company had lost sight of its core values. Watch as Howard opens up about the company's 'spiritual crisis.'
Jack Kornfield, one of the founding fathers of Buddhism in the United States, spends much of his time teaching the wisdom he's gained over 40 years of practicing the ancient philosophy. Watch as the spiritual teacher explains how it's possible to be a Christian, a Muslim or a Jew and still practice Buddhism.
Since he was a little boy, designer Nate Berkus has been drawn to the sea. In 2004, he survived the Indian Ocean tsunami, a natural disaster that took the lives of more than 200,000 people, including his partner, Fernando Bengoechea. Find out what it was like for Nate to return to the sea after losing Fernando and why the water now brings him comfort.
Over the years, legendary actress Shirley MacLaine's outspoken spiritual beliefs have become just as well known as her iconic roles in classic films like 'The Apartment' and 'Terms of Endearment.' In 1983, Shirley published an autobiography called 'Out on a Limb,' which detailed her lifelong spiritual quest and went on to have a great influence on Oprah's own spirituality. Does Shirley feel that she has paved the way for our ongoing cultural conversation about the soul? Watch to find out!
When Maggie, Elizabeth Lesser's younger sister, found out that a rare form of cancer had returned to her body after six years of remission, a bone marrow transplant was her only hope. After the entire family was tested, Elizabeth turned out to be the only match. Before the procedure began, Elizabeth wanted to 'clear the air' with Maggie, address some of the prickly issues she and Maggie had had with one another, so they could start the journey with a clean slate. Watch as Elizabeth reveals what she learned from the process, and hear why she tells others never to wait to have those life-changing conversations.
As the founder of an online media empire, Arianna Huffington isn't the first person you would think of as an advocate for unplugging from technology. Yet, when it's time to relax, the 'Huffington Post' founder has discovered the unique joys of putting down the devices and picking up a paperback.
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