Playlist · by ava
6 episodes, 2 hours 58 mins
The jazz queen who chose home over fame
Jazz singer Ethel Ennis’s voice wowed audiences and won praise from critics. But when she was faced with the opportunity to become a superstar, Ennis chose a different path.
Dr. Shefali Tsabary: The Awakened Life
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall,clinical psychologist, parenting expert, and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Shefali Tsabary teaches us how to let go of traditional ways of thinking in order to become the essence of who we truly are.She explains how our essential “selfhood” is stripped from us, piece-by-piece, as we grow into adulthood. Dr. Shefali also makes a plea for what she calls “a case against parenting.”
Gary Zukav: Celebrating 25 years of “The Seat of the Soul”
Spiritual teacher and New York Times best-selling author Gary Zukav discusses the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking book “The Seat of the Soul.” Gary talks about healing addiction, understanding emotions in a deeper way and how to challenge your fears. He also discusses how his spiritual life has evolved over the decades and shares what soothes his own soul. Gary explains what it really means to be soulful and how we can apply the principles taught in “The Seat of the Soul” to see the world in a new way.
Byron Katie: Set Yourself Free
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."
Deepak Chopra: Creating Harmony
World-renowned spiritual thought leader Deepak Chopra welcomes Oprah to his homeland, India. Deepak discusses his groundbreaking work in the field of mind-body medicine, the life lessons he's learned from his family, and the influence that India's rich cultural traditions have had on his life’s work. Deepak explains how we can create harmony in our own lives. He says learning to move with the flow of life wherever you are is key to appreciating every moment. He also describes his life-changing experience as a Buddhist monk in Thailand.
Oprah Winfrey: Your Own Truth
In a live appearance at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Oprah explains why it’s important for all of us to find our own truth. “What is the truth of me? Why am I here? And what do I have to offer?” Oprah asks. “The answer,” she says, “is yourself.” Oprah shares why you are enough, just as you are, and offers up the one question you need to ask whenever life throws you a curveball. She also shares what she wants everyone to stop doing right now.
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