SEASON 4, EPISODE 429 | AIRED ON 11/10/13

Oprah and Mark Nepo, Parts 1 and 2

Oprah sits down with Mark Nepo, author, poet and teacher, at her home in Hawaii. During their discussion, Mark opens up about how battling cancer can be a catalyst for a spiritual awakening.

In Part 2 of this thought-provoking interview, Mark shares the inspiration behind his book Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, and explains why he believes listening with an open heart is the key to living a vibrant and meaningful life.

Now a two-time cancer survivor, Mark is the author of 14 books, including the New York Times best-seller The Book of Awakening, which made its way onto Oprah's Ultimate Favorite Things list in 2010. Through writing and teaching, Mark remains devoted to the exploration of inner transformation and healing.

Also, in a Super Soul Short update, wellness advocate Kris Carr reveals how a recent spiritual shift has changed the way she lives with—and beyond—cancer.