Super Soul Sunday
Sundays at 11 a.m. ET/PT
Oprah's conversation continues with best-selling author and spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant. Iyanla opens up about how she came back from the brink of suicide and survived her daughter's tragic death.
The daughter of a woman who had two children with a married man, Iyanla Vanzant says she bore the burden of guilt since she was in the womb. Watch as Iyanla opens up about how she carried that guilt throughout her life and how she broke the cycle.
In 1998, Iyanla Vanzant took The Oprah Show by storm, gracing Oprah's stage 20 times and talking to Harpo Studios about developing her own show. However, in 1999, Iyanla was approached with an offer by a television executive from another network and chose to accept it. Oprah and Iyanla didn't talk for 11 years until a 2011 Oprah Show conversation set the record straight for both of them. Watch as Oprah and Iyanla reflect on that conversation and how they learned that all things, even hardships, are divine lessons.
Oprah says Iyanla's new show, Iyanla: Fix My Life, is at the very heart of her vision for OWN. While filming the show, Iyanla sent her an email that brought Oprah to tears. Watch as Oprah reads part of that letter and shares why it touched her so deeply.
Iyanla Vanzant says her hardships helped shape who she is today. Watch as she explains why we're all called to a special life task and how to surrender to that purpose.
Spend some quiet time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where, Oprah says, the lush landscape takes her back to her younger years in Tennessee. Watch and find a moment to reflect on your day.
Spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant says she can "smell a lie" because she was untruthful in her own life for so long. Find out how Iyanla developed her gift for hearing beneath the words people speak to get to the real root of the issue.
Before she was Iyanla Vanzant, she was Rhonda Harris. Watch as Iyanla reflects on the trauma Rhonda survived, why she reinvented herself with a new identity and why she's grateful for her former self.
Her no-nonsense advice has reached audiences around the world, but many don't know her story. Now, Iyanla Vanzant is opening up about how she found peace among the broken pieces of her life.
Beasts of the Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin says he always knew he would put his giant movie on the shoulders of someone tiny. Meet Quvenzhane Wallis, the young girl who brought the character Hushpuppy to life. Watch as she tells Oprah how she landed the part without any previous acting experience. Plus, find out how she ended up casting her own onscreen father.