Super Soul Sunday
Sundays at 11 a.m. ET/PT
In 2010, Nate Berkus got what he called the opportunity of a lifetime: his own daily talk show. The Nate Berkus Show ran for two seasons before being canceled. Watch as he speaks honestly about why he thinks the show didn't work and how he lost sight of what really mattered to him when it was on.
Designer Nate Berkus says he knew from the time he was 8 or 9 that he was gay, but he didn't come out to his family until he was in college. In fact, Nate says, his stepfather found out before he even told him. Watch as Nate opens up about that conversation with his stepfather and how his mother reacted. Plus, Nate offers advice to people who want to come out and to their families.
Designer Nate Berkus says that when he came out to his family, his father had the hardest time. Nate says he eventually sat down with his father and explained that being gay is not a choice; it's the way he was born. Watch as Nate shares the story of the conversation that moved their relationship forward.
Some may say valuing the things in your home is materialistic, but designer Nate Berkus says the things we surround ourselves with tell the story of who we are. The best homes, he says, are put together over time with items that have meaning to us. Watch as he reveals the three questions to ask yourself before bringing anything home.
Designer Nate Berkus says the most-treasured items in his home are two photographs given to him by the love of his life, photographer Fernando Bengoechea. Fernando gave them to Nate just before he lost his life in the 2004 tsunami. In this Breathing Space, spend some time in California's Joshua Tree National Park, the inspiration behind Fernando's photos, and think about the things that matter in your life.
After growing up hearing stories of service from his grandfather and uncles, Brian Mancini joined the military two weeks after he got out of high school. Six months into his second tour in Baghdad, Brian was hit by a roadside bomb and medically discharged after nearly 13 years of service. He's on the mend from his physical injuries but still struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that affects one in every five military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Watch as Jonas Elrod meets Brian, and hear more of his story.
Jonas Elrod says we are all on a spiritual path, whether we know it or not. On every spiritual journey, he says, there are three basic stages: breakdown, breakthrough and integration. Watch as he explains what these stages mean and what we can learn from them.
After he was seriously wounded in Baghdad, Brian Mancini was medically discharged from the Army, battled post-traumatic stress disorder and also got divorced. One night, he found himself with a loaded .45-caliber pistol and overwhelmed with emotion. Watch as Brian opens up about that night and what pulled him through.
Brian Mancini is an Army veteran who battles post-traumatic stress disorder after having served in Baghdad. To help with his emotional recovery, he's turned to equine therapy, a practice that uses specially trained horses to help improve a person's physical and emotional states. Watch what happens when Brian enters the ring with two horses.
Army veteran Brian Mancini has been using equine therapy to help him cope with post-traumatic stress disorder. Now, he's taking the next step in an exercise called therapeutic riding. Watch what happens when Brian gets on a horse for the first time. Plus, see how Brian's doing today and get Jonas Elrod's thoughts on his time with Brian.