Before Poison was a multiplatinum sensation, Bret Michaels was writing 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' over a broken heart in a Laundromat. Music executives told him a rock ballad clashed with Poison's glam-metal appeal, but the then-unknown Bret decided to bet on himself.
When Cindy Crawford appeared on 'Oprah's Master Class,' she was surprised that the experience gave her a new perspective on her accomplishments and the lessons she's learned. Realizing she wanted to give her friends the same gift of reflection, Cindy decided to create her own Lifeclass based on five questions. The trick, she says, 'is actually taking the time to answer them.'
'Lifeclass with Cindy Crawford' focused on following your true passion in life; however, in order to do so, you first need to ask yourself what that is. During a two-day retreat, Cindy and her friends were asked to reflect on what their answers could be, and she noticed a pattern developing: Women often said their families were their passion. Watch as Cindy explains why exploring this answer further could reveal a deeper understanding of what brings happiness in your life.
When a producer relentlessly pursued her to star in his movie, a 28-year-old Cindy Crawford eventually agreed, thinking, 'Why not?' Then the reviews for her performance started rolling in, and they were not good. To the outside world, Cindy's turn as an actress seemed like an absolute failure. Yet, Cindy walked away from the experience with a greater sense of purpose. Find out why!
As a working mother, Cindy Crawford has become a master of budgeting her time. When an audience member asks how to give herself permission to delegate the day-to-day chores of being a mom, Cindy says to start with the easy stuff. Is getting the right brand of peanut butter worth missing out on what you really want?
When Cindy Crawford married her second husband, the minister asked a simple question that stuck with her: 'What do you need to hear to feel married?' That same question -- What do I need to hear? -- came up again later when a doctor asked whether she wanted to know the sex of her baby before the birth. Watch as Cindy explains how this simple question can be used to make peace with tough decisions or as a way to experience important life moments to the fullest.
In April 2010, Bret Michaels was rushed to the hospital with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Although some people expected him to reinvent his life after the incident, Bret says he chose to 'reinvigorate' instead.
As a diabetic, Bret Michaels says, he has to fight to stay alive every day, whether it's by testing his blood sugar or keeping a sharp eye on his nutrition.
It's a question on the mind of many single mothers playing the dating game: When should I invite my partner to meet my children? Watch as actress Kym Whitley and life coach Iyanla Vanzant reveal how to know when you're ready to integrate your love life with your home life.
Zoi, 18, and her mother, Louisetta, have unresolved issues around the abuse the family suffered at the hands of one of Louisetta's previous boyfriends. Haunted by the relationship, Zoi stepped into the role of caretaker for her younger sisters. She continues to keep a watchful eye on her mother's dating life and expresses deep distrust in the men who come into their world. Watch as life coach Iyanla Vanzant helps Zoi and Louisetta find a path to healing.