Iyanla Vanzant is an inspirational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, life coach, and television personality.
Job loss, addiction, a break up, the death of a loved one, illness… these are the kinds of struggles that have the potential to break us wide open. Oprah says that before you ask the question Why me, Why me? Realize that nothing is happening out of order.  Your life is always speaking to you. When that wake-up call comes, understand that it’s your life trying to push you in another direction… onto the next leg of your journey. Don’t resist. Instead let the truth break you open. No experience is ever wasted. In this episode of Super Soul, Oprah sits down with acclaimed spiritual teachers: Elizabeth Lesser, Gabrielle Bernstein, Father Richard Rohr, Ali McGraw, Sarah Ban Breathnach, Caroline Myss, Lewellyn Vaughn Lee, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Elizabeth Gilbert, Glennon Doyle, Michael Singer, Iyanla Vanzant, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Pema Chödrön, Cheryl Strayed, Deepak Chopra and Adyashanti to reveal the true meaning of what it means to be broken open and what to do when those life-challenges arise. Interviews with these talented writers, speakers and thought leaders are excerpted from Oprah’s Emmy Award-winning show Super Soul Sunday. You can also find this compilation and other insightful conversations, in Oprah’s best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
Oprah believes mindfulness will not only help us to be fully present for those we love, but will also propel us further down the road to living a conscious and awakened life. But how many of us miss out on the beauty or the joy of the present because we’re projecting into the future or worrying about the past? In this SuperSoul Conversation Oprah consults with some of the leading spiritual teachers of our time on the practice of Mindfulness. This episode draws from conversations with guests on Oprah’s Emmy award-winning show Super Soul Sunday, withworld-renowned visionaries such as Jon Kabat Zinn, Shonda Rhimes, Arianna Huffington, Deepak Chopra, Father Richard Rohr, Rainn Wilson, Norman Lear, Iyanla Vanzant, Michael Singer, Anne Lamott, Jill Bolte Taylor, Zainab Salbi, and Thich Nhat Hanh.  You can find this compilation and additional enlightening conversations in Oprah’s New York Times best-selling book The Wisdom of Sundays.
As this terrible year winds down it’s time to take a look at your spirit and start build toward a great 2021. Start with our throwback with Iyanla Vanzant, an inspiring spiritual guru who keeps it real.Toure Show Ep 159: I Save PeopleOriginal Air Date: July 22, 2020Patreon.com/toureshowInstagram: @toureshowTwitter: @toure  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Iyanla Vanzant is one of the most interesting guests I’ve ever had. In this talk she deeply analyzes the world, herself, me, everything. She’s a fountain of wisdom. I generally am skeptical of spiritual guru types but this woman is doing the work of saving people. And this conversation shows me how deeply she thinks and cares about people. It was an honor to get to know her. Let me know what you think. IG @toureshow twitter @toure. Newsletter blackmindsmatter.substack.comPatreon.com/toureshowToure Show Ep 159Host & Writer: ToureSenior Producer: Jackie GarofanoAssistant Producer: Adell ColemanEditor: Ryan WoodhallPhotographers: Chuck Marcus and Shanta CovingtonBooker: Claudia JeanThe House: DCP Entertainment  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Sep 13th, 1953
Silver Spring, MD, USA
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3 hours, 10 minutes
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