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Kevin Hart Explains How He Found Success In An Industry Where So Many Fail (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 10:13 AM

Call it the year of Kevin Hart.

With a packed schedule of sold-out stand-up specials and several hit films under his belt, the 34-year-old comedian and actor no doubt earned his "Entertainer of the Year" title from last month's NAACP Image Awards -- and...

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Eckhart Tolle Describes Two Simple Exercises To Help You Live In The Now (VIDEO)

(5) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle believes in the practice of staying present. The author of A New Earth and The Power of Now acknowledges the challenge of this effort in the fast-paced culture of today, but also offers two shockingly simple exercises that anyone can do to...

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Shirley MacLaine Tells Oprah Why The World Is In 'Big Trouble' (VIDEO)

(10) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 6:57 AM

Shirley MacLaine is known for more than just her lasting film career. The Oscar-winning actress and What If... author also has had a deep-rooted interest in spirituality, sharing those beliefs -- from meditation to reincarnation -- for decades. In her lifetime, MacLaine has witnessed...

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Oprah Chai: How She Created Her New Tea With Teavana And Starbucks (VIDEO)

(9) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 3:38 PM

Oprah shared a big announcement at the Starbucks shareholders' meeting on Wednesday: She has collaborated with Starbucks and the tea experts at Teavana to create her own signature chai blend.

Teavana Oprah Chai will be sold in Starbucks and Teavana stores across the...

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Cameron Diaz Talks With Oprah About Beauty, Aging And The 'Failure' Of Not Looking 25 Forever (VIDEO)

(68) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 10:10 PM

From the hills of Hollywood to hometown suburbs across the country, women can't seem to escape the pressure of looking young. Commercials emphasize it, surgical procedures chase after it and the media celebrates it. But 41-year-old Cameron Diaz is sick of the resistance to age gracefully -- and...

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Lindsay Lohan Argues With Producers During Filming For Her Docu-Series On OWN (VIDEO)

(28) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 10:27 AM

After making the move from California to New York, Lindsay Lohan was in search of an apartment she could call home. The troubled actress lived in a New York City hotel room for more than a month before finally finding a place she loved -- a...

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Former Star Athlete Tells 'Oprah Prime' About Her Descent Into Heroin Addiction (VIDEO)

(247) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 10:13 AM

Twenty-year-old Claire grew up in an affluent community, attended an elite East Coast boarding school and was an all-American high-school athlete, winning varsity letters in three sports and earning an athletic scholarship to attend college. Not long ago, she seemed to have it all, but life looks different for Claire...

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Eckhart Tolle, Author Of 'A New Earth,' Goes 'Soul To Soul' With Oprah (VIDEO)

(13) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 9:07 PM

As the author of best-selling books A New Earth and The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle has written extensively about being fully present and developing an enlightened sense of awareness. Whether he's discussing the secret to stress-free living or explaining how to truly connect with God,...

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Deion Sanders Shows Off His Moves During Daughter's Dance Class (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 10:37 PM

Most young girls find their fathers embarrassing at times, but for Shelomi "Bossy" Sanders, it can be even worse when the world knows your dad. The youngest daughter of pro football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, Bossy earned her nickname for being a force...

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Michael Singer, Author Of 'The Untethered Soul,' Explains How To Overcome Your Fear Of Change (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:33 AM

For many people, change is a source of fear -- fear of added stress, fear of discomfort and fear of the unknown. Yet, change is an inevitable part of life, so those who view it with fear tend to spend far too much energy trying unsuccessfully to avoid it.

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Lindsay Lohan Opens Up About Family And Her Relationships With Mom Dina And Brother Cody (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Lindsay Lohan and mom Dina have been in the press for their complicated relationship -- including a memorable physical fight in 2012 -- but mother and daughter seem to be in a better place today. Lindsay, who spent several years living in...

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Is There A 'Right' Time To Introduce Your Kids To Your Boyfriend? (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 9:19 AM

It's a question on the minds of many single mothers playing the dating game: When should I invite my partner to meet my children?

Comedian and actress Kym Whitley is one of those single moms grappling with the "right" time for such an introduction, as the parent...

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Eva Tamargo Of 'Tyler Perry's The Haves And The Have Nots' Explains Why She Likes Being A TV Villain (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 9:57 AM

Actress Eva Tamargo plays Celine Gonzales, the conniving, jealous housekeeper on "Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots." Over the course of two seasons, Celine has had a reckless affair with her married employer, conspired to get fellow housekeeper Hanna fired, told lie after lie...

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'Oprah Prime' Explores How Teens Are Getting Tricked Into Using Heroin (VIDEO)

(223) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 9:56 AM

When 20-year-old John purchased white powder at a party, he was told it was crushed painkillers. In reality, it was pure heroin. For four months, John's mother says he unknowingly snorted heroin before he realized what it was. John desperately tried to overcome his heroin addiction, but ended...

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How Nasty Online Comments And 'Downton Abbey' Inspired Brené Brown's Book (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 9:14 PM

In 2010, vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown gave a TED Talk that quickly became an internet sensation. The Daring Greatly author soon found herself in the spotlight, giving interviews and appearing on online news sites. While countless people were inspired by her words, the harsh, negative...

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Dani Shapiro, 'Devotion' Author, Tells Oprah About Her Spiritual Wake-Up Call (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 8:51 AM

Before Devotion author Dani Shapiro penned her first bestseller, she was a wildly rebellious young woman who viewed religion and spirituality as sources of conflict and anxiety. Shapiro had been raised in an Orthodox Jewish home led by an extremely religious father, but left...

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Kym Whitley Goes Car Shopping At A Lamborghini Dealership (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 9:15 AM

Kym Whitley may be a successful actress and comedian, but she's also proof that even celebrities have their limits when it comes to spending money. In the market for a new car, Kym reluctantly visits a Lamborghini dealership in Los Angeles with her two...

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Pam McGee And NBA Star Son JaVale Talk About Their Relationship And Letting Go (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 8:58 AM

As a single mom and WNBA Hall of Famer, Pam McGee has always had two great loves: her son and her sport. From the time son JaVale was quite young, the two have been close, even in the midst of Pam's busy basketball career. "Me and...

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Lindsay Lohan's New Docu-Series Premieres On OWN On March 9

(58) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 8:45 PM

"You need to cut the bulls**t. You really do."

Those are Oprah's words to Lindsay Lohan in a just-released first look at Lohan's new documentary series. The highly anticipated show, titled "Lindsay," is directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Amy Rice and gives viewers a raw glimpse into...

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Iyanla Vanzant Helps A Single Mom Struggling With What To Tell Her 6-Year-Old Child About His Absent Father (VIDEO)

(15) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 8:02 AM

How young is too young to hear the real reason Dad left?

Many single moms struggle with this loaded question. As badly as they want to tell the truth, their instinct to protect their children often leads them to make excuses for their child's absent father. But is this really...

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