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Elizabeth Gilbert

Breaking Free from the Need to Do More

Jane Shure | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women
Jane Shure

Success, at home and in the workplace, requires us to take charge of our mindset and manage the negative thoughts and beliefs stored within

How Doing This Simple Task Can Turn A Bad Day Around

OWN | Posted 02.20.2015 | OWN

Before she embarked on the grand "Eat, Pray, Love" journey that would become her best-selling memoir, author Elizabeth Gilbert was unhappy, broke and ...

The Youthful Mistake Elizabeth Gilbert Will Always Regret

OWN | Posted 02.17.2015 | OWN

Elizabeth Gilbert has shared her lessons in love in such books as Eat Pray Love and Committed, but, if she had her way, she wouldn't be such an expert...

The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself -- And All The Women Around You

Posted 02.11.2015 | OWN

By Elizabeth Gilbert Nearly all the women I know are stressing themselves sick over the pathological fear that they simply aren't doing enough ...

The Question All Real-Life 'Heroes' Ask Themselves

OWN | Posted 02.03.2015 | OWN

Eat, Pray, Love was Elizabeth Gilbert's yearlong journey around the world, in search of her true self. It's a memoir, a best seller and a movie, but i...

The Comment That Made Elizabeth Gilbert Want To Marry Her Husband

OWN | Posted 01.28.2015 | OWN

Following a difficult divorce and deep need for some soul-searching, Elizabeth Gilbert embarked on a journey of self-discovery that she later chronicl...

'Eat, Pray, Love' Author's Advice On Heartbreak Is Just About Perfect

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.26.2015 | Divorce

Elizabeth Gilbert knows a thing or two about heartbreak. Eat, Pray, Love, her memoir the about the soul-searching journey she took post-divorce, was r...

Memoir Bashing: An Examination of an Emotionally Complex Social Phenomenon

Brooke Warner | Posted 01.14.2015 | Books
Brooke Warner

Is it just a bad book, worthy of your disdain, or does it maybe trigger in you something you're just not ready to face? And yes, please support women memoirists. We need each other!It's not uncommon to hear agents at conferences shutting down bright-eyed aspiring authors with a simple, "I don't represent memoir."

Yoerg Barks Up Right Tree With Debut Novel

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 01.06.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

House Broken tells the story of Geneva, a veterinarian, who reluctantly allows her alcoholic mother to recuperate in her home and uses the opportunity to delve into family secrets. It's told from three points-of-view: Geneva's, her mother's and Geneva's 16-year-old daughter.

5 Of Oprah's Biggest 'Aha' Moments From 2014

OWN | Posted 12.26.2014 | OWN

Oprah has conducted countless interviews over the last 12 months. Each has been revealing in its own right, but several have actually caused the media...

A Journey Toward Increasing Self Awareness and Gratitude

Martin Berusch | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Martin Berusch

I'm grateful that dog was there with me that day. I don't know if he was the catalyst or spark that led me to my higher self-awareness, or if he just happened to be there at the "right" time. All I know is that that that early morning at Juhu Beach was a momentous occasion for me.

How To Have Your Own 'Eat, Pray, Love' Journey -- Even If It Seems Impossible

OWN | Posted 12.15.2014 | OWN

After a devastating divorce left her broken and alone, Elizabeth Gilbert did what many people in difficult situations have dreamed of doing. She packe...

33 Inspiring Quotes on Living the Life You Want From Oprah, Deepak Chopra and More

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Renee Lo Iacono

Here are 33 quotes to inspire us to rise up and step into the life we want from some of the most inspirational people of our time.

6 Lessons I Learned From Oprah's 'The Life You Want' Tour

Paige Smith | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Paige Smith

I left Oprah's "The Life You Want" tour feeling empowered and excited to author my own story. Here are a few of my takeaways and interpretations from the seminar. May you be as inspired as I was to begin living the life you've imagined for yourself.

Rediscovering My Power at 'Oprah's Life You Want Weekend'

Jenee Darden | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenee Darden

I realize that throughout life's challenges, my power has always been there. While I thought it was low, it was actually building up. Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend reenergized my spirit. I definitely left the arena feeling more empowered.

Remember This When Your Family Pushes Your Buttons This Holiday

OWN | Posted 11.22.2014 | OWN

They may get under our skin, but best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert says there are some things that only family can teach us. "I had a great te...

The Word Women Use As A Weapon Against Themselves

OWN | Posted 11.13.2014 | OWN

It doesn't have four letters, nor is it considered offensive -- but best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert says there's one word we should eliminate fr...

A View from Row 3 of Oprah's Life You Want Tour

Brooke Warner | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment
Brooke Warner

For me the power of the weekend was the connection. This was about the Life You Really Want.

Daily Meditation: You're A Genius

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.11.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Elizabeth Gilbert Reveals Her Greatest Regret

OWN | Posted 10.31.2014 | OWN

Elizabeth Gilbert's 2006 memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, sparked a global conversation about what it means to find your calling and fulfill your life's purpo...

3 Signs You're Having A Soul Emergency

Posted 10.29.2014 | OWN

Are you having a spiritual meltdown without realizing it? The author of Eat, Pray, Love reveals the critical, overlooked red flags. By Elizabeth G...

The Two Hardest Lessons I Learned From Oprah This Weekend

Ling Abson | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Ling Abson

I have dreams. I want to fulfill my calling to help others. I want to make a difference in the lives of others. How could I figure all these out when after devoting myself to my family what is left is just tiredness, resentment and anger?

Elizabeth Gilbert's Powerful Trick For Overcoming Your Fears

OWN | Posted 10.15.2014 | OWN

Have you ever set a well-intentioned goal for yourself but, for some reason, you've been unable to reach it? In many of these cases, there is one cont...

Why Your Spouse And Your Soul Mate Can Be Two Different People

OWN | Posted 10.11.2014 | OWN

How many times have you heard people say they're looking for their "soul mate?" When she embarked on her now-famous Eat, Pray, Love journey, author El...

Elizabeth Gilbert: Not Every Woman Is Born To Be A Mother

OWN | Posted 10.10.2014 | OWN

When Elizabeth Gilbert was a young woman, she was following a path that she had watched her own mother and grandmother follow before her. The Eat, Pra...