08/21/2014 11:04 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Oprah And 4 Top-Selling Authors Share Their Favorite Ways To Unwind After A Long Day (VIDEO)

The day that wouldn't seem to end, the week that brought one challenge after another, the weekend that ended up being a whirlwind of responsibility -- they all leave us in search of one thing: a way to unwind.

When it comes to finding a way to clear the mind, four of Oprah's "Super Soul Sunday" guests, all top-selling authors, know just how to relax and recharge. And one of them happens to share an activity that Oprah says has become her hobby.

Sitting by a Fire

feet by a fireplace

"I love to light my fireplace and stare at the fire. Pretty simple. And if there's rain falling on the rooftop, I am in heaven!"

-- Tracy McMillan, author of Why You're Not Married... Yet

Playing Video Games

playing video games

"I love video games. Part of what they do is they allow me to be in a completely different world for a while."

-- Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage

Being in Nature

nature mountain

"[I enjoy] being in nature, whether it's a mountain or an ocean or a prairie. For me, though, I have to say that my preferences are islands and mountains -- and some combine both."

-- Gary Zukav, author of The Seat of the Soul

Taking a Bath

taking a bubble bath

"A bath!"

-- Elizabeth Lesser, author of Broken Open

"Bathing is my hobby. I was in a long bath the other day... For years, I've said I need a hobby. I was thinking, 'I think this is my hobby. I'm really good at it!'"

-- Oprah Winfrey

"Super Soul Sunday" returns to OWN with all-new episodes on Sept. 7.

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Quotes From Super Soul Sunday