Oprah Winfrey

A Woman's Guide to the Impostor Syndrome

Kim Smiley | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Living
Kim Smiley

I am not saying that we should not strive to be the very best people and professionals we can be. This is not a call to "lean out." By all means, let's strive to be amazing, but let's also aspire to be more gentle with ourselves and with others.

My Hundred-Foot Journey to Acceptance From My Family

Komal Minhas | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Impact
Komal Minhas

Tonight as I watched the poetry that is The Hundred-Foot Journey, a part of me broke open. As I explained to my aunt and my mom when we came home after the film - sharing such a beautiful story of acceptance of our magnificent Indian culture, in the setting of the often ethnocentrically perceived nation of France, is indicative of the hope and pockets of beauty embedded within profound change and transition.

As a Disabled Person, Maya Angelou Taught Me To Feel 'Phenomenal'

Amber Rehman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living
Amber Rehman

Those words secretly worked magic on me. As a disabled person, I had an extra swing in my waist that never bothered me. The joy in my feet was something far more powerful than anyone could understand. The flash in my teeth, were vicious to those that fed me negativity,  and the same flash was a brilliant smile that won the hearts of those that I cared about.

Michael Sam and the Fight Against the Christian Right

Lio Perron | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Living
Lio Perron

For the first time in U.S. history gay rights took centre stage during the NFL's entry draft, a three-day media bonanza carried live on television. The St. Louis Rams picked Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, who kissed his partner on the lips on live television.

Viruses Are Perfect Gift Wrappers

Jason Tetro | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada
Jason Tetro

In the microbial world, gift wrapping -- better known as cellular packaging -- is also considered to be an art. All germs perform some aspects of packaging but the masters are without a doubt the viruses. Viruses are unique from all other germs in that they don't start to thrive until they have entered a host cell.

Getting Arrested for "Shopping While Black"

Charmaine Nelson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Charmaine Nelson

With the recent event at Barney's, New York, it would appear that blacks should add S.W.B. or "Shopping While Black" to the list of supposed crimes for which we are racially profiled. Trayon Christian, a 19-year-old college student purchased a $350 Salvatore Ferragamo belt at Barney's, Christian alleges that he was stopped by undercover officers, questioned, hand-cuffed and taken to a local precinct.

SavvyMom Roundup: Concussions, Thanksgiving and Sinead vs. Miley

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Concussions, Thanksgiving, a runaway kid, Sinead and Miley and BlissDom all caught my attention this week. 1. I'll tell you what has caught most of...

How Meditation Helped My Overeating

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

Meditation has made me more conscious of what I am eating and why. Now when I am out with friends or even at home, I do not feel the need to finish everything off my plate. I am mindful of being present with my friends and enjoying nourishing food.

LOOK: Oprah Makes Us Jealous

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Style

If we can't have Oprah's gorgeous pink wrap dress then no one can! Winfrey debuted her stunning figure (and those glorious curls) in a bright pink ...

We Really Want Oprah's...

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Style

Every week we choose an accessory we've spotted on a celebrity which we're obsessing over. Last Week: Shailene Woodley's dreamcatcher necklace T...

Oprah vs. Ellen: Battle Of The Riches

FinancesOnline | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada TV

Two of the most successful and powerful women in showbiz are, without a doubt, Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres. Despite the fact that the odds ar...

Caroline Myss' New Book Asks: What's Your Archetype?

Susan Ponting | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada
Susan Ponting

"Caroline has been at the forefront of advancing spiritual insight and enlightenment in our culture. She is a teacher, thought leader, and mystic for ...

The "O" Stands for Originality, or the Oxymoron to "Ottawa"

Rachel Décoste | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

This week is momentous for legions of moms and women in general: the "Big O" is comin' to town. But what do you give to the billionaire Black woman who has everything? Give her an NHL A hockey jersey. Really? Is that the best we could come up with?

F*** Cancer: Life Lessons From My Mother

Julie Greenbaum | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Living
Julie Greenbaum

The memories of my mother are not of a cancer victim, they are not of a shaved head, or intravenous tubes, or a frail body. They are her wonderful spirit, her brave beautiful smile, and a loving acceptance of life that was contagious with everyone she touched. My mother didn't just talk the talk, she walked the walk.

Bizarre 1D Fan Fiction

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Music

For as long as freshly-scrubbed boys have been assembled into crack singing units designed to conquer the hearts and wallets of hot-blooded girls with...

WATCH: Lance Armstrong Covers Radiohead's 'Creep'

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Music

Editing a public figure's words into song form has been an Internet pastime since at least that time last summer when Baracks Dubs went viral with an ...

Oprah Wows Vancouver Crowd

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Oprah Winfrey, the iconic TV personality and multimedia mogul, charmed and inspired a sold-out crowd in Vancouver Thursday night as she shared stories...

Strombo On Travelling With Oprah

Cory Ashworth | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Cory Ashworth

Last night by chance, I sat next to George who's been travelling across Western Canada with Oprah Winfrey for her inspirational speaking tour. "Every night is not the same experience. Interviewing an interviewer is so much fun especially when you're talking to someone like Oprah. Every now and then, when I'm on stage with her, it dawns on me that she's Oprah Winfrey," he said.

Oprah In Vancouver: Good, Bad, Ugly Confessions

Cory Ashworth | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Cory Ashworth

My Oprah confession: I would do anything for a chance to meet her. I'd wear a Tina Turner wig for a year, I'd eat a 67-pound wagon worth of fat, or I'd quit my radio job for a chance to ugly cry in front of my television hero: Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah Charms In Chilly Calgary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgary has officially caught the fever. The Oprah Winfrey fever. In the middle of her Western Canadian tour, Oprah took the stage at the Saddledom...

She Has Them Excited

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

With a 'Good nite Edmonton' Oprah Winfrey closed her Edmonton chapter Monday night, prompting excitement and anticipation to migrate south to Calgary ...

Yes, Oprah Is Bummed In Edmonton

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

There seems to be no shortage of people excited about Oprah Winfrey's appearance in Edmonton Monday night except, maybe, Oprah. The U.S. talk show ...

The Art Of the TV Confessional

Hina P. Ansari | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Living
Hina P. Ansari

Is this Oprah interview with Lance Armstrong a chance for the disgraced cyclist to publicly recognize his numerous wrongs, and seek forgiveness from his fans, or is it just another narcissistic attempt from someone who is backed in a corner trying to shift gears in the hopes rebooting his career?

Vancouver's LunaPads Breaks Period Taboos, Seeks Oprah's Attention

John F. Gray | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

With Oprah Winfrey speaking in Vancouver on Jan. 24, B.C.-based Lunapads is donating 400 reusable menstrual products to girls in Africa. Using the #Pads4Oprah hashtag, they hope to get Oprah's attention about how providing feminine hygiene products help keep African girls in school.

O Golly: Oprah Announces Second Alberta Show

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

O my goodness! Oprah Winfrey's coming to Edmonton. The motivational speaker and daytime TV mogul has announced a second stop in Alberta on her 'An ...