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Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The award-winning documentary (produced by Ridley Scott) about Epiphany Interviewee, Clive Davis, is out! Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives is now available on iTunes for streaming and/or downloading. I’ve seen it on the big screen and it is so...

Dr. Oz’s Greatest Epiphany in Life

“The goal is to move from just knowledge, which is information, to understanding, which is awareness.”—Dr. Mehmet Oz Dr. Oz's epiphany is about listening - truly listening to others and respecting their perspectives and beliefs, whether you agree with them or not, and...

Michael Roizen, M.D.

"We can actually control our genes and change our bodies and lives on a cellular level, simply through our actions." Michael Roizen, M.D., is co-founder of RealAge and chairman of the RealAge Scientific Advisory Board. He practices anesthesiology and internal medicine...

Mehmet Oz, M.D. (Dr. Oz)

"The goal is to move from just knowledge, which is information, to understanding, which is awareness." Mehmet Oz, M.D. (Dr. Oz) is a professor and the vice chairman of surgery at Columbia University, the director of the Cardiovascular Institute, the founder and...

Craig Newmark

"Go all in." Craig Newmark is a customer service representative and the founder of craigslist.org, based in San Francisco. With years of experience working with computers for IBM, GM, Charles Schwab, and Bank of America, he started craigslist in 1995 in his apartment...

Kristin Neff

"Practice self-compassion. Be your own best, kind, compassionate, caring friend." Kristin Neff, Ph.D. received her doctorate in human development from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and is now an associate professor in human development at the...

Kathy and Bill Magee, M.D.

"Everyone can make a difference—no matter who you are, no matter how old you are, no matter where you are." Bill and Kathy Magee are the founders and CEO and president, respectively, of Operation Smile, a worldwide children’s medical charity whose network of global...

Carol Lanning

"If you believe in a child, the child will succeed." Carol Lanning was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received her bachelor of science and her master’s degree in education at Southern Methodist University, and subsequently chose Dallas, Texas, as her home. (She still...

Barbara Fredrickson

"Tapping into one’s own unique wellsprings of positivity is a wise and healthy investment in the future." Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of...

Clive Davis

"Success ultimately means nothing when balance and success in other areas of life are sacrificed." Clive Davis is the legendary music industry executive and record producer who is known as “the man with the golden ears” because of his talent for discovering artists...

Deepak Chopra, M.D.

"People have the power to heal themselves." Deepak Chopra, M.D., is a world-renowned authority in the field of mind-body healing, a bestselling author, the founder of the Chopra Foundation and the co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. Heralded by Time...

Linda Biehl

"Forgiveness is the first step toward true peace and healing. But it’s with reconciliation—actively restoring peace and harmony—that you can make the biggest difference." Linda Biehl is the co-founder and director of the Amy Biehl Foundation in the United States and...

Elizabeth Avellan

"Develop your talents and they will make a way for you." Elizabeth Avellàn is an American film producer born in Caracas, Venezuela. Her family moved to Texas, where she attended Rice University at the age of sixteen. She is the current co-owner and vice president of...

Epiphany of Forgiveness That Will Blow You Away

When I interviewed Linda Biehl for Epiphany, she talked a lot about Nelson Mandela and her experience with him and the example he was for her life and for South Africans. I read about Linda Biehl in an article that was an interview with Desmond Tutu in the July 2007...

First 30 Days of Change Interviews Elise Ballard

Elise Ballard on New Directions Los Angeles, CA Have you ever experienced a moment that changed your life? Small or large experiences can both have that effect on you. Elise talks about her new Epiphany Project and how people inspire her. Favorited Interview on...

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