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O's Little Guide to Finding Your True Purpose

O's Little Guide to Finding Your True Purpose

O’s Little Books/Guides

The Editors of O, The Oprah Magazine

Flatiron Books


"Regardless of how good you feel, you can live more vibrantly. That, as I see it, is one of the purposes of life: to continuously get better, to constantly move forward. How far can you go? How far can you grow? What will it take for you to fulfill your potential?" - Oprah Winfrey

An engaging mix of inspiring advice and real-life stories of self-discovery, O's Little Guide to Finding Your True Purpose will captivate anyone who's ever been beckoned by a dream.

Featuring some of the best work to have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, this rousing collection is all about helping readers to hear and heed their calling. From the beginning, O has been a catalyst for women seeking to become who they're meant to be. O's Little Guide to Finding Your True Purpose continues this tradition by combining practical wisdom and relatable tales of trial, error, and triumph. Contributors include Edwidge Danticat on getting past the need to please; Martha Beck on charting your own course; Patti Smith on staying true to yourself; Elizabeth Gilbert on getting unstuck; Robin Black on thriving as a late bloomer; and many more. Whether you're still searching for your passion or summoning the courage to pursue it, this one-of-a-kind collection will set you on your way.

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Bonnie Friedman

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Praise for O's Little Guide to Finding Your True Purpose

"If there’s anyone we should listen to when it comes to finding our true life purpose, it’s Oprah. Even if you have the meaning of life all figured out (who does?!), you’re sure to take away a few golden nuggets of Winfrey’s wisdom from this book." – Glitter Guide

The Editors of O, The Oprah Magazine

Each month, O, The Oprah Magazine helps readers live their best lives, serving up information and inspiration on everything from lasting love to luscious food. With a signature blend of candor and humor, fresh advice and timeless wisdom, the magazine offers people the tools they need to, as Oprah Winfrey says, "become more of who they are" - to love themselves more deeply, to look hopefully toward the future, and to leap wholeheartedly into the adventure of being alive.

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O, The Oprah Magazine

O, The Oprah Magazine