Celebrating 65 Vibrant Life Years with Oprah Winfrey: 4 Essential Things I’ve Learned from Oprah Winfrey’s Vibrant Life
Happy 65th birthday to Oprah Winfrey! She is the epitome of an example for living the vibrant life.
We celebrate her!
You see her glory, but do you really know her story? Like Winfrey, as women age we become like fine wine ready for all to know and taste our impeccable styles, wisdom and worth.
Winfrey’s life testifies to the fact that living the vibrant life takes overcoming hardship. Then, taking these lessons to help all budding women, start businesses, change careers and use our voices in new powerful and meaningful ways.
“…before there’s even a thought or an action, there is an intention. That an intention precedes every thought and every action, and the outcome of your experiences is determined by the intention,” says Winfrey.
Did you know these 5 facts about Oprah Winfrey that contributes to her vibrant life?
- She is a self-made billionaire.
- Winfrey is known to the world as the “Queen of All Media.”
- The Oprah Winfrey show was the longest running daytime talk show.
- Overcame various forms of abuse, and molestation (family members didn’t believe this).
- Was called “sack girl” from the neighborhood children because her grandmother made dresses from potato sacks.
Here are 4 essential things I’ve learned from Oprah Winfrey’s Vibrant Life:
Live. Laugh. Love. Fully with Balance.
Winfrey enjoys spending quality time with her friends, planting in her garden and cooking.
Find time to just breathe. Live. The vibrant life includes this kind of balance.
Media & Television Are Imperative Mediums for Success.
In a recent speech, Winfrey explains why television is her main go-to.
She begins this explanation by saying “Use Me.” These words are her dream, prayer and desire.
Winfrey loves to ask God to use her through media and television. She believes this is the way to touch millions of lives at one time.
True success for your vibrant life, business startup or career change comes from how you treat people and the lives you touch in the process.
Ask God to use you in the moment whenever possible through the mediums of media. And if you’re not using media as part of your marketing strategy, please begin now.
The Power of Education Eradicates Poverty.
Winfrey met with Nelson Mandela at his home.
Their conversation about poverty and education led her to help women by opening her school in Africa.
Education awareness is key. And in order to overcome poverty and live a vibrant life, one should include learning tools and strategies in your daily routines.
Read lots of books. Oprah Winfrey’s book club is one important tool in her life. She loves to read and offers incredible suggestions for books to read.
Surround yourself with impactful leaders. Stay in the company of those who are making a difference in the local communities.
Watch videos and documentaries that will educate you on the subjects you do not have enough knowledge about.
These strategies are definitely apart of the vibrant life. It’s the secret sauce to thriving and enduring strong women.
Embrace Your Womanhood At All Times.
What better time to start embracing your womanhood and do the things that’s right for you?
Winfrey is celebrating her 65th birthday the way she wants to.
During her early years of television, Winfrey found herself being all things to all people. Does this sound familiar?
As mothers and matriachs, we are consistently and constantly there for friends, family members, and sometimes even strangers.
All of this giving-out comes at the costly expense of exhaustion and draining of necessary energy needed to live the vibrant life.
There comes a time when we, like Winfrey, must ask ourselves “What do I really want–and what is my spirit telling me is the best way to proceed?”
These are the probing and most difficult questions I believe older women will face at some point in life.
Do what you want and when you want. Embrace your womanhood at all times. Follow your gut and guard “you.”
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Who do you know that is living a vibrant life? What makes a life “vibrant” to you?
Drop a comment below and let me know. I’m looking to feature vibrant women on my podcast, Ignite2Impact.