Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry ON: Healing From Childhood Trauma And Becoming Self Aware, Confident Adults
By Jay Shetty
Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry joined Jay Shetty in their first ever virtual book tour event for the recently released book they co-authored, What Happened to You? We talk about how they are redefining childhood trauma, why experiences at a young age mold our adult life, and finding rhythm and balance to start healing yourself. Oprah is an accomplished author, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. Dr. Bruce Perry is a neuroscientist and psychiatrist, currently the senior fellow of the Child Trauma Academy in Houston, Texas and today, we will find out “What happened to you” What We Discuss with Oprah and Dr. Perry: 00:00 Intro 02:24 Meeting Dr. Bruce Perry and the journey towards understanding “What Happened to You” 05:57 Commonly misunderstood concept about trauma 09:06 Going beyond success to heal your trauma 11:05 The younger the children, the more influence you have on who they become 12:24 Oprah on Fast Five 19:05 Switch from “What is wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?” 24:13 Life-long study on child trauma and how it started 27:52 The connection between childhood experience and adulthood 32:53 What should parents do differently to express love to their children? 41:27 Finding the time to create a rhythm and balance 46:24 Misconceptions about the stress response system that leads to trauma 50:14 Neglect is as toxic as trauma 53:26 Reaching an understanding so can process your pain and anger 01:06:39 The difference between coping and healing Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally! Episode Resources: What Happened to You? The Oprah Winfrey Show Oprah Winfrey | Facebook Oprah Winfrey | Twitter Dr. Bruce Perry | Twitter Dr. Bruce Perry | Website Dr. Bruce Perry | Books Achieve success in every area of your life with Jay Shetty’s Genius Community. Join over 10,000 members taking their holistic well-being to the next level today, at https://shetty.cc/OnPurposeGenius See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.