It just so happens her personal life is as rich as her narratives. Gilbert not only inspires us to be willing to feel our grief, but to also accept that love isn’t defined by physical presence. OPRAH.COM Trending Stories Elizabeth says she believes the word "passion" can trigger feelings of stress and pressure, and doesn't even know if she believes in following it anymore. Elizabeth says, "A true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that's holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention." Instead, Elizabeth makes the case to follow your curiosit...– Ouça o Elizabeth Gilbert: The Curiosity-Driven Life de Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations instantaneamente no seu tablet, telefone ou navegador - sem fazer qualquer download. And so it came to pass that one day—less than two weeks into my stay at the Lily—a few of the girls were in my room, smoking cigarettes and watching me sew. The book was also made into a film of the same name in 2010. She attended New York University, where she studied political science by day and worked on her short stories by night. I just promised I would be a writer.” Love it. New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert is known for following her passion, but says she no longer advises others to do the same. Biggest takeaways: – “I never promised the universe I would be a good writer. International best-selling author of the phenomenon “Eat Pray Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert returns to “SuperSoul Sunday” to discuss her latest novel, “City of Girls.” Set in New York City during the 1940s, the epic story follows 19-year-old Vivian Morris as she comes of age during World War II, and foll… Elizabeth explains why she believes in the importance of creating work that inspires women to be their authentic selves. Elizabeth Gilbert inspired a generation of women around the world with her bestselling memoir, Eat, Pray, Love. The best-selling author first introduced the proposition in 2015, which resurfaced recently on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Conversations podcast. Elizabeth Gilbert on the Unexpected Friend Who Helped Her Survive Loss "Chunky is handsome and brave and loyal and wise." Author! She was a woman who seemed to have it all: a beautiful home, a thriving career and a happy marriage. Elizabeth Gilbert: The Whole Human Experience. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk. “Not everyone knows how to answer that command.”, Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions. Subscribe to O, The Oprah Magazine for up to 72% OFF what others pay on the newsstand — that's like getting 19 FREE issues! Elizabeth Gilbert is the author of, most recently, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Elizabeth Gilbert takes us on a curious flight explaining why sometimes not having a passion can lead to an even more fulfilling life. And so it came to pass that one day—less than two weeks into my stay at the Lily—a few of the girls were in my room, smoking cigarettes and watching me sew. International best-selling author of the phenomenon “Eat Pray Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert returns to “SuperSoul Sunday” to discuss her latest novel, “City of Girls.” Set in New York City during the 1940s, the epic story follows 19-year-old Vivian Morris as she comes of age during World War II, and follows her all the way through 2010. Elizabeth Gilbert on the Dog Who Helps Her Grieve; Elizabeth Gilbert Talk to Oprah About Rayya Elias ; 20 Questions with Elizabeth Gilbert; 55 Photos of Queen Elizabeth II Through the Years; Rosie O'Donnell Is Getting Married ; Joyce Carol Oates Reviews Olive, Again THE OPRAH MAGAZINE. After college, she spent several years traveling around the country, working in bars, diners and ranches, collecting experiences to transform into fiction. ... Oprah Winfrey Network is … When Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert embarked on her famous journey across Italy, India and Indonesia, she had been feeling lost. Oprah sits down with international bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert. Elizabeth Gilbert, she of “Eat, Pray, Love” and Oprah-sanctioned fame, is back hawking two things: her new novel, “City of Girls,” and her insufferable persona as a master of self-help. Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert returns for the second season of her hit podcast MAGIC LESSONS, ready to help another batch of aspiring artists overcome their fears and create more joyfully.