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Making Space with Hoda Kotb

Where do you draw your strength? Join TODAY’s Hoda Kotb as she continues on a journey of self-discovery and exploration of the resilience of the human spirit. Hoda hears from some of the people she admires most, and whose testimonies of compassion provide lessons for how to make space for whatever it is you may be seeking in life right now. Like Hoda, you’ll leave these talks stronger than when you started and inspired to make space for growth and change in your own life.

Lynne Twist: “It’s Such a Gift to Be Alive Right Now”

Making Space with Hoda Kotb

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  • 2 months ago
  • 43:34

Lynne Twist is a global visionary committed to alleviating poverty, ending world hunger, empowering the status of women and girls, supporting social justice and environmental sustainability. The scope of Lynne’s impact ranges from working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, to working with refugees in camps in Ethiopia, exploring the threatened rainforests of the Amazon and guiding the philanthropy of some of the world’s wealthiest families. Lynne joins Hoda Kotb to discuss her impactful career, finding your calling and what it means to live a committed life.

Ally Love: “You’re Okay”

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  • 3 months ago
  • 46:03

Ally Love is the epitome of a multi-hyphenate. She’s a Peloton instructor, model, dancer, TODAY Show contributor, arena host of the Brooklyn Nets, CEO and founder of her female empowerment company, ‘Love Squad’... and so much more. She’s a one-woman hype-machine, on a mission to empower, inspire and uplift. Ally helps others approach their mental and physical well-being in a positive light, providing motivation and good energy every step of the way. Ally sat down with Hoda Kotb to share where she finds inspiration, from her faith, to her family and more.

Nicole Avant: “Think You'll Be Happy"

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  • 3 months ago
  • 58:56

Nicole Avant is a philanthropist, diplomat, filmmaker, actress and author. Her father, Clarence Avant, was a music legend and entertainment mogul, and her mother, Jacqueline Avant, was a legendary philanthropist. Nicole grew up around some of the most extraordinary artists of our time, including Bill Withers, Quincy Jones and Sidney Portier, and drew from her upbringing to create a noteworthy career of her own. But everything changed for Nicole in 2021, when her mother was fatally shot during a failed home invasion. Nicole channeled her grief, and turned her pain into fuel to write her beautiful memoir, “Think You’ll Be Happy”. She joins Hoda Kotb to share her journey, reflecting on managing her grief, finding forgiveness and moving ahead when the people who defined you and guided you are no longer physically here.

BONUS: Suleika Jaouad & Jon Batiste: “Know How to Anchor Yourself”

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  • 3 months ago
  • 49:03

In this raw and revealing conversation from August 2021, Suleika Jaouad, New York Times bestselling author of “Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted” and her partner, music legend, Jon Batiste join Hoda Kotb to talk about Suleika’s cancer journey, and their life together, both the highs and the lows. At the time, Suleika was celebrating seven years cancer-free. Since then, her cancer returned for the second time.

Maria Menounos: “Committed to Possibility”

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  • 4 months ago
  • 52:38

If you think you know Maria Menounos, think again. As a reporter, host, actor, producer, New York Times bestselling author and podcast host, she has been a light on our tv screens for more than 20 years. Her life has been quite a ride, with both highs and lows, and at each turn, she’s exhibited incredible strength, grace and unshakeable faith. Maria joins Hoda Kotb to discuss her health journey, her battle with pancreatic cancer, her road to motherhood and how she’s using what she’s learned to help others heal.

Rainn Wilson: “Living in a Humble Awe of the Universe”

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  • 4 months ago
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Rainn Wilson is an Emmy nominated actor, writer, producer, New York Times bestselling author and… spiritual explorer. You may know him for playing the role of “Dwight Schrute”, the annoying but lovable salesman on NBC’s hit series “The Office”, but there is so much more to Rainn than the characters he plays on screen. In his latest book “Soul Boom”, Rainn is calling for a spiritual revolution as part of his personal journey. He sat down with Hoda Kotb to discuss embracing his spirituality, finding balance and living in a state of awe, curiosity and gratitude.

Introducing Season 4 of ‘Making Space with Hoda Kotb’

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  • 4 months ago
  • 02:19

Making Space with Hoda Kotb is back for Season 4! Join TODAY show’s Hoda Kotb as she continues on a personal journey of self-discovery and learning. This season, she sits down with guests actor & author Rainn Wilson, entertainment journalist & podcast host Maria Menounos, music legend Melissa Etheridge, sportscaster Erin Andrews and more. The first two episodes of Season 4 premiere Wednesday, November 15. Follow now