Ep. 111 Oprah: Pop Culture’s Queen of Influence


Oprah Winfrey. Her name is synonymous with influence, power, and success. Considering the landscape of her success, it is undeniable that she has had to fight for every inch of opportunity that has ever crossed her way. Being a female and a woman of color, Oprah had many odds stacked against her. Our panel of psychologists discuss her incredible tenacity and determination to become a visionary while still coming across as likeable and relatable.

Today’s episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast includes our panel of Shrinks discussing the influence of Oprah Winfrey. For how Oprah has impacted the lives of women, read our article here.


“Oprah never leaves our consciousness.”

–Dr. Dave Verhaagen



In our Being Human segment, the Shrink Tank Podcast panelists discuss humble-bragging. A humble-brag is defined as subtly letting others know how fabulous your life is by undercutting it with humility or a ‘woe is me’ attitude. According to a recent study from Harvard and Chapel Hill, humble-bragging is considered more frustrating that traditional bragging.



Join our Shrink Tank podcast contributors Emma Kate Wright, Frank Gaskill and Jonathan Hetterly as they discuss this week’s trending topic.


Need a longer session with the Shrinks? Check out our last episode here.


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