Iyanla, Fix My Life is a self-help program that features Vanzant helping Americans to overcome difficulties in their lives. Each episode focusses on a specific problem posed by the story of one guest (or group of guests), with pre-taped production pieces at the guest's home and interviews with Iyanla that provide commentary throughout the show. The host attempts to bring peace to the situation and updates are provided to viewers at the close of each episode regarding the guest's progress since the date of filming.
In Part 2 of the series premiere, Iyanla heads to New York to support Evelyn Lozada, star of Basketball Wives, after the headline making news of the alleged domestic abuse incident between her and husband, Chad Ochocinco Johnson.
Spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant heads to Battle Creek, Nebraska to help heal a family in crisis. She works with a mother who has run away from her family after having an affair. Now three years later, the mom is desperate to re-connect with her two sons and ex-husband.
Iyanla dishes out relationship advice to the bloggers of Six Brown Chicks.
Iyanla helps four adult siblings deal with complicated emotions about their drug-addicted father, who was in prison for most of their lives.
Iyanla works with estranged sisters after their mother's death.
Iyanla advises a transgender man in Los Angeles who is struggling to get his father to accept him.
Iyanla shows single women how to pull back the curtain on their broken relationships, let go of the lies that are holding them back and start facing the truth about themselves and their dating patterns. What men want and what women need is also discussed.
Iyanla stops in Shreveport, Louisiana to help a couple in turmoil. A married pastor says that he has had affairs with women in his church and fathered a child with one of his mistresses. His wife says she is contemplating divorce and needs to make a decision.
In the season finale, a blended family with relationship issues get counsel from Iyanla.
Iyanla sits down with Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran, following her recent, high-profile breakup with the singer.
This special episode follows Iyanla on an emotional trip to Ferguson, Missouri, as she embeds herself in the local community and works to empower citizens by helping them formulate a plan for peace and healing in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown. Iyanla visits the memorial site first, spending hours reaching out to individuals affected by the tragic event and offering them ways to move past their anger. Then, she brings Pastor Charles Ewing, Michael Brown's uncle, face-to-face with Thomas Jackson, the Ferguson police chief. Together, they discuss the need for peace so that the system has time to work. Not stopping there, Iyanla hosts a community discussion, sits down with a group of young men—some of whom profess to be gang members—and makes her way past National Guard checkpoints to join a peaceful protest with community leaders and Welcome to Sweetie Pie's star Tim Norman. Later, as a first healing step, Iyanla encourages everyone to choose peace.
Jay, a 44-year-old video producer, has fathered 34 children with 17 different women in addition to adopting nine other children. Jay finds it difficult to provide for his kids, and it's clear that he will not be able to successfully fulfill his role as a father until he addresses the underlying reasons behind his reckless behavior. In one of her most challenging cases to date, Iyanla must help Jay come face-to-face with feelings of hurt and resentment that are the result of his parents' emotional abandonment of him. The void stemming from these unresolved issues has locked Jay in a seemingly endless cycle of women and children. Iyanla must also address the wrongs caused by Jay's parents, as well as the pain and resentment his actions have caused for his children and their mothers.
In a special three-part episode, Iyanla travels to the Atlanta area to help a man reconcile faltering relationships with his children and their mothers as well as his own parents.
On the heels of the controversial, multipart mega-fix featuring Jay, a man who says he has fathered 34 children with 17 different women, Iyanla brings Jay into the studio for a no-holds-barred, face-to-face discussion the first time the two have come together since the original episodes were taped. During the second part of a follow-up talk, Iyanla engages Jay and a group of men some of whom also have many children with different women in an emotional dialogue about love, infidelity and the responsibilities of fatherhood.
Featuring facts and bonus scenes! Life coach Iyanla Vanzant works to heal an intergenerational history of violence between the women in a Conyers, Georgia, family. Will mothers and daughters heal decades of trauma or is it too late?
Featuring facts and bonus scenes! Life coach Iyanla Vanzant helps former model Anivia get to the root of the problems that led to her dangerous addiction to illegal butt injections. Later, Anivia works on repairing relationships with her family.
Featuring facts and bonus scenes! Life coach Iyanla Vanzant helps a young mother manage her new life after winning $188 million in the lotto jackpot. Will Marie get her affairs in order before her drug-dealing fiancé heads to jail for up to 10 years?
RaAnne has been wearing the pants in her marriage with Demetrius for the past 14 years, and the seams are ready to burst. Iyanla puts this abusive couple’s relationship to the test.
When a mother cannot get along with her daughter-in-law after moving in with her daughter two years ago, Iyanla supports the family to reconnect with the truth.