Inter­mis­sion: How Fer­vor, Frien­ships and Faith Took Me to the Sec­ond Act

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January 1, 2013

In this fun­ny and inspir­ing mem­oir of change and growth, pub­li­cist Mindie Bar­nett shares the secrets to keep­ing the faith and man­ag­ing to thrive while start­ing your sec­ond act. After find­ing the courage to leave her per­fect-on-paper mar­riage Mindie Bar­nett shift­ed the spot­light to her­self. An expert at help­ing her clients piv­ot and put their best foot for­ward, it was now time to focus on her own sec­ond act. She com­mit­ted her­self to open­ing her heart and mind and bring­ing uplift­ing expe­ri­ences into her life — even as it turned upside down. From tap lessons at her daughter’s dance school, a midlife Bat Mitz­vah cer­e­mo­ny, run­ning a half-marathon, and seek­ing help from beyond the grave, as well as tra­di­tion­al talk ther­a­py and con­sult­ing the angels, her jour­ney cov­ered all the bases as she jug­gled own­ing a busi­ness, the kids’ new sched­ule, and dat­ing all over again in the age of texts and Tin­der. Some­times, the show must stop before it can go on. In Inter­mis­sion, Mindie pro­vides an inspi­ra­tional guide to kick­start­ing your life that will res­onate with women every­where fac­ing big life changes.

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