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 own 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 to a mid-life Bat Mitzvah ceremony, from running a half-marathon to seeking help from beyond the grave, from traditional talk therapy to consulting the angels, her journey covered all the bases as she juggled owning a business, the kids’ new schedules, 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 kick-starting your life that will resonate with women everywhere facing big life changes.
INTERMISSION is an inspirational memoir about successful businesswoman Mindie Barnett’s leap of faith into the unknown when she files for divorce. Mindie, a top Philadelphia and Manhattan publicist, is navigating divorce and dating again on the present-day east coast. Her inspirational, comical and sometimes jaw-dropping motivational work will resonate with anyone seeking a more fulfilling “second act” in relationships, work or matters of faith. A fresh and funny take on modern-day love, life and starting over, no matter what your circumstances!
After ten years working as a television news reporter and anchor within the Philadelphia, and New York regions – among other cities – Mindie Barnett decided to use her knowledge and experience in the media to help propel businesses and position companies as thought-leaders. Mindie founded MB and Associates Public Relations in 2003 and swiftly garnered a great deal of clients in a short amount of time. Because of her vast knowledge of the news business and strong ties with key members of the media – both on the local and national levels – she was able to achieve rapid results and obtain countless press opportunities for clients. Due to these attributes, Mindie is now one of the nation’s most sought-after and respected publicists.