Patricia Heaton Tells Dr. Oz Why ‘Right Now’ Is the Peak Time For Reinvention

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Patricia Heaton | Vincent Sandoval/WireImage

Heaton reinvented after her show ‘Carol’s Second Act’ was cancelled

Appearing on The Dr. Oz Show this past week, actor Patricia Heaton shared with the cardiothoracic surgeon what she’s learning during our current pandemic about the human ability to reframe, restart, and reinvent.

Here’s what the former Everybody Loves Raymond star had to say.

Patricia Heaton | Vincent Sandoval/WireImageHeaton reinvented after her show ‘Carol’s Second Act’ was cancelled

YOUR SECOND ACT: INSPIRING STORIES OF REINVENTION is officially releasing July 21st! I can’t wait to share these incredible stories from people across the country, and steps to help you discover your own path! Link in bio to pre-order. #YourSecondAct

— Patricia Heaton (@PatriciaHeaton) June 8, 2020

While Heaton’s most current series, Carol’s Second Act, was popular with fans, there simply wasn’t a consistent enough ratings performance from the show and CBS chose to cancel it.

Since then, she’s worked on and published a book called Your Second Act: Inspiring Stories of Transformation featuring 14 inspiring stories of individuals who’ve made huge life transitions.

She told AARP in July, “I write about taking a painting class and the mental hoops I had to jump through to finish, because the other women were so great. The teacher came up to me and said, ‘Wow, you’re a messy painter.’ I had paint on my face and my clothes. But you can’t worry about what others think when you’re starting a second act.”

Why the actor says now is the time for your reinvention

In a live video conversation last week with Dr. Mehmet Oz on his daytime show, Heaton discussed why now, during the global pandemic, is actually the best time to pursue goals and dreams – for anyone.

“Well, we’ve all seen that life is difficult. We can’t really count on a lot of things that we thought we could. So, this is a great time to kind of step out. There’s also so many resources for us now, and especially they’ve been heightened with the pandemic.”

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She focused on the fact that people no longer need to worry about getting to a class or group because the pandemic has shown us that almost everything can get done online.

“So whereas people did things online occasionally before, now it’s all online,” she told Dr. Oz. “And that includes classes,

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet


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