Midlife Reinvention: Finding Purpose, Fulfillment, and Yourself Again
In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to lose sight of our own identity amidst the roles we play. For many women, the journey through motherhood and a thriving career has defined them for years, but what happens when the roles shift and the questions start to loom?
“What’s my purpose, if not a full-time mom? Who am I? If I’m not a corporate executive anymore, why do I feel so lost and unfulfilled?” These are the haunting queries that echo from all corners of midlife transformations.
But amidst these uncertainties, a guiding light emerges, a beacon of hope in the form of Deborah Thomas. With a reservoir of wisdom, Deborah is a Midlife Empowerment Coach and Mentor. Having walked this path herself, she knows the ins and outs of grappling with change, the shift in priorities, and the gnawing desire for self-discovery.
Deborah’s journey from a high-powered corporate marketing and advertising executive to a stay-at-home mom of nine children, a loving mom-in-law, and a doting grandma is nothing short of remarkable.
With grace and insight, Deborah has distilled her own evolution into a comprehensive 12-month signature program. Deborah is here to remind us all that the best truly is yet to come.
Let’s uncover the three essential pillars every woman needs for a midlife reinvention, and stride forward with the conviction that this chapter is not an ending, but a magnificent new beginning.
In this episode
[02:47] The empty nest is part of midlife.
[03:24] Deborah talks about what led her to discover the three steps for midlife reinvention
[09:50] Three things a woman needs for midlife intervention.
[13:26] “There are many things you know you can go through that will help take you or guide you to your purpose.” – Deborah
[16:04] Discovering your purpose to live a life of meaning with the significance of fulfillment.
[20:25] Deborah describes having her business but knowing that there was more.
[21:59] A dare from Deborah for our listeners this week.
Your Dare this week is to do a “dream download” (minute 22:00 for clarification):
1. Write a list of everything that you dream about, while you day dream and while you sleep.
2. Do not judge your dreams. Simply notice them and write them down. Things you used to dream about, things you still dream about, things you secretly dream about.
3. Review the list and use it as a starting point to move forward toward your dreams, and in the process, you will discover purpose.
Dare to dream!
About Deborah Thomas
Deborah Thomas is a Life Empowerment Coach for women specializing in midlife personal development. She is certified through The Life Coach School and has also completed several other coach training and programs.
Deborah fosters a mentorship-based coaching relationship with her clients, where they work together combining what she teaches with you and finding answers within you. She gets to the point while encouraging you forward with clarity, honesty, and love. She offers expert guidance and support for your journey.
Her background includes marketing, advertising, sales, television news, corporate event planning, office administration, media production, and freelance writing. At one time, Deborah was the owner and managing editor of a regional magazine. In recent years, she has worked as a Style Expert for a popular online fashion, beauty, and lifestyle network.
Deborah is married to her soulmate, she is the mom of nine children, a mother-in-law, and a grandma. She currently resides along the Wasatch Mountains of Utah.
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