Midlife renewal means re-invigoration, creativity, value and vitality
In this interview,Melita DeBellis talks about midlife renewal and living a life of purpose, on purpose.
To do is to be, to be is to do
Melita talks about the importance of developing a to-be list rather than a to-do list. She stresses the importance of giving yourself the time and space for reflection and exploration.
About Melita DeBellis
Melita DeBellis, CPCC is an entrepreneur and Life Coach based in beautiful and idyllic Richmond, Vermont who works with individuals seeking midlife redirection and renewal in their lives.
Professionally, Melita holds a BA in Spanish from the University of Vermont, and a Juris Doctor degree from the National Law Center, George Washington University in Washington, DC. She has been trained and certified in coaching by the Coaches Training Institute of San Rafael, California and is a member of the International Coach Federation.
Melita’s professional experience began in Washington, DC as an attorney specializing in the practice of immigration law. Her legal background took her into the area of employment law, which led to many years of experience as a corporate human resource executive. Returning to Vermont in 1996, Melita’s professional path journeyed through the manufacturing, non-profit / human services, and consulting arenas, including three years in human resources management with Ben & Jerry’s Homemade. After discovering coaching and pursuing formal training and certification in 2002, Melita established her business Turning-Point-Coaching in January of 2003. In early 2009 Melita launched her new business, Midlife Unlimited to expand her focus in the area of midlife renewal. Its goal is to bring information, inspiration, and a variety of resources to the midlife and “boomer” audience. She is also a partner in Third Age Partners with her colleague, Nancy Cosgriff.
In her professional capacity, Melita coaches individuals and groups, conducts workshops, teaches coaching skills to employees of the State of Vermont, offers retirement transition planning programs within organizations, and speaks publicly on the topic of midlife renewal and redirection.