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Coach Sharon L. Mikrut
Tucson, AZ
Executive & Life Coach
Interests: dining out, watching movies, reading, teaching, traveling, volunteering, plays and musicals, art and craft fairs
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Throughout my life, I have seen people who want to make a change but are scared to do so or don't know where or how to begin. They remain in toxic relationships because they have children with their partner/spouse, they... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
How many times have you seen a person and judged them strictly on their appearance? Or, how many times have you turned away or avoided someone simply because of their appearance? If you find yourself making judgments or avoiding people... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Let's face it, everyone engages in an altercation or fight at some point in their life. It can be with a spouse, partner, parent, sibling, friend, or coworker. The important thing to remember is that no one wins in a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Honesty is one of those virtues that most people say they possess. When you look at your interactions with family members, friends, colleagues, and others, how honest are you? To what extent are you truthful? When you say you will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Although coaching is beginning to gain some momentum in the nonprofit field, most nonprofit professionals don't understand what coaching is or how it can be of value to them in their personal or professional life. Also, individuals often confuse coaching... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
In life, we are all survivors, whether or not we think of ourselves that way. When we experience our first love and break up, our hearts are broken and we don't think that we will ever survive. But somehow we... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
I wanted to share one of my favorite poems with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Don't Quit When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
One of my favorite quotes comes from Reinhold Niebuhr. He said “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” I think... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
We often hear people talking about whether someone's glass is half full or half empty, which is really a metaphor for how someone views their life or the world around them. If someone is negative or pessimistic, people might regard... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Over the years, I have observed people who are real friends and people who claim to be friends. As I get older, I truly believe the old saying that you can count your real friends on one hand. So, you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Have you ever wondered why someone's words don't always match their body language? Observing the way people communicate, both verbally and nonverbally, can help you to assess what they might be feeling at the present moment. It can also help... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Do you get frustrated when you lack the motivation to start a project or activity and put it off so you don't have to tackle it? Do you wonder why your friends or colleagues don't appear to be motivated when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
Throughout my life, I've encountered scores of people who don't appear to love themselves. They say negative things about their appearance, their lack of success at work, not being a good parent or child, or not making the right choices... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
No matter how positive you are, there is probably at least one negative feeling or thought that creeps into your mind on a daily basis. Negative thoughts have many origins. They can develop from not feeling well, experiencing low self-esteem,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
In a previous blog post titled "Handling Loss - Five Steps to Help Yourself & Others", I provided information on understanding loss and tips to be in a better position to help yourself and others work through their own loss.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
People often tell me that they don't know what to say when someone experiences a loss. I explain that often times the person experiencing the loss simply needs to talk. You don't need to say anything; just be there to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach
My mother once said that “The older you get, the faster time will fly.”How true that is! Perhaps this is why people try to cram as much into their day as possible. However, when you become too busy and forget... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2009 at Sharon L. Mikrut - Empowerment Coach