Coffee Break with Miss Debbie
By Debbie Wiens
Debbie will cover various topics such as how to run a successful business, the do's + don'ts, great stories as well as failures and valuable lessons learned. Some episodes will just be lighthearted entertaining fun stories. Blending Faith, Art + Studio Life!
Coffee Break with Miss DebbieApr 29, 2023
From the Blog "The Sadness"
Dance Studio Hospitality Episode 100
When an introvert throws a party, there may not be allot of fan fair but this is #100. Last and Final!
Just a little whimsy for the end of February. How hospitable are you at your dance studio?
Make It Awkward.
First impressions are very powerful. Some folks have a greater ability to make that first impression more uncomfortable than other folks do. Let's talk about it.
#98 Fitness Journey Recap
Here is a story from Miss Debbie to help you sort out a few deceptions from truth in the health and fitness realm.
It has been 2 years and 97 episodes and it is time for Miss Debbie to wrap it up. Please enjoy listening and we bring "Coffee Break With Miss Debbie" to a close. Like the season of this podcast project, todays theme reminds us that "This Too Shall Pass". Love to you and thank you for joining in this journey.
Welcome to Advent at Target
Life lessons to improve my waiting skills while running my holiday errands.
Tis the Season Survival 201
Miss Debbie's Current Rules For Life and Success
Setting appropriate guidelines for yourself from the moment you wake up puts you into correct line up, leading to SUCCESS.
With A Cherry On Top
Looking for ways to be younger, healthier, stronger and more energized? Laugh more.
Eavesdropping Wisdom from Granny Sage
Save your emotional energy and free yourself from the unnecessary concern of what people may or may not be saying. Live your life and honor God.
Relationships 101 With Miss Debbie
Friendships Post Covid
As we continue to emerge from our socially traumatic season of Covid we might need a little brush up on our relationship skills. Tune in.
More Steps to Recovery! New and Improved.
Next Steps in the Journey
To Prune or Not to Prune.
To prune or not to prune, that is the question. I dare to say, more often than not, prune away!
We all know that the world is pretty upside down, but still there are days when I am completely caught off guard and I am left thinking, "Wow, That IS CRAZY!" Listen along and please tell me if I am wrong.
Burn Out Part 2
When we are completely spent, we don't need any heady, heavy material to study. We need rest and relief. Here's to 14 minutes of recovery encouragement.
Who's in Charge Anyway?
No, The Grass is NOT Always Greener on the Other Side.
It's that time of year when our dancers start getting "antsy" and instead of expressing appropriate gratitude for a year well spent they start looking at the green, green grass on the lawn of the dance school up the street.
Injustice in the World of Reviews
Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly with your God, in business.
Life in the Studio and Other Funny Things That are Not Actually that Funny.
I can learn lessons from any human beings, fiction or non fiction. Three Life lessons from inside the thimble.
Tutu Day and So Much More!
Introducing the newest character from bedtime stories with Miss Debbie. As she sat in her tiny thimble of a life, she cried. Why, why didn't the rest of the world pause and clap for her?
WORK Give it a try.
As a writer who is a little too young for Baby Boomer perspective, a little too old for Gen X perspective and definitely too old for Millennial perspective, I have some thoughts on the self care generation and the work ethic within.
Everything is Negotiable
I suppose this is my version of "Choose your battles" but I find that these days, everything in dance and at the studio is negotiable. Often, it is much easier to just change.
Share Your Pretzels
As we enter 2022 with bright optimism, here are a few tips to make the your world a better place,
Choose Joy Tigger
I have settled on the character from the 100 Acre Wood that I will most identify with in the Christmas season. Won't you join me, and choose joy?
Possibilities From the 100 Hundred Acre Wood
Where is the edge and who told you it was there? Let's not let Eorye decide what we can and cannot do.
Piglet and Pooh
With this blustery change of seasons and moods, here's to a simple yet profound time of gatherings with a few insights from Winnie the Pooh and Piglet too. Blessings!
Cute Life in the Studio and Other Cute Things That Happen to Me
Just a few moments in the life of a dance teacher. With all that sass and all that cuteness packed into one space, we have to call on our dance super power to make it through the day. Join me for 11 minutes as I give you a little snapshot of how it's done.
Art, Identity and the People We Reach
We artists express out of who we are and where our identity lies. Let's encourage each other to create and live from a true, solid and healthy place. Art speaks and what we say, matters!
Life Lessons From Dance Class Re-released.
Coffee Break with Miss Debbie and Company 2 of 2
In part 2 we welcome Olivia, Mishaela and Elena to the podcast. These dancers love to giggle out loud while they punch you right in the gut with the truth. So get ready to laugh and learn.
Coffee Break with Miss Debbie and Company -Part 1 of 2
Sit back, listen in and enjoy as we welcome Emerge Dance Company members Addy, Eleanor and Noelle to the show. What an inspiration these 3 are! This is a dose of insight from some remarkable teens we can all benefit from for sure.
When opportunities for unpleasant encounters arise, what will you do? Here's a great tip to apply every time!
Practical Concepts to Remain Unstuck.. Again!
Final Call Number 50
Before we go, here are a few tips in keeping your artistic inspiration fresh as you continue to create, innovate and change the world around you.
It Takes Grit
It may sound old fashioned, but studio ownership or any business ownership takes loyalty, hard work, honesty and down right grit.
Art for the Senses
Let's create and produce art for the fully human experience called life.
Reviews have become a part of our culture for better or worse. Gossip, communication, disgruntled people, differing perspective. Can you maneuver through the mess without taking it personally and ending up in a puddle of tears? Learn to sort out the constructive from the garbage and laugh as often as possible!
The 2020, 20
Like so many, did the stay at home orders make you a little lethargic and puffy? You are certainly not alone! Here are a few tips to get your mind in the right place and your body feeling better. Cheers!
Grace and Rules that Suck
When it comes to life lessons, you need not look far. They could be as close as the trail in front of you. Cheers!
Idols Living Rent Free
The sought after space of your brain is only shared at a premium price. Allowing a worthless idol to settle in for the duration of the lease is like money down the drain. Let's talk about it!
More true and silly dance studio stories with Miss Debbie
The Power Of A Bad Report
Why does it seem like bad news spreads faster than good news? Because unfortunately, that's what some folks find most interesting. With self discipline and recognition, we can stop this unfruitful trend in it's tracks!
Listen to Quiet Waters
When everything and perhaps everyone around you becomes chaotic, you are not required to participate. Practice listening to quiet waters instead.