Restore and Re-story!
Wake up to living with creativity,
wisdom, and renewed intuition.

Workshops & Retreats

Gift yourself with time away! Easily learn to meditate and develop a mindfulness practice with our Just This Day programming. Enrich and empower your writing in the Wake Up! Mindful Writing offerings.

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Deepen your skills and cultivate life-long habits in Just This Day and Wake Up classes designed to provide ongoing instruction and support.

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Meet Joanne Nelson

Joanne Nelson’s Wake Up! Mindful Writing programs and Just This Day Meditation offerings allow participants to engage and awaken their creative and intuitive best selves while learning to restore and re-story.

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Coffee Musings Blog

Finding Balance

“There is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”
Albert Rubinstein

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Finding a Different Way

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing
there is a field. I will meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass,
the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase each other
doesn’t make any sense.

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New Fall Programming!

Beginning in September there will be two new ways to participate in the popular Writing Your Mindful Journey program. A three-week class is being offered on Sunday mornings at Rooted In Mindfulness in Brookfield, WI, and a six-week class will be offered on Monday evenings at UW Waukesha. Check out the listings here for complete information.

A relaxing day-long version of Writing Your Mindful Journey will be held at the beautiful Cedar Valley Retreat Center in West Bend, WI on Oct. 14th, 2017. For registration information contact Joanne at 262.361.3316 or

Simple and Every Day Meditation will begin again on Mondays in September at UW Waukesha. Class information is available here.

We will also continue with Jump Start Your Work Week programming on Monday mornings from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at The Center For Well-Being in Hartland.


Coffee Musings

Read the latest posts from Joanne in the Coffee Musings Blog.

Attend or Host a Class

Contact Joanne to learn about hosting or joining one or more of these classes.

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