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.


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

Coffee Musings 

Have Good Sentences in your Ears

Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid too much noise. Read good books, have good sentences in your ears. Be by yourself as often as you can. Walk. Take the phone off the hook. Work regular hours. Jane Kenyon

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Exploring Perspective Through Writing and Yoga

Integrating writing with a yoga practice enriches and opportunities for creative growth.

Join me at The Christine Center in Willard, WI from July 29 to Aug. 2nd for this innovative retreat!

Detailed information is available here.

Registration  can be completed by calling the Christine Center at 866-333-7507 or 715-267-7507 

Contact Joanne with any other questions at 262.361.3316 or


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.