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 Blog

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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Don’t Give Yourself Away

“Whenever you override what matters to you in favor of others’ opinions or wishes, you can gradually become alienated from the subtle nuances of your interior world.” Sarah McLean

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Just This Day Individual Programming

We come to meditation and mindfulness for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you desire a healthy way to cope with current life struggles and transitions. Maybe you want more clarity and focus at work. Or perhaps you simply seek more happiness and joy!

Learn the five simple essentials and experience the benefits of meditation and mindfulness with personalized instruction tailored specifically to your life style and needs.

Contact Joanne for registration information 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.