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

Helping Kids be Mindful

Teaching our kids to focus, pay attention, and exercise self-control helps them become successful adults. So why aren’t we teaching them to meditate?

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Come Home to the Present

There is time for rest in the present moment; the chance to pause our stories and to stop the constant forward motion of our lives.

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Writing Your Mindful Journey


A relaxing day-long version of Writing the Mindful Journey will be held at the beautiful Cedar Valley Retreat Center in West Bend, WI on Oct. 14th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm. For registration information contact Joanne at 262.361.3316 or Cost is $75 and includes lunch.

Discover how to awaken and transform your creativity through mindfulness practices and writing exercises that allow you to combine awareness of the present moment with writing that deepens every experience. Give your true voice space to roam and reawaken your intuitive self through guided exercises, discussion, and reflection.

 Appropriate for beginning meditators/writers as well as those with more experience, all that is necessary is the curiosity to listen deeply to yourself and to explore your imagination.

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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