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 

Curiosity and the self!

“Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already.”

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Writing Your Spiritual Journey Retreat

We all approach our spirituality—that link between the sacred and ourselves—in unique ways. Join in community Oct. 26 to Oct. 28 to explore your connection to the sacred and the self through writing at the beautiful Christine Center in Willard, WI. Engage in guided written exercises to help you explore your spiritual path, inspire your creative journey, and generate successful narratives and poetry.

Detailed info is available here.

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.