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.

Happenings at Wake Up the Writer Within

Wake Up the Writer Within

The Center for Well-being in Hartland, WI

Start dates in October and November

Explore or rediscover your love of writing! Whether you’re just beginning to dream about getting those old journals out again or are submitting your work for publication, join a group of supportive peers to spend time writing together, trying out new ideas, and getting feedback about your fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.

This class, appropriate for the beginner as well as the experienced writer, will offer a safe and nurturing environment as well as provide proven techniques to:

  • enhance creativity

  • maximize writing opportunities

  • develop your own unique voice

Contact Joanne at 262.361.3316 or for registration information.



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.