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 Writing Retreat!

Held at the Christine Center in Willard, WI  Aug. 16 to  Aug. 18, 2019

Wake up your writing.! You’ll have time to relax while combining the art of paying close attention with writing prompts and techniques that will transform your writing projects. Reawaken your creative, intuitive self through guided exercises, discussion, and reflection.

Appropriate for beginners as well as experienced writers, all that is necessary is the curiosity to listen deeply to yourself, the desire to pay close attention, and a willingness to explore your imagination. Sharing of class writing is completely optional.

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Personalized Coaching  Available!

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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.