In Centered Peace: How to Get it and Keep it, a vivid portrayal of life's struggles is discussed like never before. This is spot-on for younger and older adults alike. Busyness, rampant fear, deep pain, and constant confusion are discussed. Nelson's memory of growing up, running around barefooted, and feeling carefree is overshadowed by activities from her childhood neighborhood. She is not phased by this, however, because she eventually learns that her constant feeling of not fitting in, losing her brother at a young age, and dealing with despondency, were seeds for her determination, courage, resilience, and inner peace. Centered Peace: How to Get it and Keep it, includes fun exercises and simple strategies. The importance of righting relationships, recognizing your power, and using music to find and keep your peace is discussed. Nelson's message is simple but powerful.