About Janet

Mindfulness Teacher and Award-winning author Janet Alston Jackson, believes,  "You can have inner peace, even in the middle of chaos." This is the unwavering belief and teachings of her trainings, speeches, and coaching.

She is a Mindfulness teacher for EMindful.com and for Ultimate Software Company, voted the 3rd best place to work in the USA by Fortune and People Magazines.

 

Janet received the USA Book News Award for her biography,  "A Cry for Light: Journey into Love," and "Your Happiness Is Within," nominated for Global E-books Award.

 

A communications expert, Janet shares how she had to find inner peace practicing Mindfulness during her 20 years promoting celebrities for ABC and CBS Television Networks while raising three children, one with special needs. 

 

"Mindfulness," says Janet,  "Kept me balanced because I was able to release stress in the high pressured situations.

 

A Certified Law of Attraction Advanced Practitioner, Janet teaches how wealthy celebrities, and those successful working behind the scenes, use the Law of Attraction, which anyone can use to manifest their goals and dreams. She was the publicist on ground breaking classic television shows including: "RoseAnne," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Waltons," and "Rhoda," "Full House."  In addition to working on television movies, "The Emmys," "The Grammys" and "The People's Choice Awards."

 

She was awarded the national Publicist Guild of America Award for the "Twin Peaks," television series.

Janet left the entertainment industry when she adopted two of her three children.  She was shocked and saddened to learn that at time, 50,000 children in Los Angeles county were wards of the court because they had been abused or neglected like her adopted children.  She and her husband, founded a non-profit organization to raise the self-esteem of children, and to teach parents Mindfulness to release stress with hopes of keeping families together. 

Janet spent four years in the ministry.  She received the Three Jewels and Five Mindfulness Trainings Certification from world-renowned Mindfulness teacher and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Mr. Nhat Hanh, who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, also wrote an intro to Janet's memoir, "A Cry for Light: A Journey Into Love." The memoir chronicles Janet's journey into the Mindfulness practice, as it helped her raise her emotionally disturbed adopted son. Her is Dharma name "Compassionate Healer of the Heart." 

Janet’s training also includes Foundations of Unified Mindfulness for Teachers. 

She is also a licensed Heartmath coach, Reiki Master and certified in the Law of Attraction and Mindfulness.

Janet was docent volunteer for the Los Angeles Zoo.  Her favorite duty with the Zoo is taking small animals to hospitals, senior centers, and schools for special needs children. She also volunteers teaching incarcerated teen girls creative writing. 

Janet is a member of Women in Television and Film.

The mother of three grown children, Janet lives in Atlanta with her husband, speaker/author Walter Jackson, Msc.D. and their animal children.... Malti-poo and Yorkie-poo dogs.

 

Mindfulness:

Compassion

with
Self and Others
 

-Janet Alston Jackson

Janet

Alston

Jackson