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Janet Alston Jackson


Flower in Sunlight

Better Relationships with
Self and Others


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Lights, Camera, Resilience:
Mindfully Overcoming Challenges to Thrive in the Entertainment Industry


Janet’s training helps you cultivate relationships, release stress, tap into creativity, and build resilience to thrive in the industry. Practicing Mindfulness will help to:


  • Reduce stress

  • Communicate effectively for better relationships

  • Overcome rejection and setbacks

  • Focus: Handle deadlines with ease

  • Tap into your creative intuition for great ideas 

  • Handle the fast-paced, rapidly changing industry

  • Overcome fears and take risks




"Embracing the Now: 

Mindful Practices for Thriving in the Entertainment Industry”


”Balancing Act: Juggling Work and Personal Life in the

Entertainment Industry”


 "The Power of Collaboration: Fostering Strong Professional
Relationships in the Industry”

Why Train With Janet Alston Jackson?

Janet is a certified Mindfulness teacher, and a award-winning author, who has trained thousands on effective communication, building resilience, and stress management, including: law enforcement, health care workers, teachers, college students, and entertainment professionals.  

    Janet's engaging and enlightening teaching style comes from her 20 years experience as a publicist for CBS and ABC Television Networks working with network and studio executives, celebrities, directors, producers, and the media. Her industry career also includes manager for ABC/Disney as the West Coast photo editor in charge of the network's image, and heading publicity for CBS Television Network's West Coast daytime line-up.  
    She has won The Hollywood Publicists Guild Award for promoting the hit series, "Twin Peaks,” and the USA Book News Award for her biography

 “A Cry for Light: A Journey into Love.”
  Her love for training industry professionals stems from working on hundreds of episodes for classic shows including:
"Roseanne," "Full-House," "Mary Tyler Moore," Lou Grant," "The Jeffersons," "Knot's Landing," "The Wonder Years," "One Day at a Time," "Full House," "Good Times," "The Waltons," "Falcon Crest," “Rhoda," "The Carol Burnett Show," "The Young and Restless," "The Bold and Beautiful," "Circus of the Stars," "The Price is Right,'' "Pee-Wee's Playhouse," "All In the Family," "The Young and the Restless," and "Bold and Beautiful." And working on award shows including:
"The Grammys," "The Emmys," and "The People's Choice Awards” and the “Lucille Ball Tribute.”  

     She is a member of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA).  She is the owner of Self Awareness Trainings, LLC.


"The work environment continues to change across all industries.  It is essential to find healthy ways to maintain one’s stress and keep centered both at work and at home.  We are thankful for Janet’s seminar and found her ideas very helpful and useful."

 M.D. Human Resources Executive,
Univision Television Network


“Janet's philosophical gems have rescued me many times."

 ~Dan Bagott, 

former Media Relations copy editor

 CBS Television Network

"We have received near-unanimous positive responses from publicists who attended Janet's workshop. We certainly could benefit from a full-day seminar. This surely leads to greater professional success and personal happiness." 

Henri Bollinger, Five-term President of The Publicists Guild of America (celebrity publicists).  Founder and President of the Entertainment Publicists Professional Society.


"Janet is lovely, and inspiring!  She is such an influential guiding light to me.  I am beyond grateful to have this extraordinary woman in my life.

~Allison Semmes, starring as Diana Ross"
On Broadway and in "Motown, the Musical"  tour


"Ms. Jackson was the headline speaker at our Theatre and  Company.  The experience was positive and inspirational for all who were involved.  It was a win, win, situation for the actors, producers and the audience."
Sharon Graine, owner Playhouse TheatrePlayers


"Janet is the best! So grateful for her guidance."

Jill Lessard, Director of Operations, Community Media Center of Marin, Award-winning ABC Television publicist for "Ellen" series


"Janet Alston Jackson's pearls of wisdom have become glorious adornments for many a grateful mind, including my own."

LaGeris Underwood Bell

Emmy award-winning television producer

Bring Janet to Your Next Event:

(private coaching available)


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