Jennifer Sexton first trained as a registered nurse, specialising in paediatric critical care in Melbourne. In 1989, she shifted to journalism, and has spent the years since working as a journalist, broadcaster, and producer. At the same time Jennifer has been researching, studying, and practising meditation. She has completed Level 1 Training as a mindfulness teacher through the Mindfulness Training Institute of Australia, and has a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. Jennifer has delivered meditation and stress reduction programs in the workplace and community, including for parents, school teachers, primary school students and for Lifeline telephone crisis volunteers.