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Mindfulness Education 4 Life

Mindfulness Education 4 Life™ (ME4L™), founded in 2012, is an organization that develops and promotes the application of research-based skills and practices to help children, youth, and adults live a more mindful life.

Our mission is to bridge neuroscience and mindfulness skills to cultivate a peaceful and response-able society.

We create materials, facilitate trainings, support mindfulness education programs,
and partner with advocates of health and well being for children, youth, and families.
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About Mindfulness

"Mindfulness is open-hearted, nonjudgmental, moment-to-moment awareness." –Jon Kabat-Zinn

Brain in handsMindfulness practices foster emotional balance and a sense of well-being – we become more peaceful. 

Mindfulness expands our capacity to pay attention and increases our ability to self-regulate our emotions – we become more response-able.

When children and teens practice mindfulness skills, they build a foundation for social-emotional intelligence and enhance academic success.
Learn more about Mindfulness.



Calming Ourselves in Stressful Moments is the first in a series
of Mindfulness Education 4 Life™ programs

training materialsThis playful, creative, and easy-to-use program helps children, ages 3-8, develop the mindfulness skills to manage stress. It also helps adults manage their own stress as they use The Calming Skill™ to guide children in calming themselves.

Calming Ourselves in Stressful Moments™ program materials:
  • The Stress-Reducing Booklet—includes The Calming Skill™
  • Calming Cards—a set of beautifully illustrated, creative lessons
  • Trainer's Guide—with downloadable PowerPoint slides and handouts

The Calming Ourselves in Stressful Moments™ program has been successfully implemented by hundreds of parents, childcare providers, teachers, social service professionals, and health-care providers.

The Third Edition of Calming Ourselves in Stressful Moments™ materials and presentations are under development and will be available through Mindfulness Education 4 Life™. Learn more about the Calming Program.



Mindfulness Education 4 Life™ was founded by
Victoria Tennant and Sue Anderson

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Sue and Victoria bring over 30 years of experience
in developing and providing exceptional educational
programs. Learn more about the Founders.





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