After practicing family medicine in Quebec for twenty-three years, Robert Béliveau chose to take his career in an unexpected direction, but entirely consistent with his beliefs. He decided to devote himself to teaching methods of stress reduction. His encounter with Jon Kabat-Zinn, renowned for having integrated mindfulness meditation in traditional medicine, was decisive. He leads mindfulness based stress reduction workshops at the Épic center of the Montreal Heart Institute. He is co-author with Jacques Lafleur, psychologist, of Les quatre clés de l’équilibre personnel.