heart drawn on beach

“Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already.”  Pema Chödrön In the last weeks, I have witnessed many losses among clients and friends. This is a very challenging time for so many of us and I hope that if you are struggling that you…

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I can handle my heart illustration

We have been paused, here and now in this present moment together in the middle of an unprecedented time.  My question is, how can we use the pause to appreciate the lessons within the pain and uncertainty? My life is dedicated to turning towards pain and becoming friendly with the great unknowns of life.  The uncertainty of our…

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couple walking on the beach in the surf

This Valentine’s day I had the honor of being quoted in a new article from the Zoe Report on couples meditation by Yola Robert. In addition to trust issues and miscommunication, feeling disconnected from your significant other can be one of the worst things to encounter in a relationship. Been there? You can’t quite put your…

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Elizabeth Winkler and child meditate with Climb podcast logo super imposed on the image

I loved chatting with Marcia and Jennifer on this Podcast on many topics of heart healing, meditation, and mindfulness. Tune into the full episode to hear personal stories and learn more about how you can begin to tame the mind and heal your heart.

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beach meditation

2019 was a year of transformation for me. I chose to commit deeply to meditation by becoming a certified meditation teacher. I started meditating 20 years ago, but when I shifted from a crisis meditator to a daily meditator, close to 5 years ago, my life entered a whole new realm.

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Elizabeth and Chloe Meditate

As we enter Thanksgiving today with family, friends or on your own, may we take time to pause and remember that our deepest power lies within. Thanksgiving can be a challenging time for so many but there are many ways to change the paths we feel so stuck to in life. We often fall asleep…

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Liddy's Love on CBS KCAL 9

Marriage and family therapist Elizabeth Winkler drops by the CBS KCAL9 studio to talk about the Liddy’s Love project and where you can download your free Liddy’s Love printable tags.  

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spanish language mindfulness kit

We are pleased to announce our Mindfulness Kits for Kids are now available in a second language, Spanish. A couple months ago, Elizabeth’s dear friend, Shamanic teacher and cranial sacral therapist, Orit Bornstein, came to her with a beautiful idea. She was in the process of planning a pilgrimage to Peru, and was thinking about…

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from-the-heart-of-Elizabeth-Winkler

Time has flown by this year and I wanted to pause and reflect on the power of integrating presence into our lives. With the recent launch of the Heart Surgery Mindfulness Kit, we are beginning to do events nationally so that we can soothe and nurture more hearts across the globe. It has been an…

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divorce sucks podcast

I am honored to be this week’s guest on the Divorce Sucks podcast on It’s Over Easy! The Podcast with @laurawasserofficial. Listen as we sit down to talk about the benefits of mindfulness and meditation in therapy and the teaching mantras I share with clients. Tune in to the full episode to learn the 5…

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shattered-conception

Shattered Conception Podcast By Dr. Ivy Love Margulies About the Podcast: Shattered Conception is an important resource for women who are navigating their way through unfathomable grief after losing a much wanted pregnancy or baby. This podcast offers strategies for relief from the profound emotional pain of grief and trauma of infertility, birth trauma, postpartum…

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Shes-Got-Moxie-Episode-Art-Elizabeth-Winkler

From Smart Women Smart Solutions® by Joy Chudacoff Have you ever taken a ‘noticing’ break? Maybe you should. Today, my guest, Elizabeth Winkler shares how mindfulness can lead to greater productivity and better relationships. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Elizabeth provides counseling to individuals, couples and families throughout Los Angeles. She has provided…

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Awakenings in Real Life

From Awakenings in Real Life Welcome back to Awakenings in Real Life! Conversations about the spiritual journey of women and mothers in contemporary life. This podcast is hosted by integrative psychotherapist and meditation teacher Kathryn Chaya Lubow, and actress and transformational life coach Ruby Mercado. Join us as we share insights, challenges and laughs on…

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365 Intention

INTENTION + 365 As we approach a new year, we are planting our New Year’s Intentions with our focus on what we value most and what we intend to create. Intention is what birthed this kit and we look forward to what will flower in 2019. Here at Heart Surgery Kit, we have put intention…

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divorce-sucks-podcast

Divorce sucks! It complicates your life in so many ways. Elizabeth Winkler joins host, it’s over easy’s founder and noted celebrity divorce attorney, Laura Wasser as she gathers her best and most informed friends to join her for a panel discussion of how to find and maintain a sense of wellness before, during, and after…

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the-cure-for-pain

Although presence is always available, and it is what heals us, why is it so hard for so many to be present today? The simple answer is people get distracted and lost in their chattering mind. Have you noticed it constantly comments on everything? If you spend some time observing the mind rather than believing…

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heart surgery for difficult emotions

Heart Surgery™ is a mindfulness process I created that teaches/empowers children how to be present and process challenging emotions in the body.  It is used for for clearing any tension or stuck feelings in the body. How it Works I ask the kids if I can employ them all to be “scientists and investigators” for me…

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love-banner

Valentine’s Day is here, and we are bombarded by the word LOVE. This time of year, no matter where you are can feel very lonely for recently divorced, single men and women and for those who are facing challenges in their current relationships. What if we could use our greatest longings, loneliness, and challenges as…

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