Writer/published author, Actress, Spirit Channel, Pageant girl-Mariela Narváez graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. Mariela also received her M.S. in Bilingual Speech Language Pathology from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). She has certifications in Energy/Spiritual Healing in Reiki, Pranic Healing, Mediumship, Psychology, Parapsychology, and Spiritual Life Coaching. She has also completed courses in Meditation, Spirituality, Tarot, Wicca, Consciousness studies, Transformational psychology and Comparative Religion. Mariela has spoken in numerous conferences at UTEP on feminist, cultural-historical, and other writing topics.
Mariela grew up serving her community in Mexico through the Rotary International and partook in many projects such as: building homes, building schools, visiting and supporting local organizations (home for the elder, home of the blind, orphanages, homeless housing, mental/health hospitals, taught English to low SES students’, organized food and supply drives. These experiences taught her the love of serving and giving back to her community. “We all have helping hearts, and we can always make a difference and give back! In giving we receive”. My favorite quote from writer Pedro Salinas is basically my life mission- “Si he podido aliviar la pena de algún corazón, mi vida ha servido para algo.” In English it translates: “If I have been able to heal the wound of a broken heart, my life has been worth living”. So I want to inspire others to give back and help those in need, we can all do something. Working together we can
Mariela studied the craft of acting in AIA-Actor’s studio in Los Angeles, California. She was able to connect with many wonderful actors and casting directors in the industry. She is currently represented by The Rock Agency in Chicago, IL.
Mariela brings culture, spirituality and gender perspectives to all her works. She is a lover of art— artist, writer, divine channel, and actress— she continues to express herself in all her creative endeavors. Mariela bridges her experience and knowledge to all her works, weaving unique stories that go beyond space and time that aim for inner-transformation- a journey of the soul. When not writing, studying, or meditating, she loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves working out, giving mediumship readings to friends and family, and sharing messages from spirit in her channelled messages posted daily in her blog posts.
Mariela is constantly researching and comparing, bringing new contrasts and insights to the human soul experience. She is currently working on the second installment of her young-adult series: Starseed titled “Blood Moon Prophecy”, the screenplay of the first book, and a metaphysical fictional love story “Déjà Vécu”. Mariela hopes her stories can touch the hearts of all her readers and kindle their imagination and burst open their soul. You can follow her and her works at: