Empowered Relationships

An Introduction to Romantic Relationships

by Maria Jesus Marin Lopez

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/16/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781504348669
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781504348676

About the Book

Empowered Relationships explores romantic relationships from the energetic-spiritual perspective. The main focus is on what are called the four major wounds: rejection, control, fear, and separation. Through guidance as well as original meditations and practical exercises, Empowered Relationships brings awareness to these wounds and shows the reader how to transform and transcend them, in the process finding the true source of love, trust, union, and freedom. Ultimately, these wounds are our teachers, and when we understand their messages, we can have fuller, more conscious, empowered relationships. Empowered Relationships is born out of a depth of experience, study, teaching, and growth by its author, Maria Jesus, a labor of love and an act of walking one’s true path toward healing. “An empowered relationship is not a goal but a state of BEING, of becoming PRESENT for yourself, your partner and the world…An empowered relationship is created by empowered individuals. To be empowered means that you are in complete acceptance of who you are.”

About the Author

Maria Jesus Marin Lopez began her journey of awakening at the age of six, when she first encountered something greater than herself. She had always known that she wanted to help others, but she hadn’t realized that she would spend the next twenty years having to heal and process her own inner issues before she had the tools and awareness to accompany others into their self-discovery. Relationships had always been hard for Maria, leaving her with a feeling of disempowerment, but it was exactly this gift in all these situations that taught her how to relate to herself and others in an empowered way. From these experiences and her training, she eventually developed various healing modalities that enabled her to create a safe, therapeutic space for others to embrace their own healing journey. Maria started training as a holistic therapist in 1997. Her own journey has led her to explore different energy therapies. She has trained as a: • Shamanic Practitioner • Reiki Master • Integrated Energy Therapy Master Instructor • Magnified Healing 1st- and 3rd-Phase Teacher • Theta Healing Practitioner • Bach Flower Dance Teacher Once she developed a full understanding of energy, she felt the need to understand the body. Among other things, she studied different types of massage at the ITM Massage School in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She also studied: • Teaching Diploma in Thai Massage • Thai Foot Reflexology • Oil Massage • Thai Herbal Massage • Body and Facial Treatments • Hopi Ear Candles After gaining an understanding of the relationship between energy and the body, she felt the need to understand the mind. She began studying psychotherapy and has earned the following: • Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy/Psychotherapy • Understanding and Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Rape • Couple Attachment and Marital Fit • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) • Life Coaching • Breakthrough Parenting Instruction • Currently working on a two-year diploma in Jungian studies It was only once she achieved a fuller understanding of all three aspects—mind, body, and soul—that Maria felt she could offer a truly holistic approach to her clients. She has developed the very successful “How to Create Empowered Relationships” program, which teaches people to live more empowered lives. She also runs a busy practice, where she gives personalized sessions for individuals and couples. Over the last few years, Maria has focused much of her energy on her family life with her husband, John, her young son, Matthew, and twin boys on the way.