Urban Agriculture, Collard Wrap Recipe, and Free Copy of 7day Vegan eBook

Fascinated and Obsessed with Collards Maybe I’m fascinated with Collards! I’ve made collard wraps in Georgia for a Ria Sweetraw Vegan Food Demo at a Farmer’s Market and have been hooked ever since. When I discovered that OSU in partnership with Culinary Breeding Network, showcased a Winter Vegetable Sagra + Variety Showcase featuring a weekContinue reading “Urban Agriculture, Collard Wrap Recipe, and Free Copy of 7day Vegan eBook”

Fenugreek Seed Tea, Herbal Healing Benefits & Magical Uses

Fenugreek Seed has always been one of my favorite, go-to herbs, here’s why! First, here’s an easy, quick, and delicious homemade Fenugreek Coco Tea I whipped up last week. I did a bit of research and found amazing benefits of Fenugreek both for the physical body and spiritual (magical) uses. Fenugreek Seed has an enormousContinue reading “Fenugreek Seed Tea, Herbal Healing Benefits & Magical Uses”

Visiting the West Coast!

The last time I was on the West Coast was during Katrina in August of 2005. I visited Arizona on a few dreams I had following a young Native girl and my Aunt Tiye who would climb Red Earth mesas and fly to the next while I would climb in arms reach before their nextContinue reading “Visiting the West Coast!”

The Heart of Transformation – My Fitness Journey in Progress

If I can inspire just one person to eat healthy, exercise, and continue to learn (mentally and spiritually) then I’m doing my job here on this planet Earth! Be Happy, Be Abundant, Be Empowered! ~ Ria

Travel – Smithsonian Gems Exhibit – Ancestor Montage

Ria Sweetraw | NaturalSelfGoddess ™♥ Blog travels to Washington, DC to visit the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Gems exhibit and adds an Ancestor montage.

Forms of Gratitude & Love!

Peace Global Family! Happy August! That Blood Moon ( Full Moon Eclipse) has provided some powerful shifts and I’m so thankful for this growth, wisdom, sight, and the myriad of opportunities! So much has been happening since my last post (so much I don’t post). I am working on creating a blog post schedule to keepContinue reading “Forms of Gratitude & Love!”

Words of Power – Adding mantras to your physical routine

Adding mantras to your physical routine Mind over matter, thoughts create things, if you think you can or you cant you’re right, all these philosophical phrases are true. They can make the difference between winning or failure, attaining your goal or watching it drift up with the wind of your dreams. Truth is you createContinue reading “Words of Power – Adding mantras to your physical routine”

where is ria?| fitness check’in

It’s been some time since I posted to NaturalSelfGoddess the Blog, for one I’m happily in college and killing it so far (fingers crossed) in my courses. Truth be told I LOVE SCHOOL, ACADEMICS AND LEARNING!  (i’d learn something new even if i wasn’t in a classroom) Since childhood, I’ve been competitive in academics andContinue reading “where is ria?| fitness check’in”

Finding Nature! Road Trip Amicalola Falls

In  June, I took an impromptu road trip through the state of Georgia. Unlike Virginia, I knew very little of the back roads, paths, rivers, creeks, state parks and landscapes Georgia has to offer. And i was in “need” of some form of Nature relief so I packed my trunk with what was initially aContinue reading “Finding Nature! Road Trip Amicalola Falls”

Question to Mr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Why Don’t You Know Your REAL History?!!

Question to Mr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. “WHY DON’T YOU KNOW YOUR REAL HISTORY!??” (after watching a few episodes of his show, Finding Your Roots, with Bill Hader and Keenen Ivory Wayans, Mr. Gates, You Pissed Me Off!)   Race Rant #1: No black people are not all descendant of slaves Mr. Henry Louis GatesContinue reading “Question to Mr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Why Don’t You Know Your REAL History?!!”