Month: April 2015

A Little Motivation with Anthony Robbins “Awakening the Giant Within”

I’m big on details, perhaps my design career has taught me this skill of seeing! Realizing the bigger picture and yet focusing the mind on the details; the crossing of dots, or closing up of extra spaces, adjusting the type just so it better appeals to the eye.  Looking closely at the small things in appreciation- maybe that came from years of Yoga practice–breathing into … Read More A Little Motivation with Anthony Robbins “Awakening the Giant Within”

Spring Cleaning + New Look!

Thanks for visiting NaturalSelf by RiaSweetraw! In keeping with the cycles I’ve decided to start creating a new blog site until then… Be Healthy, Be Fit and Be Happy! ~ xo Ria

Yoga for Beginners! Inspired by Janelle Monae’s “Yoga” & the Era of Madam CJ Walker

I am doing my best to introduce my daughter to the wonderful healing gifts of yoga! It’s a sacred movement that becomes a spiritual practice and heals the body, mind and spirit in the process.  She showed me Janelle Monae’s Yoga video last night and I could only chuckle. It was only two weeks ago I was showing her Villa Lewaro, the shack to … Read More Yoga for Beginners! Inspired by Janelle Monae’s “Yoga” & the Era of Madam CJ Walker

Spiritual Awakening: Embracing Your Gifts, Being Home Within

Life is a series of synchronicities, events, “ping backs” of energy from within the Self set out into our outer world. I am on the eve of my 16 yr old daughter’s acceptance into college! The last few days have been a whirlwind of scenarios, phone calls, emails, and embracing the new world of freshman college! I am so thankful for all that is, … Read More Spiritual Awakening: Embracing Your Gifts, Being Home Within

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