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                  Alicia to perform at the 2015 BET Awards!


                  Are you ready #AKFam?! Alicia will be making her first appearance since giving birth to her son, Genesis, at the 2015 BET Awards! The show will air LIVE this Sunday, June 28 at 8pm EST. See you there!

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                  Loving on myself…


                  The other day, I was coming to the end of my yoga session with the magnificent @glowmaven and she put me in the relaxing/gratitude position. This time, I wasn’t lying on my back, I was on my knees sitting on my heels with my hands resting on top of my thighs.


                  Slowly, she took me through my whole body, reminding me to give thanks to my body for supporting me. Thanks to my eyes, my shoulders, my back, my arms, my breasts, my stomach, my hips, my thighs, my knees, my ankles, my feet, my neck… MY body!


                  As I went through every part, a smile crept on my face. Thank you, arms, those same arms I think are a little too big as I try to squeeze into my pre-Genesis jackets. The same arms that hold him and my family to make them feel safe and loved. Thank you, legs, for every mile I’ve walked during those late night feeding hours and every workout I’ve ever done trying to reach some goal or another. Thank you knees, ankles, feet and thighs for being firm and strong for me, as I pound my way through the world. Thank you, uterus, for making me a woman and for supporting every part of the process. Thank you, breasts, for being a miracle and providing a source of nutrients for my son. And thank you STOMACH, yes! You, stomach, whose extra inches I grab between my fingers wondering when will it shed and be flat. Thank you for expanding, protecting and bringing me my 2nd greatest joy… Another son!


                  So as I sat on my knees, in what I would call the prayer position, this smile crept up on my face because I realized how grateful I am for my body, and all it has done for me and supports me through. Even if I’m not perfect, no one is. But my body IS perfect in all the ways it Empowers me!! (And so is YOURS!)


                  I felt good! Lovin on myself!!


                  Try it!


                  Love on yourself in every phase of your life!!


                  With love,




                  Illustration by Lim Heng Swee aka ilovedoodle

                  Alicia honored at last night’s Grammy’s on the Hill Awards!


                  The first lady was on hand to present Alicia with The Recording Academy’s Recording Artists’ Coalition Award for her ongoing contribution to popular music.


                  ‘We are proud to honor Alicia Keys for her artistry, philanthropy and her passion for creators’ rights as a founding member of The Academy’s brand-new Grammy Creators Alliance.’ said Recording Academy president and CEO Neil Portnow.


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                  Congratulations Alicia!


                  To read the first lady’s touching remarks click here.