Reflections on Thanksgiving — What I Am Thankful For

I’m thankful that I was able to spend a wonderful thanksgiving with my Dad, filled with laughter and joy and deep intellectual discussions.

I’m thankful to have my Dad and my Mom in my life, that we all have close, loving relationships.

I’m thankful for my entire family, and for their health and wellbeing.

I’m thankful I have friends who are there for me, who understand and can relate to me, and who know how to have a good time.

I’m thankful for my co-founder Muneeb and my coworkers, and that I get to work alongside such brilliant, talented, dedicated people every day.

I’m thankful for my health, my happiness, and my safety.

I’m thankful for my startup, and for the opportunity to tackle issues I care deeply about and work on making my visions for a better world a reality.

I’m thankful for my family’s support that helped me start my business, and for the opportunity to raise money from smart, supportive investors.

I’m thankful to be here in the United States of America, and for all the opportunities that have been afforded to me while being here.

I’m thankful for the ability to travel and meet some of the most amazing people in totally unexpected situations.

I’m thankful I live in New York, one of the most vibrant, captivating cities in the world.

And I’m thankful to be here in my comfortable bed, relaxed and content and cozied up to fall asleep.