Less than two years ago I was learning that living is not a promise.

A year ago I was discovering that how I feel (and look) is all up to me.

This year I am sitting with my girls reflecting on how very lucky we all are. We have so much on account of the things people before us have done. The things we are doing today may very well influence the life of someone who will come after us.

I am choosing to give my gratitude space to live in the decisions I make. Kindness, empathy, generosity. Calm time with my family, driven action at work and a willingness to keep an open mind in each moment.

Wishing you a happy 4th of July and every day that comes after, because not a single one is a promise and in each day you have is a strength to do something amazing.