National Thank-you Note Day
Celebrated annually on every December 26th, the National Thank-you Note Day encourages you to return the favor for anything and everything you received! In the era of Smartphones and instant messaging, writing down a heartfelt Thank-you note is all you need to bring the blissful memories back! Keep your pen and some notes handy while we explore more of this day!
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Why Thank-you Note Day?
The art of writing letters of good luck and friendly letters on papers made of Papyrus can be traced back to ancient Egypt and China.
Writing Thank-you notes is a long lost habit in this tech-savvy age. With no clue about the founder and origin of this day, two reasons seem to dominate the idea for creating this day. One, to thank all the gifts you have received for Christmas and two, to thank all the people who have been with you throughout the year!
If you don’t find the above two reasons appealing, how about this? Being thankful enhances your mental well-being! So yet another reason for you to write a little thank-you note today!
Well, it is undeniable that you can send a thankyou note via text messages, or email! But it is nothing like a heartfelt handwritten Thank-you note!
A Thank-you note is one of the unique ways to show your appreciation and gratitude for the person for their gift, uplifting conversation, or for simply being there for you and being the person they are! It is also a great opportunity to put your cursive writing skills into action while you have been typing away on your phones and computers all year long!
How Can We Observe National Thank-you Note Day?
- keep the tradition alive by penning away Thank-you Notes!
Yes, this is obviously the best way to observe the National Thank-you Note Day! It’s that time of the year where you bring back your penmanship to show your gratitude and love for all the gifts you received and for all the people who stayed by your side through the thick and thin! Take time to think and pen down the best memories or an uplifting message for all your near and dear ones.
- Learn how to make your unique Thank-you notes!
If you like to add some extra human touch, today is the best opportunity to enroll in a Note-making class to have some Note-making skills under your hat! This will help you create more personalized and creative Thank-you notes! Who wouldn’t want to receive them?! You can easily find an online class to equip yourself in the art of notes making! Notes making classes are also offered by some of the crafts shops during this season! Check them out, you may love it.
- Invite your friends and family to make some Thank-you notes!
Invite family and friends over for some fun time of making uniquely designed notes and heartfelt messages! To host it, you will need plenty of different sized note cards, pens, paints, stamps, and envelopes! List out all the names that deserve a Thank-you and write away some thoughtful appreciations!
- Intrigue your recipients by not mentioning your name!
There is joy in being anonymous too! Leave a clue for the person to trace it back to you.
- Show love for the day on all your social media pages!
Share your lovely Thank-you Notes on all your social media pages using the hashtags #NationalThank-youNoteDay #Thank-youNoteDay. Share your favorite quotes on gratitude, share your story of being Thankful, or your experience of creating the Thank-you notes! Encourage family and friends to soak in the spirit of writing some Special Thank-you notes too!
Interesting Facts About National Thank-you Note Day:
Here are some Interesting Reasons for you to write some Thank-you notes today!
- Writing Thank-you notes allows for enhancing your mood and thereby affecting your overall well-being positively!
- A 2016 pilot study reveals that having a gratitude journal increased the healing process in cardiac patients
- A 2013 study shows that people practicing gratitude experienced fewer pains and aches
- Sending out a handwritten Thank-you Note shows that you are genuinely appreciating
History of National Thank-you Note Day:
This National Thank-you Note day, we would like to thank the founder for coming up with the idea of this much needed day! However, It’s rather unfortunate that the founder and the origin of this day are unknown to our research until further findings! This day is celebrated as a fun holiday across the US.