thank you notes

There's an app for every aspect of wedding planning now. But it's a double-edged sword. Just because you CAN do something more quickly and easily than ever before, doesn't necessarily mean it's a good idea.
Although we possess more tools than ever for instantaneous communication, we tend to neglect some of the niceties that have elevated human interaction for centuries. Case in point: the handwritten thank you note.
Thank you Harambe for showing us humans, things that we hardly see in our own world. You showed great Restraint while in
Each time I find myself lamenting the hatred and selfishness and apathy and cruelty of which humans are capable, each time
We're all familiar with those moments in life when it's appropriate, or expected, to send a handwritten thank-you note (after a job interview, when you receive a gift, etc.). But how about those smaller moments when a little bit of gratitude can really make someone's day?
"What a wonderful thing is the mail, capable of conveying across continents a warm human hand-clasp." ~Author Unknown In
In a sense, you could say that we once had a relationship. "Excuse me, Mrs. Helmsley," I said politely. "Your label is showing
Unfortunately, there are those who have difficulty displaying their gratitude for one reason or another. They remain mute, leaving the contributor feeling perplexed and under-appreciated. Here are a few possibilities behind their awkward silence.
You'll thank yourself (and others!) later.
The first week of the New Year has many of us committing to personal development and the strengthening of meaningful relationships. As you master new skills, think more positively, grow your company and learn to use all of the technology you own, why not begin with a thoughtful thank you note?
People try to be memorable in a variety of ways. In 2014, Russian Vitaly Zdorovetsky streaked to the World Cup pitch in front
Yes, email and texts have eclipsed letters and telephone calls in our global economy. The world has moved on, and email thank you notes are appropriate for many occasions. However, if you have received a gift from a business associate, client, or colleague, business etiquette requires a handwritten note.
As with most parenting tools, the constructiveness of the practice depends upon its implementation. In general, forestalling greed is all about encouraging a spirit of "enough," distinguishing needs from desires, and prioritizing people over things.
I am often asked if I consider a handwritten thank you note outdated. My answer is a resounding NO. Taking the time to send a note is a polite way to show appreciation, acknowledge an act of kindness, congratulate a job well done, or recognize someone for their continued loyalty.
A well-written letter is the hallmark of a consummate professional, and having confidence in a number of different writing styles is a handy addition to any working woman's arsenal. After all, they don't call it the power of the pen for nothing.
Rise above any inappropriate or rude behavior of your guests, keep smiling, and be the gracious guests of honor that you wanted to be when you planned your wedding. Never let somebody else's rudeness bring you down on your big day.