What’s an easy way to bring a smile to the face of a friend? Write a note telling them just how special they are! February 7 is Send a Card to a Friend Day, which is the perfect excuse to reach out to someone important in your life.
The benefits of sending a letter or card extend to both the letter writer and recipient – and those perks can be both physical and emotional. Writing down your thoughts can help alleviate stress, anxiety, and loneliness. And of course, anyone who receives a warm letter in their mailbox is practically guaranteed a happiness boost!
While the spirit of the day is to send a traditional letter via snail mail, any personal communication is great, whether via email or an electronic greeting card service. After all, who wouldn’t love to receive a bit of sunshine in a sea of work-related or spam emails?
For those of you who might have trouble getting started, we have a free gift for you: three original stationery templates, each with beautiful graphics and inspiring quotes about beauty. You can simply type into the template and send electronically, or print for a heartfelt, handwritten letter that needs only a standard envelope and stamp.
When it comes to ideas for writing, the possibilities are nearly endless. Words of encouragement for a friend are always welcome, such as telling them what a great job they’re doing at work or as a parent. You can give a colorful description of a place you recently visited, whether it’s an exotic location or a new coffee shop in your neighborhood. And don’t discount topics like interesting weather events in your area or the humorous antics of pets and children.
While any day is a good day to let someone know you care, Send a Card to a Friend Day gives us a perfect motivation to act. Take a few minutes to send kind words to a friend near or far – it’s a good deed that will reap rewards for you and your intended. Don’t forget: Check out our letter-writing templates below and click to get started!
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