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“No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.”— Alfred North Whitehead
Now that your school is over for the summer, take time to acknowledge the people who have made a difference in your life with a card or note. Often these people are unsung heroes. Many teachers, counselors, coaches and others have been leading and guiding, and at times, pushing and prodding you to be your best. Let them know the impact they have made.
The teachers, counselors and others who have helped you, rarely get a thank you from the students they served. Make their day by remembering and acknowledging their contributions. Personally, I’ve saved every thank you note, card, and email I received from a student or parent in the past 25 years and keep them in a binder.
Top tips for saying “Thank you”.
3. If you want to get creative, go to wishesmessages.com and create a poem that expresses gratitude and appreciation like no other.
What are the benefits of thanking others?
Thinking of others doesn’t cost money, it certainly doesn’t take much time, and the benefits are enormous. Research by Amy Morin in Forbes Magazine reveals gratitude can have seven benefits:
Life is so much better when you focus on what you have – rather than complain about what you don’t have. Developing an attitude of gratitude is one of the simplest ways to improve your satisfaction with life.
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