"Gratitude" may feel like a buzzword these days. However, science backs up the need to practice gratitude.
Robert Emmons, Ph.D., author of several books on the subject, says gratitude can:
That's just the beginning.
In a roundup of several studies, Happier Human reports a daily gratitude journal increases optimism by 15%, a weekly journal results in an average of 40 extra minutes of exercise per week, and being 10% more grateful results in 17.5% more social capital.
One great way to show gratitude is via gifts of appreciation. Read on to discover some thank you gift basket ideas.
Sometimes, a "thank you" isn't enough to show how much you appreciate someone. It's time for a unique thank you gift.
Here are just a few people who may deserve a thank you gift basket:
Giving gifts to show love and appreciation goes back centuries—probably further. We've always used gifts to improve relationships, show gratitude, and communicate what words can't say.
While you can tailor thank you gift ideas for loved ones' personalities, here are some ideas to get you started.
Shopping for men can be challenging but well worth it. A few who could use a reminder of how grateful you are for them include:
Important women in your life also need reminders of your gratitude. Some thank you gift ideas for women are:
Being thankful and thanked can have positive psychological, physical, and social effects.
Do you want to show gratitude but aren't sure where to start? First, make a list of people for whom you're grateful and why. Then, choose those who most need this boost.
Don't forget to include a card detailing why you're sending this thank you gift. Writing these notes increases our sense of gratitude, as we have to reflect on the "why."
And that can have a ripple effect.
You can add a personalized message to all our thank you gifts. This may be printed on the outside of the shipping box.
On many of our gifts, you have the option to add a gift tag or ribbon for that extra special touch to any thank you gift box or gift basket.
The best appreciation gift shows you know your recipient and says what you're thanking them for.
Hickory Farms has more than meats and cheeses—we also offer candy, baked goods, coffee, wine, and a variety of other delights!
If you're thanking someone for a favor, consider a smaller thank you gift like a Variety Cupcake Four Pack. If you're thanking someone for a massive act of kindness, a champagne gift basket could be the way to go. We even have offerings for keto and gluten-free diets!
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