How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure: For Special Occasions and Occasions Made Special
Imagine a world of people focused on gratitude for one another. Make it so!
Start by writing letters of appreciation that will be treasured forever. This comprehensive reference book, endorsed by Peggy Post of The Emily Post Institute, helps you touch others with your genuine, original letters to express your feelings of appreciation for any of 157 occasions.
Just follow these five steps—Plan It!, Write It!, Package It!, Present It!, and Enhance It!—to enjoy the process and share the love and appreciation.
You will discover these valuable tools and tips:
- How to touch someone on a milestone birthday or special occasion related to school, military, romance, family, cultural and religious rites of passage, and career
- How to commemorate a professional or personal relationship—to honor teachers, coaches, mentors, students, service providers, product suppliers, supervisors, employees, older relatives, and good friends; to bring meaning to a life well lived (including eulogies); and to mend torn relationships
- Over 1,000 powerful words to help you describe someone special, organized into these 15 demographic lists: a smaller child, a pre-teen child, a teen boy, a teen girl, a younger man, a younger woman, a middle-aged man, a middle-aged woman, an older man, an older woman, someone religious or spiritual, a military service member, a supervisor or employee, a product creator or stellar service provider, and a teacher, coach, mentor, or student
- Choices of the best inspirational quotations to enhance your letters, for 10 themes—age; appreciation; childhood, parenting, and grandparenting; forgiveness; legacy; love; spiritual faith and devotion; patriotism; leadership and teamwork; and teaching, learning, and striving
- A variety of sentence jumpstarts in case you need a boost, in 11 themes—shared past experiences, shared present experiences, thoughtful reflections, legacy acknowledgments, longing for another, congratulations and/or looking to the future, recommendation/reference, general appreciation, mending a torn relationship, eulogy or remembrance, and condolences and appreciation
Together we can change the world, one heartfelt letter at a time. Use this book to get started now!
Here's what Simon T. Bailey wrote about this book:
As much as email and text messaging have made our lives incredibly easier, they also threaten to extinguish former, more lasting methods of communication: I'm talking about the good, old-fashioned, almost forgotten art of letter writing. That's exactly why Lynette Smith's new book How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure couldn't be better timed. A comprehensive guide to writing honest, heart-whole notes for any and every occasion, the book manages to shift our focus from haste, list checking, self-service, and artifice to gratefulness, obligation, appreciation, and love. There is absolutely no way this book and this author, if we let them, will not change our lives and the world for the better—note by note, letter by letter.
Here's what the Midwest Book Review wrote:
The majesty of the letter has faded much in past years, but that treasure can come back. How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure: For Special Occasions and Occasions Made Special is a guide to making letter writing special for the modern day. With tips on making the content of the letter worthwhile, making it more than a piece of paper in an envelope, bringing an event together, and much more, How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure is a fine collection of reference and advice, not to be missed.
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