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Thank You Message for Appreciation

Gratitude is a powerful concept – it can make us appreciate the good moments and small favors that come our way. Even in uncertain times, expressing thanks like a thank you message for appreciation to those who have generously supported us can bring warmth, comfort, and joy. Writing out a handwritten note of appreciation helps strengthen relationships and reminds others that their words or actions had an impact.

In this blog post we will give you lots of different ways to write thank you messages to show your appreciation towards someone.  I think the world today could use lots more appreciation messages sent.

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How Do You Express Gratitude in Words?

When expressing gratitude with words, there are several key elements to keep in mind. Firstly, be sincere and genuine; don’t just say what you think people want to hear – really mean what you say!

Secondly, be specific about why you’re grateful for them – use personal stories. Finally, don’t forget to include some form of endearment such as “thank you so much!” or “I appreciate everything you do!”   These thank you messages can go a long way towards making someone feel gratitude.

😃 Thank you for being so understanding and supportive. I couldn’t have done it without you!  I am so lucky to have such a great family. your valuable advice this year has been incredibly helpful.  You have helped me make some life changing decisions.

😃  I wanted to say thank you for being such an incredible mentor, it was my amazing honor to work alongside you, you have my sincere gratitude.

😃  Please accept my deep gratitude for the opportunity to come work for this company, your marketing team has been phenomenal to work with.  Thank you so much for being such a great boss.

Thank you for always being there for me

😃  Thank you for welcoming me home with open arms.  I feel very much loved and appreciated.  Thank you for everything you have done for me.

😃  Thank you for always having my back and protecting me even when I wasn’t always welcome to that idea.  I’m so glad I have you in my life.

😃  Thank you for always being there when I need someone to talk to and cry on their shoulder.  This note of appreciation is to let you know that I don’t always say it, but I appreciate everything you do for me.

😃  I am so thankful to have you in my life.  I don’t know what I would do without you.

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Appreciation Messages to Friends

Best friends become like family, and unfortunately, that means that we sometimes forget to let them know how much we appreciate their lifelong friendship, their texts checking up on us, and our sincere thanks for being there during the best and worst parts of our life!

Today, take a few minutes to send thank you notes to your best friends telling them how awesome they are and thank them for everything they do, and it’s a lot!

If you’re not sure what to write on a gift card, you can check out our article for samples.

😃  Only you know how to get me out of my funk, you are one of my best friends and I don’t always let you know how much I appreciate you.  Thank you for taking the time this year to help me through my divorce, thank you for your kind words when I didn’t have any for myself.  You are a true friend, and I am lucky to have you.

😃  I wanted to share this little note with you today because you are my rock, you always make me feel appreciated but I don’t feel that I do the same for you.  You have my deepest thanks for always being my first call when I need someone to talk to.  That’s a big deal for me.

😃  Thank you for helping me get into the college of my dreams, please accept this (I hope) thoughtful gift as a token of my appreciation.

Gifts to Show Appreciation

Words To Say Thank You and Appreciation Quotes

Sending a thank you note to a friend or family member who has been incredibly kind to you, or has shown you support, is in my opinion something that everyone should do.  But they don’t!  So, be the person who says “thank you so much for”, let them know how much you appreciated their kindness or a gift they took the time to buy for you.

Thank you messages are still very much appreciated!

😃  Thank you for always being positive and upbeat, even when I’m feeling down!  Your support is important in my life.

😃  To the friend who always shows me kindness and checks in on me, and remembers all the important dates.  Thank you so much for being the best friend you can be.  I will try to do more of that. 

😃   Thank you so much for being such an amazing boss.  Thank you for taking the time to mentor me and show me the ropes.  I will always be extremely grateful to you.  You are a great leader in my eyes.

😃  Thank you for being a great listener and giving me some much-needed advice!  I am thankful to have you in my life.

Thank You Words of Appreciation

Expressing gratitude is an important part of life that many people take for granted. Growing up, we are all taught to ‘say thank you’ and show our appreciation when someone has done something kind. But do we really know how to express our gratitude in words?

How can we express this emotion without using the same phrases over and over again? We have come up with a few ideas for you to send thank you messages of appreciation.  You want to use words like “forever grateful”, or “extremely grateful” to express your gratitude

😃  Thank you for helping me find a place to live.  I know you took time out of your busy day to show me around ______.  It was a lot of hard work, but I finally found what I was looking for.

😃  Thank you for celebrating my special day with me.  You were the one person I wanted to share it with.  Thank you for everything you have done for me.

😃  Thank you for your gift, it was extremely thoughtful and something I would not buy myself, but wishes I could.  I am always thankful you are in my life.

😃  Thank you for helping me move into my new apartment.  Thank you for taking the day off to help me move in, and unpack most of my belongings.  It was a huge effort and I hope you know how grateful I am.

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How Do You Write an Appreciation Message?

Thank you messages are easy to write, you just let the other person know how grateful you are.  Here is the part where you should make this personal, what are you grateful for?  Did they help you find a job, or move home, or buy you a beautiful gift?

Now, let them know what you loved about the gift, or what about the job is it that you love, or did they go overboard when it came to making your wedding day an awesome day!  It is preferable imo, that you write a longer thank you note, a longer thank you note shows that you went the extra effort after all they have done for you.

😃  Thank you for leaving your family behind and coming  to the movies with me, I needed the night out.  I’m grateful that you went with me, I really am, it was a lot of fun.

😃  Thank you so much for coming to my birthday party, and thank you for your generous gift.  Honestly, you coming was the best gift.

😃  Thank you for the job offer, I cannot wait until I start work on Monday, thank you so much for the opportunity.  I will do my best to make you proud.

😃  Enjoyed speaking with you today, and thank you so much for the new job.  I am excited to start working at (Insert company name).

😃  Thanks for being patient with me while I figure things out!  I am extremely grateful that you allowed me to work things out on my own.  Your support has been invaluable to me.

😃  Thank you so much for the effort you have put into finding a job for me.  You have been a real friend to me, and I wanted you to know how grateful I am to you.

Thank you appreciation message in blue

How Do You Thank Someone for Their Kindness and Support?

When writing a thank you note, always make sure you are showing gratitude.  If a friend is putting in extra support to help you out, it’s important that you acknowledge their support.  Here are some thank you messages to send to a great boss.

😃  Thank you so much for my promotion and new job title.  I am excited to get started with your company and help you pivot it in the direction you are looking to go.

😃  Thank you so much for the opportunity to work at (company name), I have been super impressed with everything you have accomplished so far.  You were a great boss at my last company, so I have no doubt you will be the same here, I accept your job offer.

😃  You have been an amazing boss these past few years.  I will be forever grateful to you for helping me move up in the ranks.  You have taught me so much, and I am ready to take that next step.  I hope my next boss is going to be such a great boss just like you.  My new job title scares me a little lol, but you have helped me to get ready for this huge career advancement.

😃  I enjoyed speaking with you at (company name), I cannot wait to  get started on this new project.  Thank you so much for meeting with me this morning.  I have been looking to work with such a great boss.

😃  Thank you for being such a great boss, I know how lucky I was to work with such a great role model.  Best of luck in your new company, they are lucky to have you.

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Messages of Appreciation for Birthday

Feeling appreciated is an amazing feeling, so when you receive birthday wishes on your birthday, it means a lot.  It means a lot that someone took time out of their day to send you birthday wishes!

Whether its someone attending your birthday party, friends buying you a thoughtful gift, or someone sending you a birthday text, take the time to write some thank you messages to show how grateful you are.  

So if you’re looking for what to write in thank you messages,  take some inspiration from these simple yet meaningful ideas.

😃  Thank you so much for the birthday wishes, they meant a lot and I felt very loved on my special day.

😃  I wanted to thank you for sending happy birthday messages to me, I read them all.  Thank you again.

😃  Your birthday wishes from Australia, made me feel truly loved, thank you for sending them such a long way lol.

😃  I’m so glad you made it to my birthday party, I loved having you there.

😃 Thank you for the happy birthday day out.  It was an absolute job to spend the day out with my best friend in the entire world.  We absolutely have to do this for your birthday too – my treat! 

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Short Note of Appreciation

If you don’t have a lot of time, but you still want to show your gratitude, it’s okay to send a quick thank you note. A longer thank you message is better, but a short note is better than nothing at all!  Check out all our appreciation messages below.

😃  Thank you for being my sounding board.

😃  Thanks for always picking me up when I fall down.

😃  Thank you for never judging me!

😃  You’re a life saver!

😃  Thank you for your willingness to listen.

😃  Thank you for being you!

😃  You are a dream come true in my life.

😃  I wouldn’t want to exist without you!

😃  I know I can he a handful at times, but you never run away.  Thank you!

😃  Thank you for being the friend I can ring in the middle of the night.

😃  I am thankful for our lifelong friendship.

😃  You have been the most amazing boss, I will miss you.

Thank you pink card with flowers

Appreciation Messages

Here are a few ideas on what to write in a thank you message.  Be honest and open about what they did for you.  Include words like “true friend”, “only you”, or “incredible mentor:.  Remember you are thanking this person and sending them an appreciation message for all the good things they do in your life.

😃  Thank you for making me feel special. I know I don’t always feel like the most important person in the world, but I really appreciate your ability to make me feel special and loved nonetheless.

😃  Thank you for making me laugh. I know life can be tough sometimes, and I really appreciate your ability to make me laugh even when things are tough.

😃  Thank you for being honest with me. I know it’s not always easy to tell me the truth, but I really appreciate your honesty nonetheless.  You are a good friend, and I should tell you that more often!

😃  Friends like you don’t come along every day.  You are a gem!

😃  Thank you for being the best friend a girl could have.  You are always there in a pickle, and always there when I need a good cry.  I love you girl.

😃  Thank you for going out of your way to find the perfect gift for our anniversary,  you are a gift from god.

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Thank You Messages

Thank you notes are the best way to show someone how appreciative you are of them.  Take the time even if it’s a family member or best friend, it’s still important that they know their kindness and support makes a difference to your life.  If you’re having difficulty coming up with ways to say thank you for helping, use our unique thank you messages, they will appreciate the gesture.

😃  Everyone should have a ________ in their life.  This thank you note is to share with you why I am so grateful to have you in my life.  I don’t know what I would do without your valuable advice to get me through hard situations.

😃  These thank you messages are to let you know what an inspiration you are.  You have always been a great boss, and I have learned a lot from you.  Thank you.

😃  You are the rock that keeps this family together.  We don’t tell you this nearly often enough, but thank you for everything you do for this family.  We see and acknowledge it all.

😃  Thank you for your thoughtful gift, it fits in perfectly at my new apartment on the kitchen table and I absolutely love it.

😃  Please accept this thank you message for everything you did for me and my family after our dad passed away.  Thank you for feeding us when we couldn’t feed ourselves, and for letting us ramble on about our dad.  We will never forget what you have done for us.

Appreciation Messages to Show Your Gratitude