13 Simple Ways to Give Thanks

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We asked our Facebook followers to tell us the small ways in which they show their gratitude. Here's how they say thank you.

We asked our <a href="http://www.facebook.com/ReadersDigest" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Facebook followers</a> to tell us the small ways in which they show their gratitude. Here's how they say thank you.
1. Send an actual note in the mail.
-- J.S., Mason, Ohio

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2. Open my heart and respond with love, no matter what.
-- S.P., Tonawanda, New Jersey

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3. Share what you have with others.
-- H.K., Findlay, Ohio

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4. Praise what the person did to everyone so he or she looks good.
-- N.A., Chesapeake, Virginia.

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5. Pay it forward with a kind deed.
-- B.M., New Braunfels, Texas

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6. A small but thoughtful gift, or even something as simple as fresh flowers, can make a person's day.
-- E.S., Birmingham, Alabama

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7. Convey it on Facebook!
-- A.K., New Delhi, India

8. Actually mean it when you say it!
-- P. P., Mumbai, India

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9. Let your actions speak loudly.
-- J.M., Youngstown, Ohio

10. Give a sincere thank-you, a genuine smile, and a heartfelt hug.
-- S.S., Key Largo, Florida

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11. Volunteer!
-- S.G., Marshall, Michigan

12. Make a donation to a worthy cause in the person's name.
-- A.N., Plano, Texas

13. Be kind to others and give a helping hand.
-- L.H., Cincinnati, Ohio

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5 thoughts on “13 Simple Ways to Give Thanks

  1. I give a nice card and well wishes for something someone has done special for me and my girls.

  2. Note to editors–the implied ‘good deed’ of putting extra money in another’s meter in tip # five is actually illegal many places, as it defeats the purpose of the meter. This is enforced in many cities.  The tip is good, but a better choice for a photo might be recommended. 

    1. i thought the point of the meter is to collect money. are they trying to collect tickets? what if, as u leave the meter u put change in for the future person?

      1. still illegal. The idea is to keep spaces opening up frequently. It is not mainly about the money, although it helps!

      2. still illegal. The idea is to keep spaces opening up frequently. It is not mainly about the money, although it helps!

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