There are multiple scenarios each day that warrant appreciation and gratitude. Saying a quick “thank you” is appreciated but, over time, has lost its true meaning in some cases.
Below are some ways to offer your most sincere gratitude when someone inspirational comes around and offers you a heartfelt expression.
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
If saying “thank you” isn’t enough for you, there are many ways of showing your appreciation through the actions of kindness. You can write a “Thank You” card of, if you’re in a work setting, recognize the person or group of people in a work meeting.
In work settings gratitude can be shown, most effectively, through actions. When project deadlines are approaching, you can show your gratitude by staying those extra hours and helping each other out. The you-scratch-my-back-I-scratch-yours method is most satisfying in work settings. There’s no better way to show your appreciation by giving someone your time and energy.
“I Really Appreciate That”
This is an alternative way of saying “thank you” only it further demonstrates your gratitude by recognizing not only acknowledging what was done, but who did it.
There are several ways to express your appreciation when a common “thank you” isn’t enough. Practice gratitude every day, and think of ways to express it with authenticity.