How to Show Gratitude Online

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Showing graditude through instant messagingShowing and expressing gratitude can have extensive benefits, both for the individual and the persons they associate with. According to Psychology Today and About.com, gratitude has been shown to:

  • Reduce Stress
  • Improve mental alertness
  • Greater likelihood of extending emotional support
  • Can help prevent certain psychological disorders
  • Gain a higher level of well-being
  • Gain better sleep

Showing gratitude can be fairly easy, especially now that a lot of communication is done online. There are several different ways to express thanks online– including:

  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Video Chat
  • Voice Chat
  • A Free e-Card
  • Sending an online gift card to Amazon.com or some other online retailer

Showing thanks and appreciation can lead co-workers, friends, and family know that their good deeds don’t go unnoticed, leading to a closer relationship that is more positive overall.

So what are you waiting for? Tell someone Thank You online for something they have done recently!

 

Graphic courtesy of http://positivepsychologynews.com/news/aren-cohen/200812121313

Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones

Kelsey is a Search Marketing Specialist, Freelance Writer, and Owner of MoxieDot, an online marketing agency. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and doing yoga.

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