20 Ways to Show You’re Thankful

Updated: Nov 27, 2020



You don’t need it to be Thanksgiving Day to show thanks to your loved ones. Below are 20 ways on how you can show them your gratitude without breaking the bank. Most of these ideas are free! Remember, thoughtfulness doesn’t have to be expensive!

  1. Tell them you love them & are thankful they’re in your life

  2. Write a letter/email/text

  3. Buy them flowers

  4. Send an edible arrangement

  5. Set up a weekly date to FaceTime/video

  6. Volunteer to be their accountability partner

  7. Bring them soup when they’re sick

  8. Send them a funny gif

  9. Take them on a picnic

  10. Give them a big hug

  11. Surprise them with a random act of kindness

  12. If they’re parents, offer to watch their kids

  13. Be present when they speak to you

  14. Smile and look them in the eyes

  15. Write a recommendation for them on LinkedIn

  16. Give them a compliment

  17. When they’re venting to you, instead of giving advice, ask “how can I hold space for you”

  18. Celebrate them when they accomplish something

  19. Host a gathering (probably best to do after quarantine)

  20. Acknowledge them publicly (*hint hint* participate in the “Thank 100 Women in 100 Days” project).

Learn more about the project “Thank 100 Women in 100 Days” here: https://www.anniedelre.com/thank100womenin100days

Do you feel as if you’re not appreciated? If so, it’s time to have a conversation with the people around you. Not sure how you even want to be acknowledged? Take this test to find out what your Love Language is: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/. This test allows you to learn how to strengthen and improve your relationships.


Do you already know your love language?


Do you have any additional ideas for giving thanks?


Let me know!


Email me at annie@anniedelre.com so we can discuss this more!

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