International Thank-You Day is an annual celebration observed on January 11th of every year. Often we forget to tell a thank you as is taken for granted. It is essential to show the gratitude from the bottom of the heart to those who made your life better and happier. The good manners of a person will be shown in the sense of words he/she uses. Of course, some say a thank you out of duty and not from the heart. As to mark the importance of telling a thank you, International Thank-You Day has been established. With this celebration Day in the calendar, one can understand how much a thank you mean. Never hesitate to utter these simple words which give more of sense.
“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” – Ralph Marston
History of International Thank-You Day
The history, origin, and the founder of International Thank-You Day are unknown. There is no mention regarding the year since this day has been celebrated. There is a mention that this Day has been created by some greeting card companies to promote the sale of greeting cards. However, this seems to be less appealing. Whatever the reason be, saying a thank you needs to be celebrated. Not every one of us will think of the ones who put themselves directly or indirectly in working for us. Few acknowledge the work of others by saying a thank you. For others, it is a Day that reminds us to be grateful for those who do things for you.
The international Day encourages you to tell them a heartfelt thank you as to appreciate and acknowledge them. A single word will make the people around you little warmer and happier. A thank you from the heart will make them do things in a better way possible. It is indeed to appreciate them as to make them feel better and their day the best. Uttering kind words like a thank you note will show what kind of person you are. This Day is one of the sweetest celebration Days of the year, and one must not forget to thank all the people who deserve it all throughout the year.
Other Celebrations on January 11
January 11 is also celebrated as
- National Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day
- Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day
- National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
How to Celebrate International Thank-You Day
Celebrating International Thank-You Day is quite simple. It is the perfect Day to say a thank you for all those who work for you. Send them a surprise thank you note for them through greeting cards. You can even send them an e-card with a thank you message. It is important to show your gratitude for those who do things for you. So make this Day as the begging and thank them all throughout the year. You can even share your thank you note on the social media using the hashtag #ThankYouDay.