5 tips for writing a gratitude letter to someone you admire

Few things feel more personal and thoughtful than a heartfelt acknowledgment from someone who admires you. Writing letters can feel daunting, but putting pen to paper can also benefit the writer. So here are some pointers on crafting a meaningful memo.

  • Practice first. Think about the reasons this person means so much to you. Start with the first thing you think of; before you know it, the list will write itself.
  • Express your appreciation for the role they have played in your life.
  • Consider sharing your thoughts on how they have influenced you or the impact they’ve made.
  • Conclude with a short sentence of gratitude and thanks. Sign off knowing your appreciation has been recorded and will likely mean a lot!