The power of a handwritten note

The surprising payoff of putting pen to paper
What the horse and buggy are to cars, handwritten notes are to texts, right? Well, not exactly. A personal note is a timeless classic that never goes out of style. More than that, research shows that the act of writing down our thoughts and feelings can boost mental clarity and increase our sense of gratitude. Journaling is one way to get these benefits, but writing gratitude letters to others can have an exponential effect.

 

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