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Thank You Notes

You'll Never See These Holiday Traditions The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.20.2014 | Comedy

Well, there go your holiday memories. Jimmy Fallon's "Thank You Notes" just revealed the truth behind some of your favorite holiday traditions, and...

Jimmy Fallon Jokes His Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.13.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon joked about a tragic family Christmas story on Friday, and it was oddly pretty catchy. As usual, "The Tonight Show" host was running a...

The Sound a Thank You Makes

Hildy Gottlieb | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact
Hildy Gottlieb

I dialed with a fever. I forgot about the week behind me, where the mountain of work had overshadowed the reasons we were doing the work in the first place. I listened to donor after donor tell me what amazing things we were doing, and how they wished they could give us more.

The Lost Art of Writing Thank You Notes -- Guidelines for Brides and Grooms

Sandy Malone | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Unfortunately, the etiquette of wedding thank you notes is suffering from this basic skill set that parents didn't teach the newest generation of brides and grooms. It's time to do something about that.

Here's Proof You've Been Thankful For The Wrong Reasons

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.29.2014 | Comedy

When you go around the table at Thanksgiving to see what everyone is thankful for, answers often include family and friends. While all those tradi...

A Thank-You Note To My Daughter's Kindergarten Teacher

Justine Solot | Posted 11.24.2014 | Parents
Justine Solot

You teach her about sentences, periods and question marks. At home, she draws pictures and labels them, sounding out each syllable of each word. A blanket of sentences and drawings cover our tables and floors.

Who's Packing Your Parachute?

Darren Hardy | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business
Darren Hardy

Charlie laid awake that night thinking about all the times he had walked through the long narrow room, below sea level on the aircraft carrier, where the men sat at tables packing the parachutes.

An Honest Thank-You Letter to All Teachers

Lexi Herrick | Posted 12.22.2014 | Education
Lexi Herrick

Even on the difficult days, remember that you are never forgotten. Students who read this letter will think of you. They think of you all the time. We all will talk about the stories of teachers that we adored for decades. We will laugh, cry and appreciate. We carry what you taught us in our minds, and also in our hearts, for the rest of our lives.

Jordan Jayson

Poppin's 'Work Happy' Slogan Starts With Its Own Employees

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Jayson | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business

Office design can have a real impact on workplace happiness and productivity. Everything from plants and pets to open work spaces can make a differenc...

Your First Job Interview: How to Nail It

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Put your best foot forward, because it's all about the first impression. Remember: You only have one shot!

Do You Know How To Write A Perfect Thank You Note?

Ada Polla | Posted 12.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Ada Polla

I love to send handwritten notes. Some might say that is one of my trademarks. I like to think I know when to send and how to write a thank you note. But one truly never knows.

A Thank-You Note to My Parents

Cara McDonough | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Cara McDonough

Since I'm finally mature enough to get it, I thought I'd thank my parents for all the things that made no sense when I was young.

Jimmy Fallon Perfectly Sums Up The 'People You May Know' Facebook Feature

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy

During his "Thank You Notes" segment on "The Tonight Show" on Friday, Jimmy Fallon paid homage to possibly the most awkward Facebook feature there is....

The One Thing Every Couple Should Do Post-Wedding

Renee Strauss | Posted 11.26.2014 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

No matter how times have changed and how the rules of etiquette have evolved, one important guideline remains (and shall endure): A thank you note is something every gift recipient should send and every gift giver expects.

Planting Seeds and Reaping the Benefits

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

When you get a diagnosis like this, life can't help but change. But with all the questions and concerns there has also been great gifts like an increased sense of clarity and the ability to see to the heart of people and what's really important in life.

Jimmy Fallon's Thank You Note For Mo'ne Davis

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy

On Friday, Jimmy Fallon wrote his traditional "Thank You Notes," but this time around he offered a rare earnest thank you... albeit with a twist punch...

The Profound Impact of a Teacher

Michael Geheren | Posted 10.19.2014 | Education
Michael Geheren

While it is a simple gesture, I encourage you to thank a former teacher. Send a quick email or better yet a handwritten note. Tell them where you are and how they shaped your life. I think that simple message can go a long way.

4 Ways to Make Your Child Love to Write Thank-You Notes

Matt Richardson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

If you've ever tried to learn a second language in your 20s or beyond then there is a good chance you've added your two cents to the common complain...

You Can Guess Where This Is Going

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.09.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon's latest round of Thank You Notes had some tough love for "Expendables 3", "The Today Show" and fish sticks. But it also explained a myst...

How To Make The World a Better Place: 4 Lessons on Founding a Non-Profit

Christopher Molaro | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Molaro

To be sure, there are many ways one can try to change and help their community, big or small. Admittedly, there are more effective and less effectiv...

Jimmy Fallon Calls Geysers 'Nature's Bidets' Because They Are

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon predicted the future of Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes' unborn child while writing his thank you notes on "The Tonight Show" on Friday, July...

Jimmy Fallon Says What We're All Thinking About Flip-Flops

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon wrote some thank you notes on the Friday, July 11 episode of "The Tonight Show" and gave special shout outs to cookie dough, the Target l...

Florida Has Jimmy Feeling Very Thankful And Sweaty

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

"The Tonight Show's" last day in Florida had Jimmy Fallon feeling very thankful. He was thankful for all the kindness people showed him, all the fun t...

The Brazilian Waxing Manifesto

Mara Menachem | Posted 08.04.2014 | Style
Mara Menachem

When you think of the reasons you would be on the receiving end of a handwritten thank you note, it's not because you were the recipient of a Brazi...

7 Reasons To Bring Back Thank You Notes

Brie Dyas | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

With virtually all communication shifting to email, text and maybe -- just maybe -- phone calls, the thank-you note has become a rarity. (Even rarer: Actual letters, but that's another rant for another time.)