Sending letters and care-packages makes me happy and it’s one way I practice gratitude and mindfulness. The act of physically writing a note and creating packages forces me to slow down and to be more thoughtful in my everyday life. And as a bonus, I get to buy stationary from small business owners.
Lately, I’ve been sending packages and letters to friends who have experienced loss and big life changes. Coping with loss and change isn’t easy and I hope my packages bring a little brightness to my buddies.
Below are a few goodies I’ve sent to friends lately:
- A self-care package that included a journal, a letter, a tiny house drawing and “Pedal, Stretch, Breathe: The Yoga of Bicycling.”
- A writing themed care-package that contained “Writing Down the Bones,” a journal and a letter.
- A coffee themed care-package that included a bag of freshly roasted beans, from North Bound Coffee Roasters, and a coffee themed mini-card.
- Lots of thank you notes.
Do you send out letters or packages in the mail? If so, what kind of goodies do you send? And where do you buy stationary?