Category Archives: Letter Writing

Writing – Everyday Use

We’ve all come to appreciate the conveniences of modern technology.  In fact, could we live without it?  Emails from colleagues, text messages from friends, and e-party invitations have become commonplace in our everyday lives.  But these high-tech forms of communication … Continue reading

The Importance of Rediscovering Letter Writing – Part 3

Once your child’s personalized stationery arrives they can begin to write a note. Topics can include explaining what they have been doing over the past week or month, what they are looking forward to in the upcoming days or weeks, … Continue reading

The Importance of Rediscovering Letter Writing – Part 2

Technology is nice, but it leaves people increasingly disconnected. Your child can have hundreds of friends on social networking sites like Facebook, but none of them may really know the true person he or she is: the hopes, the fears, … Continue reading

The Importance of Rediscovering Letter Writing – Part 1

Have you ever noticed how excellent children are at typing? They knew the proper position for their fingers and they can type quickly. However, it is surprising to see that they can barely write their own names when handed a … Continue reading

When and How to Write Thank You Notes

Thank you notes seem to be becoming a thing of the past. We at American Stationery believe that it is not only proper etiquette, but appropriate to write thank you notes for certain things. Thank you notes can be formal … Continue reading

Life Changing Letter Ideas

Have you ever wanted to write a letter that will make a difference, but not sure who to write it to? Here are a few ideas for letters that can literally change someone’s life. Write a letter to a soldier. … Continue reading

The Real Meaning of Etiquette

Etiquette may sound like a bunch of rules that you’re supposed to follow, though at the end of the day, etiquette is simply guidelines for making our personal and professional relationships more relaxed and successful. We are far more likely … Continue reading

Ten Ways Letter Writing Improves You as a Person – Part 2

Yourself Letter writing lets you be yourself. It gives you an outlet to express who you are. Choose a style, color, and font for your stationery that reflects you. Using this stationery will say more about you than plain old … Continue reading

Ten Ways Letter Writing Improves You as a Person – Part 1

Did you know that as a society we appreciate the effort and consideration that are put in to handwritten notes? When you drop a note in the mail it does more than make someone else’s day, even though that should … Continue reading

How Writing Can Improve Mood and Mental Health Part 2

Negative emotions can have a serious impact on your mental as well as physical and spiritual health. A psychological benefit of writing is that you can purge these negative emotions from your mind and thereby reduce their toxicity and impact … Continue reading