Appropriate Sympathy Gift Ideas for a Co-worker

When a co-worker is going through a traumatic time, it’s important to show that you care. It’s also important to do it in a kind and considerate way. Each situation is different, and each person is unique. This compilation of resources will help you find the appropriate sympathy gift for your co-worker. Comfort and Caring…

Congratulations and Recognition in the Workplace

By reading this article, you’re already showing what you value: Commitment. Going the extra mile. Making your workplace better for everyone. Well done. Now admit it. That felt pretty good, right? Everyone likes being acknowledged, whether for a simple task or for reaching a new milestone in life. It’s human nature to want to be…

Sympathy Message Examples in the Workplace

Writing a sympathy note for someone’s loss is always a challenge. Words rarely seem sufficient to convey the comfort you intend. It can feel even more daunting in a professional setting when you’re not sure how to address a very emotional and personal situation. However, a condolence message for the loss of a loved one…

Sharing Sympathy with Coworkers and Colleagues

Writing a condolence note is never easy. Sending words of sympathy, already a sensitive and emotional area, in a professional context can be even more difficult. However, people grieving a loved one or experiencing the loss of someone close to them are the same people you know and care about at work. Spending the majority…

Cancer Quotes Worth Sharing

Want a simple way to support someone who has cancer? Share a quote that inspires emotion. Whether it brings motivation, hope, or even a laugh, the right quote can lift someone’s day. And you only need to spend a few seconds to send it. A lot of terrific quotes about cancer cross our desks each…

Top 7 Tips: What to Say To Someone with Cancer

A cancer diagnosis. Those are hard words to hear. And it’s a hard situation to talk about. Upon learning someone has cancer, many people don’t know what to do or what to say. Afraid they might say the wrong things, some people may resort to doing nothing at all. However, research supports that giving a…

50 Favorite Get Well Quotes

At Spoonful of Comfort, we see a lot of care packages sent with Get Well wishes for after surgery or to someone who is sick or dealing with illness. Sometimes, people ask us for help with what to write in a Get Well card. And sometimes, people borrow just the right quote from someone else.…

What to Say when Someone Is Sick

Saying “Get Well Soon” may be the most popular reason people come to Spoonful of Comfort. Our Get Well soup gift baskets are a big part of our story. After all, what makes someone feel better than a bowl of soup served up with heartfelt wishes? It’s this last part that brings a lot of…

Top Ten Comfort Foods to Eat While Sick [Recipes Included]

What’s the best food to eat while sick? If you follow the advice of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, “Let food by the medicine, and medicine be they food.” Isn’t that what comfort food is all about? We’ve gathered up ten essential ingredients that are scientifically proven to help you feel better. You’ll find delicious…

4 Up-Front Ways to Support Frontline Workers

We’ve been hearing a lot about frontline workers lately. They’re the nurses, grocery clerks, senior living assistants, and gas station attendants. They’re the postal workers, teachers, delivery drivers, first responders, and doctors. They’re the people we’ve always counted on. And for the past year, we’ve appreciated how much they matter. Appreciation, as you know, is…

Happy Mother’s Day Messages, Greetings & Wishes [Best of 2021]

We don’t have to tell you that mothers deserve all the appreciation in the world—they’re simply the best! You can shower your mother with gifts, give her a call to check in, and thank her for being your mom. But honestly, nothing really compares to a well-written and thoughtful card. (You’ve seen all those kindergarten…

The History of Mother’s Day – Origin, Facts, & Traditions

We celebrate Mother’s Day to honor the accomplishments of the women in our life. It’s also a time to cherish the relationship between child and mother. But who created the American tradition of Mother’s Day, and how do other countries celebrate it? It seems like a regular calendar event, but Mother’s Day only recently became…

11 Awesome Food Gifts for Mother’s Day

We understand your mom is the most important person you know. She was always patient with you and seemed to have an endless supply of love. Mother’s Day is your time to show your love back. We’re here to help you find just the right gift for Mom. In conjunction with our Ultimate Mother’s Day…