Remember pen pals? Well, it seems that there’s a good reason to revive that old tradition.
Seems if you’re feeling down, lonely, or simply want to connect with new people, writing a letter to a stranger can improve your mood!
According to Glamour writer Lauren Maxwell, “Having a pen pal changed quarantine -- it was like my door cracked open and new light beamed through. Visiting the mailbox became a source of joy, and I was reminded that a little connection can go a long way.”
Interested? Just visit pen pal exchange penpalooza to get your very own pen pal. They started connecting people in the Spring of 2020 and now have over 7,000 members from over 50 different countries.