Here's What to Write in a Get Well Card for Anyone Who Needs a Pick-Me-Up (2023)

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When a loved one in your life is feeling down, all you want to do is be there for them. Whether they're sick, injured, or dealing with a personal challenge—one of the greatest ways to show you care is with a heartfelt, personalized "get well soon" message. (Tied with a delicious homemade lasagna, of course.) But sometimes, expressing your thoughts with words isn't exactly easy, especially when you want to make sure you're saying the right thing. Your goal is to offer support and lift their spirits without being overbearing or insensitive—it's not easy!

The good news: there are plenty of encouraging, warm, and comforting things to say to your family member, friend, neighbor, or coworker going through a tough time.

If you're feeling a bit stuck crafting your special handwritten card to go with the flower delivery headed their way, we're here to help! This list of the best get well soon wishes has something for every circumstance from what to write in a sympathy card to sentimental phrases and uplifting quotes. There's even a few messages on the funnier side to brighten someone's mood. Here, you'll find the perfect words for anyone in your life to let them know you're rooting for them on their road to recovery. You might even include a warming bowl of chicken noodle soup or a food gift basket! Whatever the wishes—they're sure to appreciate your thoughtful gesture.

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Short Get Well Messages

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  • Wishing you a speedy recovery.
  • Feel better soon!
  • Sending lots of love and hugs your way.
  • You're in my thoughts.
  • Take extra good care of yourself.
  • I miss having you around.
  • You’ll be feeling healthy and strong again soon!
  • Praying for an easy recovery.
  • You can call me whenever you need anything.
  • I can't wait to see you again!

Meaningful Get Well Messages

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  • May you be blessed with good health and a quick recovery.
  • I'm hoping you get better soon so you can be back where you belong. I miss you more than you know.
  • Sending get-well sunshine your way because you always brighten my days.
  • You're one of the strongest people I know, and I have no doubt you'll overcome this.
  • I will be here to care for you and nurse you back to health as long as you need it. I love you.
  • You are not alone. I'm here for you every step of the way.
  • You're in all of our thoughts and prayers as you continue to heal.
  • I've always admired your courage and ability to handle anything life throws your way. I know you'll get through this, too.
  • I hope you feel all the love surrounding you right now. We can't wait to see you smiling again.
  • Gift yourself patience and time while you work to recover. I hope each day brings more comfort and strength.

Funny Get Well Messages

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  • If cuddles were medicine, you'd already be better. But I'm here for you regardless!
  • I hope you're not as contagious as your smile is! Keep up the positive thoughts.
  • Sorry to hear you're using sick days for an actual sickness!
  • I guess germs like you as much as I do. I don't blame them. Get well soon!
  • Looks like you forgot to eat an apple a day! Here's to a quick recovery.
  • Feel better soon so I don’t get sick of missing you!
  • I'm sorry you have to eat hospital food. Feel better soon so we can get your favorites!

Inspirational Quotes

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  • "Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." —A. A. Milne
  • "Resting is not laziness, it's medicine!" —Glenn Schweitzer
  • "Some days are better, some days are worse. Look for the blessing instead of the curse. Be positive, stay strong, and get enough rest. You can't do it all, but you can do your best." —Doe Zantamata
  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine." —Lord Byron
  • "We are stronger in the places we have been broken." —Ernest Hemingway
  • "Sometimes, the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take a step." —Naeem Callaway
  • "Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it." —Tori Amos
  • "There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow." —Orison Swett Marden

Get Well Messages for Family

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  • Life feels incomplete without you. I miss you and how well you cared for me. I hope you recover quickly and come home soon!
  • You always taught me that a positive attitude can make anything better. Well, I'm sending you all the positivity as you work to recover. I love you!
  • To the woman/man who raised me to be the strong person I am today, I'm sending you some of that strength now. I know you'll get through this.
  • You are always in my heart. Get well soon so we can continue doing life together!
  • Just reminding you how important you are to me. Thank you for everything you do. I hope you feel better and better each day.
  • Soon we'll trade the soup and crackers for dinner at your favorite restaurant. I can't wait to spend time with you again.
  • We will always be here for you just as you've always been there for us. Whatever you need, as long as you need it.
  • I'll keep taking care of things at home so you don't have to worry about anything but recovery. Please just focus on feeling better.
  • I can't wait to hug you again. I've missed the constant light you bring to my life. I hope you get better soon.
  • To my son/daughter, I'm wishing on every star that you get better soon! I love you.

Get Well Messages for Colleagues

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  • Now that you're out of commission, I realize just how much I need you. Feel better soon!
  • We miss you at the office and can't wait to have you back at your desk.
  • I'm sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. Please let me know if there's anything I can do to help.
  • Looking forward to seeing you back at our home away from home. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
  • I hope you're recovering well! Rest up and please don't stress about the job. We're happy to help and wish you the best while you're away.

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Macie Reynolds

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How do I write a speedy recovery card? ›

Short and Heartfelt Get Well Wishes
  1. Feel better.
  2. Take it easy.
  3. Praying for a full, speedy recovery!
  4. Take as much time as you need to care for yourself.
  5. Thinking of you.
  6. A good laugh and a good sleep are the best cure.
  7. Anxiously waiting to see you again. ...
  8. We're all sending our best wishes and hopes for a speedy recovery.
May 9, 2022

How do you wish a good speedy recovery? ›

100+ Get Well Wishes
  • Hoping you find strength with each new day.
  • Thinking of you, and hoping you feel better each day.
  • Sending healthy vibes your way for a speedy recovery!
  • Hang in there!
  • Take it one day at a time, and you will be feeling better soon!
  • You are in all of our wishes as you recover.
Feb 3, 2023

What words to write in a get well card? ›

  • “Hope you get to feeling better soon!”
  • “Looking forward to seeing you back at practice when you're ready.”
  • “Wishing you well.”
  • “Take extra good care!”
  • “Here's to you—steadier, stronger and better every day.”
  • “We hope you're taking it slow and easy right now.”
  • “Take your sweet time getting well!”
Aug 30, 2018

What is another word for get well soon? ›

What is another word for get well soon?
get better soonget better
hope you feel betterpraying for your recovery
wishing you a fast recoverywishing you a speedy recovery
best wisheswishing you well

What are words of encouragement for sick person family? ›

Words of encouragement for a sick friend or family member

I'm always here for you, day or night, no matter what happens. Whatever you need, I'm here to help. You're doing amazing, and I'm so proud of you. I'm always on the other end of the phone when you need me.

What to write in a card to let someone know you are thinking of them? ›

Thinking of You
  1. “I've been thinking about you.”
  2. “You've been on my mind a lot lately.”
  3. “Thinking of you always makes my day.”
  4. “Just wanted to send some happy thoughts your way today.”
  5. “I just came across an old photo of us, and it got me thinking about how much fun we always have together…”
Jul 13, 2018

What's another way to say thinking of you? ›

“I've been thinking about you.” “You've been on my mind a lot lately.” “Thinking of you always makes my day.” “Just wanted to send some happy thoughts your way today.”

What do you say to someone who is struggling with health issues? ›

DO say, “I really admire how you are handling this. I know it's difficult.” A little sympathy and a compliment are almost always welcome. DO say, “It's okay not to be the perfect sick person.” Patients can feel a lot of pressure to “be strong” “stay positive” or “fight hard”, even when they're feeling sad and weak.

How do you write an uplifting message? ›

150 Words of Encouragement
  1. This is what you're going through, not who you are.
  2. " ...
  3. You are doing awesome!
  4. This is tough, but you're tougher.
  5. Don't stress. ...
  6. Good luck today! ...
  7. You're making a big change, and I'm so proud of you!
  8. Sending some good vibes and happy thoughts your way.
Feb 2, 2023

What are some comforting quotes? ›

Short Sympathy Quotes and Sympathy Sayings
  • “Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.”
  • “Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
  • “I wish you healing and peace.”
  • “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”
  • “We are so sorry for your loss.”
  • “We are thinking of you during these difficult times.”
Dec 15, 2021

What do you write in a card for difficult times? ›

Here are a few examples of appropriate messages for encouragement cards:
  • Thinking of you and sending positive thoughts your way. ...
  • Please know that you are not alone in these difficult times and circumstances. ...
  • Rooting for you as you walk through hard times. ...
  • Grieving with you during this trying time.
Apr 4, 2022

How do you say I'm thinking of you without saying it? ›

10 ways to say 'I'm thinking of you'
  1. “I miss you” ...
  2. “You're the strongest person I know” ...
  3. 'I'm here whenever you need me' ...
  4. 'I'm sorry for your loss' ...
  5. 'Let's meet up' ...
  6. 'We will get through this together' ...
  7. 'I want to remind you what an incredible person you are' ...
  8. A simple 'Hello'

How do you say thinking in a smart way? ›

  1. cogitation.
  2. contemplation.
  3. deliberation.
  4. excogitation.
  5. judgment.
  6. meditation.
  7. reflection.
  8. rumination.

What are better words for think? ›

Synonyms of think
  • believe.
  • guess.
  • imagine.
  • consider.
  • figure.
  • feel.
  • suppose.
  • deem.

What is a word for thinking deeply? ›

Some common synonyms of ponder are meditate, muse, and ruminate.

What to say to encourage someone who is struggling? ›

  • “I hope you feel your inner strength building day by day.”
  • “This is tough, but you're tougher.”
  • “I'm proud of you for walking this road, for doing what's right for you.”
  • “You're making a big change, and that's a really big deal.”
Aug 25, 2022

How do you comfort someone you care about when they are experiencing difficulties? ›

Listen attentively rather than interrupting or offering your opinion. Ask simple follow-up questions like, “What does that feel like?” or “What has been on your mind as you're going through this?” This communicates that you genuinely want to know how they're doing and feel comfortable hearing the truth.

What to text someone who is struggling? ›

Here are 18 text messages you can send to your “strong friend” now:
  • “I'm coming over and I have wine.” ...
  • “Thank you for all you do.” ...
  • “I know it's gotta be hard to stay strong all the time, but I'm thinking of you and I'm here for you.” ...
  • “How are you?” ...
  • “Hey, was thinking about you today.
Mar 20, 2019

How do you write an illness message? ›

Here are several important details that should be included in your sick day email:
  1. Reason for your absence.
  2. Number of days that you will be out of the office.
  3. Whether or not you will answer urgent emails and calls.
  4. Doctor's note, if applicable.
  5. Name of the contact person who will handle your workload.
Nov 24, 2022

How do you tell someone you re thinking of them during a hard time? ›

50+ Good Alternatives to "Thinking of You at This Difficult Time"
  1. 1 “Just wanted to check in and see how you're doing.”
  2. 2 “I can't imagine what you're going through.”
  3. 3 “I'm always here to listen.”
  4. 4 “Let me know if there's anything you need.”
  5. 5 “You're not alone in this.”
  6. 6 “You're going to get through this.
Dec 26, 2022

How to tell someone you are thinking of them when they are sick? ›

Tell them you're sorry they feel bad and let them know you're thinking about them.
  1. “I just heard about your diagnosis. I'm so sorry you're going through this.”
  2. “I'm sorry you're so sick! Sending good vibes your way 🌟”
  3. “I'm so sorry you're still feeling ill. I'm thinking of you!”

What do you write in a card for a chronic illness? ›

Get Well Messages for a Serious Illness
  1. I'm so sorry to hear you're unwell. ...
  2. I was sad to hear about your diagnosis. ...
  3. I hope you're taking it slow and easy right now.
  4. I'm pulling for you during recovery. ...
  5. I don't know what to say except I care about you and I'm thinking of you.
Feb 28, 2019

What do you say in a sick message? ›

Good Text In Sick Message For More Than One Day Off

I have a (cold, fever, headache) today. I need to take the day off so I can rest a little bit. I will come to work tomorrow if I get better.

How do you write a short leave message? ›

Dear Mr./Mrs. {Recipient's Name}, I am writing to request you for a leave of {X days} from {start date} to {end date} since I have to attend to a medical emergency of a close relative. As the relative is situated in Uttrakhand, I will have to be away for {X days}.

What are some signs that someone is thinking about you? ›

25 Psychic Signs Someone Is Thinking About You
  • Unexpected emotions. ...
  • Eye twitching. ...
  • White feather sign. ...
  • Dreams about them. ...
  • Goosebumps. ...
  • A butterfly perches on you. ...
  • Your cheeks flush. ...
  • Mid-meal discomfort.
Jan 25, 2023

What to say to someone when they say they can't stop thinking of you? ›

You may want to take the following options as starting points and then launch from there if you've got more to say.
  • “I was just thinking of you, too! ...
  • “That makes two of us.” ...
  • “I don't know how, but you always know what to say and when to say it. ...
  • “I keep meaning to send you a note or call you. ...
  • “I'm so happy you sent this.
Apr 28, 2022

What do you say to support someone? ›

These phrases are ways to tell someone to keep trying:
  • Hang in there.
  • Don't give up.
  • Keep pushing.
  • Keep fighting!
  • Stay strong.
  • Never give up.
  • Never say 'die'.
  • Come on! You can do it!.

What to say to a sick person to make them feel better? ›

1. Say Get Well in a way that's personal and sincere.
  • A note to remind you that I love you—and I hate that you're sick.
  • I hate it when my favorite people get hurt. ...
  • I miss having you around. ...
  • Sending you lots of feel-better hugs.
  • Get better and get back to your amazing self soon!
  • I can't tell you how to get better.
Jan 26, 2023

How do you make someone feel special when they are sick? ›

How to Help Someone Who Is Sick
  1. Call and then come by for 20 minutes when you can. ...
  2. Cook my family dinner. ...
  3. Bake cookies or brownies, and bring them frozen so I can eat them when my appetite improves. ...
  4. Offer help for a specific time and date. ...
  5. Do minor house repairs.
  6. Offer the gift of massage, manicure or pedicure.
Mar 12, 2020

How do you cheer up a sick person? ›

What can you do to make your friend feel better?
  1. Give them a call. Human contact is essential for everyone. ...
  2. Help them out with errands. Just because you're sick, doesn't mean life stops happening. ...
  3. Deliver a home-cooked meal. ...
  4. Send them a care package. ...
  5. Send them flowers.
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