The quickest way to wish them well before you hit send…  Merriam-Webster says “Best” is best. To most, its simplicity crisply connotes a sense of goodwill without sounding stuffy or disingenuous.

According to the article: The origin of best as a closer for correspondence begins with the phrase “best wishes,” which has been used to express hope for a person’s future happiness or well-being since the 16th century, as demonstrated by the Earl of Essex in a 1595 letter: “This … is … accompanyed with my best wishes, from your lordship’s most affectionate cosin and friend.”

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