It’s so easy to feel pessimistic about the future right now. But don’t give up just yet – there are people out there fighting the same thing as you. The pandemic is something that everyone around the world has to fight for. For now, we focus on the things that we can control, things we can do about.
But if you are feeling down right now, scroll on and see for yourself. Love is not dead, humanity has hope, and people are fantastic. All it really takes is to look away from the scary and grim news and head to the memes or wholesome part of the internet.
Spread the love, guys. You’ll find yourself feeling warm from these wholesome stories.
“Sister and Unsung Brotherhood”
“2500 mile flight, 2 hour drive, 6 hour hike, and my wife is at rest.”
“10-hour shift, 6 days a week in 100-degree Florida heat. If we can do it, so can you!”
“This post my mom made on my birthday a few years ago still makes me cry.”
“4-year-old in Virginia today went outside to play then came back to the front door with a new friend.”
“Stray doggo interrupts street performance in Turkey to help the actor who was pretending to be hurt. What a pure heart.”
You never know what kind of problem someone is having.
These elephants wearing sewn sweaters by villagers to keep them warm.
“Bought something for our dog on chewy, but he died before it got here. Not only did they refund us the money, but they also said to keep it and donate it to a local shelter in his name. And on top of all that, they found a florist in our area and sent us flowers that were the color of his fur.”
“I was a homeless heroin addict for 3 years. Monday, I begin my career as coordinator of a homeless shelter.”
“My 8-year-old is painting pet portraits to raise money for the animal shelter.”
“My 90-year-old Nana and her 23-year-old cat love sending me goodnight selfies.”
“A UPS driver went above-and-beyond this year, delivering nearly 200 packages a day through lockdowns and the flurry of the Holiday season. This week, hundreds of neighbors came out to give him a hero’s salute.”
“I decided to finally go vaccinated behind my anti-vax parent’s back!”
Aww, it turned out so good!
“I overcame my depression and went for a hike. It’s the small things.”
Terminally ill patient gets a visit from giraffe at Blijdorp Zoo during ‘Last Wish’ event.
“I came out when I was 14 (now 35) and to say my parents weren’t thrilled is a complete understatement. But last night, 21 years later, I saw this little ornament on their tree and I really can’t believe how far they’ve both come as humans.”
“I’ve hosted a friend since November due to their depression. Today she made her bed for the first time. She’s at the store right now.”
“Best way to end decade. My lil dude is officially my son.”
“My daughter finished chemotherapy today!”
“So I met this kid at an orphanage in Tanzania a few years ago and told him that if he studied his butt off, I’d pay for his school to help him towards his dream of becoming a doctor. He just got into medical school. I don’t have kids but I’m proud like a mother hen.”
“My grandmother turned 100 last Oct., this is her doing the plank for 30 seconds.”
Never keep a secret from your best friend!
“Hadn’t seen each other since daycare closed, parents arranged a playdate. When it was time to leave:”
“Nike surprises Justin Gallegos with a contract. Justin is their first professional athlete with Cerebral Palsy.”
They recognized each other!
“I won second place for my painting! I’m very excited so hope you guys don’t mind my sharing.”
“12 years ago I was homeless. Today, I’m a homeowner.”
“Just my best friend making history. She is the first black female tactical jet pilot in the United States Navy.”