Everyone has good days and bad days, but the trick is to never give up even despite overwhelming odds.
If you’re having one of those difficult days, scroll down for some heartwarming reminders that the world is actually a pretty good place.
#1. Simple act of kindness.
At a Waffle House, this elderly man told the waitress that his hands weren’t working too good. He was also on oxygen and struggling to breathe. Without hesitation, she took his plate and began cutting his ham.
#2. A father’s love is forever.
“When I was two, I gave my dad a stuffed beluga whale to keep in his work bag so that if he ever missed me he could hold it and think of me.18 years later, my dad has just informed me he still brings my beluga whale to work with him every day.”
#3. What are the chances?
Four hours into an 8-hour flight from Spain to NYC, a child suffered an asthma attack but his medicine was in a checked bag. Fortunately, a pioneer of robotic surgery happened to be on board, and Dr. Khurshid Guru was able to Macgyver a nebulizer and save the kid’s life.
#4. Marriage goals.
“Saw this sweet old lady passionately describing every sculpture to her blind husband at the art museum.”
#5. Easter Bunny’s legacy.
#6. Strangers team up to save a life.
Thirteen truck drivers park side-by-side under a bridge to stop man from committing suicide.
#7. Food brings people together.
#8. The real life Noah and Allie.
#9. A little encouragement makes a huge difference.
Kids get a $2 discount if they read a book aloud to this barber in Michigan.
#10. Appreciate the little things.
#11. Kids these days… are mature for their age.
#12. “These are my prescription Skittles.”
#13. One kind deed can go a long way.
#14. He just wants to eat with his favorite humans.
#15. Some people are born to be teachers.
A young Iranian boy is cancer-stricken, yet his teacher comes to visit him everyday in the hospital to fill him in on what he has missed at school.
#16. Family isn’t always blood.
#17. Daves are good guys.
“While hiking, this dog sliced an artery in her foot. A man happened to be passing right when this happened and it truly was fate since the dog’s female owner couldn’t carry a 70lb dog up the steep trail. Dave, wouldn’t accept money or a gift card. All he wanted was a picture.”
#18. Animals need love, too.
Park ranger Andre comforts orphan gorilla Nadakasi through the sounds of bombs and mortars firing above Virunga National Park.
A teacher in Ghana teaching his students how to use MS Word by drawing the interface on a chalkboard went viral. After he became famous, he received overwhelming donations from all over the world.