It is hard to stay positive and believe in a beautiful life when all you see in the news and on social media is destruction, petty arguing and complaining. This kind of negativity can even get to usually happy people. That's why here at Bored Panda, we like to focus on the bright side of things and spread positive vibes with stories like the ones on this list. We all need a little help in believing that life is good sometimes, and that's exactly why we are presenting you with this post full of positivity.
Below you will find a selection of short heartwarming stories that highlight the best parts of humanity. From helping animals to random acts of kindness for strangers, the good people from these tales deserve humanitarian prizes. Scroll down below to read something that is sure to brighten your day, have your faith in humanity restored and perhaps even inspire you to give a little more to your fellow people. Don't forget to upvote your favs!
#2 Only Got One Dollar In My Pocket
#4 This Is The Last Note My Grandfather Left My Grandma Before He Died. He Attached It To His Will Because He Knew That'd The Only Time She Would Find It
#5 My 90-Year-Old Neighbor Hasn’t Walked Her Dog In Years So I Volunteered To Do It For Her. So Proud Of Buddy’s Weight Loss
#6 Homosexuality Has Been Decriminalised In India!
#8 The First Time I Visited My Girlfiend (Now Wife) In College I Bought A Peach Tree From A Local Nursery And Told Her, "Someday We Will Eat Peaches From It Years From Now, Because We Will Still Be Together." Well It Worked Better Than I Planned. Here Is Our Son Eating A Peach From That Very Tree
#9 Kindhearted Walmart Cashier Paints A Wheelchair-Bound Woman's Nails After Salon Turned Her Away Because Her Hands 'Move Too Much' Due To Her Cerebral Palsy
#11 A Police Officer Breastfeeds A Baby Neglected By Busy Hospital Staff
#13 A Tree That Owns Itself
#14 Nike Surprises Justin Gallegos With A Contract. Justin Is Their First Professional Athlete With Cerebral Palsy
#15 Police Officer In London Proposing To His Boyfriend Who Is Also An Officer At Pride Parade
#16 In 1982, A Little Boy Was Hit In The Head With A Screaming Foul Ball, And Rather Than Wait Many Minutes For EMTS To Arrive, Jim Rice Scooped Him Up And Brought Him To The Dugout Where He Got Immediate Medical Attention And Was Quickly Hospitalized. He Is Credited With Saving The Boy's Life
#17 A Doctor Made A "Special Prescription" For An Illiterate Patient
#18 This Past Weekend I Visited 5 Friends I Never Met Before Despite Knowing Them For 5+ Years, Including Joe Who Is Terminally Ill With Ewings Sarcoma. We All Met Through Online Gaming, Nobody Had Met Each Other In Person Until A Day Before This
#19 If You Could Add The Number 0 To The End Of Any Total In Your Life
#20 Our Old Boy Is Getting Put Down Today. Somehow Our Other 2 Seem To Know, And They've Been Saying Goodbye All Morning
#21 I Was Playing My Ukulele On My Back Patio And Later I Found This On My Door
#22 My Son Struggles So Much With His Autism, Everything Is A Mountain. Mowing Our Lawn Gives Him Confidence And Self Worth. His Smile Is This Huge Until He Finishes
#24 Depression. One Step At A Time! Feeling Pretty Good About Myself Right Now
#26 A Group Of More Than 200 Japanese Pensioners Led By Yasuteru Yamada Are Volunteering To Tackle The Nuclear Crisis At The Fukushima Power Station. "Even If I Were Exposed To Radiation, Cancer Could Take 20 Or 30 Years Or Longer To Develop. I Probably Have 13 To 15 Years Left To Live"
#27 After Being Divorced For 25+ Years, My Parents Reconnected, Moved To Texas And Bought A Farm. Today They Are Getting Married Again. This Is Their Wedding Portrait
#28 32 Years Ago I Came To The US, A Muslim Arab, No English, I Assimilated, Obtained Citizenship In 95, Married The Most Beautiful Girl In America, Have Two Wonderful Kids, Live On Ranch In Texas, Own A Successful Business And I Have A Commercial Pilot License. I Love This Country With All My Heart
#30 Meet Chester
#31 My Grandma Turned 90 Today. Every Morning She Goes To The Macdonalds For Coffee And They Had A Party For Her
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#32 Wanted To Give A Shout-Out To This Girl. No Idea Who She Is, But We Are In Wrigleyville On The Rooftop Of Old Crow Smokehouse. There Was A Blind Cubs Fan Trying To Hail A Cab For Several Minutes Until The Lady Came Up And Asked Him If He Needed Help Hailing A Cab. She Stood There With Him Until One Pulled Up. Awesome To See Such Kindness In A World That The Media Portrays So Much Hate In. Share Freely In Hopes That Her Kindness Spreads
#33 Older Gentleman Teaching Young Man Origami With A Dollar
#34 My Grandad A Couple Weeks Ago On His 95th Birthday. He Said, "At Least Now I Can Stop Worrying About Dying Young."
#35 This Man Volunteers Every Day At A Local Shelter For Special Needs Kitties, And Each One Of Them Gets In Their Turn For A Cuddly Cat Nap
#36 My 4-Year-Old Has Just Started Chemo, So We Got Matching Haircuts! I Think He Is Rocking It
#37 In Norway When They Have Too Many Apples They Make It So Others Can Enjoy It
#40 Russians Queuing Up In The Snow To Donate Blood After A Shopping Centre Fire Kills 64, Including 11 Children
#41 Almost Demolished This Gazebo, Then Read The Plaque And Decided To Restore It. Victoria Sold Us The Ranch After Jack Died In 2016
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#42 Saw This While Driving To Work! Good Way To Start The Day
#43 Boyfriend Takes Her Little Sister To Daddy Daughter Dance
#44 My Moms Rescue Dog Rico Is Best Friends With My Baby. I Interrupted Them Watching Peppa Pig
#45 Police Officer Pulls Over Driver With Broken Brake Lights And Proceeds To Fix Them
So this happened just now. I'm on my way to go to my interview this morning when I get pulled. Both brake lights decided to go out this time. As he walked to the car and I was pulling out my stuff, he quickly said, "Don't worry about pulling anything out. I just want you to know that your brake lights are out." So I'm immediately upset, because I just got them replaced like last month. So I explained to him how Firestone wants to charge me $600 just to run a test on the wiring of the car. He looked at me like 😨 and told me to pop the trunk. He checked the lights in the trunk and tapped them, but they didn't come on. So he told me to pop the hood to check the relay box then asked me to get out to check the other one. He could've easily given me a ticket, but Officer Jenkins stepped out of officer role and into mechanic role to make sure I was straight.