We’re all in need of a little pick-me-up from time to time. Some of us are exhausted, demotivated, burned out, and we’re finding precious few things to be happy about (well… besides junk food…). The world’s so full of darkness after all. But life’s got plenty of wonderful things to bring us joy and make us smile, too! Sometimes, it just takes a gentle reminder. This one’s from us.

Dumbledore said that happiness can be found in the darkest of times “if one only remembers to turn on the light,” and we’re huge believers in that. So here’s us flicking on the lights for you! Our team at Bored Panda has put together this list of some of the most wholesome, heartwarming, and uplifting pictures and stories to bring that spark of happiness back into your lives, dear Readers.

As you’re scrolling down, remember to upvote the pics that made you smile the widest and be sure to share ‘em with those of your friends who you think might need a virtual hug. In the mood for some chicken soup for the soul? Check out Bored Panda’s other recent super-wholesome posts here, here, and here.

Sarah Vero from 'Action for Happiness' went into detail with Bored Panda about finding real happiness and how to move forward after the exhausting year that we've had. You'll find her insights below.

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I Don't Have Anyone To Celebrate With But I'm 7 Years Clean Of Heroin Today. Yey Me

I Don't Have Anyone To Celebrate With But I'm 7 Years Clean Of Heroin Today. Yey Me

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2 months ago

Yeeeeeeyy

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A Single Gay Man Is Only Allowed To Adopt A Child With Disability, So He Adopts A Girl With A Down Syndrome, That Was Rejected By More Than 20 Families

A Single Gay Man Is Only Allowed To Adopt A Child With Disability, So He Adopts A Girl With A Down Syndrome, That Was Rejected By More Than 20 Families

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Lauren Caswell
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2 months ago

So glad they found each other :)

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My Son Always Texts To Say He's On His Way Home. So I Open The Door, Letting His 17-Year-Old Cat, And 16-Year-Old Doggo Know That He's On His Way. This Is Them Waiting For Him

My Son Always Texts To Say He's On His Way Home. So I Open The Door, Letting His 17-Year-Old Cat, And 16-Year-Old Doggo Know That He's On His Way. This Is Them Waiting For Him

Thought it was adorable and wanted to share.

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

The perfect welcome!

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For Sarah from 'Action for Happiness,' living a life of happiness and a life of duty and purpose aren't polar opposites: they're both closely interlinked with one another. "Finding real happiness isn't about always seeking a temporary state of feeling good. A lot of what actually makes us happy relates to duty and purpose," she said.

"The 10 keys to happier living are giving, relating, exercising, awareness, trying out, direction, resilience, emotions, acceptance, and meaning. We are likely to be happier if our lives have direction, meaning and purpose and if we are part of something bigger than ourselves," Sarah said that living a life full of purpose with a clear sense of direction while also lending others a helping hand is a more fulfilling one than blundering about aimlessly.

#4

After Stage 4 Cancer & 20 Months Of Chemo, My Kid Rang The Bell

After Stage 4 Cancer & 20 Months Of Chemo, My Kid Rang The Bell

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Congratulations!!!

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#5

The Client Was Supposed To Wear This Dress For Their Session That Was Canceled, So I Asked My Husband's 87-Year-Old Grandma If She Wanted To Model The Dress For Me

The Client Was Supposed To Wear This Dress For Their Session That Was Canceled, So I Asked My Husband's 87-Year-Old Grandma If She Wanted To Model The Dress For Me

After a little hesitation, I convinced her to do it. I did her make-up, brushed her hair and put the dress on her, she was the happiest little old lady I’ve ever seen. She said she felt like she was a bride again and how she wished her husband was still on this earth with us so she could remarry him again. Btw, it was also her birthday, so it was the perfect little gift to up her spirits

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

Your grandma is rocking it

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#6

The First Selfie My Grandpa Took With His New Phone

The First Selfie My Grandpa Took With His New Phone

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Lauren Caswell
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2 months ago

Squirrel: s**t, I wasn't ready for a photo!

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"Giving or doing things for others is another example. Relating is about being connected to other people and being part of a community. Duty and purpose don't have to be serious things, being part of a cause that you care about or taking part in charity fundraising, all these things make us happy and fulfilled. We should see these things as acts of service that help us to be happy and help other people at the same time. Awareness is about appreciating each moment no matter what we are doing at the time."

Sarah gave us some very tips on how to deal with our current feelings of isolation, burnout, and exhaustion. She also shared how we can rediscover our joy of living. First of all, she highlighted the fact that it's perfectly "ok not to be ok," since it's normal to feel isolated and burned out "during a traumatic experience like a pandemic." The key is not to punish yourself for struggling during these difficult times.

#7

The Very Last Message My Lil Girl Minnie Made Sure I Had Before She Passed Away This Year

The Very Last Message My Lil Girl Minnie Made Sure I Had Before She Passed Away This Year

Daddy can hear your voice every time I read this and I miss ya more than you'll ever know.

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Lauren Caswell
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2 months ago

Best reason for a tattoo ever

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#8

Today I Have 2 Years Sober From Fentanyl, Meth, Crack And Alcohol! This Is A Day I Felt Like I Would Never See, Definitely Smiling Today

Today I Have 2 Years Sober From Fentanyl, Meth, Crack And Alcohol! This Is A Day I Felt Like I Would Never See, Definitely Smiling Today

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Courtney Sych
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2 months ago

Amazing!

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#9

Spent The Second Half Of 2020 Homeless, NYE In A Mental Hospital, Then Caught Covid The Week I Was Released. Tonight Is My First Night In A Proper Bed, And I Built It Myself

Spent The Second Half Of 2020 Homeless, NYE In A Mental Hospital, Then Caught Covid The Week I Was Released. Tonight Is My First Night In A Proper Bed, And I Built It Myself

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2 months ago

Go you!

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"Don't be down on yourself for struggling, most people are in the same boat. If we admit that we are struggling we can start to take steps to get better. Don't suffer alone, talk to friends and family, let them know what's going on, and make time for meaningful conversations," Sarah from 'Action for Happiness' suggested that we open up to our loved ones more. However, that's not all.

"Start taking small steps to support your mental health and wellbeing. Are you getting the basics right? Eat healthy food, get enough sleep, and daily exercise. Take time for yourself, go outside and be in nature, notice the way the seasons are changing at the moment. Plan time in your diary to do something you love like creating art or music," she said.

#10

The French Welcome

The French Welcome

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Gin Marie
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2 months ago

This is wonderful.

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#11

8 Years Sober From Heroin Today And A Week Without Cigarettes (Though I'm Having Trouble). I Don't Have Anyone Really To Share With So Here I Am. Here's To The Future

8 Years Sober From Heroin Today And A Week Without Cigarettes (Though I'm Having Trouble). I Don't Have Anyone Really To Share With So Here I Am. Here's To The Future

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Gin Marie
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2 months ago

Good going!

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#12

Anxiously Awaiting Toy Retrieval

Anxiously Awaiting Toy Retrieval

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Aww hugging also

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What's more, even though we might be feeling sapped and down, it's the perfect time to think about others, not just ourselves. "Think about how you can reach out and do things for others, help a neighbour or volunteer for a cause, we get happiness high from helping other people. Or start small and simply list three things that you can be grateful for each night before bed. Take it slow and be kind to yourself, the world is starting to open up but go at the pace that feels good for you," Sarah advised us how we can take the first steps to step out of the pandemic lockdown fog and into the sunlight.

#13

I Lost My Baby And Stranger From The Internet Made Me A Bear With The Same Size And Weight

I Lost My Baby And Stranger From The Internet Made Me A Bear With The Same Size And Weight

It is so beautiful to have a physical representation of my baby that I can hold and I am so thankful.

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rgr8
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2 months ago

beautiful!

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#14

Our Cat Had Kittens Two Days After We Had Our Baby Girl. This Kitten Climbs Into Her Lounger Whenever He Has The Chance. I Think These Two Were Destined To Be Best Buds

Our Cat Had Kittens Two Days After We Had Our Baby Girl. This Kitten Climbs Into Her Lounger Whenever He Has The Chance. I Think These Two Were Destined To Be Best Buds

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Omg cuteness overload🥰🥰🥰

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#15

My Husband Passed Away 2 Weeks Ago And In The Garage Behind A Piece Of Paper Hanging On The Wall I Found This

My Husband Passed Away 2 Weeks Ago And In The Garage Behind A Piece Of Paper Hanging On The Wall I Found This

In the months before his passing he was unable to talk due to his brain cancer, so finding this note from him meant the world to me and is something I will cherish forever. We were married for 24 years. I hope this post inspires people to take time to leave little notes for their loved ones. The comfort they can give is priceless.

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

I’m sorry for your loss

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Previously, I spoke about the relationship between helping others and happiness with Vanessa King, the Head of Psychology at ‘Action for Happiness,’ a movement that’s dedicated to creating a happier, more caring society. The Dalai Lama is the movement’s patron and King is the author of '10 Keys to Happier Living.'

King told Bored Panda that an important part of being happy is helping others and doing kind things for them.

"If you think about it human beings are social species, we evolved to live in groups so working together and doing things to help each other is the social glue that keeps us together,” King explained.

#16

Happy I Got The Happiest Photo With My Best Friend

Happy I Got The Happiest Photo With My Best Friend

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Mr. Derpy Dino
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2 months ago

omg its beautiful! I WANT ONE!(anyine have any clue what it is?)

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#17

Jamie Couldn't Play Sports Because He Has Cerebral Palsy, But The Team That He Works For As A Janitor Awarded Him A Ring

Jamie Couldn't Play Sports Because He Has Cerebral Palsy, But The Team That He Works For As A Janitor Awarded Him A Ring

"I'm not a player or coach, yet greatly enjoy serving the Greenwood football program as their janitor. I was humbled today as they shared their state championship with me by gifting me with a ring. What fun it is to be a Greenwood Bulldog!"

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Raine Soo
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2 months ago

Jamie seems like a great guy and good on the Greenwood Bulldogs for giving him a ring. It makes him feel like part of the team.

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#18

I And Two Coworkers Realized We Were Wearing The Same Coat. The Only Option Was To Zip Them Into One Three Person Coat

I And Two Coworkers Realized We Were Wearing The Same Coat. The Only Option Was To Zip Them Into One Three Person Coat

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

Clever!

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"Participating in group activities and community events makes us happier too. When we do things for others it activates the reward center in the brain, so when we give a gift it feels the same as receiving a gift," King detailed to Bored Panda in an earlier interview.

Even if we’re not usually altruistic, King had some wonderful news for us: it’s a learned skill that we can develop step by small step. It all comes down to consistently working at it every day. “At Action for Happiness, we provide daily actions and advice on small changes you can take each day to start bringing more kindness into your life. Small daily actions one at a time can help us to make altruism a lifetime habit. You could start out small by deciding you are going to smile at everyone you meet or pay three people a compliment today."

#19

Retired Chemistry Teacher Bro. Martin Sellner Shared His Triumph Of Completing A Cross-Stitch Periodic Table After Two Decades Of Stitching

Retired Chemistry Teacher Bro. Martin Sellner Shared His Triumph Of Completing A Cross-Stitch Periodic Table After Two Decades Of Stitching

The 82-year-old Lasallian brother meticulously hand-stitched every inch of the 58" x 54" embroidery. ⁠

"The table and border took six years. Then finally the last nine elements were named by the IUPAC and I was able to complete it."

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

Masterpiece!

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#20

I’ve Made A Commitment To Stay Sober And Take My Life Back. I’ve Made It 2.5 Days, Which Is The Longest Streak I Can Remember

I’ve Made A Commitment To Stay Sober And Take My Life Back. I’ve Made It 2.5 Days, Which Is The Longest Streak I Can Remember

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Gin Marie
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2 months ago

Bravo! Every journey starts out with one step.

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#21

My Father Meeting His First Grandson

My Father Meeting His First Grandson

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Aww

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There are other ways to develop your altruistic inclinations, too. For instance, giving money to charity, donating to a food bank, or volunteering your time for a cause that you think is worth it. “You can leave a food package or a note for an elderly neighbor,” King from ‘Action for Happiness’ said.

“All of these actions help others and boost your own happiness and if we are happier, research shows we are even more likely to help others.”

There’s some more good news on the altruistic front. We know that not everyone is willing to help others purely out of the goodness of their heart: they’re constantly thinking about what they get out of it. Fortunately, King told us that it’s perfectly fine to “fake it ‘till you make it” and not worry too much about whether you’re actually being self-interested or kind.

#22

The Late Great Black Panther Chadwick Boseman Visiting And Making The Absolute Day Of Cancer-Stricken Kids In The Hospital, All The While Quietly Battling The Same Disease

The Late Great Black Panther Chadwick Boseman Visiting And Making The Absolute Day Of Cancer-Stricken Kids In The Hospital, All The While Quietly Battling The Same Disease

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Rip😥😥

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#23

We Fed Our Backyard Squirrel ONCE... Meet Frankie At Our Backyard Door Waiting For More Nuts

We Fed Our Backyard Squirrel ONCE... Meet Frankie At Our Backyard Door Waiting For More Nuts

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Hello? Anyone inside?

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#24

My Great Grandma, Who Turned 103 On Valentine’s Day, Laughing With My 2-Month-Old Daughter

My Great Grandma, Who Turned 103 On Valentine’s Day, Laughing With My 2-Month-Old Daughter

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Equine_Ravenclaw_Directioner
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2 months ago

Precious!

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“Maybe at first, you start out doing things to help others only to get attention and praise, but you will find that doing things for others helps you feel good and when you see people’s responses. Once you see the difference you can make in the world and to your own happiness and altruism can grow naturally," the Head of Psychology at ‘Action for Happiness’ said.

Kindness, according to King, has a ripple effect. We’re more likely to be kind when we experience kindness in turn. So helping even one person with a seemingly trivial task can have a knock-on effect that’s far bigger than we initially think.

#25

Our Daughter Wasn’t Eating For Weeks Due To The Effects Of Chemo And Being Very Sick. Finally Home From The Hospital, I Made Spaghetti And She Finally Would Eat

Our Daughter Wasn’t Eating For Weeks Due To The Effects Of Chemo And Being Very Sick. Finally Home From The Hospital, I Made Spaghetti And She Finally Would Eat

Celebrating small victories here

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Hope she is healthy and strong soon!!

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#26

This Little Guy Came To Say Hello While Walking My Pup This Morning. Am I Officially A Disney Princess?

This Little Guy Came To Say Hello While Walking My Pup This Morning. Am I Officially A Disney Princess?

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Lunar Bicycle
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2 months ago

House Finch! I love these guys.

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#27

My Dad Was Worried My Deafblind Dog Wouldn’t Recognize Him After A Year Of Quarantine But I Think She Did

My Dad Was Worried My Deafblind Dog Wouldn’t Recognize Him After A Year Of Quarantine But I Think She Did

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

They never forget🥰🥰🥰

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It’s best to do kind things without expecting anything in return. First of all, because it’s the morally correct way of living life. But secondly, because of one very practical aspect: we can never be sure that we’ll be rewarded for our troubles, so it’s best to have very low expectations (or none at all!) so that we’re not left feeling disappointed.

"It may also be helpful for the person to think about why they are seeking attention and reward from an external source, a key part of being happy is feeling comfortable with who you are and accepting life the way it is,” King suggested.

#28

Forgiveness Can Actually Heal Us. He Got His Life Back. May We Find It In Our Hearts To Forgive Those Who Are Truly Sorry And Need Us To Free Them

Forgiveness Can Actually Heal Us. He Got His Life Back. May We Find It In Our Hearts To Forgive Those Who Are Truly Sorry And Need Us To Free Them

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

It's hard but so true

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#29

Becoming Mothers Together

Becoming Mothers Together

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

Awww

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#30

I’ve Been Biking To Work In The Cold Every Morning, My Coworker Noticed And She Made Me This Scarf And Beanie

I’ve Been Biking To Work In The Cold Every Morning, My Coworker Noticed And She Made Me This Scarf And Beanie

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rgr8
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2 months ago

matches the coat!

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She continued: “I’d suggest that the person taking time to build up their self-care to become happier and more resilient. Perhaps start with a personal gratitude practice to appreciate what they already have in life, writing down three things each day that we are grateful for can boost happiness.”

#31

Elementary School Kids Raised Over $7000 To Buy Their Janitor A Car, Whose Commute Was 4 Hours Long On 3 Different Buses

Elementary School Kids Raised Over $7000 To Buy Their Janitor A Car, Whose Commute Was 4 Hours Long On 3 Different Buses

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I I
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2 months ago

heart warming stuff

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#32

Twitter Can Be The Cutest App Ever

Twitter Can Be The Cutest App Ever

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LuckyL
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2 months ago

That's so sweet

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#33

A Factory In Turkey Started To Produce Roof Tiles That Serve As Bird Shelters

A Factory In Turkey Started To Produce Roof Tiles That Serve As Bird Shelters

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kasa alex
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2 months ago

I want one of these! How wonderful

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#34

My 10-Year Cancer-Versary: Full Circle From Cancer Patient To Oncology PA Working In The Same Clinic That Cured Me

My 10-Year Cancer-Versary: Full Circle From Cancer Patient To Oncology PA Working In The Same Clinic That Cured Me

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Susan Green
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2 months ago

Damn! Good for you!!

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#35

Lost 200 Pounds In A Year. Just Did The 20:4 Fast And Walked ~5 Km Every Day (360 Lbs To 160 Lbs)

Lost 200 Pounds In A Year. Just Did The 20:4 Fast And Walked ~5 Km Every Day (360 Lbs To 160 Lbs)

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Wow great job

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#36

My Son's Gymnastics Teammate Didn't Get Any Medals, So He Offered One Of His. "But I Didn't Earn It", His Friend Said. My Son Replied "You Earned It By Being My Best Friend"

My Son's Gymnastics Teammate Didn't Get Any Medals, So He Offered One Of His. "But I Didn't Earn It", His Friend Said. My Son Replied "You Earned It By Being My Best Friend"

Made me tear up, what a good little man.

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

That’s a lot of medals!

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#37

Some Kids Made A Stick Pile For Dogs Walking By

Some Kids Made A Stick Pile For Dogs Walking By

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The Cheshire Cat
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2 months ago

Aww, those kids are gonna make some doggos very happy indeed! <3

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#38

My Dad Poured A Trail Of Salt From My Vehicle To The Front Door Of My Work Building So That I, His 38-Year-Old Daughter, Wouldn’t Slip And Fall On The Ice

My Dad Poured A Trail Of Salt From My Vehicle To The Front Door Of My Work Building So That I, His 38-Year-Old Daughter, Wouldn’t Slip And Fall On The Ice

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

That is so sweet!!

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#39

A Very Awesome Mom

A Very Awesome Mom

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Teaching the importance of saving money

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#40

Sweet Rat

Sweet Rat

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rgr8
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2 months ago

I want to give my rat pasta now!

Tame panda
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2 months ago

Just make sure it is not unhealthy or dangerous or both for the rat by researching on the internet.

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Raine Soo
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2 months ago

Did you give him any ratatouille as well?

Premislaus de Colo
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2 months ago

That is one happy rat :)

Dark.JuKo
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2 months ago

I make the same smile when I get pasta 😁

Susan Green
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2 months ago

Hi happy boy!

Kathryn Baylis
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2 months ago

Ratty’s face looks like he’s saying, “Ooooo! This tastes GOOD!!”

TheGirlFromTheNorth
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2 months ago

OMG THOSE EARS!!!

Laurie F. Daut
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2 months ago

Rats are awesome pets!!!

lazy cat
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2 months ago

ratatouille

Noelle (they/she/he/xe)
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2 months ago

I've always wanted a rat ❤

Sue User
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2 months ago

They really do make great pets.

Kelli from Fitness Blender
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2 months ago

So happy!

Jonny d'Ville
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2 months ago

hello Remy

Zena Marsh
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2 months ago

It's smiling!

KombatBunni
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2 months ago

Awwww so cute! My cockatiel loves to try and steal some of my noodles sometimes. So cheeky

Helen Haley
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2 months ago

So happy

Hollysmom
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2 months ago

That's a very happy rat

Jonathan Labelle
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2 months ago

rat are such understimare pets

Lauren Davis
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2 months ago

I had a pet rat. She was adorable and I still miss her after many years.

Glynna Bowood
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2 months ago

OH! He's so happy!

Jackie
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2 months ago

Happy rat

Deep
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2 months ago

He needs to know the recipe

BG Rey
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1 month ago

Sooo Happy! Yummy pasta!

CincyReds
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1 month ago

Too cute! My rats would steal my pizza off if my plate and then run under the couch and try and eat it! Rats are the sweetest little creatures!

Kim Lorton
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1 month ago

For me??? Thank you!

Pangolin Pal
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1 month ago

OMG, he looks so happy! Make pasta his every-day dinner from now on!

Dana Ward
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1 month ago

🤩😍

Cybele Spanjaard
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1 month ago

Love your rat..they should, being family clan animals do better with a rat buddy (same sex) never just have one, they fret for kin company as much as they are close with a human..two is double the love and fun too.

Sheila Gaylord
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1 month ago

Such a happy pasta eater!

Caroline Overill
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1 month ago

I'd love to have a rat but my cat loves rats in totally the wrong way!

Mauve Mouse
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1 month ago

Rataouillie!!!

Valerie S. Mayer
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1 month ago

cutest ears ever!!

Laura Schiller
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1 month ago

Is that... is that a rat smile?!

Mya Lugar
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1 month ago

He's cute! (well...maybe except for the hands and the tail?) My Grandson had one, and loved it so much. He was heartbroken when it died and buried it with great emotion upon i''s death.

backatya
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1 month ago

A rat !!!!!!!!

Robert Ham
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1 month ago

I know how he feels!

Christine Ladyman
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1 month ago

Oh, he's so happy!!💜

Meg Needler
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1 month ago

He looks pretty happy.

Diana Robinson
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1 month ago

She might share her pasta with you sometime. Rats are so much kinder than people are aware!

Jamie S. Martindale
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1 month ago

Rat@2e! :~]

Darlene Melcon
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1 month ago

Happy guy.....look at that smile!

Leisa K
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1 month ago

That's a happy rat!

Eulalie Grace
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1 month ago

For me ?!?

Anna Bender
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1 month ago

I love rats. I wish they lived longer.

Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
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1 month ago

Nice rat pack, ur lil friend and You!

Janet Chaney
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1 month ago

He's a happy camper!

Lee Hernandez
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1 month ago

We all love pasta!

Annie
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1 month ago

This is what bliss looks like

Janine Hunt-Jackson
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1 month ago

Little guy looks so happy!

Lisa Pockat Bork
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1 month ago

Cute!

Rod Egret
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1 month ago

That means you have only one rat which is bad. Rats are social animals and are totally OK as pets but only in groups. Making a rat live alone is cruel.

Grace Note
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1 month ago

I want a rat to give my pasta to!

Faith Nicole
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1 month ago

He's so freaking cute! And very thankful for that noodle 😄

Ev Inaba
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1 month ago

Rats, pasta.

Kelly Hartle
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1 month ago

Ratatouille!

Thomas Turnbull
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1 month ago

Sweet

Patzpie
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1 month ago

So cute!!😃

MAKtheknife
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1 month ago

Rat-a-Roni!

Ange Marsden
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1 month ago

I gave my sister's rats pasta and they put their paws through the holes and ate the pasta off their hands 😂

Bernardita Valdés
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1 month ago

Happy animals with food

Gabriel
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2 months ago

His face be like: what's that? Is it even food?

Wal Cooper
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2 months ago

Happy ratty Joy Joy

Panda-riffic
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2 months ago

Pasta Rat, go meet Pizza Rat in NY.

D K
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2 months ago

Hehehe

Frankenfrog
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2 months ago

DAAAAAAAWWWWWWW

Alditekim
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2 months ago

Yes i know this expression. "I used to eat this in the dark. Now i can see it"

Alyssa Sweat
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2 months ago

I LOVE RATTTTSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Frances Petendra
Community Member
2 months ago

Sooo happy!

Akinwale
Community Member
2 months ago

Ratatouille

XxInstantKarmaxX
Community Member
2 months ago

Awwwww

Judy Steelman
Community Member
2 months ago

That rat is so so very happy. It is actually smiling. I'm sure they made sure it was safe before getting it. Why be a Debbie downer on this bunch of happy pick me ups.

CAILIN FRITSCH
Community Member
2 months ago

soo happy!!

PuRPleDrAgON1
Community Member
2 months ago

IKR? Pasta is so good LOL

Suzanne Clark
Community Member
2 months ago

He's adorable!

S O N G O
Community Member
2 months ago

Ratatouille

Hemrich Gundesalf
Community Member
2 months ago

You'll have to forgive me for not up-voting dog posts, but always up-voting other animals. Not that I don't like dogs. I do. It's a compensation for other's double-standards.

Mamma Mia
Community Member
2 months ago

nom nom's!

El Dee
Community Member
2 months ago

I love rats, they are so cute and clever!

Tessa Merkley
Community Member
2 months ago

ratatouille? is that you?

Dobby The House Elf
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm not going to say it, but we're all thinking it-a certain famous Disney rat perhaps?

Stephanie IV
Community Member
2 months ago

All god’s creatures can bond with love!! And: pasta!

Kane_The_Corathian
Community Member
2 months ago

HE'S SO HAPPY OMG!!

Madison Sadler
Community Member
2 months ago

Awww UwU

MERMONKEY34
Community Member
2 months ago

Remy in the making?

LittlBabyPanda
Community Member
2 months ago

J O Y

Linda HS
Community Member
2 months ago

Ooooooo, cute!🥰

Freloise_Raven
Community Member
2 months ago

Aww

tinker bell
Community Member
2 months ago

rat be kike wow

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#41

Remember Me? The White Blood Cell Immunotherapy Girl? Well, Update: It Worked. Stage 4 To No Cancer In 3 Months! Science Is Magic

Remember Me? The White Blood Cell Immunotherapy Girl? Well, Update: It Worked. Stage 4 To No Cancer In 3 Months! Science Is Magic

Zero evidence of disease at 3mo scan, and staying that way. 

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Princess Toadstool
Community Member
2 months ago

Congrats!!

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#42

Little Victories

Little Victories

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rgr8
Community Member
2 months ago

a very big victory!

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#43

Little Boy Receives His "Salary" From Wholesome Electricians

Little Boy Receives His "Salary" From Wholesome Electricians

"Possibly the sweetest act of kindness I’ve seen. Family had electricians in every week for the past 6 weeks and their little boy was obsessed with them. He hounded them with questions, kindness and constant offers to help!"

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

This is lovely. My mom remembers me being about 3 years old, and badgering the house painter whilst he worked. Apparently, I was quite the chatterbox.

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#44

She's Just So Happy

She's Just So Happy

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Nice photo!

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#45

Every Morning, Our Cat Patiently Waits At My Sons' Bedroom Door For Them To Wake Up. And It's Not To Be Fed - He Just Can't Wait To See Them

Every Morning, Our Cat Patiently Waits At My Sons' Bedroom Door For Them To Wake Up. And It's Not To Be Fed - He Just Can't Wait To See Them

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Princess Toadstool
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2 months ago

I have that same wall decal!

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#46

So This Happened To Me Today

So This Happened To Me Today

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Lauren Caswell
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2 months ago

'Sup

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#47

The Whole Family Lost Weight By Working Out Together

The Whole Family Lost Weight By Working Out Together

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Vicky Z
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2 months ago

Wow!!! In my family we are all putting on weight together😭😭

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#48

An Act Of Kindness

An Act Of Kindness

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Vicky Z
Community Member
2 months ago

Perfect

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#49

Adorable Meetings

Adorable Meetings