You could almost be tricked into thinking nothing good ever happens because of the news right now.
But of course, that’s not the case. And if you look a little closer, you can find some nice wholesome, heartwarming internet gems to soothe the soul.
This thread got kicked off on Twitter recently, and, honestly, it’s lovely.
Hi lovely friends let’s make a thread of wholesome content. I’ll start, my 6yo has a big buddy at school and they invented a secret handshake which is (just between you and me) a regular handshake with a hug at the end
— clean slate (@PleaseBeGneiss) February 11, 2020
This collection of tweets is sure to give your mood a boost and your heartstrings a tug.
10. The Tooth Fairy
When my younger son lost his first tooth, my older one wrote the Tooth Fairy a note that read,
“Dear T.F., this is my brother’s first tooth, please give him something nice. -E (P.S. Contact Me)” pic.twitter.com/k0ONzXMYDa
— ScrabbleAl (@scrabbleal) February 11, 2020
9. The Hype Man
My boyfriend came to watch me present my research and at the end I asked for questions. He asked a super specific question that allowed me to reiterate the most interesting part of my research. He knew the answer. He wanted me to be able to highlight it again. What a man
— Madison Parker (@madison_parker2) February 6, 2020
8. The Secret
Student, crying in my office: “I just feel like I have no idea what I’m doing. Like I’m just making it up as I go along.”
Me, leaning forward: “I’m going to tell you a secret & I need you to share it far & wide: We are ALL making it up as we go along. All of us.”
— Emily Hunter McGowin (@EmilyMcgowin) January 23, 2020
7. The Spare Ticket
Couldn’t be prouder of my dad. At the Wales vs Italy match he had a spare ticket and met a homeless man on the street who he gave the ticket to… made this mans year and said it was the nicest thing anyone has ever done for him! The smile says it all pic.twitter.com/0JibbIDJak
— Natassja Morgan (@TashyMorgan) February 7, 2020
6. The Chaos
Don’t you love how every picture of pandas is chaos pic.twitter.com/FGhI2JchSP
— Ash Warner (@AlsBoy) January 23, 2020
5. The Bow Tie
This is Pebbles. He got a carrot because he looked so h*ckin handsome in his new bow tie. 13/10 super good boy pic.twitter.com/9NqBOOVSQj
— WeRateDogs® (@dog_rates) February 7, 2020
4. The Dog Walker
— Andrea Richardson (@AandreaLleigh) January 29, 2020
3. The Party
Dropped my kid at a friends bday party 20 min late. So I thought
Walking in, I realized we came 20 min after the END. But this mom just clapped her hands, welcomed my son & said, “alright! Party Pt 2! Be back in 2 hrs?”
And all I know is just the kind of mom support we all need
— MomTransparenting (@momtransparent1) February 10, 2020
2. The Listener
This is Percy. He helps kids build their confidence by letting them read to him. He also loves the stories so it’s a win-win. 14/10 pic.twitter.com/7xqrJpaLvK
— WeRateDogs® (@dog_rates) February 12, 2020
1. The Race Car
My wife made my son a car board race car. My son saw my daughter was jealous so asked if she could have one too. pic.twitter.com/3SqRgQUzTO
— Chad Alldredge (@ChadAlldredge) February 11, 2020
I’m betting that if each of us gave it just a couple minutes of thought, we could probably come up with some wonderfully kind things we’ve encountered in the last week or so. It’s important not to ignore those. It’s important not to lose them.
What’s something nice that’s happened for you lately?
Tell us about it in the comments and spread the good feels.