Good News: From Rainbows To Real-Life Heroes
In the last few weeks alone, heroes have emerged, kindness has graced all corners of the earth and boredom has taken us to weird (really quite weird) and wonderful places. And through tough times, embracing all good in the world is more important than ever. So if you’re in need of a pick-me-up, or a reason to feel proud to be human, read on.
Restoring the earth
While people enter hibernation, the world is awaking – with air pollution and warming gases showing significant drops in some cities. It’s no wonder, considering coronavirus has impacted things like work, travel and global economy activity. So with proof that our planet’s future is very much in our hands, let’s do what we can to keep progress going. See the full report here.
Teamwork at its finest
It’s astonishing what people can achieve in times of need. In the last few weeks, we’ve seen everything from beauty brands adapting their production lines to make hand sanitiser, to this; a Facebook group that brought engineers and medical researchers together to produce a new ventilator prototype – something that’s currently low in supply. And all in just seven days!
Rainbows of hope
As we continue to ride out the storm, kids are bringing rainbows – and lots of them. Children across the country have been creating rainbow art for their windows in a mission to spread hope, support and smiles far and wide; an idea was designed to brighten up the world – quite literally. Read the full story here.
The Quarantine Games
Have some time to spare? Silly question? The Quarantine Games gets top marks for creativity and will have you belly laughing in a matter of seconds. Which, let’s face it, is something we’d all welcome right now. So for those who’ve taken part and turned boredom into laughter, we salute you.
For their valiant efforts, their dedication to the country and their life-saving work, NHS staff cannot be praised highly enough right now. So last Thursday, The Clap for Our Carers campaign saw the nation take to their doorsteps, gardens, windows and balconies to give our NHS heroes the biggest, most well-earned, earth-rumbling applause the world has ever witnessed.
Want more smiles and positivity? Pop back next week for another list of good news stories.