It's easy enough to bemoan our fate and be saddened by the injustices of this world. It takes much more effort to see the good in people, to carry out good deeds, and to show others the right path through your example. But even the smallest ray of light can do so much to inspire people.
We at Bright Side are certain that there are plenty of wonderful things in the world that humanity can be proud of, and we think that the following selection of photographs helps prove this.
A little girl wipes away the tears of a man on TV.
They got acquainted at the airport and decided to give each other a hug.
A fireman puts an oxygen mask on a kitten that's just been saved from a burning building.
A marine runs alongside a boy who fell behind his group in a marathon.
An 84-year-old lady was embarrassed to walk around a hospital in her nightgown, so her grandson put one on as well in support.
The employees of a cleaning company put on superhero costumes to cheer up kids in the hospital.
Once a week, this guy offers free haircuts to homeless people.
Some surfers help a baby whale after it got lost.
A young boar got stuck in a fence, and the whole family turned up to see him set free.
A man gets help learning to put on his tie.
Someone worked out how to feed several puppies at the same time.
Two men save a drowning lamb.
People band together to push against a train to help a woman who got stuck between the platform and the train.
These guys took the time to give a drink to a dehydrated koala.
And finally: just a child hugging his best friend.