In a world often filled with stories of hardships, every once in a while, a tale of genuine kindness emerges, reminding us of the goodness in humanity. One such story comes from Louisville, Kentucky, where school bus driver Larry Farrish Jr. has become an unexpected source of light through a simple yet profoundly touching act of kindness.
In a world captivated by the glamour of the limelight, where celebrities often appear as flawless icons, a certain intrigue arises when a mask of perfection slips. These awkward celebrity moments revealed the genuine, unscripted moments that remind us of their humanity.
Humanity has been looking to the stars, searching for secrets that outer space is hiding. But deep underground, within the soil of our own planet, there are literal troves of fantastic things just waiting to be discovered.
24-year-old Jimmy Donaldson, more commonly known as Mr. Beast to the world, is a YouTuber who claims he wants to make the world a better place, and he’s making it happen. For his latest campaign, Donaldson selected 1,000 blind people from across the globe and sponsored their surgeries, bringing light to their lives.
A simple act of kindness can get someone through the day and make their journey more enjoyable, like this man who shared his experience with a couple, where his pure heart paved the way for them to have a pleasant and comfortable day. Being kind is free, and this is an opportunity to make the world a little lighter.
Sometimes, the world may not feel like a very kind place. But a study revealed that people actually receive acts of kindness nearly all the time. Maybe we just need to be reminded that there is still a lot of goodness around us, so here are some sweet stories that could show us the pure and positive sides of humanity.
They say that giving is better than receiving, and some celebrities swear by this rule. Even though they have extra busy schedules and endless distractions, these kind-hearted stars always remember to give back to society and pay it forward. Whether it is a spontaneous act of generosity or a well-planned surprise, they make it their mission to put a smile on other people’s faces, and we love them even more for it.
Living our lives can be tricky, as sometimes we can find ourselves in situations that are difficult to get out of on our own. Fortunately, the world is filled with good people that are always willing to go out of their way to help others in need and make us somehow feel special and cared for.To honor these kind people, Bright Side decided to gather these examples that can fill your heart with hope in humanity.
Thoughtful, unexpected deeds can brighten a person’s day, as well as our own. In fact, there are scientifically proven benefits to being kind. For instance, research indicates that kindness increases feelings of well-being, happiness, and life satisfaction for all age groups. So, we invite you to implement and engage in random acts of kindness. Meanwhile, enjoy these people’s descriptions of how strangers made their day.
Some people show their loved ones little gestures of kindness, while others receive unexpected help from a stranger. All of these experiences demonstrate that humanity still lives in the hearts of human beings.
Many of us do care what happens around us, and we try to help out those in need in any way we can. For example, there are 25 international human rights organizations with hundreds of sub-organizations and thousands of members in each. It doesn’t always have to be in such an organized environment though. Even everyday people do extraordinary good deeds, both big and small, that help other people or animals.
Life’s ripe with situations where we can experience hope and generosity if we pay good enough attention and look closely enough around us. From neighbors supporting one another through tough times to people rescuing orphaned animals, or even pets being there for each other. These kinds of moments make us sigh in relief and fill our lungs with an air of positivity. Proving to us that the Universe is a wonderful place to live when we choose kindness.
Ancient Greeks had 6 different words for different kinds of love. This included the romantic feeling of love, but also familial love, love between friends, self-love, and love to humanity as a whole. So it’s no wonder that love is all you need, according to The Beatles, and it applies to every creature on Earth.
Russian photographer, journalist, and producer Natalia Ivanova decided to demonstrate the ethnic diversity of humanity to the world and came up with a large-scale project The Ethnic Origins Of Beauty. Women of different ethnic groups became its heroines. They posed for portraits, and also gave interviews in which they talked about their people, culture, and traditions. Later, these videos will become part of a documentary series, each episode of which will be dedicated to a different ethnic group.
Sometimes it seems that the world around us is hopeless and that people around us are selfish and angry. Luckily, small acts of kindness tend to take place in “dark times,” which are sometimes hard to notice in the chaos of life. Let’s say a car driver who accidentally scratched the bumper of a different car leaves a note with apologies and his phone number, or someone returns a piece of jewelry that had been missing for many years. These moments help us believe that not everything is lost.
We’re supposed to take all processes that involve money very seriously. We always try to accurately count change, carefully check receipts, and are in constant fear of losing our wallets. However, there are some people who bravely trust others and benefit greatly from it.
Nowadays, it’s quite easy to lose faith in humanity. But fortunately, it can be restored just as quickly. This is because there are more good people living on Earth than we think, and their good deeds are a constant reminder of this. The kindness you can find in their big hearts speaks louder than 1,000 eloquent words.
Earth is 4.54 billion years old, and humanity has only existed for 6 million years. The world had plenty of time to create its masterpieces, and studying human life is not even close to learning it all. The world will never cease to amaze us because, with every step we take, there’s always more to go.
Nurses are naturally known to be good caregivers, but what nurse Lori Wood did as a sign of compassion to help a complete stranger whom she’d only known for 2 days, redefines the meaning of the term caretaker.
From stories of people who try to protect their kids to devoted couples that grow old holding each other’s hand, love is undoubtedly the most powerful of all emotions and needs to be celebrated in every aspect. There are hundreds of moments when humans prove that the impossible can become possible if you want it to. Luckily a lot of them are captured in pictures that help us restore our faith in humanity.
In this world full of negativity, there are people who offer a ray of hope and positivity with their kindness and thoughtfulness. These people are working everyday towards bringing a positive change in the world with their selfless acts — be it picking up trash in their locality, rescuing a helpless animal, or just cutting down on food waste. These acts might be small but are changing the world significantly and making it better.
No act of kindness, even a small one, is ever wasted. You never know how that kind act of yours can have a huge effect on the other person. Be it offering clothes to the needy, caring for a stray animal, or just being there for one another — it is amazing to see how compassionate and thoughtful people really are.
“There are 2 ways of spreading light, to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” This quote from John Wharton often resembles the situation where you actually copy good deeds from people after watching them set the definition of humanity.
Some people say that as long as there is one good person around, you’ll keep believing in humanity. We think that there are more good people than bad ones. And here are 12 examples of pure selflessness.
One year ago in his speech at the Oxford University Union, the legendary Stephen Hawking proclaimed that humanity can only survive for another 1,000 years. We at Bright Side wanted to know whether our future is doomed or bright, and so we compiled the most exciting predictions for a new millennium.
The history of humanity spans several millennia, and historians will never know all of its secrets. Artefacts found during the course of archaeological excavation sometimes throw up questions which baffle even the most learned experts. But this just makes the search for the truth even more interesting.
Kindness is one of the great forces in this world. The more good deeds we do, the more the world will be filled with tiny little wonders going on all around you, and the chances of the dreams of each and every one of us coming true will grow. No one’s perfect, but so long as there are still people out there who are still capable of kindness, then not everything is lost.