Last year was pretty terrible, huh?
And even though this year is a little bit better, there are still so many terrible things going on around the world right now that it can really make people depressed.
So that’s why we’re gonna focus on the good stuff today!
AskReddit users talked about positive things going on in the world right now.
Let’s see what they had to say.
1. Changing attitudes.
“The changing attitudes towards LGTBQ+ folks is probably having a pretty positive impact on a lot of people’s mental health.
Maybe not exactly all over the world, but it’s certainly moving in a positive direction and I’m sure it is really helping lot of people.”
2. The right thing.
“Our president is putting in place multiple initiatives that will better our environment and ecosystems over the next few years, it’s amazing to see someone take seriously something extremely important.
There was nothing more disturbing than to hear a leader in the past deny climate change and make no effort to bettering our future.”
3. Generation Z.
“Gen Z has awareness of so many issues and are devoted to finding their solution.
Many of us are environmentalist, support lbgtq+, are good listeners, have mental health awareness and now good advice is accessible to us through social media, though we have to be careful with what we take cuz good and bad are both present. 🙂
We support women’s equal rights and treat both animals and human with respect.”
4. Rights for the future.
“The German Federal Constitutional Court recently basically said, that people not only have rights in the present but also in the future.
Meaning that the state is responsible to ensure these future rights.
This leads to the German climate change prevention measurements being ruled insufficient, because they would lead to significant impediments on everyday life in the future.”
5. Much better.
“Less pollution by business travel because people finally realized that you can meet on zoom and it’s cheaper, easier, and faster too.”
6. Knowledge is power.
“More and more people are getting access to quality education, including specialized technical knowledge.
It was never this easy to get knowledge necessary to build quality career in developing countries.”
7. Efficiency is key.
“Architects across the US are being taught sustainability efforts to help get temperatures down and use less resources.
Buildings (like office, apartment, or other large ones not so much your house) make up a lot of pollution from beginning to end of its life so seeing these sustainability efforts and the impact they are having it awesome.”
8. Sounds interesting…
“Latvian rap/hiphop game is on fire for the last 6years straight.
You know how little s**t kids nowadays say stuff like “I was born in the wrong generation” when referring to music?
No man. I am so glad to be alive when my countrymen are making fire songs. Shout-out to everyone in Latvia making music that I love listening to.”
9. Gotta protect them.
“The Tiger population raised from 200 to 2000 in the last years, and the new generations of elephants are coming out with very short or absent tusks, meaning they’re mostly safe from poachers.”
10. What a time to be alive.
“Despite the shutdowns we’re still living in the least violent, most prosperous times in the history of humanity.
Extreme poverty is at its lowest rate ever and v**lent crime has been declining.”
11. Mother Earth.
“Pakistan is in the process of planting ten million trees, in order to save the country from global warming.
Similarly many countries are taking action towards global warming.”
12. Helping each other.
“Saw a lot of globally popular meme accounts raising money for the on-going pandemic crisis in India.
Makes me feel hopeful.”
“In Hawaii, a Hawaiian monk seal named Kaiwi recently gave birth right on the beach.
The area is sectioned off and there are barriers so that bystanders do not get close, as mama needs a lot of space to nurse.
Hawaiian monk seals are very endangered with only about 1,400 left. Everyone is excited for her successful birth :-).”
14. There’s this…
“Bill Gates is soon to be single ladies!
I wonder if he needs a sugar baby…”
15. All good things.
“Vaccinations against covid-19 are gradually increasing. We might just get this while corona thing behind us.
The acceptance of LGBTQ people is on the rise.
People are actually seriously working on lowering emissions to combat climate change.
Netflix just released “the Mitchells vs the robots” and it’s hilarious.”
Now it’s your turn to cheer us up.
In the comments, tell us about some more positive things going on in the world.
Please and thank you!