What an incredible story of passion and persistence. This deaf musician blew away the judges and the crowd and had my eyes watering. A truly heart-warming example of the human spirit. Wishing her all the very best, and sending a big thank you for setting a great example for us.
This is a fantastic story of a man and his best friend, a rescued pit bull. He was recovering from addiction and she was so shy she hid from him at first. But when they went outside, everything changed, and it set both their lives on a course of exploration and joy. I’ve adopted several […]
What an interesting way to deal with “serious” issues like disease, financial problems, etc. I couldn’t help laughing along as I watched this video. This takes not taking things too seriously to another level. It’s the first time I’ve heard of this method for groups with chronic illness, although this video is from 2009. Readers, […]
This video is all about laughter! Vishwa Prakash is a significant leader in the world of Laughter Yoga—a powerful wellness tool to enhance both mental and physical health. Vishwa helped bring Laughter Yoga to the U.S. and currently serves as the head of the North American Laughter Yoga office. No yoga poses, yoga mats or […]
The inaugural Universal FanCon (FanCon) is the first large-scale, 24-hour, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, the diversity of fandom, the true needs of those who love pop culture and a celebration of the differences that make us strong. Hosted at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD, April 27-29, 2018, FanCon’s mission […]
Happiness is a choice, and one we all want to make. Happier people tend to live healthier lives. In this BRAND NEW episode from the HooplaHa Original Series, Happiness Made Simple, organizational psychologist and eternal optimist Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD will talk about the simple, yet often neglected, things we can all do to […]
What’s more fun than watching a fashion show? How about a fashion show featuring incredibly cute dogs?? That’s exactly what took place recently at New York City’s Historic Hotel Pennsylvania. The New York Pet Fashion Show (NYPFS) is among the world’s largest animal rescue benefits, bringing fashion lovers from around the world together for a […]
Tennis is a popular and fun pastime, in that it requires mental focus and athletic ability. But due to the cost of equipment and court time, lots of kids never get the chance to try their hand at the sport. Leaders of the Junior Tennis Champion Center (JTCC) recognized this cost challenge, and decided to […]
Lift Garage Executive Director Cathy Heying initially knew nothing about car repair. At 38-years-old, she went back to school for auto technology. To date, Cathy and The Lift Garage has saved Minneapolis residents over $30,000 in repair bills. Her mission is to lifts spirits, lives and families through their struggles.
When Jess Hamm began her shift as a nurse, she never would have expected it to change her life forever. 14-month-old Delilah was being treated for non-accidental trauma at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. She was extremely underfed, had several broken bones, and a fractured skull. She was so weak she couldn’t even hold her own head up. […]
For the ORB is a parenting and family channel where parents are documenting the adventures of their adorable baby Oliver day by day, month by month. One of their first video was the one where Oliver seemed to be having a dream and was waking up from it. After Oliver wakes up, Dad asks him: “Good […]
Meet Sam West and Autumn Jones, one of the seven dancing couples in the 2017 Grand Nationals Carolina Classic dance competition. Sam and Autumn were the very first contestants asked to show their dancing talent – and that’s exactly what they did. The couple wowed the crowd with an incredible version of the shag featuring […]
Everyone who ever saw two angry dogs in the same room knows how scary dog fights are. However, this is not an ordinary dog argument. These two cuties have their own way of solving problems and it’s hilarious! Two dogs were sharing a bed, when a single bark sparked up an argument. One would assume […]
The excitement of welcoming a new family member can be overwhelming for anyone – especially an older brother or sister! HooplaHa came up with the best reasons why younger siblings are so great – watch as these reactions are too funny and too adorable to pass up!
We’d all love to be happy 24/7. Sometimes, it’s not that simple. Somedays are better than others, things don’t happen like we plan… But I have good news – happiness is a choice! In a video you’re about to see organizational psychologist and eternal optimist Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD will talk about the simple, […]
Ok guys, this parrot is everything ou need to see today. Meet Einsten, the African Grey Parrot who lives at Zoo Knoxville in Tennesee. She is 31 years old and is self-proclaimed superstar Yes, you heard that right! Einstein always knew she was special and super smart and she’s not embarrassed to show that to […]
Recycling can improve the world in many ways. One of our favorites comes from a very caring high school student. Sonali Ranaweera was given $100 as a gift and decided she was going to use that money to help people. That’s when Recycling4Smiles was born. She got the idea to recycle the cans & bottles […]
Just when we thought we’ve seen all funny and adorable cat videos out there, this video appeared. This kitty is enjoying her catnip bottle in the funniest way. She licks as if her life depends on it. Make sure your speakers are turned on, you don’t want to miss the sounds!
The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization which empowers and honors injured service members. One of their outreach activities includes the Solider Ride, where soldiers cycle together with adaptive bicycles for 25 or 50 miles over a 4 day bonding period with their community and fellow soldiers. With chapters all over the United States, HooplaHa […]
“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old,” George Burns. Life is what we make it & age is just a number. We have been blessed to get to know some incredible seniors who prove just that. Whether they are walking across the country to promote peace or taking belly dancing […]