Are people generally honest? Here’s a great video from one of my favorite YouTube channels testing how many people do the right thing. They tested people by systematically dropping hundreds of identical wallets all around the US, everywhere from Disneyland, to Salt Lake City, and even the Las Vegas strip. Some very interesting findings, and […]
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 […]
Animeals is giving Fairfield County, Connecticut residents a chance to spend more time with their pets instead of worrying about what to feed them. After seeing many Meals on Wheels clients were giving their furry friends human food, New Opportunities, Inc. started Animeals – Meals on Wheels for animals! Every month, Animeals receives more than […]
Thousands of children each year send their wishes to Santa. Where do the letters really go? Do they get answered? Did you know there is a Chief Elf at the United States Post Office who help makes children’s holiday wishes come true? Pete Fontana reports directly to Santa as Chief Elf. For the past 21 […]
In partnership with the film Wonder, SoulPancake surprises 13-year-old hero, Virgil Smith, who trudged into the Hurricane Harvey flood waters with an air mattress to transport his stranded neighbors to safety. We’d say that deserves a Standing Ovation! As a thank you to Virgil for choosing kindness, he was awarded an Auggie Award! This was […]
There is nothing like the bond between twins, especially when they act like this! And there is nothing that canwill make you smile faster than laughing babies. These two 4-month-old babies will have you laughing along with them!
Laughing babies are intoxicating. There’s almost no bad mood that a laughing baby can’t cheer up. So if you need some serious mood booster, just press play on the video below. This baby is having the time of their life sitting at the table and looking at daddy who can’t catch a bottle. Things are […]
October has been another excellent month for awesomeness. To celebrate that People Are Awesome made this compilation video of amazing people doing extraordinary things features sand dune skiing, windsurfing, trick shots, bmx tricks and wingsuit flying! It’s okay to be a little proud for being human.
Last year Improv Everywhere constructed a custom wooden lectern with a megaphone holster and an attached sign that read, “Declare Your Love.” The lectern was placed at the corner of 6th Avenue and 42nd Street at the entrance to Bryant Park and then left alone. They wanted to see what would happen if New Yorkers […]
This video is dedicated to all the awesome girls out there! YouTube channel People are Awesome is celebrating all the women in our lives for their incredible strength and skill!. Awesome athletes from gymnasts to wakesurfers, circus arts and yoga, skydivers, rock climbers, skaters and weightlifters, all are included in this awesome video!
What if your morning coffee could change homeless lives? Change Please in London, England, empowers homeless people with the skills, equipment and specialty beans they need to become fully-fledged baristas. With the support and power of The Big Issue, they can serve coffee that tastes good, and does good too. Every homeless person who enters […]
In the midst of his most challenging failure, Taylor Conroy found three steps to turn “rock bottom” into a place of growth and opportunity. He shares what he learned going bankrupt, losing his social-change company and was forced to see what is truly important in life. Taylor’s first social enterprise, Change Heroes, funded and built […]
Jessica Cox is one really remarkable lady. Life was never easy for her. She was born without arms and spent whole her life learning to overcome obstacles on a daily basis. Today, Jessica is an international keynote and motivational speaker. Not only she’s trying to inspire and motivate people, she is also the world’s first […]
Zack’s Shack is so much more than a lemonade and cookie stand. Inspired by a school-wide competition to raise money to purchase wheelchairs for people in developing countries, Zack decided he wanted to do more. Years later, Zack has raised enough money for more than 300 wheelchairs to give to others in need. Learn more […]
Britney Gengel was a 19-year-old Lynn University student. Passionate about volunteering, she visited an orphanage Haiti in January of 2010. Britney had spent the day visiting chidlren and texted her mom saying she loved all of the children she encountered and it was her dream to come back to Haiti and open an orphanage of […]
Lori and Shira Rich have made it their mission to spread kindness to the homeless and their pets. The desire to devote their time and resources to those less fortunate stemmed from Shira’s concern in March 2012 for the homeless pets and the people that care for them. For many these animals are the only […]
At the age of 39, this husband to Leslie Finnie, father of 2, and successful women’s shoe designer, Peter Finnie was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer. Now, at the age 60, he is cancer free, inspiring us with his story of hope, and sharing his good fortune with his community. When Peter was first diagnosed with […]
For many Americans, the thought of college tuition is daunting, but there’s a program sweeping the nation to ease the financial burdens and allow more students to get a higher education. The College Promise Campaign is a national initiative to build support for funding the first two years of community college. The goal is to […]
The Kindness Rocks Project is inspiring people to be kind and happy! Founder, Megan Murphy started randomly placing rocks, painted with inspirational quotes and sayings, on the beaches of Cape Cod and now people from all around the world are doing the same thing! Megan is creating a happiness movement! In her first year alone, […]
Friendship is so ‘chocolate bar’! That means it’s awesome, according to the creative mind of Dylan Siegel. The eight year old from Los Angeles showed us the true meaning of friendship when his best friend got sick. He set out to do whatever it took to cure his best friend, Jonah Pournazarian, of Glycogen Storage […]