Tag Archives: Uplifting

Meet the amazing Jamaican woman who adopted and raised 32 kids

Annmarie Richards is a Jamaican woman who came from a broken home, and could not ignore the problems she saw around her every day in Jamaica. Not least of which was how many disadvantaged children she saw every day. Rather than do nothing, she decided to open her heart and take action – adopting as […]

New portable shower solution gives hope for the homeless of San Francisco

Homelessness is a big problem in San Francisco, and one of the major challenges for the homeless there is staying clean and hygienic. In fact, until recently there were only 16 available showers and restrooms for about 7500 to 12000 homeless people. Luckily, someone has come up with a beautiful and simple solution. Check the […]

Honesty Test, How Did We Do?

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 […]

Laughter Yoga! Having Fun Staying Healthy And Stress-Free

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: Feeding The Pets Of Home-Ridden Residents

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 […]

USPS Chief Elf Answers Children’s Letters To Santa

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 […]

A Boy Who Saved 17 Lives Gets a Big Surprise

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 […]

Baby Belly Laughs

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 […]

The Coolest People Of The Month

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.

Declare Your Love

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 […]

People are Awesome – Girls Edition

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!

London Based Coffee Carts Help The Homeless

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 […]

Reinventing Rock Bottom – Inspirational Real Life Story

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 […]

Meet Jessica – The World’s First Licensed Armless Pilot

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 […]

11-Year-Old Sells Lemonade To Buy Wheelchairs For Others

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 […]

Family Builds Haitian Orphanage To Continue Daughter’s Legacy

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 […]