2020 Off To A Rough Start? Follow These Feel-Good IG Accounts To Banish Negativity
The world needs more good news these days, and these accounts are ready to serve you a warm, hot mug of steamy positivity any time, and anywhere, you need it
If you're anything like us at Metro.Style, you're feeling a little off-kilter, a little out of balance this 2020. And while we know it's too early to generalize the feeling for the entire year, you have to admit that 2020 has certainly been off to a rocky start, and we've certainly felt the effects of that!
With climate change-related catastrophes and manmade disasters, to increasingly tense international relations and general state of uncertainty in the world dominating headlines and casual conversations alike, it's become a little too easy to lose hope and be filled with disillusionment—but let's fight it.
Let's fight it together and what's more, be inspired and motivated to keep on going with the help of those who believe that it's still worth it to do so.
With a little (soul) searching on the Internet, we found a handful of Instagram accounts that do exactly this, and do it well! They've made it their very mission to nurture positivty, foster kindness, and spread the word that not all has been lost to terror and fear and lost causes—and wouldn't you want that on your feed, and on your mind?
Now don't dillydally; at this very moment, we're sure you could use a little pick-me-up story, quote, or world update, and we guarantee that these accounts featured below will deliver that and more.
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This account likes to celebrate the seemingly little things in life that turn out to be big, special, heartwarming moments when they happen to the right person, at the right time. If you need your faith in every day good Samaritans, selfless strangers, and random acts of kindness restored, you'll find all of that and more right here.
Current events always seem to get us down these days, don't they? Well, in this pocket of the ever growing Instagram universe, the kind of news stories that get the spotlight bring smiles, not frowns, hope, not disillusionment. Lots of happy headlines rule this Instagram account and it often shows the better side of news stories and other relevant social issues that often do not get reported. It gives us a reason to believe that there is always another way of looking at a problem, and that we too can be part of the solution.
You might have already heard of the "Humans of New York" project, but for the uninitiated, it's basically all about celebrating everything and anything about the human condition to make us feel a little less alone in our experiences, be they big or small, happy or sad. In this account, you'll find thousands of posts to help you realize that someone, somewhere knows exactly what you're going through, and that in itself can be big comfort in times of doubt and loneliness. The different stories about all kinds of people from all walks of life are nothing but beautiful.
If you're looking for a good snicker at a snarky (but good-natured) image, post, or quote, this account is for you. They make light out of situations that would otherwise be difficult to address or process, which is always a welcome thing when there are way too many things in society and the world at large that need serious thought and deep discussion. Having a sense of humor always helps!
Climate change, sickness, poverty, discrimination, war—they're issues we all know about, but often feel helpless to change. But according to this Instagram, we have been able to help in our own little ways. Using cute, colorful graphics to deliver good news every day, this Instagram account reminds us that the struggle for a better world is not futile, and has in fact already born fruit. Let's not give up!
Here's a good mix of inspirational messages, motivational quotes, and endorphin-stimulating headlines! Now that's what we call great reporting. This Instagram account that features an awesome mix of the positive things the Internet can do is definitely worth following. The best part? This the Instagram account of an actual newspaper that gets published quarterly. Learn more when you visit their page!
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