We’re constantly surrounded by negativity whether it’s in the news, in movies, or just around other people. Smiling and laughing can make us feel more positive and in turn, make us healthier. That’s why these next 30 things will make you feel better instantly – I swear it!
#1. We may not realize it, but we actually DO live in the future that we’ve envisioned!
#2. Window washers will sometimes dress up as superheroes to cheer up sick kids in hospitals
#3. For a moment when you were born, you were the youngest person on Earth
#4. We are all made of stardust
#5. A baby puffin is called a puffling
#6. When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, he wanted people to pick up the phone and answer with “Ahoy!”
#7. Somewhere, someone is having the best day of their life
#8. Even though they’ve never seen a smile, blind people still smile just like we do
#9. Boy puppies will let girl puppies win in play fights
#10. Cows have best friends
#11. Fitzroy river turtles can breathe through their butts
#12. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance
#13. A group of pugs is called a grumble
#14. Hugging is not only good for the soul – it also releases endorphins (making you happier) and lowers your blood pressure
#15. If you make yourself laugh harder, you’ll eventually just laugh even harder naturally
#16. The voices of Mickey and Minnie are married in real life
#17. There is a group of women in Tennessee who call themselves the 9 Nanas. They bake treats for the less fortunate and they’ve been doing it for 37 years.
#18. Every year, the Netherlands sends 20,000 tulip bulbs to Canada to thank them for their help in the Second World War
#19. A newborn giant pant weighs in between 3-5 oz and is only 7 inches long
#20. No matter how old you get, you will never be able to try everything
#21. Otters hold hands while they’re sleeping so they don’t float away from one another
#22. The voice of Winnie the Pooh, Jim Cummings, calls sick children in hospitals while in character to cheer them up
#23. Puffins mate for life
#24. The quokka might just be the happiest animal alive
#25. Rats laugh when they’re tickled, but you’d need special equipment to hear their laugh
#26. Right now a baby is discovering bubbles for the first time
#27. Even if you’re down, force yourself to smile, and you’ll instantly feel better and happier
#28. On April 1st, 1957, a BBC news program ended with a three minute segment about a spaghetti farm in Switzerland where spaghetti grew on trees. Many people fell for the hoax and contacted the BBC to ask how to grow their own. Their response: “Place a sprig of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and hope for the best.”
#29. Every year, thousands of trees are planted by squirrels because they forget where they hid their nuts
#30. Volunteers once formed a human wall to help baby loggerhead sea turtles to the ocean on the Caribbean island of Bonaire.
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