It can be pretty easy to become disillusioned with the world when scrolling through social media these days. Whether it's bad news, people arguing or people complaining.
But it's a new year, and we'd like to focus on the bright side of things and spread positivity with stories like the ones on this list.
Below you will find short heartwarming stories that highlight the best parts of humanity. From helping animals to random acts of kindness for strangers, the people from these tales deserve humanitarian prizes.
Scroll down below to read something that is sure to brighten you day and perhaps even inspire you to give a little more to your fellow people. Don't forget to upvote your favs!
2 A Police Officer Breastfeeds A Baby Neglected By Busy Hospital Staff
3 Some Things Never Change
4 Police Officer In London Proposing To His Boyfriend Who Is Also An Officer At Pride Parade
5 Only Got One Dollar In My Pocket
6 Homosexuality Has Been Decriminalised In India!
7 This Is The Last Note My Grandfather Left My Grandma Before He Died. He Attached It To His Will Because He Knew That'd The Only Time She Would Find It
8 Kindhearted Walmart Cashier Paints A Wheelchair-Bound Woman's Nails After Salon Turned Her Away Because Her Hands 'Move Too Much' Due To Her Cerebral Palsy
9 In 1982, A Little Boy Was Hit In The Head With A Screaming Foul Ball, And Rather Than Wait Many Minutes For EMTS To Arrive, Jim Rice Scooped Him Up And Brought Him To The Dugout Where He Got Immediate Medical Attention And Was Quickly Hospitalized. He Is Credited With Saving The Boy's Life
10 A Tree That Owns Itself