We are in the home stretch towards the end of a challenging and exhausting year, and as winter approaches and the days get shorter, we all could use a little treat to reward ourselves and a mental health break here or there.

So, we’ve compiled a variety of somewhat recent news stories that should bring good vibes into your life, and help you to stop and smell the roses (or, stop doom scrolling, and enjoy a change of pace). It’s always good to take a breather from the day-to-day and check in on your mental health. One effective way of doing so, is to spread positivity. It is proven to be contagious, and we wanted to share some positive vibes with you through the news that we compiled here. Whatever your interests are, there is bound to be a story or two here to help brighten your day. I mean, who doesn’t love puppies?! Enjoy the Good Vibes below. 

Puppies and Pets: 

Howl-O-Ween Puppy Parade Raises Money for CHKD Mental Health Hospital

Pets for the Elderly Program Expands Efforts to Help Seniors Adopt and Keep Pets Amid Pandemic



“I’m Your Dad Forever”: Single Foster Dad Adopts Five Siblings so They Can Stay Together



Alton Memorial Receives Books for Newborns’ 10,000th Book Bag

9-Year-Old Donates 600+ Toys to a North Texas Children’s Hospital



Meet the Toronto Carpenter Building Insulated Mobile Shelters for Homeless People This Winter



NASA Telescope Discovers Definitive Evidence of Water on the Moon

Scientists Find Madagascar Chameleon Last Seen 100 Years Ago


What are some recent news stories that have made you smile? Share them with us!


Blog researched by Communications Associate Gino Maley, and Development Associate Lauren Maley