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15 Positive Sites to Make You Smile

25 Feb
This article originally appears in The Huffington Post.
Amy Neumann

Writer, Speaker; Social Media Consultant

15 Uplifting Sites Focused on Positive Stories and Ideas for Good

Posted: 02/25/2012 11:06 am

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ~ James M. Barrie

There is no shortage of news these days, every place we turn. Much of it is less-than-positive. Looking for something different? A little more thoughtful, light-hearted, happy, fun, and inspirational? Here are a few great choices.

All of these sites focus on uplifting and creative news stories, ideas, and information. Check them out to bring a little sunshine into your day.

The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project is the memoir of a year spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific studies, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. Daily adventures in pursuit of happiness.

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The Huffington Post: Good News

Daily Good news. Positive, uplifting, inspiring stories from the Huffington Post.
Happy news that shows the good in the world around us.

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Zen Habits

Zen Habits is about finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.
It also happens to be one of the Top 50 websites in the world and is uncopyrighted.

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Tiny Buddha

Tiny Buddha is about reflecting on simple wisdom and learning new ways to apply it to our complex lives-complete with responsibilities, struggles, dreams, and relationships. A leading resource for peace and happiness.


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Happy News

Real news. Compelling Stories. Always positive.


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Optimist World

Daily good news headlines, inspiring stories about charities, positive corporate social responsibility activities, sustainable travel, optimistic stories from the world of sports, and more.

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TED

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader.

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1000 Awesome Things

“1000 Awesome Things might be described as optimism for the rest of us. Sunny without being saccharine, it’s a countdown of life’s little joys that reads like a snappy Jerry Seinfeld monologue by way of Maria Von Trapp.” – The Vancouver Sun

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Good News Network

A “Daily Dose of News to Enthuse.” Stories confirm what we already believe: good news itself is not in short supply; the advertising of it is.

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Gimundo

Good news… Served daily.

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GOOD

GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn.

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USAToday Kindness

Kindness is your daily source of inspiration and guide to making a difference in fresh and exciting ways, no matter where you are. Exclusive interviews, fresh takes on news stories, plenty of tips, and links to interesting resources.

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Gives Me Hope

People sharing uplifting stories. “Life is beautiful today!”

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Ode Wire

Around the clock and around the world, OdeWire is always looking at the most authoritative news sources for stories that focus on solutions rather than problems, and on positive changes rather than negative ones.


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Daily Good

Receive a news story, an inspiring quote, and a suggested action each day that every person can use to make a difference in their own lives and the world around them.


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Amy Neumann is a social entrepreneur, writer, speaker and consultant on social good marketing. Check out her CharityIdeasBlog and follow her on Twitter @CharityIdeas.

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