Social media has an amazing ability to keep us informed of happenings all over the world. In normal circumstances we see a relatively even mix of news, but, thanks to C19, bad news is heavily outweighing the good.
While it’s essential to stay up-to-date with important developments, it’s just as essential for our mental wellbeing to take a break.
While no Instagram account has the power to solve what is happening in the world right now, you’ll find options that can provide genuine moments of happiness and calm.
Restore some balance to your Instagram feed by following some of our favourite light-hearted accounts.
Good news can be hard to come by even at the best of times, which is why The Happy Broadcast is well worth a follow. They find the most heartwarming news from across the globe to create feel-good posts that will leave you brimming with hope. Keep an eye out for their “Happier Sundays” series that are uploaded weekly.
For comic relief, look no further than Celeste Barber. Her relatability and authenticity have never been more appealing than now. The ultimate anti-celebrity, who has a knack for keeping things real.
Trying to read more during isolation, but still haven’t found a book that spikes your interest? This Instagram account takes away the guesswork by summarising and rating a diverse range of books.
There is a book out there for everyone, even for self-proclaimed non-readers. A great book offers an escape and can comfort even the most overwhelmed of minds.
With over 35 million followers, BuzzFeed Tasty has got to be doing something right. If you aren’t already following this account, we highly recommend it as a place to find delicious, treat-yo-self comfort meals. Easy to follow recipes that don’t require exotic ingredients or cooking finesse.
No prizes for guessing what this account is all about. Dog lover or not, the content on this page is sure to lighten your mood and put a smile on your face.
Some Good News was created by John Krasinski, of The Office, to lighten up the mood amid the coronavirus doom and gloom.
The bi-weekly news style videos are hosted by Krasinski and feature guests such as Steve Carrell and Brad Pitt, so it’s not surprising that they have a penchant for going viral. Even better than the celebrity cameos though, are the amazing stories of everyday people doing good in the world. Brighten up your day with Some Good News.