Susan David, a Harvard Medical School psychologist, believes that we can only thrive in life if we show compassion, an act that must be actively practiced.
Apegeo articles are usually big on showing the lighter side of things and we cannot wait to share these moments of human compassion with all of you.
Helping to restore balance
This 96-year-old granny looks after orphaned kittens.
This cop helping to tie a tie
Our police department bought an ice cream truck to give away free ice cream to kids.
“Please pass this on if you know these folks — I’m trying to reunite the couple with this engagement photo. The picture was taken June 29th. Cheers.”
“Found this on my car today.”
A soldier with his rescued pup
Gareth Southgate consoling the Columbian player that missed a penalty 22 years after it happened to himself
“So a week and a half ago I saved a baby deer from traffic. Today I saved a baby deer from my neighbor’s dogs in my backyard. This is getting weird.”
Euclid officer, James Aoki spent his Sunday building a wheelchair ramp for a woman who’d had hers stolen the day before.
“My hubby being a bro to a friend who just had major surgery and needed help with his deodorant.”
You go, Japan!
“Spotted this on my way to work this morning.”
“My girlfriend saw this in a bar’s bathroom — I can imagine it’s saved some disasters!”
Filipino Christians apologizing to the LGBT community during The Philippines Pride Parade in 2018
The Shop N’ Save is offering free bottled water due to the extreme heat in St. Louis. Good job, humans!
“We recently had a death in our family. In our family that usually means other families will come over every day for a couple of days, ALL DAY. At least 25-30 kids are outside, acting out of control and wild for the entire day. Today the neighbor rented a bouncy house for the entire day, just for the kids.”
“Picked up 2 free trees for a family and a friend. Now the world will have 2 more trees planted.”
“My grandmother passed away on Tuesday. Today would have been her 93rd birthday. Today my family received this from my dad’s employer.”
This is Anthony Borges, 15. He used his body to hold a classroom door shut during the Florida shooting, protecting 20 other students inside as the gunman fired through the door, hitting him five times. May he have a speedy recovery.
Which entry on this list restored your faith in humanity? Be sure to share your views and your own stories in the comments!