The Humane Society of Utah has served the community for more than 60 years. And thanks to its comprehensive programs and dedicated volunteers, it has helped hundreds of thousands of pets find loving homes.
Did you know that topaz is Utah’s official state gem? Read on to learn more fun facts about this beautiful stone.
Welcome to the weekend and another edition of Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news round-up is filled with little moments that mean a lot. From not giving up despite a rough start to acts of kindness on an airplane (we definitely need more of these), these stories will inspire you to be more intentional and in the moment. Enjoy!
When Jennie Taylor became a military widow, she was thrown into the spotlight as she and her seven children grieved the loss of their husband and father. Now, she is building upon her husband’s legacy of patriotism and service by investing in future leaders, honoring military families, and finding opportunities to bring the community together.
Happy Labor Day! Here are 10 inspiring Labor Day quotes that celebrate the value of hard work. As you’re enjoying your holiday weekend, don’t forget to pause for a moment to honor the countless workers who have contributed to our safety prosperity, and well-being.
Welcome to Feel-Good Friday and a holiday weekend! We hope it is filled with happiness and positivity, so here are some good news moments to help set the tone. This week’s round-up of good news is all about caring for others and helping them to feel special. It’s a great reminder to notice those around us and make an extra effort. Enjoy!
Brady and Amanda Flamm know firsthand the heartache that comes from losing a child to cancer. Now, they are committed to bringing friendship, love, and financial support to other families with children battling cancer through a foundation that bears their daughter’s name: Millie’s Princess Foundation.
Happy, happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news moments are all about the miracles of nature. From dancing in the rain to riding ocean waves to seeing it snow for the first time, this good news round-up will remind you to stop and appreciate our beautiful world. Enjoy!
Looking back on her life, 101-year-old Utah resident Nell Bright has a lot to be grateful for: her family, her career, and her time as a pilot during World War II. Yes, that world war. Yes, a woman pilot.
Did you know that Utah has an official dinosaur? It’s called the Utahraptor. Check out these facts about this fascinating creature.
Another weekend is on the horizon, and we have an uplifting Feel-Good Friday round-up to start it off right! From emotional surprises to friends going the extra mile, these good-news moments will make you smile and help you find joy in everyday miracles.
Let’s start the weekend with another uplifting edition of Feel-Good Friday! You’ll love these touching good news moments that remind us how beautiful life can be. This week, kids take a starring role. Whether they’re showing incredible strength of character or giving heart-melting reactions, we’re sure that your day will be better for watching these inspiring moments. Oh, and don’t miss the video that captures a surprise rainbow! Enjoy!
In 1984, Project Read Utah launched with the goal of providing one-on-one tutoring services to adults with low-level literacy skills, thereby strengthening families, improving communities, and breaking the generational cycle of illiteracy.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s round-up of good news moments is all about sweet surprises. It’s a great reminder that some of the best moments in life are the ones that are completely unexpected. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend filled with happiness and a surprise or two!
Special Olympics Utah provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Through sports, these athletes discover new strengths and abilities, develop greater skills and confidence, and experience added joy and fulfillment.
Maybe you’ve heard the phrase “Your attitude determines your altitude.” We fully agree! Here are 10 inspiring attitude quotes to help you reset mentally and emotionally. Keep your eye on the prize—you got this!
Welcome to the weekend and to another Feel-Good Friday! Let’s kick things off with some positive vibes, shall we? These good news moments are filled with happiness and hope that remind us that there is goodness all around us. Enjoy!
It’s one of the most misunderstood concepts of life: balance. I mean, I get what people are striving for—some equal amount of time being spent in the various areas of their life: some in career, some in marriage, some in parenting, etc. Ironically, I have learned that the key to balance is not seeking balance. Instead, a balanced life is a result of achieving something else.
Another weekend is here, and we have an uplifting Feel-Good Friday to start it on a positive note! From incredible first experiences to simple acts of kindness, this week’s round-up of good news moments will inspire you to do your own good deed. Enjoy!
When a group of people with battle vests, long hair, tattoos, and piercings get together, it may look like nothing good. But this group of Metallica fans is about much more than music—they are also hard at work serving their local community.
The Huntsman World Senior Games, the world’s largest multi-sport event for athletes over age 50, proves you’re never too old to cross the finish line.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! The magic of summer is in the air, and this week’s good news round-up is all about joy and celebration. From a cheering crowd at the swimming pool to a tender wedding dance, these uplifting moments will make you smile and bring a tear to your eye. Have a great weekend, everyone!
One woman’s 30-year quest to reduce extreme poverty and hardship among traditional native elders of the Navajo Nation has grown into a nonprofit that serves more than 850 elders while respecting their traditions and treating them with dignity.
Summer is the perfect time of year to get outside and into nature! It allows you to reconnect with yourself and the world around you. And thanks to websites and apps, we now get to understand and explore more about nature than ever before. So, let’s get out there, explore the beautiful world we live in, and learn more about it with these 15 nature apps.
Another Feel-Good Friday is here! Take some time to relax, soak up the summer sun, and find your happy place with this round-up of good news moments. Enjoy!
You’ve heard the phrase “Your vibe attracts your tribe.” So, how is your vibe? Do you need to raise your frequency? Here are three tips for shifting your energy.
Happy July 4th! Here are 10 freedom quotes to celebrate our independence and the indomitable human spirit. Enjoy!
Welcome to the first Feel-Good Friday of July! As we head into the holiday weekend, we hope this round-up of good news moments will fill your heart with an extra dose of gratitude, joy, and positivity. Stay safe, and let freedom ring!
When Kyle Fox decided to hang a giant U.S. flag in Grove Creek Canyon near his Pleasant Grove home in 2015, he had no idea that he would be creating a movement that would unite communities across the country and change his life forever.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news round-up is filled with acts of kindness from strangers, both big and small, and parents who went the extra mile to help their children feel loved. Hoping your weekend is filled with love, positivity, and an extra dose of kindness.
Operation Combat Boots provides free gym memberships to veterans in Utah to encourage physical and mental health while building a community of support.
Two sisters are using their platform, Let’s Talk Sis, to share their unique experiences and create meaningful conversations about race and diversity while building greater connection and understanding.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news roundup is filled with sunshine and joy. From kind people helping family members in simple and thoughtful ways to strangers cheering for strangers or sharing a common moment of fun, these good news moments will help you start your weekend on the right note. Enjoy!
Everyone wants to be happier and have a positive outlook on life, but sometimes it can be hard. Luckily, there are a lot of resources out there, including apps we can download. Here is a list of nine positivity apps that can help lift your spirits when you need a boost.
Motivational speaker Dan Clark shares how to take control of your destiny by resetting your internal “set point” temperature and adding more value to your career, relationships, and community.
It’s time to start the weekend with another inspiring edition of Feel-Good Friday! From heartwarming moments that celebrate the end of another school year to the special bond between family members, this round-up of good news moments is sure to put a smile on your face and make your day a little brighter.
By teaching self-reliance based on key principles of business and community development, the nonprofit Interweave Solutions is combating poverty around the world.
Ah, summer! That magical time of year filled with barbecues, the smell of freshly mowed grass, walks on the beach, picnics by the lake, and lazy days by the pool. Here are seven quotes that perfectly capture the season.
Former NHL star Kevin Stevens is a two-time Stanley Cup champion, NHL all-star, and Olympian. But his extraordinary hockey career came to an end when he became addicted to drugs. His sister, Kelli Wilson, helped him to overcome his battle with addiction, and now they are helping others to do the same.
Another Feel-Good Friday is here! From celebrating amazing accomplishments to cherishing tender moments, this round-up of good news moments is overflowing with love, kindness, and positivity. Enjoy!
One of the greatest gifts in life is our ability to change. Whether it be a small adjustment or a complete transformation, change is the catalyst for personal growth and evolution. Here are 10 quotes about change to keep you motivated and moving forward in your personal journey.
One of my deepest passions is helping others to create thriving lives and businesses that they love with a sense of intention. And for all of us, a central, core influence to creating that thriving life is the quality and richness, depth and connection of relationships.
Memorial Day weekend is here, and we have another Feel-Good Friday to start it off right! From the young to the young at heart, the people in this week’s good news round-up will melt your heart and lift your spirits. Wishing you a wonderful and meaningful holiday!
In an effort to “wrap Ukraine with quilts,” quilters across the United States are sending love and support to Ukrainian refugees by creating and donating homemade quilts.
How do we create and then cultivate a life filled with positive, impactful energy? After years of practice, here are my top tips.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news round-up is all about never giving up! From persevering to achieve a goal, even with a rough start, to performing daunting acts of courage to save the lives of strangers, we guarantee that you will find renewed hope in these incredible examples of resilience and kindness. Enjoy!
Clementine Ranch is an animal sanctuary that is home to nearly 200 rescue animals. Built on compassion, determination, and a rock ‘n’ roll vibe, the ranch serves as a loving space for animals and people alike.
When Samson Phommabout and Levi Lieske were just young boys, they were lured into a gang life filled with violence, death, and prison time. But with hard work and determination, these two former gang members have turned their lives around by creating successful businesses and giving back to the community.
With depression rates on the rise, more and more people are exploring alternative treatments, including the healing power of horses.
Another uplifting edition of Feel-Good Friday is here! From a stranger’s one-of-a-kind act of kindness to some very special furry and feathered friends, this week’s good news roundup is sure to give you all the feels! May your weekend be filled with joy and positivity!
When Russia invaded Ukraine, Jared Turner and Josh Adams jumped into action to help Ukrainian refugees. After collecting cash donations, the two men traveled to Poland to provide aid and unite their efforts with others dedicated to helping displaced families.
Petroglyphs give us a priceless glimpse into the past. And one man has dedicated himself to documenting and preserving these delicate treasures using his unique talents.
Hooray for Feel-Good Friday! On this Mother’s Day weekend, there is so much good news to celebrate. From tender moments with moms, grandmas, and mothers-in-law to very special birthday wishes and thoughtful thank-you gifts, this round-up of good news moments will fill your heart with sunshine and happiness. Enjoy!
For most of his life, Adam Nugent turned to food to cope with his emotions, and as his unhappiness grew, so did his clothing size. Here’s how he completely transformed—both physically and mentally.
There is so much beauty, inspiration, and healing to be found in nature! Here are 10 nature quotes to remind us to get outside, look around, and enjoy the great outdoors!
Happy Feel-Good Friday! Let’s start the weekend with some positivity! From the compassion and kindness of strangers to the heartwarming moments between family members, this round-up of good-news moments is sure to do the trick. Prepare to be uplifted!
How do you create the life you want and guarantee that every day is a great day? It all starts with the power of setting your intent.
Are your beliefs limiting your potential? Best-selling author and motivational speaker Dan Clark shares four fundamental truths to help you understand the beauty of being a work in progress and become your best self!
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news round-up is about cherishing the simple moments in life—both planned and unplanned! You’ll also read about a selfless act that one doctor performed while she was in labor. Wishing you all an extra dose of joy this weekend!
Having adopted two daughters from the Ukraine 20 years earlier, one couple has made it their mission to deliver Ukrainian refugees to safety and help them start their new lives.
Tessa White understands the power of transformation. Having gone from being a struggling single mother to one of the country’s top career experts, she is now helping millions of people to create a career path that is brighter than they could have ever imagined.
Many programs exist for children and teens with disabilities who are in need of additional support, but what happens when they get older? The Abby Lou Foundation seeks to advocate for those who can’t advocate for themselves and give them the best life possible, no matter their age. That’s why the foundation’s president is stepping into the boxing ring to raise money for their cause.
Good news, everyone—another Feel-Good Friday is here! This week’s round-up of good news moments is filled with heartwarming reunions and simple yet significant moments to remind us to find the joy in everyday living. Wishing you all a weekend filled with peace, love, and positivity!
From skiing and mountain biking to horseback riding and river rafting, the
National Ability Center, located in Park City, Utah, has been providing adaptive outdoor recreation programs for decades. But these activities are about much more than empowering individuals of all abilities to have fun. They also build self-esteem, confidence, and lifelong skills.
Since 2001, Spark of Hope has made more than 66 service trips to Tijuana, Mexico, and built 53 homes for families in need. And they won’t stop there! They have big plans to come as they continue their mission to build hope on both sides of the border.
It’s another fabulous Feel-Good Friday! From strangers helping strangers to the loyalty of a sweet old dog, this week’s good news round-up will bring a smile to your face and start your weekend on a positive note. Prepare to be uplifted!
The Women’s Wine Hiking Society is about much more than spending time in nature. It provides an environment that empowers women to overcome personal challenges, discover their inner strength, and create meaningful friendships.
When is the last time that you had a good laugh? Laughter may not solve all our problems, but it sure can help us to get through them. Here are 10 laughter quotes to remind us all to not take life so seriously all the time. Enjoy!
Another Feel-Good Friday is upon us! Can you believe that a quarter of 2022 is behind us already? We hope that so far it has been a year of good news and positivity. Need a little boost? This round-up of good-news moments will be sure to make you smile. Happy April!
At our annual gala, musician and performer David Osmond candidly discussed his battle with multiple sclerosis. He shared how he was finally able to overcome his darkest moments and shared one powerful question that we should always be asking. Then he performed “I Can Do This,” the song he wrote that was inspired by his struggle with MS.
When a child is placed in foster care, it can make them feel upset and scared. Special Dollivery provides dolls to foster children to help bring a bit of comfort in an uncertain time, and to date, about 1,500 dolls have made it into the hands of children who need them most.
Welcome to the first Feel-Good Friday of spring! From heartwarming examples of strangers supporting strangers to a sweet dog’s heroic efforts, this week’s good-news round-up will remind you that even in the darkest of times, there are beautiful moments to be found. Enjoy!
When unforeseen circumstances leave a family without a home, some of those hit the hardest are our little friends with fur, feathers, or scales. Thanks to Ruff Haven Crisis Sheltering, pet owners who are experiencing a crisis can now find a safe place for their beloved animals to stay until the storm passes.
For more than 20 years, EyeCare4Kids has made it their mission to give the gift of proper eye care to children and families in need.
Happy happy Feel-Good Friday everyone! This week includes everything from sweet pups to long-awaited reunions between old friends. These tender moments are sure to brighten your day and get you in the weekend spirit. Read on for all the good feels!
In this video, fitness expert and New York Times best-selling author Drew Manning shares why weight loss is about much more than nutrition and exercise.
From backyard to large venue, Treehouse Talks has grown exponentially as real people share real stories. Along the way, those listening gain so much of what they’ve been missing—connection and understanding.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news round-up is filled with acts of kindness from strangers, both big and small, and parents who went the extra mile to help their children feel loved. Hoping your weekend is filled with love, positivity, and an extra dose of good luck. Cheers!
Several recent studies have proven that consuming good news media positively impacts our mental and physical health. Let’s explore seven scientifically proven benefits of consuming good news that is positive for you and your overall health.
A COVID-19 outreach project has turned into something much more for one Utah woman looking to bring smiles—and magic—to children going through hard times.
Another weekend is on the horizon, and we have an uplifting Feel-Good Friday round-up to start it off right! From emotional reunions to the tiniest of creatures, these good-news moments will make you smile and help you find joy in everyday miracles.
Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate this season of new beginnings than with 10 quotes to inspire you to make a fresh start? After all, we can start over any time we choose to. Here’s to the beauty of reinventing ourselves!
In the heart of Utah County, one city is making kindness a core part of its culture. Choosing kindness in Pleasant Grove is in style year round, especially during February—the city’s official Choose Kindness Month.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! If there’s anything that this round-up of good-news moments can teach us, it’s that amazing things happen one small step at a time and that the love between parent and child is a powerful force that knows no limits. Prepare to be uplifted!
In an effort to do good in their community, one Utah family gathers and distributes desperately needed items to the homeless and to others who are struggling.
Happy Presidents’ Day! In honor of the holiday, here are 10 timeless bits of wisdom from George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Enjoy!
Welcome to another heartwarming edition of Feel-Good Friday! From thoughtful Valentine’s Day gestures to cheer up the lonely to an Olympian who overcame incredible odds, this week’s round-up of good-news moments reminds us to appreciate the beauty in life and to savor each moment. Enjoy!
When it seemed that Ace Elegante’s days of competing in high school rodeo had come to an end, a cowboy and his generous friends stepped in to help.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! This week’s good news round-up is filled with small acts of kindness and everyday moments that made a big difference in people’s lives. Hoping your weekend is filled with love, positivity, and an appreciation for friends and family. Cheers!
The humanitarian organization Globus Relief is improving healthcare and preventing waste by gathering surplus medical supplies and distributing them to charities throughout the United States and across the world.
When life gets you down, how can you pull yourself back up? Here are eight keys to resilience to help you pivot and bounce back.
Welcome to the first Feel-Good Friday of February 2022! Can you believe that one month of the new year is already behind us? To start this new month on the right foot, check out these heartwarming moments. They will inspire you to show kindness and compassion to strangers, hug your family a little tighter, and appreciate the goodness that is all around us if we just look! Enjoy!
Loving ourselves isn’t always easy, but it’s an essential part of a fulfilling life. Here are 10 self-love quotes to help us to be as kind and forgiving to ourselves as we are to others.
A young couple dreamed of having more children, but infertility and the price of IVF stood in their way—until they shared their struggles on social media.
Happy Feel-Good Friday! From friends, neighbors, and teachers who go the extra mile to adorable moments with man’s best friend, this round-up of feel-good moments is filled with joy and positivity. So many reasons to smile!
Always looking on the bright side of life can eventually turn a person blind. It’s time we focus on facing true emotions head on rather than casting them aside.
On January 1, 2022, Utah mom of seven Jenn Drummond became the first U.S. woman and second woman ever to summit Antarctica’s Mt. Tyree, putting her one step closer to becoming the first woman to climb all of the Second Summits—the second-highest mountains on each of the seven continents.
Let’s kick off the weekend with another round-up of Feel-Good Friday moments, shall we? From strangers stepping up to help in the sweetest ways to lending a hand to our furry friends, these moments will lift your spirits and make you smile. Enjoy!
What is true abundance, and how can we tap into it? Here are three tips for creating a fuller, richer life.
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In honor of the holiday, we’ve gathered 15 inspiring quotes from the civil rights activist about the courage to do what is right, the power of love, and much more.