There are enough depressing photos in the world, so why not look at something inspiring for a change?

When you’re surrounded by bad news and warnings about a bleak future, it’s nice to take a break and remember that there’s still some good in the world.

We managed to find 30 people being completely awesome – doing something good, making people feel better, or just brightening someone’s day. It’s pretty hard not to smile when you see someone going out of their way to help.

Make sure to take a look if you need a pick-me-up – or a reminder that the world isn’t such a bad place after all.