Start off the new year with a bang. We’re here again to deliver a warm reminder that the world’s not all doom and gloom. Here’s a nice list of sixty headlines (the list just keeps growing every year!) you might’ve missed in 2018 to remind you that there’s a lot to celebrate on the upside.

#1: Epic wins for the environment

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#2: A lot of things done right for human rights

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#3: Global shift in living standards


#4: Positive moves in politics


#5: The good stuff in pop culture

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#6: For us Kiwis: some good news from our part of the world


#7: Science and tech made more leaps and bounds

If we even touched on this, then this article would be endless. Not kidding. Instead, check out our Maverick Mackenzie Steele’s recent article about the stellar scientific progress made in 2018 here. It’ll blow your mind. 

Good news is everywhere, but it’s all a matter of perception. Defeat despair. Don’t be too caught up in all the bad vibes. Step into every day in this new year seeking out the good in everything, and I promise you that it’ll feel great.


Did we miss anything? Let us know!  

Craving more of the warm goodness? For more positivity, check out the good news stories you might’ve missed in 2017 and 2016.

MARIE YSABEL LANDINGIN is known by many names, from childhood nicknames to a certain tropical fruit. Has a massive list of things to do, but should probably get some sleep first. An open-minded urban planning student aspiring to somehow change the world for the better.