There are happy days and sad days, good days and bad days, but in the end, all that matters is to find happiness in even the darkest times. The pandemic has been depressing and upsetting in hundreds of ways, but when you see a happy dog walking up to you, it will instantly put a smile on your face. This is the power of a positive and happy moment. So, here are some people sharing what cheered them up on a bad day.

20. When a good boy suddenly comes up to you, demands to be pet, and gives you a lot of love:

19. “Our baby was born last year at 25.6 weeks and weighed 2 lb 2 oz. This is the first time he smiled. It was beautiful and I’ll always remember that moment.”

18. Just a cute otter sleeping on its tail

17. When your cat decides to join you for dinner:

16. What can be better than playing with a baby opossum?

15. “Someone in my building left this in the entry way. I didn’t take it, but it still made my day better!”

14. “This taxi driver played happy hippie music in his car and decorated it with flowers.”

13. “A fruit vendor noticed I was feeling bad and decided to give me this.”

12. “A surprise from my lovely girlfriend after a tough day at work.”

11. “Our first daughter at 5 days old. 3 lb 14 oz. She was happy to be alive!”

10. “A nice employee gave me 5 free bagels to cheer me up.”

9. “A butterfly just landed on my shoulder! That was awesome.”

8. “This troll mural is outside my hostel in Norway. This rainy day is getting better!”

7. Extremely polite and well-mannered geese

6. “I found a plant on my doorstep.”

5. “I asked the hotel to hide a picture of Robert Downey Jr. in my room. I forgot all about it and when I went to take a bath, I caught sight of it.”

4. “I looked in my neighbor’s yard and saw this cute dog.”

3. “Told our waiter we were having a bad day. She came back with these.”

2. “A nice old gentleman on the bus gave me this flower made out of palm tree leaves.”

1. “If you’re having a bad day, just go outside, maybe you’ll stumble upon some adorable raccoons.”