Finding joy in the pandemic: Some random acts that made people happy this week

Twitter users have been telling us what has been making them #IrishTimesHappy

Signs of happiness in the new world of coronavirus. Photograph: iStock

Signs of happiness in the new world of coronavirus. Photograph: iStock

 

Perhaps now more than ever, we need to cling to the stuff that even the spectre of coronavirus cannot spoil: A five year old learning to ride a bike. Glorious sunsets. Great drying out. Cute dogs. And cats.

When we asked Twitter users to tell us what was making them #IrishTimesHappy they responded with a wave of positivity.

It’s clear that even in the midst of a pandemic, life continues and people stop to appreciate all kinds of joyful moments.

You can join in on twitter or email your uplifting observations to happy@irishtimes.com

Here are some of the happy thoughts we’ve received ... If you are reading on The Irish Times app, click here to view

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