In this quick round-up, we share some of the good news happening during life under lockdown.
Many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual at the moment.
Welcome to the third Feelgood Friday update from us at Rochills.
And it:s a Good Friday Easter special as we look at four reasons to be cheerful and optimistic that
Walton On Thames, the UK and the planet, will overcome this challenging period.
1) In Leeds, a father has donated more than 2000 Easter eggs to Leeds hospitals as a thank you
to the NHS staff who saved his baby daughter’s life. This eggcellent (sorry, we had to) idea
has been replicated across the UK with people and businesses donating hundreds of Easter
eggs to children’s wards, food banks and vulnerable people.
2) Pollution levels in India have plummeted, meaning the snow-capped mountains in the
Himalayas are now visible from the city of Pathankot for the first time in 30 years. The sight
of the natural wonders has lifted the spirits of the population, which is now under lockdown.
3) Doing a random act of kindness has never been more appreciated. And to help us all The
Mental Health Foundation has come up with some straightforward tips to spread the
feelgood factor. Check them out via the link at the bottom of this article.
4) Hong Kong Zoo’s Pandas who are notably shy animals, have used the Coronavirus privacy in lockdown to mate for the first time in ten years. Could it be the start of a Panda baby boom?
For a daily dose of feelgood news, it’s worth checking out www.positive.news – it does what it says on the tin. And finally, we’d like to wish everyone in Walton On Thames a Happy Easter. Stay home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives and …. eat loads of chocolate. (We added that last message).
From all at Rochills.
PS: Here’s that link: www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/random-acts-kindness