What is Spread Positivity?
Spread Positivity is a nonprofit campaign to highlight the power of real-world human interaction, and to encourage people to try in their daily lives to be positive, kind, empathetic and to proactively seek simple opportunities to help others without wanting anything in return.
It is an effort to make it part of our normal daily lives to do simple, kind acts for others - especially something as simple as looking people in the eye, smiling and saying hi.
The idea for Spread Positivity came from its Golden Retriever founder, Lola, who is very friendly, happy, and gentle and has a wonderfully contagious smile. During her frequent walks through the city, she noticed that most humans don’t even look at each other these days. They just walk around looking at their “smart” phones, and in the process are doing something that is NOT “smart”: losing sight (literally) of the importance of human interaction, and shared human connection. So, she decided that together with her human, it was time to do something about this, and emBARK on a journey to help Spread Positivity.
The Spread Positivity spirit is spread by people who: