When you feel the need to escape from doomscrolling and/or the daily news, a big blast of positivity is usually just what you need. Fortunately, you don’t have to look far: There are plenty of influencers who are ready to make your day brighter with a dose of feel-good words and videos. Whether you’re trying to get out of a rut, need a little bit of motivation at work, or just want to feel happier about your day, these influencers are ready to lift you up.
Here are ten influencers sharing uplifting content to brighten your day
If you’re having a bad day, it only means you haven’t gotten your dose of Tabitha Brown yet. This actress, author, and speaker simply could not be any more motivating. Her videos blend humor with her upbeat outlook and encouraging advice and she also shares a lot of screen time with her dog, Blacky Brown, who now has his own following online.
This Venezuelan-born influencer first caught attention for her videos on Vine, and now she has become a powerhouse poster on Instagram and YouTube. Her fun and funny videos show the singer/actress’s silly side. Her following of over 45 million loves her do-anything, try-anything mentality. She’s also been open about her struggles with severe OCD and uses her influence to share messages about self-care and self-acceptance.
An Australian influencer with a following in the US and UK, Shannon Rose uses a lot of comedy in her videos and is a fan of lifestyle and fashion. What makes her stand out most is that she also takes on mental health — and isn’t afraid to make light of her own shortcomings in that area. This could come off as tone-deaf in less skilled hands, but Rose uses it to be even more relatable and relevant.
As a Gen Z influencer, Zolee Griggs wants to empower girls and young women, helping them find their voice and become more confident. Her Grl2women initiative was created to give teens a place to submit positive videos, and she partners with brands that also have a message of positivity. She promotes health, wellness, beauty, and education and inspires an entire generation of girls to think positively.
The research professor turned bestselling author has a lot to say about strength, courage, vulnerability, and empathy. That’s reflected in her uplifting content, which touches on all these themes and more. Inspiring quotes, engaging photos, and insightful observations all live side by side on her platform, and she weaves them together to create a welcoming space that feels like a much-needed visit from your dearest friend.
This bestselling author and host of the We Can Do Hard Things podcast has gained a following on social media thanks to her charming, funny, uplifting posts. Whether she is offering encouragement for women going through tough times, recommending an uplifting book to read, or posting hilarious videos, Glennon Doyle is exactly the voice that many women are looking for right now — and she never disappoints.
This family-first mom is also an entrepreneur, author, life coach, and Reiki master, so it’s not surprising that she finds new ways to inspire others every day. Whether she’s talking about the importance of gratitude or sharing her latest business venture, she’ll give you a reason to see the good in your day.
Luvvie Ajayi Jones
She calls herself a “professional troublemaker,” but this bestselling author and podcaster makes waves of the best kind. Luvvie Ajayi Jones was put on this earth to give people a loving kick in the pants when they need it most. She does that with bold but inspiring messages, uplifting observations and amazing style.
If you’re trying to make your way through a bad day, all you need to do is check in with Raoul. Posting under the name Mindset Institution, his mission in life is to help others believe in themselves and find their purpose. His TikTok videos are the pep talk you’re looking for, and he also tackles topics like panic attacks, self-care, and overcoming fear. On your worst day,
Ashley Rollins believes that health and happiness go hand in hand, so her posts emphasize self-care and wellness in an upbeat and motivating tone. She covers a lot of ground with her message, from talking about natural ways to boost your immune system to offering tips for being more productive. She serves up recipes and sometimes posts adorable pics designed to make you smile. And it works every time.
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