A Short Film That Shows You How Your Brain Breaks When You Do Something You're Not Supposed To Do

I know, I know. Everyone talks about this issue all the time. And yet people keep on doing it. Maybe a weird animated brain can persuade you to stop by explaining what happens. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-short-film-that-shows-you-how-your-brain-breaks-when-you-do-something-youre-not-supposed-to-do

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This Unique Attempt At Suicide Prevention Is Also Totally Beautiful

None of these people were planning on being here today. I’m so glad they are. Even better, they seem pretty glad about it too. Trigger warning: discussion of suicide. Read more: http://upworthy.com/this-unique-attempt-at-suicide-prevention-is-also-totally-beautiful

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She Seriously Makes Me Cry When She Says, ‘Who Wouldn’t Want This Precious Little Boy?’

I can say from personal experience that adopting kids into your family presents a number of challenges that you do not anticipate. But with this little girl for a sister? Piece of cake. World Down Syndrome Day is March 21 every year. Read more: http://upworthy.com/she-seriously-makes-me-cry-when-she-says-who-wouldnt-want-this-precious-little-boy

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This 'Super-Sized' Random Act Of Kindness Is Sure To Brighten Your Day

Look, I’m one of those hippie-eat-sustainable-health-nut types. But regardless of your thoughts on fast food (or the industry), you’ve gotta admit that what these kids just did is pretty awesome. Performing random acts of kindness like this is not only a proven way to elevate your own happiness level, but …

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