In need of a pick-me-up or some laughter today? You’ve come to the right place. Here are five of the best joy triggers on the Internet this week to send you off with a smile on your face.

1. The dad who knows his daughter’s cheer routine by heart

https://www.facebook.com/scott.willard.125/videos/2470819353195180/

Courtesy of Scott Willard on Facebook

2. This amazing Beluga whale playing catch in the ocean

https://www.facebook.com/alon.kowen/videos/10157295174625860/

Courtesy of Alon Kowen on Facebook

3. This baby’s response to his dad’s Halloween costume

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4SF76VgoOw/?igshid=1a21xdanig7ag

Courtesy of @dededos on Instagram

4. These second graders’ creative rendition of “Truth Hurts”

Courtesy of ABC7 News Bay Area on YouTube

5. This toddler’s response to a mysterious electricity box 

Courtesy of David Mackau on Twitter

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Author(s)

  • Rebecca Muller

    Senior Editor and Community Manager

    Thrive

    Rebecca Muller Feintuch is the Senior Editor and Community Manager at Thrive. Her previous work experience includes roles in editorial and digital journalism. Rebecca is passionate about storytelling, creating meaningful connections, and prioritizing mental health and self-care. She is a graduate of New York University, where she studied Media, Culture and Communications with a minor in Creative Writing. For her undergraduate thesis, she researched the relationship between women and fitness media consumerism.