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  • Writer's pictureThe Outloud Group


Updated: Mar 1, 2022

It can get discouraging hearing bad news online day after day.

But if there’s one thing we’ve learned about social media, it’s that there are some wonderful and uplifting creators working to combat that mood.

In this article, we wanted to deliver you a list of our favorite creators bringing more positivity into the world today.

We uncovered creators across multiple platforms including TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, and more.

So take a few minutes and add a little more optimism to your social feeds.


1. Jimmy Darts

Jimmy Darts likes to share random acts of kindness videos.

-- YouTube/Instagram/TikTok

2. Allison Bickerstaff

Allison Bickerstaff likes to share her cozy home vlogs filled with coffee pours, heart-to-heart chats, and trips to the farmer’s market.

-- YouTube/Instagram

3. Whitney Simmons

Whitney Simmons likes to share content around her journey to fight against depression and her efforts to get back into fitness, particularly weightlifting.

-- YouTube/Instagram

4. Mark Ferris

Mark Ferris likes to share entertaining and uplifting videos and vlogs featuring advice, challenges and reviews.

-- YouTube/Instagram

5. The Old Gays

The Old Gays are a group of older men who like to share their perspectives on pop culture. The group consists of Robert E. Reeves, Michael "Mick" Peterson, Jessay Martin, and Bill Lyons.

-- TikTok/Instagram

6. JVN

Jonathan McDonald Van Ness or JVN, is best known as the grooming expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye.


7. Anna x Sitar

Anna Sitar might be the biggest ray of sunshine on the Internet. She is best known for her funky dance moves, contagious smile and gracious personality.

-- TikTok/YouTube/Instagram

8. WillOnAWhim

WillOnAWhim is an African American creator who is best known for his self-care focused content where he teaches younger kids how to take care of their natural hair.

-- YouTube/Instagram

9. Hindz

HINDZ is a popular creator who enjoys sharing content about spirituality, self-love and wellness as well as failure, insecurity and doubt. Watching his videos is like meeting up with an old friend or mentor.

-- YouTube/Instagram

10. India Batson

India Batson is best known for her upbeat personality and focuses her content mostly on hair content.

-- YouTube/Instagram

11. Kristin Johns

Kristin Johns loves to share content about hair care and makeup, her gym routines, and her life behind the scenes with hubby, all to ultimately to create a sense of community and connection with her audience.

-- YouTube/Instagram

12. Good Mythical Morning

Good Mythical Morning is an American comedy, talk and variety YouTube series created by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal.

-- YouTube

13. Some Good News

Some Good News is a 2020 web series created and hosted by American actor and filmmaker John Krasinski on YouTube.

-- YouTube

14. Beryl Shereshewsky

Beryl Shereshewsky enjoys sharing content focused on global food traditions and recipes.

-- YouTube/Instagram

15. SBSK

Chris is the founder of Special Books by Special Kids and enjoys sharing content that seeks to normalize the diversity of the human condition under the pillars of honesty, respect, mindfulness, positivity and collaboration.

-- YouTube/Twitter

16. CelinaSpookyBoo

Celina Horvath Meyers enjoys sharing her entertaining sleepwalking videos and often shares original comedic sketches.

-- TikTok/Instagram/YouTube

17. BeccaTILTS

Rebecca Cho is a gamer and Twitch streamer, best known from gaining fame on the streaming platform by playing the video game “League of Legends” (LoL).

-- Twitch/Twitter/Instagram

18. Jackie Aina

Jackie Aina, is a Nigerian-American beauty creator who advocates for visibility of people of color in the cosmetic industry.

-- YouTube/Instagram/Twitter

19. TanksGoodNews

George Resch, aka Tank Sinatra, operates Tank's Good News that shares positive stories from around the world.

-- Instagram

20. Molly Burke

Molly Jane Lucy Burke is a Canadian creator who lost most of her sight at 14 and shares content around her experiences with blindness, fashion and makeup advice, and vlogs about her daily life and activities.

-- YouTube

21. Miss Excel

Kat Norton enjoys sharing content that combines practical Excel tips with creativity, fun, and enthusiasm,

-- TikTok/Instagram

22. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson

Stephen Randall Thompson is an professional mixed martial artist and is regarded as one of the most accomplished strikers in the UFC, as well as one of most respectful fighters in the sport.

-- Instagram/Twitter/YouTube

23. Tara Michelle

Tara Michelle is a lifestyle vlogger whose main focus is to connect with the amazing community she’s built over the years, while inspiring others to strive for their best.

-- YouTube/Instagram

24. Alexis Nikole

Alexis Nikole is an American forager, cook, and internet personality. She enjoys sharing content that documents ingredients that she finds in the wild and then turns them into dishes using her own or adapted recipes.

-- Instagram/TikTok/Twitter

25. Stephen Gardner

Gardner is a creator who shares content that aims to provide tools to those that are traditionally left out in financial decisions and education with better financial training.

-- YouTube

26. Plant Life with Ashley Anita

Ashley Anita is a popular creator with a focus on plants.

-- YouTube/Instagram

Do you follow an inspiring creator that you think we should include in our list?

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