12 Instagram & Tiktok Accounts to Boost Your Mood

Many of us spend time on social media, scrolling past images that can make us feel down about ourselves, putting us at risk for depression or other mental health issues. Why not fill your feed with accounts that boost your mood and soothe your soul? The opinions and advice shared are those of the authors.


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For feel-good local stories, check out @atxgoodnews. Run by two journalists, this account highlights the uplifting things our neighbors are doing and reminds us that the good is always there if we look for it.


@goodnewsdog fetches uplifting news stories from around the world to add some positivity to your feed.


Morgan Harper Nichols is an Autistic artist and writer. Whether it be her colorful artwork or her dreamy poetry, her feed will leave you feeling like you just got a hug from a friend.


When things feel hard, sometimes we just need to take a moment to zoom out and appreciate a wondrous part of our world. @natgeotravel gives us a chance to do that right from our feed.


@selfcareisforeveryone reminds us that it’s important to be gentle with ourselves. Follow for mental health check-ins, reminders to breathe, and general warm fuzzies.

@acupofselflove exists to remind us that we are worthy of love, no matter what’s happening in our lives. Follow for daily quotes and inspiration.

Colorful and heart-warming, @hellomynameiswednesday is the perfect account to scroll when you’re looking for a little encouragement in your day.

If you could use a smile, @sookieandivy are here to help. Follow to see dogs in silly hats decide if they actually like certain foods, or if they simply eat it so the other one can’t.

This one is for all of the slime lovers out there! Watch @talissatossell create oddly satisfying slime creations using a rainbow assortment of pigments and mix-ins.

@tinykitchentm creates drool-worthy meals with a twist – everything is bite-sized! From Pad Thai and pancakes to Beef Bourguignon and blueberry pie!

Learn about Korean food, culture and so much more from @yourkoreandad. If you’re in need of content that is comforting and wholesome, he’s your guy!

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