Would you like to fall asleep to good news from around the world?
Check out this daily podcast.
Uplifting News Sleep Aid Digest (UNSAD) Podcast was started as a way to bring comfort and joy to those feeling overwhelmed by COVID-19.
Every week, uplifting news stories are read in a soothing voice to remind you that there's still good in the world.
UNSAD 5.19.2020 - Pygmy Hippo, Hawkbill, HS Band Tour
An endangered pygmy hippo was born at the San Diego Zoo;
Philippine village delivered nearly 300 critically endangered turtle hatchlings to sea;
High school band staff went “on tour” to play the school’s fight song to graduating band seniors.
Special Guest: Kay Trinidad
UNSAD 5.18.2020 - Costume PPE, Vacation, Postal Gifts
Broadway costume designers and staff are making protective gear;
New York hospital staff is surprised with free vacations;
A postal worker left gift cards for 2020 graduates on his route.
Special Guest: Charise Greene
UNSAD WEEKEND 5.15.2020 - Twitter, Peacock, Elephant, Istanbul
Twitter CEO says employees can work from home forever;
A Boston police officer used a mating call from his phone to lure an escaped peacock;
Mara the ex-circus elephant is set for a new life in Brazil;
Istanbul residents raise over $1.4 million to help residents with bills.
UNSAD 5.14.2020 - Canada Raise, Cork Cards, Town Cat Book
Canada is giving their essential workers a pay raise they ‘deserve’;
Girl in Cork sends adorable handmade cards to elderly and vulnerable in lockdown;
A stray cat receives recognition from a town in Virginia, and has a book written about him.
Special Guest: Clare O'Malley
UNSAD 5.13.2020 - Valedictorian, Potatoes, Stamps
Princeton names its first black valedictorian in the university’s history;
Farmers in Washington will give away 200,000 lbs of potatoes;
John Oliver launches branded stamps to support the U.S. Postal Service.
UNSAD 5.12.2020 - Postcard, Sikh Doctors, Teachers Grammy
Iowa man receives a lost postcard from 1987;
Sikh doctor chooses to shave ‘in this time of need’;
Chance the Rapper surprises Montgomery County educator with ‘Grammy for teachers’.
This podcast is pure joy. So grateful that this is out there in the world! Can’t wait for more UNSAD news! ❤️ Thank you!
I read the phrase “beauty hunting” in a novel this year and it’s stuck with me as a mantra. This is the podcast version of that verb. I love that by listening to this I can add a little beauty to my day.
WHY DON’T WE HEAR MORE ABOUT THIS STUFF?! My faith in humanity is restored - look at these creative solutions to problems. This news gives me ideas about how I can contribute to making life better for myself and others. Positive change is possible.