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38 Positive Innovations

from Negativity Refuse Bags to Smiley Surgical Masks

— September 3, 2009 — Unique
If you're looking for something to make you smile, these positive innovations should do the trick! While our Trend Hunters always make it their goal to seek out positive innovations from around the world, there are a few articles which focus specifically on spreading joy, happiness, optimism and cheer. Below we've collected some positive innovations which we feel are uniquely upbeat!

Implications - The stresses of everyday life have people seeking positivity in different areas of their lives. Industries of varying mediums are injecting playful ideas into some of their products to ease the anxious individual. The strategy provides consumers with amusing items which allows them to take things less seriously.
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Positive Job Loss Flicks
Positive Job Loss Flicks
‘Lemonade' Celebrates the Opportunity of the Recession
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Positive News Filters
Positive News Filters
The Recession Blocker Blacks Out Unwelcome Words
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Automotive Animations
Automotive Animations
Honda Conveys Sunny Message With Hybrid Car Smiles
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Acid House Smiley Kids
Acid House Smiley Kids
Has UK School Gone Too Far?
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Crowdsourced Smile Collections
Crowdsourced Smile Collections
Yoko Ono's 'Smiling Face Film' Invites Participation Via Flickr
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Policing Positivity
Policing Positivity
Japanese Rail Firm Adopts Smile Scanners to Gauge Customer Service
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Political Power of Positivity
Political Power of Positivity
Peruvian Shamans Send Good Karma to Obama
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Timed Public Art
Timed Public Art
Citizens Smile for Google Satellite
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Positive Media Boosts
Positive Media Boosts
Attitude Improvement, Global Optimism & Consumer Confidence Rising
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Glow-in-the-Dark Smiles
Glow-in-the-Dark Smiles
Colgate Junior Lights Up the Neighborhood
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Laughter Yoga (UPDATE)
Laughter Yoga (UPDATE)
Now in Moscow, LA, Texas, Chicago
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Tech for Positive Feelings
Tech for Positive Feelings
The emWave 'Personal Stress Reliever' Lets You Relax
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Laugh-And-Sniff Cards
Laugh-And-Sniff Cards
What Earl Really Smells Like
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25
Subversive Positivity
Subversive Positivity
Everything is OK Activist Kits (UPDATE)
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Viral Laughter
Viral Laughter
Infectious Internet Giggle
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Happypreneurs
Happypreneurs
San Francisco Positivity Conference
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Negativity Refuse Bag
Negativity Refuse Bag
Positive Thinking Gadget
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Positivity Towards Strangers
Positivity Towards Strangers
'Validation' Reinforces the Power of Empathy
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Magazines That Mock Financial Crisis
Magazines That Mock Financial Crisis
Dazed & Confused Cover Asks You to Smile
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Smiley Couture
Smiley Couture
Vintage Symbols Make A Happy Fashion Comeback
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Socially Uplifting Photosets
Socially Uplifting Photosets
Smiles In Poverty
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17
Printable Positivity
Printable Positivity
E.M. Papers' Bookmarks Feature Affirmations to Brighten Your Day
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Dishware That Inspires Happiness
Dishware That Inspires Happiness
The Smile Cup
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Fun and Expressive Fashion Ads
Fun and Expressive Fashion Ads
Yulia Kharlapanova Smiles and Sizzles for Moschino S/S '09
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14
Monday Rebranding
Monday Rebranding
‘What a Great Day to Start the Week' Poster Uses Positivity
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Happy Face Furniture
Happy Face Furniture
Expressive Emo Chairs Exist to Serve Your Butt
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Charitable Graphic Tees
Charitable Graphic Tees
Shade Clothing Creates Positive & Endearing Shirts
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Happy Face Editorials
Happy Face Editorials
Sasha Pivovarova is Liza Minnelli in September's Vogue Paris
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Slowmo Liquid Laughing
Slowmo Liquid Laughing
Dutch Comedy Central Commercial Makes One Fun Mess
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9
Positive Deck Designs
Positive Deck Designs
Luis B-Boy Skateboard Art Meant to Encourage & Inspire
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Upbeat Symbolic Accessories
Upbeat Symbolic Accessories
Handy Shft Pendants and Keychains Remind You Everything is Okay
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7
Psychology of Happiness Tests
Psychology of Happiness Tests
Identifying Fake Smiles
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Recession-Era Self-Marketing
Recession-Era Self-Marketing
Cardsofchange Emphasizes the Positive Side of Downsizing
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Laughing Rocks
Laughing Rocks
Hilarious Grinning Stone Sculptures by Hirotoshi Ito
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Supermodel Smiling Lessons
Supermodel Smiling Lessons
Tyra Banks Shows 275 Smiles
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Smiley Surgical Masks
Smiley Surgical Masks
Colgate Promotes White Smiles in Hamburg, Germany
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Positive Body Image Photography
Positive Body Image Photography
Vogue's Annual Shape Issue 2009 Features 8 Beautiful Bodie
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Guerrilla Sunshine-Spreading
Guerrilla Sunshine-Spreading
The 'I Love You' Project
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