This student who totally just aced it.
This girl who just figured out what eyebrows are.
This baby having way too much fun balancing on a hand.
This little girl overjoyed at her father's surprise return from Afghanistan.
These bears excited about their unlikely rescue.
This kid who just found out that you can hug dogs.
This otter that is terrible at playing dead.
This hockey player making this kid's day.
This Shiba Inu puppy playing with water for the first time.
This cat that really loves its human.
This dog that just found out about trampolines.
This baby who laughed so hard it fell over.
This cat that will just not let go of its teddy.
This dog trying to play fetch with a statue.
Usain Bolt making this volunteer's year.
This smiley dog.
This (not-so) committed headbutting sheep.
This wacky waving inflatable man very dedicated to his craft.
Everyone needs a few more reasons to smile on a day-to-day basis. Especially on a Monday.
We found 18 GIFs that are so sweet, so positively lovable that they may just make your week. Use that smiley energy to energize your day — make it last all week if you can. (Or at least until lunch.) If it all goes according to plan, the antics of these silly dogs and children will leave you smiling until at least the weekend.
Kick back and find a reason to smile.