Gone are the halcyon days of Twitter in its prime, when your feed was an endless stream of witticisms and an actual, breathing human could be found behind most accounts. Well, nothing on the internet has never been quite that idyllic, but you get the idea. Although the website has a reputation for being filled with bots, trolls, and self-promoters lately, there are still plenty of relaxing Twitter accounts worth following for those days when you just want to turn your mind off — all you have to do is find them. Luckily for you, that's where I come in.
Social media isn't exactly known for promoting peace and harmony, but in my experience, you get what you put into it. If you don't think twice about jumping right into a flame war in the comments section of some Facebook status, you're not going to find the web site as relaxing as your great aunt who logs on to look at pictures of her grandchildren and post photos of her tomato plants. There's no need to start following a bunch of gardening blogs in an effort to chill out, but if you know where to look, the internet can be a surprisingly soothing place. And so, without further ado, here are 11 Twitter accounts to check out next time you're having a rough day.