Every once and a while, you just need to take a happy break and give yourself a pick-me-up. That is, you make a deliberate attempt to do something that lifts your spirits. It can be as easy as looking at the picture of a loved one. Tal Ben-Shahar, author of Happier, calls such actions "Happiness Boosters"; for Caroline Adams Miller, in Creating Your Best Life, they're "Jolts of Joy." Jim Smith, an executive coach, has published a list, 75 Ways to Be Happier, if you need some ideas or examples.
What are some of the things you do if need a "happy pill"?