How to Get Happy Fast? Well, it’s the odd time of year when the weather messes with us, at least in New York. One day I’m wearing short shorts having sun beams fill my body with vitamin D and the next I’m getting snow pellets violently hoisted in my hair. In addition to Mother Nature being bipolar, everyday life stress tends to get the better of us. Why is that? There isn’t a stable sense of what’s happening lately—especially with the political climate that’s out there. We can’t get a true grasp of where we’re headed as a nation, much less you as a person.