Happiness is...being in the moment and giving yourself permission to have fun no matter what's going on all around you. Music is a great way to have fun and be in the moment...but not just as a passive listener. MAKE YOUR OWN MUSIC. It's easy on a four string ukelele.
Buy a good one. Buy a tuner. Buy a book of chords and get started! There's plenty of ukelele clubs around. Anybody can do it! Here's what can happen in a very short time.