If, on the other hand, you want to write a light, breezy, sunshiny, sort of tune with no tension whatsoever, it’s a good idea to steer clear of the V7 chord. That’s the idea behind one of the happiest songs ever written, Don’t Worry, Be Happy.
It’s a simple three-chord progression, I-ii-IV (Key of C: C-D minor-F). The IV chord is referred to as the Sub-Dominant in the theory world, but I like to think of it as the Sunshine Chord. Play along with the example below (B-C#minor-E) and Be Happy!