Everybody has their own version of “comfort food”, even if it isn’t actually food. It’s a favorite activity, a song, or something that makes them forget their problems for even just a minute. Geri Halliwell once said in an interview that she approached recording pop music in a similar way: it should make the listener forget about their troubles.
Being a fanboy, I have my own version of comfort food. Even a 2-minute animation sequence can somehow lift my spirits and give me a little push toward getting through the day.