I think as human beings it is basic that we are programmed to be happy. Think of young children. They do not know fear. Fear is a learned response. I think that happiness is an innate sense and we are taught or learn that happiness cannot be an actual emotion to have a lot of the time. There are different levels of happiness and there are different types of happiness, just remember that. What makes one person happy does not make another person happy. Just my humble opinion….