I don't know if happiness is genetic or not, but something is for sure there are some people that are naturally more cheerful than others. As well, babies tend to be happier than adults (probably due to all the problems and concerns that we have in mind). Another interesting fact is that grandparents also tend to be happier than parents. It may be due to the fact that they have fewer responsabilities in life.
Read these related articles and to the listening exercise later, and then give me your opinion about the issue:
‘Happy gene’ may increase chances of romantic relationships (The Guardian)
Listening exercise to do: Is happiness genetic? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
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