The Way to Happiness:
Honesty, Integrity &
Competence Restored

The Way to Happiness provides a moral compass based purely on common sense. Watch this video to learn more.

“The goals, and the patterns, and the methods of The Way to Happiness seem to me to be about as dramatic a response to the prayers of the forefathers as could possibly be contrived… Methodic faceted ways to improve the moral, the physical, the intellectual aspects of the culture in which we live.”

What Is The Way to Happiness?

The Way to Happiness booklet is a common sense guide to better living. It gives a road map for life, providing constructive principles and worthwhile values. For young people, it provides a guide that will serve them to make right choices now, and for the rest of their lives.

This small book has been used by millions of every race, culture, creed, profession and age to foster tolerance, honesty, self-respect and the basic skills of living. The book contains 21 precepts (life principles), which provide a guide by which any individual can decide for themselves and develop their own direction on the road of life.

Who Wrote The Way to Happiness?

The Way to Happiness was written by author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard. In 1972, Mr. Hubbard returned to the United States after a 12-year absence to discover that crime had risen more than 500 percent since his departure in 1960. Teenage suicide rates had increased by 200 percent over the same period. “Reading the papers and wandering around in the society, it was pretty obvious that honesty and truth were not being held up to the same standards they once had,” he wrote. “People and even little kids in schools have gotten the idea that high moral standards are a thing of the past.”

To address this moral and ethical decline, he began to research how a society veers down the dwindling spiral of degradation and, more importantly, what one could do to reverse such a trend and replace contention with compassion and decency.

His answer was The Way to Happiness, a non-religious booklet of short essays on 21 common sense precepts that can guide people to a happier life.

What Is The Way to Happiness Foundation International?

The Way to Happiness Foundation International, headquartered in the United States in Glendale, California, has the mission to reverse the moral decay of society by restoring trust and honesty the world over through the publication and widespread distribution of The Way to Happiness.

The Way to Happiness Foundation International Headquarters in Glendale, California

This mission is accomplished on a grassroots level, worldwide, by individuals who share The Way to Happiness booklet with others, and so bring about an increase in tolerance and understanding between families, friends, groups, communities, nations, and Mankind—making a safer, less violent world for all.

The Foundation acts as a resource center to assist the public with distribution projects bringing about needed changes in businesses, communities, and entire regions. The growing global network of The Way to Happiness offices forward the book into circulation across all sectors of society. As a result, people the world over—from heads of state, mayors, and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to doctors, lawyers, local business leaders, and community heads—are now using The Way to Happiness to reverse the current moral decline.

To date, over 140 million copies of The Way to Happiness have been distributed in 118 languages across more than 190 countries and nations.

“While no one can guarantee that anyone else can be happy, their chances of survival and happiness can be improved. And with theirs, yours will be.”
—L. Ron Hubbard, The Way to Happiness

How to Get Involved with The Way to Happiness

Every person has an effect on someone else—positive or negative. Whether one runs a company or just on a personal level, one can influence others. One of the infinite ways to do so positively is by sharing The Way to Happiness booklet. The Way to Happiness is available in bundles of 12 booklets so you can share it with your friends, family and contacts. To make this even more possible, The Way to Happiness Foundation International has state-of-the-art graphic design and print-on-demand facilities at its headquarters in Glendale, California, to produce booklets with customized covers in 118 languages for any individual, group, corporation or agency that wishes to forward this message of goodwill.

You can get started by simply reading the book and sharing it with others. You can deliver The Way to Happiness seminars in schools and community organizations or start a The Way to Happiness chapter in your area. To get started, purchase your copies of The Way to Happiness today, or to request more information, fill out the form below.

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