The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee (TWTH-TN) is the local chapter of the The International Way to Happiness Foundation, based in Glendale, California, where global distribution of The Way to Happiness book is coordinated across more than 170 nations.
The first moral code based wholly on common sense, The Way to Happiness was originally published in 1981 with the purpose to help arrest the current moral decline in society and restore integrity and trust to humankind. The Way to Happiness further holds a Guinness Record as the world’s single most translated non-religious book in the world.
Written by L. Ron Hubbard, it fills the moral vacuum in an increasingly materialistic society, containing 21 basic principles that guide one to a better quality of life.
This code of conduct can be followed by anyone, of any race, color or creed and works to restore the bonds that unite humankind.
But the real power of the book is realized when it is distributed to others, hand to hand. Since the actions of those around you can affect your life, you are improving your own survival when you present copies of The Way to Happiness to friends, associates, employees and customers. In this way, you help others survive better and lead happier lives. They, in turn, pass copies of the book to those whose lives they influence, encouraging others to treat their fellows with kindness, compassion and respect.
And so it goes, moving from person to person, helping others to live better lives.
To date, some 100 million copies of The Way to Happiness have been distributed in more than 97 languages and in over 170 countries.
ABOUT L. RON HUBBARD
AMERICAN AUTHOR AND HUMANITARIAN
Providing practical solutions to Mankind’s most pressing problems, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed humanitarians of this or any age. With over 250 million copies of his works in circulation and dozens of international bestsellers, he is also among the most influential authors of all time.
Yet no more fitting statement typifies the man than his simple declaration: “I like to help others and count it as my greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days.”
In that same spirit, a worldwide movement—now many millions strong—continues to forward his legacy for social betterment across more than a hundred nations.
As he says in The Way to Happiness, “One can feel at times like a spinning leaf blown along a dirty street, one can feel like a grain of sand stuck in one place. But nobody has said that life was a calm and orderly thing: it isn’t. One isn’t a tattered leaf nor a grain of sand: one can, to greater or lesser degree draw his road map and follow it.”