• The Way to Happiness

  • A Common Sense Guide to Better Living
  • By: L. Ron Hubbard
  • Narrated by: Art LaFleur
  • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (75 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

To date, some 100 million copies of The Way to Happiness are in circulation in more than 114 languages and in over 170 countries.

“It is truly a guide to living a happy and productive life. The day-to-day challenges we face often seem insurmountable. However, honesty and kindness are contagious. The sharing of these traits will make our world a better place.” (Undersecretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.)

“The book The Way To Happiness should be an inspiration to everyone. By following the advice contained in the book, there is no doubt that all will benefit personally and successfully across life's path.” (City Mayor, California)

How do you find real happiness? It can be difficult to keep going when times are tough, or when the choices others make set you back or hinder your progress toward your goals. Here are the real-life, doable actions and attitudes that help those around you build up values based on commonly held, easy-to-understand virtues and precepts.

People from all walks of life use this book every day to dramatically improve their 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.” —L. Ron Hubbard

When one follows these principles and assists others to do so, one’s own happiness and survival can be improved.

With over two hundred million copies of his works in circulation and dozens of international bestsellers, L. Ron Hubbard has inspired a movement spanning every continent on earth. All told, those works comprise some 5,000 writings and 3,000 recorded lectures and, as such, stand as the single most embracive statement on the human mind and spirit. His breakthroughs have helped millions lead more successful lives and achieve true happiness. 

©2007 L. Ron Hubbard Library (P)2007 L. Ron Hubbard Library

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A Formula for Happiness!

This book really is a guide to better living.
It has made a profound and stabilizing effect on my life.
I would call it a "happiness formula."
I recommend it for everyone because in my view, anyone could do with an increase of happiness!

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Common Sense Guide to Happiness.

Having been a business owner for nearly thirty years, trying to operate in the current economic environment can be quite depressing to say the least. Having to let long time employees go, sales dropping to levels of fifteen years ago, gas again back to $4.00 a gallon, etc., I found it more and more difficult to find happiness.

However, after listening to this common sense guide to happy living I now find that happiness is actually attainable and by striving to incorporate these guides into my life I find that happiness can be had. This is a book that a person could and should listen to regularly as a reminder of why happiness can allude them. I highly recommend this book to anyone searching for common sense solutions to the everyday problem of living.

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Very useful

Excellent book on morals. Really sorting out tons of misconceptions regarding optimal conduct. Essential for educating children.

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Written for aliens learning human cultre 101

Aside from this being used as a gateway book into becoming indoctrinated into scientology, this book plainly describes basic human values which mostly transcend culture. The only difference is that some of these are regressive, especially when modern day culture deserves a more sex-positive mindset. Unless you just landed on Earth and need a primer for how humans "ought" to behave, this book is pointless.

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pointless.

It's all common sense and shocked it is in book form. The narrative is good, just the content really is just fluff.

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Loved it

So simple and straightforward, and yet so incredibly helpful. These are basic principles which anyone can use, and (imho) which everyone should. Loved it.

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Outstanding!

Our public discourse has deteriorated because personal virtue and ethics have become old fashion! Very easy to resurrect these in one's own life and that of others with this brief reminder!
I'm aware or miracles from wide public use of this book.

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The Way To Happiness changed my life

This incredible road map to common sense living with others helped me more than any other book.

Easy to listen to and understand. A set of goals that make living easier. I’ve listened to it many times and always feel better.

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Practical Advice To Be Happy

I’ve read this book and this audio is a great way to experience the information in a a new way.

Practical advice that I use to be the best I can be. I highly recommend it.

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Amazing book, basic principles of men/women that we should all apply!

I can see how anyone would be happier if applies all the principles presented on this book, great stuff!

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A New Hope

This book is for anyone, and especially those who seek hope and happiness in life. It is good to know that anyone, no matter what has happened or what they've done can turn things around and make it better