The age-old wisdom advices to seek that happiness within.
As long as in this world we are seeking for that it is in vain. The four things we do mainly eating, sleeping, mating and depending is every species on earth will do. If that happiness is what you are seeking? animals are better than us in enjoying pleasure from those four activities.
How we are different form animals? We can think and do. So what is our pursuit. What is our life goal. The life goal is to experience greatest happiness, bliss. How to get that, again advice is to seek that happiness with in.
Then the question is How to? For this we need some body who experienced that, a realized soul like Ramana Maharshi, Rama Krisna Parmahansa, AC Bhakti Vedantha Prabhu Pada many more. In India there is no dearth of self realized souls. They are everywhere.
How to get one Guru for Hand Holding and lead us. First we have to know that happiness is not material, there is bliss in spiritual progress. Your desire will lead your life. Then seek thru your Mind which is very powerful for a Guru to lead you. He will come to you depending on your strength of your inner urge. Just wish you will get that.