Study Happiness with Jackson Kerchis

“There’s no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” — Thích Nhất Hạnh

I'm creating my own Happiness PhD. Learn with me.

My name's Jackson I'm a former startup executive, management consultant, and Zen monk. I created the world's first bachelor's in happiness and taught the first happiness class at the University of Alabama.

Now I'm a full-time happiness nerd building my own PhD and Happiness Means Business where I help military and corporate clients apply science-based interventions for happier work to improve operational performance (retention, engagement, compliance/safety, productivity, and innovation).

Here you can expect to find practical insights and lessons from the art and science of happiness.

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Come be a happiness nerd with me... Science-based tools and practical life lessons for happier work and life.


Jackson Kerchis

I’m an ex startup CEO and zen monk who created the first Happiness Studies degree. I write and speak about Zen living, contemplative psychology, and the study of happiness. 70K+ have read or viewed my lessons on happiness.