On the face of it, Ridley Scott’s film is a straightforwardly inspiring story of one man’s battle against the odds to survive until a gargantuan rescue effort can save him. A tale of a rescue effort that only works because a rag-tag bunch of renegades break the rules and fight the system […]
Unusually for British politics, a British politician talked about morality. At the Conservative Party’s manifesto launch last week, David Cameron didn’t just mention the practical details on what he would do for the economy, housing or education. He went further and […]
I’m Michael Plant. I research happiness for a PhD in Philosophy at Oxford. I’m CEO of Hippo, the FitBit for your mind. In this blog I mostly write my thoughts on how we can make ourselves and others happier.
As a consequence of trying to simultaneously start a start-up and finish a PhD, I don’t have much spare time, including for this blog. However, if you have an opportunity or introduction you think could increase world (or my) joy, please email me at the address below. For the reasons stated above, I can only promise to respond to suggestions that fit my current schedule and interests.