By Rachel Miller

October 14, 2022

How to make yourself happier when you always feel unsatisfied.

By Rachel Miller

July 26, 2022

We say we're "only human" when we make mistakes. But, consider what else is true of being human.

By Rachel Miller

July 5, 2022

Free yourself from the things that don't REALLY satisfy

By Rachel Miller

June 21, 2022

Use small decisions that make it EASIER to do what you want later.

By Rachel Miller

April 22, 2022

Whenever you have a craving or desire for something, your instinct is to fulfill it. But what if a different response made us happier?

By Rachel Miller

March 11, 2022

When you want something, sometimes it's not about the thing itself but about something else. To feel more satisfied, try an experiment.

By Rachel Miller

January 21, 2022

How do you eliminate your wants without distress? How do you get better at self-control?

By Rachel Miller

July 30, 2021

There’s a reputation you build over time that your feelings learn to stand down to. Like a gentle defiance, it’s subtle but strong—unmovable. It’s not forceful. It’s a reputation built over time and it’s demonstrated by taking a firm stand to defend what really matters—what you really want—over your feelings’ desire. Each time you defend […]

By Rachel Miller

July 16, 2021

When, and if ever, does it get easier, this practice of self-denial, of deferring gratification? Does daily, multiple-times-a-day practice eventually make a difference? Does it get easier over time? One thing I know is this: the intensity of desire, of wanting, remains strong, but it doesn’t move you like it did before. It’s immediate and […]

By Rachel Miller

May 14, 2021

How often do we go about our day being directed by our physical sensations? Hunger, fatigue, desire for entertainment—we willingly concede day in and day out. And why wouldn’t we? These meet our basic human needs and comfort.