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... also referred to as hedonic treadmill, is defined as "the observed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes" - Positive Psychology Program.
After a while, people become used to change...
People become used to whatever changes are causing their increase in happiness. Over time, the initial excitement of the thing that happened wears off with a return to the "set level of happiness."
Someone who undergoes a positive experience with desirable offshoots can shift their levels o...
Critics view the hedonic adaptation tendency as a generalization that fails to take potentially shifting factors into account.
The process of hedonic adaptation can be minimized, if not eliminated.
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It is the tendency to go back to your normal level of happiness after a positive or a negative event.
We work toward a promotion or a specific number of followers on Twitter because we think it will make us happy. But when we reach our goals, we are satisfied for a short ti...
Hedonic adaptation refers to people’s common tendency to return to a determined level of happiness regardless of life’s ups and downs.
Hedonic adaptation is often referred to as “the hedonic treadmill” because we always end up where we started.
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Happiness is an emotional state characterized by feelings of joy, satisfaction. contentment and fulfillment.
While happiness has many different definitions, it is often described as involving positive emotions and life satisfaction.
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