Learnings Mental Models

The Hedonic Treadmill: Escaping the Illusion of Lasting Happiness

Introduction In the pursuit of happiness, humans often find themselves on a never-ending treadmill, constantly striving for more but never truly satisfied. This phenomenon is known as the Hedonic Treadmill, a mental model that describes our tendency to adapt to positive or negative experiences and return to our baseline levels of happiness. Understanding this concept […]