Avoiding The Self-Comparison Trap & Understanding The Hedonic Treadmill
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We've all heard the advice around comparison to others and why, in most cases, it's the thief of joy but there's another type of comparison we need to be aware of as health and nutrition coaches and that is self-comparison. In this episode, I want to explain the psychological concept of the hedonic treadmill and why moving the goalpost further and further away leads to near celebrating progress or milestones. We need to be able to measure backwards and this will be a great reminder for your clients. Topics include:   - Comparison and The Hedonic Treadmill - The Concept of Hedonic Adaptation - Attention - Setting Subgoals - Out To Eat Example - Dynamic Activities vs Circumstantial Changes - Novel Experiences - Measuring Yourself Against The Ideal - Please Share, Rate, and Review ----------  Subscribe to My Youtube Channel:  https://youtube.com/@sammillerscience?si=s1jcR6Im4GDHbw_1 ----------  My Live Program for Coaches: The Functional Nutrition and Metabolism Specialization  www.metabolismschool.com ----------     [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series http://www.metabolismschool.com/metabolism-101     ----------     Grab a Copy of My New Book - Metabolism Made Simple     ----------   Stay Connected:     Instagram: @sammillerscience     Youtube: SamMillerScience     Facebook: The Nutrition Coaching Collaborative Community     TikTok: @sammillerscience       ---------- “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at [email protected]. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."
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