Long-term emotions can have an unwanted negative physiological effects on individuals holding on to them for an excessive amount of time.
‘Having become desensitize
to everyday pleasures,
we escalate our demands
to include the extremes.’
This even includes pleasure. Having become desensitize to everyday pleasures we escalate our demands to include the extremes.
1“We are tempted to seek pleasure in other ways, by taking drugs, or over-indulging in pleasurable activities. Extremely hedonistic [pursuing extreme pleasures] lifestyles may be caused by compulsive behaviour leading to an endless craving for pleasurable sensations, or subtle damage to the underlying brain circuitry”