There exists a distinction between freedoms to do what you want and freedoms from what you don’t want. I think it is common in our culture to chase the former while neglecting the latter. But there is a certain sweetness that is then missed, e.g.: freedom from mental nagging, freedom from desires.

For example, I take more joy in no longer being compelled to eat junk food than I ever took from actually eating junk food.

So, alleviation of hedonic desires may not come from the freedom of getting more.