Retreating is a form of wisdom and an act of self-care to feed the soul, body and mind.
Spiritual bypassing is a coping mechanism, intentional or otherwise, that "protects" the ego from anxiety as an elaborate form of denial and avoidance.
Ambivalence is not always equivalent to denial or resistance. It can be perceived as thoughtful and considered reflection.
Slowing down increases out ability to be empathetic and reserves our energy for what matters in life.
Self-compassion is an import from Buddhist psychology that works well with mindfulness to calm our inner critic.
Our bodies were designed to move. Adding movement to any wellness program can enhance your progress and help you feel better.