Self-Compassion sounds like a roundabout way to forgiveness, but resentment, revenge and silence often result in more suffering.
Centering is one of the most important skills that a client can acquire to de-stress, repair relationships and prepare for deep trauma work.
As intuitive as it may seem, it's not work, finances, health or relationships that cause stress. Our stress is often caused by how we feel about these things.
As human beings, we have an innate drive to seek out something beyond our basic biological needs. We also want and need purpose.
While you are writing, you are using a part of your brain that is different from the part of the brain where you are listening or speaking. Sometimes it is a way of disconnecting.
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.