We complicate life too much.
Simple living and high thinking is a useful dictum.
We can neither deny or defy the importance of anything.
However, nothing should be over stretched be it indulgence or intelligence, desire or devotion, exercise or rest etc.
But then what is the measurement or standard? How we choose and decide what to do? How far to go about? When to do?
Well, there is neither any one size fit all universal standard nor panacea for all ills.
When we ensconce our choices and decisions between what makes us feel comfortable psychologically and physically then it works well