But, will telling the truth about my “dark” feelings really set me free?

pexels photo 285173It can be hard to admit to yourself and those around you when you are feeling down. In our experience, people tend to wait in silence as long as they possibly can. The problem is the longer you hold these thoughts to yourself, the bigger they get.

We believe that it is in “walking through” the darkness that you can find your light.

Check out our “top 5 reasons” people don’t speak up about their mental health issues:

 

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“Why don’t you ever listen to me?!” The power of active listening in your home

converse fabric fall leaves 414607We know how rushed life is nowadays. We know that you can get so used to the stuff your loved ones say that you can basically predict it before they even say it.

But, what if you slowed down, asked deeper questions, and listened more intently to what they had to say? What do you stand to gain? Would you understand them better? Would that space allow them to understand themselves better?

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Outsmart your own brain

piano instrument music keys 159420Did you know that practicing piano in your mind actually helps you play better?

You can actually shape and alter your brain through visualization and thought patterns. At Springboard, we see neuroplasticity in action everyday.

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