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Dec. 3, 2021

43. Depression to Comedian: Interview with Mickey Bell

43. Depression to Comedian: Interview with Mickey Bell

Born and raised in Alabama, Comedian Mickey Bell is a very enthusiastic person whose energy is so contagious that people are motivated when he speaks. His personal struggles and restoration as a pastor gives him street credit to help any person who...


Born and raised in Alabama, Comedian Mickey Bell is a very enthusiastic person whose energy is so contagious that people are motivated when he speaks. His personal struggles and restoration as a pastor gives him street credit to help any person who has made bad decisions in their life. He is the first person in your life who will not judge you but love you to the place of service again. Learn from his mistakes and learn how you can have a comeback story for yourself.

0:36 Staying in gratitude during this holiday season.

3:30 Mickey is back on his comedian tour.

4:29 As a child, Mickey used humor to cover up the pain he was feeling inside.

6:28 Mickey would go to bed every night begging God to take his life and would wake up angry at God for not answering his prayer.

8:56 He asked his wife to leave him so she could be happy and she responded ‘I really want to but I can’t…because you need to find your purpose.’

9:58 Sometimes the answer is not to run, it is to stay and fight.

12:01 Sandee and Mickey discuss how sometimes you don’t want to do something for yourself, but you will do it for your children.

14:23 Depression will never go away, you learn to work at it and fight for your life.

15:38 Medication puts you on an even playing field so you have a chance.

16:27 Look for the truth that is in the negative thought to get in control of your thoughts.

17:26 Mickey explains how being on stage is like therapy for him.

20:56 Laughter is the best medicine, and you don’t have to use vulgar language.

26:53 Mickey chooses to keep his comedy act clean.

26:40 Mickey talks about his book “Reverse the Course of Depression.”

Connect with Mickey: https://www.themickeybell.com

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