Early on in Pastor Brad's recovery his doctor insisted that he find a hobby. He told Brad that it would help his brain heal and assist his recovery. So, Brad set out to find one. In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad humorously recalls his “hunt” for a hobby. In doing so, gives insight into how to find a hobby and why it is important for you too to have a hobby for the sake of you being able to live well in spite of a mental health diagnosis.
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Pastor Brad Hoefs, host of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, is the founder of Fresh Hope Ministries, a network of Christian mental health support groups for those who have a diagnosis and their loved ones. In other words, Fresh Hope is a Christian mental health support group.
Brad was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1995. He is a weekly blogger for www.bphope.us(Bipolar Magazine). He is also a certified peer specialist and has been doing pastoral counseling since 1985.
Brad is also the author of Fresh Hope: Living Well in Spite of a Mental Health Diagnosis, which is a available on Amazon or at: www.FreshHopeBook.com
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