When you lose yourself in action, and you will find that negative emotions such as worry and despair will disappear.
Recognize a downward spiral into depression.
Everyone goes through difficult periods in their life when nothing seems to be going right. At times like that, it is very easy to succumb to anxiety and depression, which enhance feelings of unhappiness and dissatisfaction. This leads to a downward spiral into depression.
Fill your life with stimulating activities. Maybe pick up a new hobby, or learn a new skill. Participate in volunteer work or get more involved in your community. Repair the leaky taps in your home or go to the gym.