8. Relax to help prevent depression
Many people know that staying relaxed is a good way to avoid anxiety, and the same goes for depression.
Being relaxed can help you focus and sort out your thoughts, which can be a problem for people suffering from anxiety and/or depression.
What to do: There many ways to relax, and it may be different for everyone. If you like hiking, take yourself on a long hike. If you like the beach, spend the day at the beach. You can also try things like meditation and yoga, which can help you feel centered and help you relax over time.