Cease to be idle; cease to be unclean; cease to find fault one with another; cease to sleep longer than is needful; retire to thy bed early, that ye may not be weary; arise early, that your bodies and your minds may be invigorated.
And above all things, clothe yourselves with the bond of charity, as with a mantle, which is the bond of perfectness and peace.Pray always that ye may not faint, until I come. Behold, and lo, I will come quickly, and receive you unto myself. Amen. - D&C 88:124-126
At the October 1974 general conference, President Ezra Taft Benson, then of the Quorum of the Twelve, counseled, "To lift our spirit and send us on our way rejoicing, the devil's designs of despair, discouragement, depression and despondency can be defeated in a dozen ways, namely: repentance, prayer, service, work, health, reading, blessings, fasting, friends, music, endurance and goals."