We know that when a person acts in opposition to their values and beliefs, their overall wellbeing declines - mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, etc. For example, a person working for an organization whose policies go against some of their personal values results in faster burnout. The more important the value, the bigger the impact on wellbeing.
Value Incongruence Self-test:
Read through this list and write down your top 10 values. Include anything that comes to mind that isn't on this list. Don't put too much pressure on yourself to get it right, just do it quickly and follow your gut.
Being the best
Ease with uncertainty
Making a difference
What are you doing (or avoiding) that is aligned with these values? Keep doing it!
What are you doing (or avoiding) that is NOT aligned with these values? Consider making a change.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Depression
Some research here and here.