A cycle of depression. It's time to stop pretending that depression, anxiety, etc are all something you can just "snap out of." You wouldn't tell a diabetic to "snap out of" a blood sugar high; you'd give them insulin.
8 Things You Should Never [Ever] Say to Someone Struggling With Depression (+ 8 Things You Could Say Instead). This is a MUST READ. Validating for those who struggle with depression, & eye-opening for those that don't. I wish I'd known this sooner.