I find that when this kind of stuff happens, I get a calm from going through my preps; checking and verifying state of readiness is my way of confirming that I'm ready for whatever may come. Cranking the handle on the Dillons also gives me something productive to do while I listen to banter over 2m HAM, typically from like minded people sharing their thoughts and news.
Did some pistol familiarization and accuracy confidence drills at the range yesterday so I can feel good about my sidearm, too.
I think a lot of Muhricans have forgotten what it feels like to be self-sufficient these days. It's empowering,