Why we have a psychological need for the end of the world
Yeah, one of my favourite examples of this in media is Buffy the Vampire Slayer. They had to deal with an apocalypse once a year for 7 years. It shows what the affects of always thinking in terms of when the end is going to happen. But also the potential for a way around it.
Relax! Everything works out. There is no end and beginning except where you put one. Dec 31/Jan 1 As John Prine sang, Stop knocking on wood, stop wishing on bad luck. Relax and the knot will let go on its own. Life is as easy or as hard as you make it.