How To Avoid Anxious Feelings About War – 5 Tips To Help War Anxiety
Did President Trump start a Twitter war or are we close to a nuclear exchange? What are the chances the U.S and North Korea will go to war on the Korean peninsula? Great News! The President does not have the authority to declare war. Only Congress does.
Twitter has become our ultimate news media source when it comes to talks of war with North Korea and the U.S. In recent tweets, all of 140 characters long.
President Trump tweeted
“Just heard, Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at UN. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won’t be around much longer”
North Korean Foreign Minister RI Yong Ho responded to Presidents Trump tweets as “clearly a declaration of war.”
Why does North Korea hate the United States? Great question. Unlike other wars, the Korean War did not get much media attention in the United States and has been known as the “forgotten war”. Boys and Girls, gather around for a quick American History lesson. The Korean War was fought on June 25, 1950, to stop an invasion of South Korea by the North. This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War. By July 1950, the US troops entered the war on South Korea’s behalf. After three years of war across the 38th parallel, the war finally ended in a draw. Although the war was fought to a draw, North Korea never accepted the end results and the Korean War technically has never really ended.
Since September, media outlets including social media has amped the coverage updates regarding “War with North Korea.” leaving Americans with nuclear anxiety about a possible war that can leave us all doomed. How does one avoid having these anxious feelings about war? How do you treat anxiety attacks over the fear of a nuclear war? Here’s how:
1.Reduce time spent watching the news
2.Disable your phone notification to your news apps
3.Unsubscribe from your news newsletters
4.Unfollow media outlets that update news information frequently
5.Reframe for engaging in discussion about daily news
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