I want my characters to live on. Most likely I will not have children, but I would like to send at least something after myself. Therefore, I would like a part of me to stay alive in my art and characters.
Then during the attacks, hold on, you can even literally physically hold on to something and remember that this is exactly the attack, now you feel very bad, but it will surely pass, it has happened more than once. It can be endured, it will be over soon.