Let your family and friends know how much you appreciate them. Is there someone you're worried about? Tell that person you're worried. Give him or her a chance to lay those burdens down for a while. There may not be anything you can do, but do what you can, before it's too late.
And also? I learned that Cold Mountain is indeed a sucky movie, but that I can stare at Jude Law quite happily for a very, very long time.