My esteemed friend Rabbi Pinchas Winston says that we can bring Geula B'rachamim - redemption through compassion rather than through strife - by being proactive....
From Chabad.org -- Tisha b'Av: The Order of the Day
Tisha b'Av Afternoon
It is customary to wait until midday before starting the food preparations for the post-fast meal. The intensity of the mourning lessens in the afternoon, as is evident from the relaxing of certain restrictions.
After midday, it is once again permitted to sit on chairs and benches of regular height.
Many communities have the custom to clean the house and wash the floors after midday, in anticipation of the Redemption which we await....
It is surreal that this Tisha b'Av afternoon, we're "cleaning house" by packing up Youngest Yidlet; she is making ALIYAH (emigrating) to Israel. May her actions and those of all the olim chadashim (new immigrants) bring Geulah b'rachamim... redemption through compassion. Amen.