Managing your emotions in the aftermath of a shooting: Given today’s events, this post from the American Psychology Association is worth reviewing. You may wonder how these atrocities can happen, or feel helpless to stop them from occurring. It is typical for people to experience a wide range of emotions after an event like this. Even just hearing or reading about it can prompt shock, anger, sadness, fear, and a plethora of other emotions. The APA has several suggestions to help process and deal with the distress. I suggest reading the seven bulleted suggestions in the article.