Three tips on how to manage your emotions

Even though the incidents may be a world away, the tragic death of a rescue diver last week in Thailand's cave rescue case and high-profile suicide cases, including the death of American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain last month, may trigger negative emotions in us.

"Emotions are part of a subjective in-built 'information' system within all of us," says Ms Serene Wong, a senior psychologist at Singapore General Hospital's (SGH) Department of Psychology.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 10, 2018, with the headline 'Three tips on how to manage your emotions'. Print Edition | Subscribe