After being wound up by my very loud and rebellious 5 year old daughter 3 hours ago, I'm struggling to calm down. I'd therefore be grateful for any tips to help lower the stress and anger levels. I thought locking myself away quietly for some internet browsing would help, but sadly it didn't.
Clenching my fists as hard as I can often helps but also disconnecting from the world through music or comedic TV programs is also a way of exiting a state of anger.
I hadn't thought of trying something physical like fist clenching - interesting idea - thanks. I like the thought of a punching bag hanging in the garage for letting off steam. I've added music and TV to my list of calming strategies.
I use music like this