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What is the best way to release anger, rage, and frustration?

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Dr. John Chavez
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Use other outlets: There is no best way. However, finding other outlets such as exercise, or simply taking a walk are very effective. In addition to these, it is helpful to try and understand why you become so angry and frustrated. As such, counseling or psychotherapy can be helpful.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Rage: Ne simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply ; slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
dealing with anger problems. Getting physical through aerobic activity is an excellent way to help keep anger in check. There are more serene ways to do it – including tai chi, qi gong, acupuncture, massage & meditation. Avoid drugs & don't look alcohol as a solution.
Oct 4, 2013

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Releasing anger: Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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ing with anger problems. Getting physical through aerobic activity is an excellent way to help keep anger in check. There are more serene ways to do it – including tai chi, qi gong, acupuncture, massage, progressive muscle relaxation & meditation. Avoid drugs & don't look alcohol as a solution.
Jul 14, 2013
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