When you get mad, what calms you down? Why?
When I am particularly “mad,” as in angry, I used to go to the gym and hit the punching bags, at least until I realized that my hands were really taking a beating even wrapped and inside the boxing gloves, and I couldn’t afford to break any bones in my hands (violinist).
But when I am upset about something, angry, disgusted, disappointed, whatever, I go riding. I always take my road bike and go run some twisty roads. I suppose it helps because riding takes my full concentration and it makes me forget about whatever it is that’s bothering me.