25 Activities to Discharge Anger from your Body

This list of 25 activities provides practical and healthy ways to discharge anger from your body. From physical activities like boxing and jogging to relaxing techniques like deep breathing and meditation, there’s something for everyone.

  1. Scream into a pillow or yell in a private space to release the anger.
  2. Do a physical activity like jogging, boxing or lifting weights to release pent-up energy.
  3. Use a punching bag or a pillow to channel your anger physically.
  4. Take a cold shower or bath to cool off and reduce your physical arousal.
  5. Use a stress ball or squeeze a hand towel to release physical tension.
  6. Punch a cushion or pillow to release your physical aggression.
  7. Do a high-intensity workout to burn off your energy and reduce stress.
  8. Go for a run or walk in nature to calm yourself down.
  9. Play a sport like basketball or soccer to channel your energy in a healthy way.
  10. Do a deep breathing exercise to calm your mind and body.
  11. Practice progressive muscle relaxation to release tension in your body.
  12. Take a hot bath or shower to soothe your muscles and relax your body.
  13. Dance to your favorite music to release your energy and lift your mood.
  14. Practice yoga or stretching to release physical tension and calm your mind.
  15. Practice tai chi or qigong to release tension and balance your energy.
  16. Use a foam roller or massage ball to release tension in your muscles.
  17. Use a heating pad or warm towel to soothe sore muscles.
  18. Take a nap or get a good night’s sleep to recharge your body.
  19. Write in a journal to express your emotions and release your anger.
  20. Paint, draw or do another creative activity to channel your emotions.
  21. Talk to a trusted friend or family member to vent your feelings.
  22. Seek therapy or counseling to work through your anger and related issues.
  23. Practice meditation or mindfulness to calm your mind and body.
  24. Practice visualization to imagine releasing your anger and replacing it with calmness.
  25. Practice gratitude by focusing on the positive aspects of your life to shift your mindset from anger to appreciation.