Challenge the concept of doing things the way they have always been done.
It's difficult to think of ways to calm down when you are upset. These are tips for you to have tools in your time of need. Every strategy doesn't work for everyone, so experiment to find out the best fit for you.
Create a Playlist of Relaxing Music in Advance
Reach Out to a Member of Your Support System
Go for a Bike Ride if Feasible
Find a Mantra That Helps Ground You to Repeat
Place Your Knees and Palms of Your Hands on the Floor or Grass and Take 10 Deep Breaths for Grounding.
Keys to Success
The best way to manage your emotions is with practice and developing skills. Getting upset over certain things is natural, so don't give yourself a hard time. The goal is to recover and not act out or make decisions you will regret later because you lost control.