– Talk to someone you trust like a friend, youth worker, school counsellor, neighbour or someone who has good listening skills (If you have no one, talk to your cat, dog or even your mirror).
– Walk, run or cry.
– Join a youth group for activities and attend school holiday programs
– Read or watch a film of your choosing
– Take a deep breath – it will help to calm you down. Concentrate when breathing in and out for a minute.
– Dance or sing to the radio or even Karaoke!
– Write a blog
– Practice yoga and meditation which helps with anger, stress and depression
– Run away from home (instead arrange to stay at a relatives or friends)
– Drop out of school (consider speaking to the school counsellor or a youth worker).
– Stay up so late at night that you can’t wake up on time to go to school
– Avoid eating
– Use drugs
– Drink alcohol
– Get a tattoo, piercing …
– Yell back to your parents
– Self harm (there are many other options to consider – see “Do” section above)
– Drive dangerously
These are not healthy acts when you are angry; it may cause further damage to your situation and make it harder to fix later on.