Drink cold water
The first way to blow some steam off is to drink a cold glass of water. It has been proven medically that cold water is the best antidote to anger. This will also give you some time to think clearly.
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Take a break
When a particular situation forces you towards the boiling point, the best way is to disassociate yourself from it. Take a break, and ensure that you are away from the hassle of the workplace. This will help you to re-organize and find another angle to the whole issue, only this time with a clearer mind.
Talk to someone
Everybody has some close friends at a workplace whom they can trust, at least in the professional matters. These friends come in really handy when you need to blow some steam off. Firstly, they would have a fair idea of what you are talking about and there might be a good possibility that he/she would have faced similar situations in the past.
Listen to music
Music can go a long way in stimulating and relaxing your mind under stressful conditions. If the company rules allow, always keep a music source, like a mobile or mp3 player, around you. You never know when it may come in handy.
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Indulge in some stretching and breathing exercise
Doing some stretching exercise can also relax your body and mind. You can find a vacant spot in the office and do some basic stretches. If that is not how you want to do it, an easier way is to do some prolonged breathing. Inhale a lot of air at once from the mouth, try to keep it in your system for a while, and let it go through the nose. Do this sequence for 10 minutes and you will be ready to go again.
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