Find the right time. Take small steps. Repeat. This will help you adapt to a new normal.
When someone is anger, stressed or overwhelmed you can add to their stress by telling them to stop it, or calm down. The quickest way to help someone manage their intense feeling is for you first to manage your own feeling.
When you are having a big feeling, like fear, anger or excitement, your body will have a lot of energy. You need to choose some strategies to remove that energy. Use your big muscles — run, sprint, push, pull, dance! Move first, think later.