This can come in the form of having a serious talk with yourself or others, meditating, yelling out loud, working out, or (you guessed it) yoga. There are countless ways of releasing energy and these are just some types but I could not put enough emphasis on the value of doing so.
Restorative yoga is a type of yoga intended to hold postures or (asanas) for longer periods of time. There are even restorative meditation yoga classes where one can be laying down in a fairly simple stretch but have tremendous healing benefits on the physical/emotional state.
One of the greatest examples of "mind over matter" is 97 year old yoga teacher, Tao Porchon-Lynch. An active yoga teacher and amazing woman who took up ball room dancing in her mid 80's. Tao is a shining example of not allowing our concepts of age to dictate ones abilities.
Gentle yoga is essentially a way for all body types and ages to experience the embodiment of self care. Intended to be simplistically nurturing, this gentle approach was made with compassion of body and heart in mind. Einstein once said, "If you can't explain something simply, then