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Rage Room

Rage Room

Rage Room

The rage room is on fire! It's a place where you can go and rage, rage against the machine, rage for a cause, rage against a lack of a cause. . . Call it what you want, but it's a place of rejuvenation. A place where people can let their feelings out without a hold of a minder or a camera.

SMASH

A rage room, also known as a smash room or anger room, is a business where people can vent their rage by destroying objects within a room.

For the uninitiated, rage rooms are spaces where guests can spend 15 to 30 minutes in a private room smashing items like glass plates, cups, and flatscreen TVs with baseball bats, crow bars, and other tools that would, uh, otherwise hurt you. On average, the cost of one session ranges anywhere from $25 to $245, depending on the type and amount of items you’re smashing. (Source: www.oprahdaily.com)

Upon arrival, Daly asked me to fill out a waiver and explained that for safety reasons, I'd have to put on some gloves, goggles to cover my eyes, and a helmet before aggressively smashing things to bits. Pretty simple. Once I was suited up, Daly lead me to the actual smashing area, walking past buckets and buckets of the soon-to-be destroyed objects. (Source: www.oprahdaily.com)

I told myself there's no right way to do this, and picked up a bat to give the printer a whack. BAM! Glass everywhere. I feared I had shard in my face, but remembered the goggles. So I grabbed a plate and smashed it onto the wall. CRACK! That was so satisfying, I thought to myself. I placed a teacup on a mannequin and batted it off better than a baseball player. POW! Then I wondered, Will a crow bar do more damage to this printer? THUD! Who knew these machines had so much glass in them? (Source: www.oprahdaily.com I knew I was meant to break some stuff, but where to begin? How, exactly, I was supposed to go from 0 to 100 on the smashing scale was beyond me. After some deliberation, I chose the "Alternative 10's" playlist on Spotify, hoping an upbeat jam by The Strokes would get me amped and swinging. (Source:www.oprahdaily.com))

In retrospect, I realize that I went from being hesitant about how to start to going full-throttle in my smashing. Instead of letting my thoughts get to me—my worries, my busy schedule, my deadlines—I became solely concerned with dismantling the printer in front of me, hitting the crap out of the innocent mannequin, and making those plates sing as they met their fate against the wall. I moved through all of my items, shattering every single one and all my worries along with them. I was so enamored by the glass and random chunks of ceramic strewn across the floor that I didn’t even notice the time pass. When there was nothing left to dismantle, I walked away with pride—and a sense of relief knowing that the mess wasn't mine to clean up. (Source: www.oprahdaily.com)

Your heart is pounding. You’re clenching your fists. Your face is beet red. Have you ever felt so angry you just wanted to — just break something? Now you can, thanks to rage rooms (aka anger rooms or smash rooms). For a price, these facilities will let you blow off steam by flinging dishes, smashing computers and destroying furniture. (Source: health.clevelandclinic.org)

“There probably is a discharge of pent-up emotion in those moments, but I think it’s probably short-lived,” he says. Smashing stuff might give you some short-term relief, but it won’t do much to help you solve chronic anger problems. (Source: health.clevelandclinic.org But while the idea of using a sledgehammer to smash a television may sound appealing after a frustrating day at work (or, say, a particularly annoying fight with your partner), rage rooms may not help you cope with your anger in a healthy way. (Source:health.clevelandclinic.org hSome people get a kick out of smashing stuff just because it’s usually forbidden, and that’s OK. But if you are struggling with a serious anger issue, skip the anger room and find a therapist. (Source:ealth.clevelandclinic.org)))

Smash room is a perfect place for those to come to relieve everyday stress. Enjoy unique experience. (Source: www.battlesports.ca Go Smash ensures that customers are properly protected from flying rage bits! Just select your weapon, and play your favorite tune! (Source:www.battlesports.ca))

The modern man in a megapolis leads an active life, which can be surrounded by irritants and stresses from different angles. Having accumulated all the negativity received during the working day, some spew it out on relatives, surrounding objects, shouting and smashing plates and furniture in their own home. (Source: www.battlesports.ca)

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