Disappointment comes in various guises. Bad exam results, the guy you fancy... who doesn't fancy you and the job you wanted so badly, that you didn't get. So how do we cope with disappointment? Cutting a 20-foot hedge did it for me today... after I had re-booked the flights. It took about 3 hours to cut and clear up. So, physical exercise may well be the answer to combatting disappointment... not necessarily with a hedge cutter in your hands.