When we "flip our lids," our rational brains have a very poor connection with our emotional brains. Our feelings are intense, and we're not able to access the logical, problem-solving part of our brain. We need to calm our anger and ease our fears in order to restore our rational brain to its coherent state (close fingers over thumb again).What does Flipping your lid mean?
flip (one's) lid. 1. To react to something with strong emotion. The reaction can be to something positive or negative. I had to talk to Mr. Myers about the botched report today, and boy, did he flip his lid.What does flipped her lid mean?
flip one's lid, to To lose one's temper, or to become very excited. An American slang expression dating from the twentieth century, it implies the metaphor of a pot boiling over and pushing off its cover.How do you flip your eyelids?
In one smooth motion, use your thumb to press your eyelid against the bone under your eyebrow (the supraorbital arch) and withdraw your forefinger. Your thumb will then be holding your eyelid up against your face without your forefinger. ... Using the hand that is on the same side as the eyelid you wish to flip inside-out, make a peace sign using your middle and forefinger.