We've all been there and I'm sure all had this happen. You might wonder how this sensation can occur and from where. Well, we each have an amygdala at the base of our brains, the almond shaped cluster of structures near the bottom of our brain. There is actually two, one each side of our brain and this particular part of the brain closely relates us to primate and emotional regulation. Our passion and our fears sit here.
Very strong emotions, whilst we all have the ability to "flip our lids" at various moments in life, it's important to also be aware of what's happenning at the time and to keep these very kaleidescopic emotions in check. One way, is to rememeber to breath, taking air in slowly to a count of five and releasing it slowly to a count of five, over and over until the emotion subsides. Easier said then done I hear you say? Yes, you are indeed correct, it's always easier saying or writing it. But it's important to consider the very strategies that work for you to maintain emotional regulation.
Those that can do this and deliver a very balanced response to the stimulus that's creating conditions seem to do it with ease. Rest assured, it is something you can learn. Go well, and try not to "flip your lid" too often.